All posts tagged "Academy Awards"

  • A sample of over 160 caricatures of Hollywood figures created for the Academy Awards Governors Ball are displayed behind an Oscar statue at the 88th Academy Awards Governors Ball Press Preview on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, in Los Angeles. The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 28. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
    Oscar predictions: What will win and what should win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 88th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that has everyone guessing: BEST PICTURE The Nominees: “The Big Short,” ”Bridge...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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    ‘Simple Song #3′ sung by Korean soprano Sumi Jo gets Oscar nomination

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff “Simple Song #3,” sung by South Korean soprano Sumi Jo in the film “Youth” has been nominated for best original song for the Academy Awards. The song,  written by concert composer David...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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    Oscars committed to culturally diversifying its membership: chief

    BUSAN (Yonhap) — The organization that gives out Academy Awards has “really begun” diversifying its membership, an issue it has faced for decades, its chief said Wednesday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has frequently...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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    Upcoming film ‘Sado’ chosen as S. Korean submission to Academy Awards

    South Korea’s submission to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film is “The Throne,” an upcoming period piece starring Yoo Ah-in and Song Kang-ho, Yonhap reported. Each country is permitted one submission per year for...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Mok Plus CEO Mok Eun-jung and Sharon Farrell  at the 87th Academy Awards Sunday. (Yonhap)
    Hanbok at Oscars

    A Korean hanbok designer attended the Oscars hand-in-hand with actress Sharon Farrell, 75, in Korean traditional garb Sunday. The ceremony was the second year in a row for Mok Plus CEO Mok Eun-jung and Farrell to showcase...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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  • Mok Plus CEO Mok Eun-jung, third from left, will attend the ceremony in a hanbok alongside a Hollywood actress. (NEWSis)
    Hanbok coming to Academy Awards

    By the Korea Times Los Angeles staff The Academy Awards’ Diors and Valentinos will be joined by a hanbok — Korean traditional dress — this Sunday. According to Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles Wednesday, Mok Plus CEO...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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