Zeta-Jones To be Part of Oscars Musical Salute
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones revealed today she is a bit anxious but excited about her upcoming appearance at the Academy Awards  as part of a special celebration of movie musicals of the last 10 years. Speaking at a press junket to promote her n [...]
James Bond Will be Feted at Oscars
By a Front Row Features Staff Reporter HOLLYWOOD—While the nominees of the 85th Academy Awards are still six days away from being announced, one winner already has been revealed. Bond. James Bond. The producers behind Hollywood’s most important awards show announced today that a tribute to the Ja [...]
Now Hear This: Oscars Theater Renamed Dolby
By A Front Row Features Staff Reporter HOLLYWOOD—The Kodak Theatre, which has been the venue of the Academy Awards for the past decade, now has a new name: the Dolby Theatre. Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and CIM Tuesday announced a 20-year agreement  to name the Dolby Theatre—the iconic theatre at th [...]
Fun Facts about This Year’s Academy Award Nominations
By a Front Row Features Staff Report “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” marks Gary Oldman’s first ever Oscar nomination. He is nominated in the Best Actor category for his performance as fictional British spy George Smiley. Neither Leonardo DiCaprio nor Clint Eastwood received a nomina [...]
‘Hugo,’ ‘The Artist’ Top Oscar Nominations
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Two films celebrating Hollywood’s Golden Age are the top nominees for this year’s Academy Awards: Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” with 11 nominations and Michel Hazanavicius’ silent, black and white “The Artist,” with 10. “Hugo” and “The Artist” were among t [...]