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84th Academy Awards Poster Revealed

29 December 2011 1:53 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: Gone With the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). All the films featured on the poster won the Academy Award for Best Picture, except Giant, for which George Stevens won the Oscar for Directing.

Supported by the tagline "Celebrate the movies in all of us," the design is meant to evoke the emotional connections we all have with the movies. "Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory," said Academy President Tom Sherak. "The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also celebrate what they mean to us as a »

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Poster for 2012 Academy Awards

28 December 2011 3:19 PM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards, featuring the Oscar statuette alongside images from eight films spanning eight decades: "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "Casablanca" (1943), "Giant" (1956), "The Sound of Music" (1965), "The Godfather" (1972), "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989), "Forrest Gump" (1994) and "Gladiator" (2000). All the films featured on the poster won the Academy Award for Best Picture, except "Giant," for which George Stevens won the Oscar for Directing. The design of the poster is meant to evoke the emotional connections we all have with the movies. "Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory," said Academy President Tom Sherak. "The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also celebrate what they mean to us as a culture and to each of us individually." The 84th Academy Awards nominations »

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84th Annual Academy Awards Poster Unveiled!

28 December 2011 9:52 AM, PST | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

Hold onto your hats people, this might be the most exciting Oscar-themed story you read this week: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released an image of this year's official poster for the 84th Academy Awards.

Naturally the bright, shiny and exalted Oscar statuette is featured prominently, this year on the right side of the poster flanked by eight small black and white circular images that highlight scenes from seven previous best picture winners. There is Tom Hanks as "Forrest Gump," sitting on that famous bus stop bench, Marlon Brando as "The Godfather," Julie Andrews singing to the hills in "The Sound Of Music," Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh as Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind," Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman in "Driving Miss Daisy," James Dean in "Giant" (the one film featured that didn't win Best Picture, but was awarded Best Director »

- Kara Warner

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Official Poster for the 2012 Academy Awards

28 December 2011 9:07 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It was a bumpy road getting there, but the 84th Academy Awards are on the schedule for February 12, 2012 with Billy Crystal at the helm.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the official poster for the awards with the tagline "Celebrate the movies in all of us."  The movies the poster celebrates are Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000).  Curiously, Giant stands out as the movie that did not win Best Picture, though George Stevens won Best Director.  Hit the jump for the poster. The nominations will be announced on January 24.  Via the official Oscars site: »

- Brendan Bettinger

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84th Academy Awards - Poster Revealed

28 December 2011 9:01 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Here's the poster for the upcoming 84th Academy Awards. I'm looking forward to seeing what ends up getting nominated, and the fact that Billy Crystal will be back hosting this year is pretty damn cool. I hope he brings back the magic that has been gone from the awards over the last few years. 

From the Press Release:

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards®. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) andGladiator (2000). All the films featured on the poster won the Academy Award® for Best Picture, except Giant, for which George Stevens won the Oscar for Directing.

Supported by the tagline "Celebrate the movies in all of us," the design is meant to »

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The 84th annual Academy Awards poster: Which film will soon be a classic?

28 December 2011 8:48 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

It’s a good day for Forrest Gump. Not only was the 1994 film inducted into the National Film Registry, but it’s also featured on the Academy Awards’ one-sheet for its Feb. 26 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony. But it’s not the only Best Picture winner highlighted on the poster — 1943′s Casablanca, 1956′s Giant, 1965′s The Sound of Music, 1972′s The Godfather, 1989′s Driving Miss Daisy, and 2000′s Gladiator are pictured as well. What 2011 film will join their ranks? We’ll have to “celebrate the movies in all of us” with the Academy in February to see. (Or read Dave Karger’s Oscar predictions to guess! »

- Kate Ward

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Academy Awards 'Celebrate the Movies' With New Oscar Poster

28 December 2011 8:33 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the poster for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Wednesday morning. And it promises the 84th annual Oscars will celebrate -- as one might expect -- movies. Under the banner "Life. Camera. Action," the poster features eight Oscar-winning films from eight decades of the show. Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000) make up the films highlighted. Only one of them, however, did not win Best Picture.

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- Michael O'Connell

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The 84th "Academy Awards": Life. Camera. Action.

28 December 2011 8:30 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek the first poster supporting the telecast of the 84th "Academy Awards", created by graphic designer Anthony Goldschmidt and Mark and Karen Crawford of the design firm Blood&Chocolate.

The poster features the iconic 'Oscar' statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "Casablanca" (1943), "Giant" (1956), "The Sound of Music" (1965), "The Godfather" (1972), "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989), "Forrest Gump" (1994) and "Gladiator" (2000).

All  films featured on the poster won the Academy Award for Best Picture, except "Giant," for which George Stevens won the Oscar for Directing.

"Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory," said Academy President Tom Sherak. "The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also celebrate what they mean to us as a culture and to each of us individually."

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented Sunday, »

- Michael Stevens

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Academy Unveils 2012 Oscar One-Sheet

28 December 2011 8:08 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Here’s the official poster of the Academy Awards, unveiled this morning. The theme is “Celebrate the Movies.” Designed by Anthony Goldschmidt, and Mark and Karen Crawford of Blood&Chocolate, one-sheet features eight images of Oscar-winning movies spanning eight decades. The movies represented are Gone with the Wind(1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). All were best picture winners except for Giant for which George Stevens was named best director. »

- MIKE FLEMING

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Academy Awards Poster Unveilved

28 December 2011 6:54 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Official poster for the 2012 Academy Awards. Academy celebrates the movies. Stars Oscar Campaign The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) has unveiled the official poster for the upcoming 84th Academy Awards®. Nominations are to be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, at 5:30 a.m. Pst at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette with images from eight films spanning eight decades, including Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). Note, these are all winners of the Best Picture Award except fot Giant where George Stevens took home Best Director. Academy President Tom Sherak said "Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory. The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also »

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Academy Awards Poster Unveilved

28 December 2011 6:54 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Official poster for the 2012 Academy Awards. Academy celebrates the movies. Stars Oscar Campaign The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) has unveiled the official poster for the upcoming 84th Academy Awards®. Nominations are to be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, at 5:30 a.m. Pst at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette with images from eight films spanning eight decades, including Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). Note, these are all winners of the Best Picture Award except fot Giant where George Stevens took home Best Director. Academy President Tom Sherak said "Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory. The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also »

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Academy Awards Poster Unveilved

28 December 2011 6:54 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Official poster for the 2012 Academy Awards. Academy celebrates the movies. Stars Oscar Campaign The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) has unveiled the official poster for the upcoming 84th Academy Awards®. Nominations are to be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, at 5:30 a.m. Pst at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette with images from eight films spanning eight decades, including Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). Note, these are all winners of the Best Picture Award except fot Giant where George Stevens took home Best Director. Academy President Tom Sherak said "Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory. The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also »

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Academy's New Oscar Poster Celebrates 8 Decades of Movies

28 December 2011 6:43 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

And the Oscar poster is.... The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled the poster Wednesday for the 84th Academy Awards, featuring an Oscar statuette and images from eight films across eight decades: "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "Casablanca" (1943), "Giant" (1956), "The Sound of Music" (1965), "The Godfather" (1972), "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989), "Forrest Gump" (1994) and "Gladiator" (2000). All but one won the Best PIcture Oscar, and we'll give trivia fans a few moments to guess which. Also read: 'Forrest Gump,' 'Silence of the Lambs' Added to National Film Registry Okay. »

- Tim Molloy

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84th Academy Awards Poster Revealed

28 December 2011 6:35 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards®. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: “Gone with the Wind” (1939), “Casablanca” (1943), “Giant” (1956), “The Sound of Music” (1965), “The Godfather” (1972), “Driving Miss Daisy” (1989), “Forrest Gump” (1994) and “Gladiator” (2000). All the films featured on the poster won the Academy Award® for Best Picture, except “Giant,” for which George Stevens won the Oscar for Directing.

Supported by the tagline “Celebrate the movies in all of us,” the design is meant to evoke the emotional connections we all have with the movies. “Whether it’s a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, movies are a big part of our memory,” said Academy President Tom Sherak. “The Academy Awards not only honor the excellence of these movies, but also celebrate »

- Michelle McCue

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Academy Unveils Dull New Oscar Poster

28 December 2011 6:20 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

The Academy has unveiled a rather unimaginative poster for the 84th Academy Awards with the tagline: "Celebrate the movies in all of us." On the poster, the iconic Oscar statuette is surrounded by images from Oscar-winners representing eight decades, including "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "Casablanca" (1943), "The Sound of Music" (1965), "The Godfather" (1972), "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989), "Forrest Gump" (1994) and "Gladiator" (2000). Only "Giant" (1956) did not win Best Picture; George Stevens won Best Director. While the Oscars are Hollywood's ultimate marketing tool, this poster, designed »

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Official Oscars poster says to 'celebrate the movies in all of us'

28 December 2011 5:52 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

The official poster for this year's 84th annual Academy Awards features the Oscar statuette, the tagline "Celebrate the movies in all of us," and images from eight films spanning eight decades: "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "Casablanca" (1943), "Giant" (1956), "The Sound of Music" (1965), "The Godfather" (1972), "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989), "Forrest Gump" (1994) and "Gladiator" (2000). All were Best Picture champs but for "Giant" which lost the top award to "Around the World in 80 Days" but won for directing (George Stevens).  The poster was created by Anthony Goldschmidt, and Mark and Karen Crawford of the design firm Blood&Chocolate. By opting to have "Giant" represent the Fifties, they also snubbed Best Picture winners "All About Eve" (1950); "An American in Paris" (1951); "The Greatest Show on Earth" (1952) »

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Official 2012 Oscars Poster Spotlights Prior Award Winners

28 December 2011 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' upcoming 84th Academy Awards will take place on February 12th, 2012 with veteran host Billy Crystal returning to present. Featured on the poster are images from Best Picture winners Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). Giant (1956), which garnered a Best Director win for George Stevens, is also spotlighted. »

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The Poster for the 84th Academy Awards Revealed

28 December 2011 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards®. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather (1972), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Forrest Gump (1994) and Gladiator (2000). All the films featured on the poster won the Academy Award® for Best Picture, except Giant , for which George Stevens won the Oscar for Directing. Supported by the tagline "Celebrate the movies in all of us," the design is meant to evoke the emotional connections we all have with the movies. "Whether it's a first date or a holiday gathering with friends or family, »

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Elizabeth Taylor jewellery auction breaks records

15 December 2011 2:47 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Film star's collection fetches a total of $115m, with an $11.8m necklace setting a new benchmark for pearl sales

• Gallery: Elizabeth Taylor items at auction

Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery collection fetched a record-setting $115m (£74m) – including more than $11.8m for a single pearl necklace and more than $8.8m for a diamond ring Richard Burton gave her – at an auction of gems and other memorabilia amassed by the film star.

The 33.19-carat diamond ring given to Taylor by the actor she married twice sold for $8,818,500.

The pearl, diamond and ruby necklace, known as La Peregrina, which Burton purchased at auction for $37,000 in 1969, reached the world-record price of $11,842,500. It was forecast to sell for $2-3m. The price surpassed the previous auction record for pearls, set in 2007 at Christie's auction house in New York with the sale of the Baroda pearls for $7,096,000.

The ring was expected to sell for $2.5-3.5m and »

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Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery fetches record-breaking amount at auction

14 December 2011 3:56 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Diamond ring given to the late star by Richard Burton among personal items which fetched $115m (£74m)

Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery collection fetched a record-setting $115m (£74m) including more than $11.8m (£7.6m) for a pearl necklace and more than $8.8m (£5.6m) for a diamond ring given to her by Richard Burton at an auction of gems and other memorabilia amassed by the late actor.

The 33.19-carat diamond ring given to Taylor by the actor she married twice, sold for $8,8m.

The pearl, diamond and ruby necklace, known as La Peregrina, purchased at auction for $37,000 in 1969 by Burton for Taylor reached the world record price of $11,842,500 (£7.6m). It was estimated to sell for $2m to $3m. The price surpassed the previous auction record for a pearl, set in 2007 at Christie's auction house in New York City with the sale of The Baroda Pearls for $7m (£4.5m).

The ring, estimated to sell for $2.5m to $3.5m, »

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