News Nuggets: Grammy ratings second highest in 20 years
Grammy ratings down from last year, but are still the second highest in 20 years. Rolling Stone
Guy Lodge discusses how mixed signals from the BAFTA Awards keep the Oscar race alive: "Where they could merely have checked off every consensus favorite from the season thus far, BAFTA threw in enough individual choices to suggest they're at least as keen on guiding Oscar voters to viable alternatives as they are in merely guessing their taste." In Contention
Veteran editors Richard Marks and Larry Silk will receive Lifetime Career Achievement Awards at the ACE Eddie Awards on February 16. Alexander Payne will present to Marks, while documentarian Barbara Kopple will present to Silk. Marks's films include "The Godfather, Part II," "Terms of Endearment," "Broadcast News," and "As Good as it Gets," while Silk has been cutting nonfiction film and TV for more than five decades.
Increased exposure of Oscar-nominated short films includes theatrical and video-on-demand programs, as well as opening voting to the entire membership of the Academy. Deadline
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