Which of the 10 will claim the academy Award on Sunday night?
Entertainment institutions like the academy have a duty to use their clout wisely.
He won the academy Award for Best Director in 2007, for The Departed .
academy Award-winner Quentin Tarantino is laughing all the way to the bank this week.
So why, sitting atop the awards pyramid, do the academy members feel obliged to go along with all this bluster?
For an investigation of this also the academy of Sciences offered their prize.
"She'd have to go to an academy first to get fitten for it," said Ma.
After the death of Plato, the academy continued, under various leaders, to follow in the path marked out by the founder.
I want, sir, if you please, to be admitted to draw at the academy.
"The academy is open, Madge," he said quickly; then ran his eye down the long columns.
late 15c., "the classical Academy," from French Académie, from Latin Academia, from Greek Akademeia "grove of Akademos," a legendary Athenian of the Trojan War tales (his name apparently means "of a silent district"), whose estate, six stadia from Athens, was the enclosure where Plato taught his school.
The A[cademy], the Garden, the Lyceum, the Porch, the Tub, are names used for the five chief schools of Greek philosophy, their founders, adherents, & doctrines: the A., Plato, the Platonists & Platonism; the Garden, Epicurus, the Epicureans, & Epicureanism; the Lyceum, Aristotle, the Aristotelians, & Aristotelianism; the Porch, Zeno, the Stoics, & Stoicism; the Tub, Antisthenes, the Cynics, & Cynicism. [Fowler]Sense broadened 16c. into "any school or training place." Academy awards (1941) so called for their distributor, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.