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Bradley Cooper, right, stars in the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper."

The State of the (Film) Union

Jan 22, 2015
Critic is mixed about "American Sniper," comments on Oscar nominations and "Selma."
Posted In: Oscars, movies, selma, american sniper

The year the big screen came to the little screen

Mar 18, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Posted In: drought, Oscars

Oscars streaming #fail: how it went down.

Mar 3, 2014
Last night, ABC promised to stream the Oscars live online for the first time. But it failed.
Posted In: Oscars, Twitter, Aereo

A look at ABC's Oscars streaming SNAFU

Mar 3, 2014
So how did it go when ABC tried streaming the Oscars live online for the first time? Get your popcorn ready.
Posted In: 2014 Academy Awards, Oscars, film, streaming tv

Why has the Oscar lost its buzz?

Feb 25, 2014
Are the films or the ceremonies to blame?
Posted In: Oscars, academy awards

How long would it take to see all of the Oscar-nominated films?

Feb 22, 2013
WSJ's Jason Bellini sets out to calculate how long it would take someone to actually see every film nominated for an Oscar this year -- and how much would it cost?
Posted In: Oscars, movies, academy awards

Oscar nominations are not the goal: Participant Media CEO

Feb 21, 2013
Participant Media made its name with thought-provoking films like "An Inconvenient Truth," "Fast Food Nation" and "Waiting for Superman." This weekend, the company is part of the team nominated for an Oscar for "Lincoln." Has the firm changed its vision over the years?
Posted In: Participant Media, Entertainment, film, Oscars

Pardon me, is that an old Grey Poupon commercial?

Feb 19, 2013
Kraft dusts off its famous ad for the Oscars in a nostalgic attempt to cut the mustard.
Posted In: commercial, mustard, Grey Poupon, Oscars, Food

Studios strategize for Oscars

Feb 1, 2013
A look at the studio strategy behind releasing an Oscar-worthy film...and why you're stuck watching "Hansel & Gretel" this month.
Posted In: Entertainment, Oscars

And the Oscar goes to ... the economy

Jan 10, 2013
The Oscar nominations kick into gear spending on everything from catering to car services, boosting the economy of Los Angeles and beyond.
Posted In: Oscars, los angeles, hollywood

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