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Posted: Oct 20, 2017 6:55 PM
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“I thought this is a very, very bad idea,” Daniel Day-Lewis said after he accepted the title role of "Lincoln"(2012). “But by that time it was too late. I had already been drawn into Lincoln’s orbit. He has a very powerful orbit, which is interesting because we tend to hold him at such a distance.” Someone who was caught in Lincoln's orbit was 11 year-old Grace Bedell who wrote to candidate Lincoln this week in 1860. Bedell suggested that Lincoln, who was clean-shaven at the time, grow a beard. He took her advice. More than a century later, Day-Lewis' portrayal earned him an Oscar for Actor in a Leading Role.
"You don’t learn from success. It’s a fake positive. You learn from failure. You need a healthy amount to grow properly." -filmmaker Jon Favreau, here on the set of "Iron Man" (2008).
Posted: Oct 18, 2017 7:17 PM
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Alicia Vikander embraces Michael Fassbender in 2016 after she was named Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in "The Danish Girl". Vikander had this to say as part of her acceptance speech, “I want to thank my mom and dad. Thank you for giving me the belief that anything can happen, even though I would never have believed this.”
Posted: Oct 16, 2017 10:56 PM
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"When they talk about the Golden Age of Hollywood, aren't they just talking about you?" Geoffrey Rush toasting Angela Lansbury at the Governors Awards in 2013.
Posted: Oct 15, 2017 10:38 PM
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Sidney Poitier being interviewed by the press backstage at the Academy Awards in 1964 after he received the Oscar for actor in a leading role for his performance in "Lilies of the Field". Behind him is the show's host, Jack Lemmon, also being interviewed.
Posted: Oct 13, 2017 7:43 PM
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On this day in 1938, production began on "The Wizard of Oz". Buddy Ebsen, pictured here, was cast as the original Tin Man but ten days into shooting he was rushed to the hospital due to an adverse reaction to the aluminum powder makeup. Production stopped until Jack Haley was found as Ebsen's replacement.
Posted: Oct 12, 2017 8:53 PM
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Join @amberrosetamblyn, @andyserkis and more at the #StudentAcademyAwards. Tonight at 7:30pm PT. Go to or click the link in our bio.
Posted: Oct 10, 2017 1:55 AM
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It’s World Space Week, and the #AcademyMuseum is conserving a very special space shuttle model in its collection. Can you name it?
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio starred as one of cinema's most iconic couples in "Titanic" (1997). They reunited on the Oscars red carpet in 2016, the year DiCaprio won for Actor in a Leading Role. Asked about their friendship, Kate has said, “Sometimes we do quote the odd 'Titanic' line back and forth to each other, because only we can, and we find it really funny.”
Posted: Oct 8, 2017 10:05 PM
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Costume design drawing of Scarlett O'Hara's Love Bird dress from "Gone With The Wind" (1939), designed by Walter Plunkett who won the Oscar for his designs for "An American in Paris" (1951).
Posted: Oct 8, 2017 1:00 AM
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Christopher Walken: "I am a foreigner in my own country because I come from another country, the country of show business."
Posted: Oct 6, 2017 10:42 PM
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Celebrating the Academy’s new members in London. #WeAreTheAcademy
Posted: Oct 5, 2017 7:30 PM
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In 2011, James Earl Jones received an honorary Oscar for his excellence and versatility. During his acceptance speech, which he delivered from London, he recalled his first encounter with film: "Four years old, sitting on a bench in the dark in Mississippi. Two storekeepers have taken a bedsheet and stretched it between their stores. One sells popcorn, the other sells soda pop. Is that familiar? And when those images start emitting sound on that bedsheet, and the shootouts and the fisticuffs start, I simply can't handle it. And I dive under the bench in terror, begging, screaming, 'Make 'em stop! Somebody make 'em stop doing that.' Well, I can't make 'em stop so eventually I joined them."
Posted: Oct 4, 2017 11:17 PM
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Which film(s) of Buster Keaton’s rich collection of silent features (or shorts) would you suggest to someone who is new to his work?
Posted: Oct 4, 2017 8:41 PM
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Veteran photographer Michael Childers has photographed the likes of Clint Eastwood, Richard Gere, Dennis Hopper, Rock Hudson, Grace Jones, Groucho Marx (pictured), and Natalie Wood among others, over his 47 years in and around the film industry. Recently he donated a giant portion of his photographs to the Academy for preservation and so the public can see what he did with his unique access and talent. Childers chatted with us recently to talk about some photos in his collection. Go to to see some of those pictures like this one of the famous Marx Brother.
Posted: Oct 1, 2017 4:56 PM
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“When in doubt, cut to Julie Andrews. You can't lose.” -William Reynolds, while accepting the Oscar for Film Editing for “The Sound of Music” in 1966.
Andrews is set to receive the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award this month, presented by Alec Baldwin.
Posted: Sep 30, 2017 4:19 PM
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Marion Cotillard on her Oscar-winning performance as Edith Piaf in “La Vie en Rose”: “When I discovered her life, that I didn’t know anything about, I discovered a woman, and not an icon. And I felt something close immediately.”
Posted: Sep 29, 2017 11:09 PM
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May your Coffee Day be better than Mia Dolan's in the Oscar-winning "La La Land".
Posted: Sep 28, 2017 6:45 PM
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#Repost @brielarson
When @theacademy says the dinner dress code is "Construction Chic" so you pull out your vintage Calvin Klein jumpsuit from @collection_la 😂😂😂😂
Posted: Sep 27, 2017 6:16 PM
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Today, on our Instagram Story, we're taking you inside the #AcademyMuseum. Follow along!