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  • Academy president: 'I was appalled' hearing Ratner on Howard Stern

     
    A day after announcing that Brian Grazer would take over as co-producer of the Oscar show after Brett Ratner dropped out, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences President Tom Sherak discusses the debacle, the loss of Eddie Murphy as host, and efforts...
  • Oscar fallout: Did Brett Ratner really mean to slam gays?

     
    By Tom Comi Follow @ChannelGuide Words hurt. I don't think anybody can dispute that sentiment, and we are constantly reminded of it through PSAs by the cast of Glee. But sometimes I wonder if we have become too politically correct for the sake of doing...
  • Oscars: Brian Grazer steps in to produce as Brett Ratner, Eddie Murphy walk

     
    Brian Grazer has stepped up to produce the 84th annual Academy Awards telecast after Brett Ratner and his hand-picked host, Eddie Murphy, opted out....
  • Billy Crystal: I’m thrilled to host the Oscars

     
    The show airs Feb. 26 on ABC. Crystal is one of the most beloved Oscar hosts, up there with Bob Hope and Johnny Carson. Good for Grazer and his team....
  • Brett Ratner's video apology: 'Happy Endings' star Adam Pally's best guess

     
    Ratner's actual apology was far less interesting....
  • CBS' madcap 'Chaos' pits spy versus spy

    In a pivotal moment of the Friday, April 1, premiere of CBS' "Chaos," CIA agent Rick Martinez eats a live scorpion. Surrounded by a band of machete- and gun-wielding rebels, in the middle of a desert, he's putting them on notice that he's crazy tough....
  • Billy Crystal tells Twitter he's hosting Oscars

    Welcome back, Billy Crystal. After Eddie Murphy exited his hosting duties for the 84th Academy Awards on Wednesday, the Academy made quick work of finding a replacement, and they went with a familiar face. The news spread quickly on Thursday afternoon...
  • SNERD - November 18th, 2011

    "Occu-Pa" Happy Valley My campus gossips tell me a group of enthusiastic supporters of Penn State's recently dumped iconic coach, Joe Paterno, are looking to the popular nationwide "Occupy" protests to get their "Pro-Pa" message to the school and the...
  • 'Tower Heist'

    'Tower Heist'
    Recent economic news is applied to an action-comedy approach in director Brett Ratner's ("Rush Hour") entertaining caper set in a posh New York condo. The building manager (Ben Stiller) organizes some of his fellow employees, who lost significant money in...
  • 'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture

    'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture
    "The Artist," the black-and-white silent film about Hollywood’s rocky transition to the “talkies,” took the biggest honors at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, director and lead actor. It was a night...
  • Billy and Oscar, together again: Crystal hosts Academy Awards

    No introduction is necessary: Billy Crystal and Oscar already know each other quite well. The actor-filmmaker-comedian has hosted the Academy Awards eight times, and he's now on deck for his ninth. He'll preside over the movie industry's 84th annual...
  • Eddie Murphy to Host Academy Awards

    Eddie Murphy to Host Academy Awards
    LOS ANGELES -- Its official, Oscar nominee Eddie Murphy will host the upcoming Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 26, 2012, telecast producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer announced Tuesday. It will be Murphy's first time hosting the show. "Eddie...