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`Hurt Locker' earns best-picture Academy Award

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LOS ANGELES -- Christoph Waltz has won the supporting-actor Academy Award for his role as a sociable fiend of a Nazi in "Inglourious Basterds." List of winners at the 82nd annual Oscars

Good as Gold: Oklahoman entertainment writers offer their Oscar picks

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The battle of the exes is the main event on an Oscar night that promises to be long and arduous thanks to the wisdom of Academy governors, who figured doubling the number of best picture nominees would boost the show’s sagging ratings. Oscar nominees

Oscar tribute is touching, but agonizing

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LOS ANGELES — The Kodak Theatre goes quiet as the big screen at center stage begins flashing images of actors and filmmakers who have died. A photo of Heath Ledger or Paul Newman might move the audience to spontaneous applause. Other images inspire deep sighs, as viewers reflect on the entertainers who have touched our lives.

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Oscar Coverage from NewsOK

  • Report: Andrew Garfield 'Refused' to Present With Batkid at Oscars

    Published: Thu, Mar 6, 2014

    According to a new report from The New York Post's Page Six, Andrew Garfield was supposed to present at the Oscars with Miles Scott -- a.k.a. Batkid, the 5-year-old boy with cancer who played superhero in San Francisco -- but "refused" to go on when he didn't like his lines, according to Yahoo...

  • Why did Oscars cancel Batkid appearance?

    Published: Thu, Mar 6, 2014

    The Academy Awards celebrated movie heroes during Sundays Oscars, but one real-life hero was missing: Batkid. Batkid, the alter ego of five-year-old Miles Scott, was invited by the Academy to participate in a segment during the telecast, a source confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Miles and his...

  • John Travolta apologizes to Idina Menzel for flub

    Published: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    John Travolta has apologized to Tony Award winner Idina Menzel for mangling the pronunciation of her name during the Oscars telecast, saying he'd been "beating myself up" over it, according to The Associated Press. On Sunday night's Academy Awards show, Travolta took the stage and introduced...

  • Oscars Pizza Delivery Guy Gets $1,000 Tip

    Published: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Just hours after delivering pizza to some of Hollywood's biggest stars, Big Mama's & Papa's employee Edgar appeared on Monday's live Ellen DeGeneres Show to discuss his much-talked-about TV appearance, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Edgar was "the night's biggest winner," DeGeneres said...

  • Guardian Issues Correction Stating That Bradley Manning Did Not Take Oscar Selfie

    Published: Mon, Mar 3, 2014

    Bradley who?! The Guardian issued a pretty epic correction Monday when they misidentified Bradley Cooper as Bradley Manning in the Oscar selfie that went viral during the ceremony Sunday night, according to The Huffington Post. Host Ellen Degeneres tweeted the picture among many other photos she...

  • Jennifer Lawrence falls at Oscars...again

    Published: Mon, Mar 3, 2014

    Jennifer Lawrence is keeping up her personal Oscar tradition of falling down, according to Yahoo Movies. Yes, for the second straight year, the actress took a digger at the Academy Awards, this time tripping up on the red carpet. Lawrence didn't blame her red Dior gown or her heels for the most...

  • Rain or shine, Oscars tough to call

    Gene Triplett | Updated: Sat, Mar 1, 2014

    BY GENE TRIPLETT The stars may have to wear raincoats on the red carpet Sunday night, but they’ll all show up to see who gets the gold at the 86th annual Academy Awards, and if their hairdos are ruined so be it.

  • Oscar’s ‘In Memoriam’ montage has become a political hot potato

    Dennis King | Updated: Fri, Feb 28, 2014

    When the Oscar ceremonies air this Sunday night, a weepy few moments will be set aside to pay brief tribute to Hollywood luminaries who have died in the past year. Since 1994, a short obituary segment – usually labeled “In Memoriam” and accompanied by a sentimental song (such as the...

  • ’85 Years of the Oscar’ is the ultimate, glossy yearbook for Hollywood’s annual party

    Dennis King | Updated: Thu, Feb 27, 2014

    As the old sports saw goes: You can’t tell the players without a program. And for this Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony, the most lavish and expansive program of all is “85 Years of the Oscar” (Abbeville Press, $75), by erudite TCM host Robert Osborne.

  • If you go: Oklahoma City Museum of Art screens Oscar-nominated shorts

    | Updated: Thu, Feb 13, 2014

    MOVIE REVIEW Oscar-nominated animated shorts Not rated1:42 4 stars Films: “Mr. Hublot,” “Feral,” “Possessions,” “Room on the Broom” and “Get a Horse!,” and the non-nominated “The Blue Umbrella,” “A La Francaise” and “The Missing Scarf.” Now playing: 5:30...

  • Movie review: Oscar-nominated short films

    | Updated: Thu, Feb 13, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is showing the Academy Award-nominated animated and live-action shorts this weekend and Feb. 28-March 2 as part of its annual Oscar Tune-Up.

  • George Lang: Tom Hanks, 'August: Osage County' screenwriter snubbed by Oscars

    BY GEORGE LANG | Updated: Thu, Jan 16, 2014

    Assistant Entertainment Editor George Lang chatted with readers Wednesday about Oscar nominations.  Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.


BAM's Oscar Blog

The Oklahoman's BAM will be live blogging this year's Academy Awards 7:00 pm Sunday evening.

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When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 on ABC.

Host: Hugh Jackman .

Where: Live from Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, a sprawling complex with a press area in the hotel for 1,500 journalists. Seating capacity: 3,400 with three balcony levels. Attendance is invitation only.

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TV Guide Network (channel 4 on Cox Cable, 117 on Dish Network, 237 on DirecTV)

“Academy Award Nominations Special” (Jan. 22, from 7 to 8 p.m.)

“Academy Awards Preview with Joey Fatone” (Feb. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m.)

“Countdown to the Academy Awards” (Feb. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m.)

“Live at the Academy Awards with Lisa and Joey” (Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m.)

“Academy Awards Fashion Wrap with Lisa Rinna” (Feb. 23, from 7 to 8 p.m.)

"Live From the Red Carpet" (7 p.m. Feb. 22 on E!)

"Academy Awards Red Carpet" (6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 on ABC)

The 81st Annual Academy Awards (7-10:30 p.m.Feb. 22 on ABC)