Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

sp_Academy award

1964 Breaking News: Sidney Poitier is First African American to Win An Oscar for Best Actor!

On this day in 1964 Sidney Poitier was the first ever black Actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor. The oscar was for his role in the film Lilies of the Field. More than an actor (and Academy-Award winner), Sidney Poitier is an artist. A writer and director, a thinker and critic, a humanitarian …

Oscars-2012-logo

Oscars 2012: A Full List of The Winners

Best director: Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist Best actor in a supporting role: Christopher Plummer for Beginners   Best actress in a supporting role: Octavia Spencer for The Help   Best actor in a leading role: Jean Dujardin for The Artist   Best actress in a leading role: Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady   …

sfx_awards_logo_2012

The Winners of the SFX Awards 2012

Most people wouldn’t consider themselves science-fiction or fantasy fans, but the winners of the SFX Awards would suggest otherwise. While these shows and writers aren’t all as mainstream as the Oscar nominees, there are still some very big names in sci-fi/fantasy that are winning over new fans who might not considered mutants or time travellers …