MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is the Academy Award Statue Called an “Oscar”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is the Academy Award Statue Called an “Oscar”?

The Academy Awards are this Sunday night. Or as most people casually refer to them, The Oscars. Which is also the name of the gold statuette the winners receive. But why is it called an “Oscar”? The Academy officially started using the name “Oscar” for the trophies in 1939.¬†One of the most popular stories behind…

Here Are The 2018 Oscar Nominees

The 90th Academy Awards will happen Sunday night March 5th. Early Tuesday morning the nominees were announced. And the nominees are…   Congrats to our Best Picture nominees! #Oscars #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/xtA8OaUemp — The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 23, 2018 Congrats to our Directing nominees! #Oscars #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/QakODt73BY — The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 23, 2018 Congrats to…