Tuesday, January 22, 2013
This year's contenders were announced last week and we'll find out Feb. 24 who wins. Which films, stars and directors get your vote?
Want to know what the Oscars will look like this year? We've got a rundown of all the 2013 Oscar nominations below. As for this year's awards, director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" earned a leading 12 nominations Thursday for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, followed by Ang Lee's"Life of Pi" with 11, while the musical"Les Miserables," directed by Tom Hooper, and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" tied with eight nods each. "Lincoln" was nominated for best picture and gave Spielberg his eighth best director nomination. A win would be his third in the director category. It's the eighth film Spielberg has had in the running for best picture (''Schindler's List'' won in 1994). "Lincoln" also garnered a best acting …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Tell us which movie you think deserves to be this year's Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
It's a well known award show scene: The two movie-star presenters, after a little back-and-forth, and a couple of jokes, arrive at the moment everyone has been waiting for. One of them opens the envelope, looks into the camera and says "The Oscar for Best Picture goes to ..." Well, we'll all have to wait until this Sunday's broadcast of the 84th Academy Awards to find out this year's official winner. Today we want to know your choice. If you were a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which nominated film would be your choice for a "Best Picture" Oscar? There are nine films nominated in the "Best Picture" category this year, all of them listed below in the poll. Also, just for fun, if your favorite movie of …
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Big day in sports for Woburn High.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Thursday, April 7. Here are five things you need to know: To find out what is going on today in Woburn, check out our events listings.