Posts Tagged Celebrity

Disney animators win Oscar 2 years in a row

This file image released by Disney shows animated characters Hiro Hamada, voiced by Ryan Potter, right, and Baymax, voiced by Scott Adsit, in a scene from "Big Hero 6." For the second year in a row, Disney Animation won an Oscar for best animated feature, as “Big Hero 6” followed up last year’s “Frozen” win. (AP Photo/Disney, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. proved Sunday that its power doesn’t only come from Pixar.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Correction: Bobbi Kristina Brown story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a Feb. 22 story about Bobbi Kristina Brown, The Associated Press reported erroneously where Brown has been hospitalized. Police said Brown was first taken to North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Georgia, after she was found unresponsive Jan. 31. She is now being treated at Emory University Hospital.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

‘Birdman’ tops Oscars defined by advocacy, originality

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu attends the 87th Academy Awards - 21st Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Oscar Party at BOA Steakhouse on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is smarter than you thought. Whether by design or chance, the 87th Academy Awards elegantly and subtly shifted the tone of the season from a reductive fixation on snubs and fact-checking to a positive celebration of original filmmaking and purposeful advocacy for causes as diverse as immigration, suicide and equal rights.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

And the winner is … Suspense builds for 87th Oscars

Nicolas Giacobone, and from left, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo pose in the press room with the award for the best picture for “Birdman" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood’s top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

SHOW BITS: Stars cruise red carpet fast lane

Nicolas Giacobone, and from left, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo pose in the press room with the award for the best picture for “Birdman" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Show Bits brings you the 87th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,