Main Entries for 2006

This page provides links to all of our entries in all categories for 2006.

Oscar nomination ballots mailed

Dec 26, 2006 – Voting members have until January 13th to choose nominees. (more)

James Brown dead at 73

Dec 25, 2006 – Singer was in hospital with pneumonia. (more)

Sherry Lansing to receive Hersholt Humanitarian award

Dec 14, 2006 – Passionate fight against cancer one reason she was selected. (more)

Peter Boyle dies at 71

Dec 14, 2006 – Veteran actor beloved for role on Everybody Loves Raymond. (more)

Oscar Night America kicks off 14th year

Dec 13, 2006 – Program enables charities to host Oscar parties. (more)

Ennio Morricone to receive honorary Oscar

Dec 13, 2006 – Academy to pay tribute to composer-conductor, (more)

Apocalypto takes the top spot

Dec 12, 2006 – Gibson film takes number one in spread the wealth week. (more)

Nicole Richie arrested for DUI

Dec 11, 2006 – Simple Life star was driving wrong way. (more)

Vaughn and Aniston confirm split

Dec 07, 2006 – Couple called it quits in October. (more)

Academy selects pair as film scholars

Nov 27, 2006 – Pair will study the influence of Saul Bass and the impact of rock ‘n’ roll on motion pictures. (more)

Pamela Anderson to divorce Kid Rock

Nov 27, 2006 – Couple married about four months. (more)

Academy celebrates Gregory Peck Collection

Nov 21, 2006 – Collection documents screen legend’s life and career. (more)

Michael Richards racist rant

Nov 21, 2006 – Actor apologizes on Letterman after comedy club tirade. (more)

Cruise and Holmes tie the knot

Nov 19, 2006 – Couple exchange vows in Italian castle (more)

Kevin Smith to address Nicholl winners

Nov 15, 2006 – Writer-director-actor to give keynote to Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting winners. (more)

Warren Beatty to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award

Nov 15, 2006 – Actor/director to get honored at the 64th Golden Globe Awards. (more)

Britney Spears files for divorce

Nov 07, 2006 – K-Fed grabs for the job ads. (more)

16 features vie for Animated Feature nominations

Nov 07, 2006 – Could produce up to five nominees. (more)

Saw III cuts through competition

Oct 31, 2006 – Needless to say Saw IV already planned. (more)

Witherspoon and Phillippe split

Oct 30, 2006 – Hollywood couple have two children. (more)

Academy announces 2006 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship winners

Oct 26, 2006 – Each winner receives $30,000 in prize money. (more)

Academy grants $290,000 to film festivals.

Oct 20, 2006 – Grants will help 28 different festivals. (more)

61 countries vie for Foreign Language Oscar nominations

Oct 19, 2006 – Countries include new entrant Kazakhstan. (more)

Grudge sequel takes top spot

Oct 17, 2006 – However it made less than earlier estimates. (more)

Otto Preminger gets centennial tribute from Academy

Oct 12, 2006 – Director was a three-time Oscar nominee. (more)

Academy whittles doc field down to eight entries

Oct 11, 2006 – Field will be narrowed to three to five nominees. (more)

Scorsese has best opening ever

Oct 10, 2006 – Audiences arrrive for The Departed. (more)

Academy announces finalists for Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Oct 05, 2006 – Ten scripts chosen as finalists. (more)

Two Ashton Kutcher films top box office

Oct 03, 2006 – Can Apocalypse be far behind? (more)

Jackass Number Two is number one

Sep 25, 2006 – All the King’s Men fizzles on opening. (more)

Whitney and Bobby split

Sep 14, 2006 – The train wreck finally derails. (more)

17 scientific achievements up for 79th Oscars

Sep 08, 2006 – Achievements to be considered for Academy Awards. (more)

Ellen DeGeneres to host 79th Oscars

Sep 07, 2006 – First-timer thrilled to be part of telecast (more)

Paris Hilton charged with DUI

Sep 07, 2006 – Socialite arrested after driving erratically. (more)

Academy/UCLA Doc series celebrates 25th year

Sep 05, 2006 – And it doesn’t look a day over 18. (more)

Steve Irwin killed by stingray

Sep 04, 2006 – The man known as the Crocodile Hunter was 44. (more)

Carolyn Kepcher fired by Trump

Aug 31, 2006 – This time she’s across the table. (more)

Paramount says goodbye to Cruise and Wagner

Aug 23, 2006 – Viacom chair says Cruise’s antics not acceptable. (more)

Academy exhibits Harold Lloyd stills

Aug 22, 2006 – 110 rarely seen images part of Out on a Ledge: Photographs of a Comic Genius (more)

I see drunk people

Aug 18, 2006 – Sixth Sense star charged with DUI amd pot possession. (more)

Hollywood Foreign Press grants more than $1 million

Aug 17, 2006 – Money will help film schools and non-profit organizations. (more)

Academy’s grant is San Francisco’s treat

Aug 10, 2006 – Ampas to give SF festival three years of funding. (more)

A flurry of galas announced for Toronto film fest

Aug 10, 2006 – Star-studded galas added to Toronto list. (more)

Robin Williams enters rehab

Aug 09, 2006 – Actor seeks treatment for alcohol abuse. (more)

Barker and Moakler split

Aug 08, 2006 – Another MTV couple bites the dust. (more)

Jennifer Lopez leaves Dallas

Aug 04, 2006 – J. Lo exits film version of 80s fave. (more)

Mel Gibson’s DUI incident continues making news

Aug 03, 2006 – Mel faces charges and fury. (more)

Miami Vice wins weekend but Pirates still strong

Jul 31, 2006 – Hardly a stunning victory. (more)

AMPAS to honor Norman McLaren

Jul 26, 2006 – Academy pays tribute to legendary NFB animator. (more)

Academy grants $500,000 to Film and Cultural groups

Jul 20, 2006 – 60 organizations benefit from Academy grants. (more)

Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro split

Jul 17, 2006 – I guess ‘Til Death Do Us Part was just a title. (more)

Six new governors elected to AMPAS board

Jul 12, 2006 – Eight incumbents reelected. (more)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest breaks records

Jul 11, 2006 – Box office booty belongs to sequel. (more)

Crowe’s nest gets more crowded

Jul 07, 2006 – Crowe and Spencer welcome their second son (more)

Four more flicks added to Toronto lineup

Jul 06, 2006 – All four films will be world premieres. (more)

Emmy nods shock some

Jul 06, 2006 – Some hits are misses when Emmy nods announced. (more)

Swank says Lowe’s substance abuse a factor in divorce

Jul 05, 2006 – Actress spills the beans to Vanity Fair. (more)

Academy invites 120 new members

Jul 05, 2006 – Invitees distinguished themselves in the field of theatrical motion pictures. (more)

Pitt joins fest circuit faves heading to Toronto

Jun 28, 2006 – 26 film titles added to Toronto festival lineup. (more)

Kidman and Urban hitched

Jun 26, 2006 – Couple have star-studded wedding down under. (more)

Aaron Spelling dead at 83

Jun 23, 2006 – TV legend produced over 3000 episodes. (more)

Cars double parked

Jun 20, 2006 – Final figures have Cars topping again. (more)

Cars parks in first spot

Jun 14, 2006 – Final tally a couple of million less than estimates. (more)

Baby boy for Jack Black

Jun 13, 2006 – It’s baby week in Hollywood. (more)

Damon welcomes first child

Jun 12, 2006 – It’s a girl for Matt Damon. (more)

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? part of Academy’s Great To Be Nominated series

Jun 06, 2006 – Film will be screened on June 12th. (more)

Aniston and Vaughn top box office

Jun 06, 2006 – Who knew The Break-Up could be a date film. (more)

It’s a girl for Brad and Angelina

May 27, 2006 – Baby born under intense media scrutiny. (more)

Swank files for divorce

May 26, 2006 – So much for the reconciliation. (more)

Da Vinci Code tops weekend

May 24, 2006 – Critics and protests don’t keep audiences away. (more)

2006 Student Academy Award winners announced

May 18, 2006 – Winners were from nine different schools. (more)

McCartney and Mills split

May 17, 2006 – Couple blames media intrusion for the separation. (more)

Kidman and Urban engaged

May 16, 2006 – Spokesman confirms that actress and singer are engaged. (more)

No Tony nod for Julia

May 16, 2006 – Julia Roberts doesn’t earn a nomination for her Broadway work. (more)

When is good not good enough?

May 09, 2006 – When you’re Tom Cruise apparently. (more)

Academy Announces finalists for 2006 Student Academy Awards

May 03, 2006 – Thirty-four students selected as finalists. (more)

Audiences vacation with Williams

May 02, 2006 – Box office takes a road trip to RV (more)

To Kill a Mockingbird part of Academy series

May 01, 2006 – Screening part of Academy’s Great To Be Nominated series. (more)

Box office climbs to top of hill

Apr 25, 2006 – Video game movie tops the weekend. (more)

Foreign finalists selected for Student Academy Awards

Apr 18, 2006 – Five finalists chosen from 29 entries. (more)

It’s a girl for Tom and Katie

Apr 18, 2006 – Who had Xenu in the baby name pool? (more)

Gyllenhaal and Sarsgaard:Engaged and expecting

Apr 12, 2006 – Will be first marriage for both. (more)

Academy series to screen The Diary of Anne Frank

Apr 10, 2006 – Screening part of Academy’s Great To Be Nominated series. (more)

Paltrow gives birth to Moses

Apr 10, 2006 – Moses Paltrow born in time for Ten Commandments airing. (more)

Wooly mammoth holds on to top spot

Apr 10, 2006 – Ice Age: The Meltdown continues holding top spot. (more)

Ice Age: The Meltdown thaws box office

Apr 05, 2006 – However final figures not as large as estimated. (more)

Lord of the Rings stage version opens to ho-hum reviews

Mar 24, 2006 – Reviewers don’t feel the excitement. (more)

Did Hayes really quit South Park?

Mar 23, 2006 – Foxnews is reporting press release may have been done by a Scientologist. (more)

Academy Film Archive gets $100,000 for preservation work

Mar 22, 2006 – Money will restore two Otto Preminger films. (more)

Janet Gaynor to be saluted by Academy

Mar 20, 2006 – Gaynor was the first recipient of the Best Actress Academy Award. (more)

W for Winner

Mar 20, 2006 – V For Vendetta opens at Number One. (more)

Failure to Launch tops weekend

Mar 14, 2006 – Rom-com opens with $24 million. (more)

Sean Connery recovering from kidney surgery

Mar 14, 2006 – Scottish actor had surgery a few weeks ago. (more)

Isaac Hayes quits South Park

Mar 13, 2006 – Actor cites show’s ridicule of religion. (more)

Crash takes Best Picture

Mar 06, 2006 – The little golden guy spreads the love amongst several movies. (more)

Dennis Weaver dies

Feb 28, 2006 – Environmentalist actor starred in Gunsmoke and McCloud. (more)

Don Knotts passes away

Feb 26, 2006 – Veteran comic performer best known as Barney Fife. (more)

Darren McGavin dead at 83

Feb 26, 2006 – Actor starred in Mike Hammer and A Christmas Story. (more)

18,000 schools to use Academy Teaching Guide

Feb 20, 2006 – This year’ guide focuses on documentaries. (more)

Neve Campbell engaged

Feb 10, 2006 – John Light recites Shakespeare during proposal. (more)

U2 has big night at Grammys

Feb 09, 2006 – And Barack Obama beats George Carlin. (more)

Crow and Armstrong split

Feb 04, 2006 – Celebrity pair became engaged in September. (more)

Locklear to divorce Sambora

Feb 02, 2006 – Rocker and actress tied the knot in ’94. (more)

SAG Awards spread the joy

Jan 30, 2006 – Lost, Desperate Housewives and Crash take home ensemble awards. (more)

Joaquin Phoenix walks away from LA crash

Jan 27, 2006 – Car overturns near Sunset Strip. (more)

West Wing to end after seven years

Jan 23, 2006NBC will pull plug after fictional election. (more)

Academy/UCLA screening to feature four docs

Jan 18, 2006 – Nominated Autism Is a World included. (more)

Golden night for Brokeback Mountain and Walk the Line

Jan 17, 2006 – Two films big winners at Hollywood’s big party. (more)

Robert Altman to get honorary Oscar

Jan 11, 2006 – Award to honor inspiring career. (more)

Angelina Jolie expecting baby with Brad Pitt

Jan 11, 2006 – Publicist confirms couple are expecting. (more)

Seven films considered for Makeup Oscar

Jan 10, 2006 – Field will be narrowed to three nominees. (more)

Swank and Lowe split

Jan 10, 2006 – Another couple moves to Splitsville. (more)

Seven films considered for Sound Editing Oscar

Jan 09, 2006 – Field will be narrowed to three nominees. (more)

Jon Stewart to host Oscars

Jan 05, 2006 – First time Oscar gig for awards veteran. (more)

Lion edges out gorilla

Jan 03, 2006 – Narnia and Kong continue their battle. (more)