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Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences
The Oscars Are Changing Because You Aren’t Watching
ABC walked the Academy through the numbers and they were … not good.
John Bailey Reelected Academy President After Sexual-Harassment Probe
The Academy cleared him in March.
Roman Polanski’s Thoughts on #MeToo Are Just As Bad As You’d Imagine
He called it “collective hysteria.”
Roman Polanski Threatens Lawsuit Over Academy Expulsion
“Mr. Polanski has a right to go to court and require your organization to follow its own procedures, as well as California law,” his attorney said.
Academy President Cleared Following Sexual-Harassment Investigation
The Academy found no wrongdoing.
Oscars Academy Releases ‘Standards of Conduct’ for Members
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sent a post-Weinstein letter to its members.
Harvey Weinstein Has Been Kicked Out of the Academy
“What’s at issue here is a deeply troubling problem that has no place in our society,” the Academy’s Board of Governors said in a statement.
The Academy, Producers Guild Set Meetings to Review Weinstein’s Membership
The board of governors will hold a special meeting to discuss the allegations against him.
New Academy President Wants to Include More International Voters for Diversity
He was a dark horse in the race, where Laura Dern was a favorite.
All Four Hollywood Chrises Are Now Members of the Academy
Honorary Hollywood Chris Channing Tatum was also invited to become a member of the Academy.
Academy Agrees to Keep Using Accounting Firm PwC Despite Best Picture Mix-up
Instead, there are new rules: Accountants must hand over their phones before they’re allowed backstage.
The Academy Issued an Apology Statement for the Oscars Best Picture Mix-up
Though they’d also like to remind everyone that PwC has taken full responsibility.
Idris Elba, Emma Watson Lead Academy’s Largest and Most Diverse New Class
It’s part of a mission to double the diversity of Academy ranks by 2020.
Can The Academy Really Diversify the Oscars?
If the nomination roster next spring, or in 2019, or 2021, looks enough like America not to generate an OscarsSoAnything protest, that will be a victory.
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Famous People to Sing ‘Jingle Bells’ for You
And John Krasinski does spoken word!
Oscar Voters Are Almost Exclusively Old White Men
study: less than 4 percent black or Hispanic.
Hugh Jackman to Host Oscars Again?
Reports say AMPAS is hoping the actor can make magic twice.
Tom Hanks Turned Down AMPAS-Prez Gig
Nikki Finke reports that Tom Hanks was the board of governors’ top choice to replace the departing Sid Ganis as president.