academy awards

This is a new column that I pitched to Eric a few weeks ago, basically because I have a lot of pent-up frustration about award shows. Thank you Eric for letting me “freelance” while all I’m really doing is venting. Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, 2009 WINNER: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart) [...]


Win free passes to the 2010 AMC Best Picture Showcase. We know our readers are huge movie-obsessed fans, and we’re excited to announce the biggest giveaway Scene-Stealers has ever hosted! This year, AMC Theatres is expanding its all-day AMC Best Picture Showcase to accommodate all 10 of this year’s Best Picture nominees. To mark this [...]


Since 1952, Hollywood’s biggest night has been televised. Before that, the Academy Awards had been broadcast on radio, and not always the complete ceremony. Hell, before 1940, the results weren’t even in a sealed envelope. They would be printed in the next day’s newspapers, which were sometimes available before the show even started. It’s a [...]