85th Academy Awards - updates

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Rappler Newscast | February 25, 2013

Feb 25, 2013 - 8:53 PM

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Interesting facts about the Oscars

Feb 24, 2013 - 12:15 PM

George Clooney joins Warren beatty as the only person having been nominated for best picture directing acting and screenwriting while John Williams has more nominations than any other person

ALMOST THERE. Rappler live blogs the 85th Oscar Awards on Monday, February 25 at 5:30am

Nominees in main Oscars categories

Feb 24, 2013 - 12:09 PM

Here is a list of the nominees in the main categories for this year s Oscars including best picture and best leading and supporting actors

Images from the movies' Facebook pages

Hollywood prepares for its Oscars close-up

Feb 24, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The stage is set for the 85th Academy Awards on February 24 with Ben Affleck s Iran hostage drama Argo bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg s Lincoln at the climax of Hollywood s awards season

Women walk ot the red carpet in front of the Dolby Theatre in preparation one day before the 85th Academy Awards on February 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

Can 9-year-old win best actress Oscar?

Feb 18, 2013 - 9:40 AM

Coming out of a body that small and a mind that young it s almost alien and alien in a way that goes kind of straight at your heart It s her perspective that unlocks the truth in the film

Actress Quvenzhané Wallis in a scene from "Beast of the Southern Wild." Photo from the film's official Facebook page.

Best actress winners to present at Oscars

Feb 14, 2013 - 7:58 AM

Best actress Oscar winners Halle Berry Sandra Bullock Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon will be among the presenters at next week s 85th Academy Awards

WHO WILL BRING THE ACADEMY AWARD HOME? We will find out on February 24. Image from Facebook

'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane ready to host the Oscars

Jan 26, 2013 - 2:51 PM

Family Guy creator and Ted director is all set to host the 85th Academy Awards Will he live up to expectations?

CRASS OR COMEDIC? Seth MacFarlane's sense of humor has ruffled some feathers but excited some Oscar fans

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' tops Oscar nods with 12

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:57 AM

Steven Spielberg s political drama Lincoln bagged 12 nominations for the Academy Awards

Bigelow, Ben Affleck among Oscar nomination snubs

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:51 AM

Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Affleck fail to make it to the list of Oscar nominees

ICONS BOTH. Ben Affleck and a familiar figure in a re-imagined 1979 Tehran. All movie stills from Warner Bros. Pictures

Hugh Jackman: Oscar nomination exciting, surreal

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:42 AM

Hugh Jackman Bradley Cooper Robert de Niro and other Oscar nominees welcome news of their nominations

Oldest and youngest vie for best actress Oscar

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:33 AM

Oscar Best Actress nominees range from 9 year old Quvenzhane Wallis to 85 year old Emmanuelle Riva

'Bwakaw' does not make it to Oscars

Dec 22, 2012 - 6:53 AM

Nine movies advance from a list of 71

REFRESHING FILM NONETHELESS. 'Bwakaw' stars Eddie Garcia and aspin (Asong Pinoy) Princess. Photo from the official 'Bwakaw' Facebook page