an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category: judged by the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and symbolized by the presentation of an Oscar.
Which of the 10 will claim the Academy Award on Sunday night?
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He won the Academy Award for Best Director in 2007, for The Departed .
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All I need is an Academy Award and a British rock star spouse and I should be good to go.
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To come up with our list, we started with all of the producers ever nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
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The luminous 31-year-old actress who just took home an Academy Award has absolutely nothing to do.
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J ulian Schnabel, director of Miral , was nominated for an Academy Award for his film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
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In lieu of The Town, indie critical darling Winter’s Bone nabbed an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
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Waltz eventually replaced DiCaprio in the role and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
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She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in the 2003 film The House of Sand and Fog.
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The 83-year-old icon has won an Academy Award, four Golden Globes, and an Emmy.
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the official name for an Oscar
- Academy awards
an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category: judged by the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and symbolized by the presentation of an Oscar. Contemporary Examples “He lived through the academy awards and died about 18 […]
- Academy, french
academy, french A group of leaders in the literature and thought of France. The French Academy is supported by the government of France and sets standards for use of the French language.
- Academy, plato’s
academy, plato’s A school of philosophy established by Plato in ancient Athens, named after a legendary Greek hero, Hecademus. The Academy continued in operation for several hundred years. Note: The academy, academe, and academic life are general terms for learning in schools, colleges, and universities.
a former French colony in SE Canada: ceded to Great Britain 1713. Contemporary Examples On Tuesday, we took the kids to Acadia National Park—about 55 miles from where we were staying. Testing Automatic Link, the FitBit for Your Car Jamie Todd Rubin July 7, 2014 Historical Examples He arrived in Acadia in 1650, with his […]