Live from the star-filled International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel... our hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who clearly did not coordinate their outfits). Tina: "Tonight we honor ... See full synopsis »
On January 16, 2014, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated songwriters Bruce Broughton and Dennis Speigel for Best Original Song for the title song to the film Alone Yet Not Alone (2013). Two weeks later, on January 29, 2014, the Board of Governors voted to rescind the nomination after AMPAAS found out that Broughton, a former governor and executive committee member of the Academy's music branch at the time, had improperly contacted other branch members by e-mail solicitation for support. AMPAAS did not replace the nomination with a runner-up, and only four songs were nominated. See more »
And perhaps those of us in the industry who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films with women at the center are niche experiences. They are not. Audiences want to see them, and in fact, they earn money. The world is round, people.
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Bad direction! Missed many emotional times. Camera always panning away from the most touching moments. Would have been nice to share those with the actors, that are indeed unscripted. For example, watching Judy Garlands kids, watch their late mother in her prime, would have been a sight to have been seen. As the camera switched to another celebrity who was applauding (w/o emotion) to Pinks performance, the camera missed Judy's girls crying and having a moment that only they could share, allowing us a small look into these girls/women of a legend. Ellen, was neither on nor off. I would still say she was a success. The pizza was a GREAT idea. (Was the guy in on it, did he know he was coming into the theater?) Loved how they didn't play off the acceptance speeches. Speaking on behalf of the east coast, move it an hour ahead. We "non Hollywood people" do have to work the next day. Please consider.
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