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Academy Awards

Senior stars walk the red carpet at Brightmore of Wilmington

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videoIn Wilmington today, seniors at the Brightmore community got fancied up and put on their Sunday best, for their second annual Academy Awards. The competition was fierce here at the Brightmore of Wilmington as senior stars walked the red carpet with hopes of winning a coveted mini Oscar. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman with local ties part of Oscar-winning 'Frozen'

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videoThe Disney movie "Frozen" has captured the hearts of little girls all over the country. Now it's getting more attention with its two Oscar wins last night. A woman who worked on the critically-acclaimed film has ties to southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Oscar night means Cucalorus 'Evening on the Red Carpet'

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videoThe Academy Awards are certainly the biggest night of the year in Hollywood, but they are also a big night here in Hollywood East. Cucalorus held its annual "Evening on the Red Carpet" fundraiser at Screen Gems Studios. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' misses out on Oscar

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videoWilmington's more direct connection to the Oscars turned out not to be a winner. "Iron Man 3," which shot in and around Wilmington in the summer of 2012, was nominated for Best Visual Effects in the 86th Annual Academy Awards, but the film did not win the award. Full story...
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Wilmington realtor to walk the red carpet at Oscars

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video On Oscar Sunday, many of the actresses look like princesses as they walk the red carpet. But, as it turns out, you do not have to be a star to go to the awards. All you need is a little magic from your fairy godmother. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' Oscar nod good for Hollywood East

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video The film industry plays a vital role here in Hollywood East, and there is overwhelming support for "Iron Man 3." The film was shot in our area and was nominated today for one Oscar, but all the nominations are causing a buzz in the movie world. Full story...
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'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscars with 10 nods each; 'Iron Man 3' nominated for visual effects

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"American Hustle" and "Gravity" have garnered the most nominations in this year's Academy Awards. Each film received 10 nominations, including nods for best picture. Wilmington-shot "Iron Man 3" earned one nomination. The 86th Academy Awards air Sunday, March 2, on WWAY NewsChannel 3 and ABC. Full story...
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Ellen Degeneres to host 2014 Academy Awards

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videoEllen DeGeneres will be back for a second time to host the Academy Awards. Producers announced her selection Friday. DeGeneres hosted the show in 2007, and was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance. Full story...
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Academy Award winners come to UNCW

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video Two Academy award-winning screenwriters are in the port city. UNCW's film department invited these two Oscar-worthy men to speak about their experiences. Full story...
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Cape Fear pens make it to the Oscars

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videoWhile Academy Award nominees are hoping to lift up a gold statue, they are holding onto a piece of Cape Fear in the meantime. Full story...
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