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Oscar Acting Nominees Are All White

Again. Plus, a rundown of the snubs

(Newser) - Once again , every single one of the 20 actors nominated for an Oscar this year is white. The Hollywood Reporter points out a number of minority actors who were overlooked, including Benicio Del Toro in Sicario and Idris Elba in Beasts of No Nation, both of whom were nominated... More »

American Hustle, Gravity Score 10 Oscar Nods Each

'12 Years a Slave' gets 9 Academy Award nominations

(Newser) - American Hustle was a big winner at this morning's Academy Award nominations announcement, snagging nods in seven major categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and all four of the acting categories. Fellow Best Picture nominee Gravity tied Hustle for most overall nominations, with 10 apiece, the AP... More »

25 Youngest Oscar Nominees and Winners

Not all child stars are like Lindsay Lohan...

(Newser) - Sometimes child stars grow up to be Lindsay Lohan. Other times, they get nominated for an Oscar at age 14 and grow up to be Jodie Foster. Huffington Post rounds up the latter in its slideshow of the 25 youngest Academy Award nominees and winners, all of them aged 20... More »

Lincoln Leads Oscar Noms With 12

Notable Academy Award snubs: Kathryn Bigelow, Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper

(Newser) - Lincoln ruled at this morning's Academy Award nominations announcement, scoring nods in the Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay categories. In all, the Steven Spielberg drama leads with 12 nominations, the AP reports. Eight other Best Picture nominees were... More »

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