'Body Snatchers' star dies; Oscar seating lottery starts

kevin-mccarthy-oscar-500.jpgIn case you didn't get enough movie munchies this past weekend, a few news morsels:

"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" star Kevin McCarthy, who was nominated for an Oscar for "Death of Salesman," has died. He was 96. [ New York Times]

Movie fans have from Sept. 13-19 to register for a random drawing for Oscars bleacher seats, set up on the red carpet outside the Kodak Theatre for the Feb. 27 telecast. [Oscars]