Interactive Guide to the Oscars Nominations 2014 - touch the graphic
"American Hustle" and "Gravity" stole the show as both blockbuster films were nominated for 10 Oscars with "12 Years a Slave" right behind at nine nominations. The surprise of the day came from "Nebraska," a film that nabbed six Oscar nods. "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Captain Phillips" also got six.
The stars dominated the individual nominations as expected with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matthew McConaughey all making the cut for Best Actor, while Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep were all nominated for Best Actress.
For Best Picture, all the big names made it in as well, including "American Hustle," "12 Years a Slave," "The Wolf of Wall Street," and "Gravity." [more…]
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Prodigious, Publicis Groupe’s global production platform, has announced further steps towards strengthening its broadcasting facility in London, with increased access to the Paris-based in-house 3D service, the appointment of Scott Marshall of Bam Sound to the audio team, and a partnership with offline editor Pete Lurie.
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In any relationship, there are pros and cons, ups and downs, likes and dislikes, adorations and annoyances. But in any good relationship - one that truly works -- each must take the good with the bad. This Valentines Day-themed commercial created by BBDO Germany for Schwarzkopf Nectra Color celebrates this truism beautifully. It avoids cliche and cheese and simply delivers wonder. Via adRants [more…]
SEARCHENGINELAND.COM— Following the launch of its awards site, Bing announced today a new partnership with The Hollywood Reporter to create the "ultimate Oscars resource guide." According to the announcement, Bing's awards site will offer biographical information, photos and news on this year's Academy Award nominees.
To illustrate its new Oscar search features, the site used best supporting actor nominees Jared Leto from Dallas Buyers Club and Johan Hill who starred in The Wolf of Wall Street. [more…]
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