Academy Awards

Oscars 2019: Red carpet looks and full list of winners

The 2019 Oscars aired Sunday night and it was a night to remember. In case you missed the 91st Academy Awards or didn’t stay up late to see if your favorite film, actress or actor took home an Oscar, here’s the complete list of winners from the 2019 Oscars. Universal Pictures’ Green Book starring...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:16pm

5 unforgettable moments from the 2019 Oscars

From fashion statements to rocking musical performances, the biggest night in Hollywood did not disappoint. While fans weren't sure what to expect from this year's hostless Academy Awards, the ceremony went off without a hitch despite the lack of an emcee. Here are five unforgettable moments from...

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 9:26pm

Topsy-turvy season gives Oscars a best picture cliffhanger

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood's awards season reaches a climax at Sunday's Oscars with a cliffhanger over the top prize after a topsy-turvy best picture race marked by the fading of early favorites and the tantalizing question of whether Netflix can trump traditional movie...

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:27am

Oscars 2019: Full list of nominations, show date and time

The 2019 Oscars nominations were announced and the full list is in. The 91st Academy Awards nominations were revealed by Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani in Los Angeles Tuesday morning at the Samuel Goldwin Theater in Los Angeles.  The Netflix film Roma and the drama/comedy The...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:42am

What will win at the Oscars 2019?

The 91st Academy Awards is still incredibly open.  Over the last few weeks the likes of Roma, The Favourite, A Star Is Born, Vice, If Beale Street Could Talk, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and BlacKkKlansman have been jockeying for accolades during awards season. That's understandable, as they’re...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:25pm

Why are the Academy Awards called the Oscars?

This year marks the 91st time that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences have celebrated the cinematic achievements of the previous year. Those that are lucky enough to be victorious in categories that range from Best Picture to Best Cinematography, Best Editing and also include various...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:34pm

Oscars may feature all 5 Best Song nominees after all

Not only is the 91st Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, Feb. 24 going to be hostless, but prior reports have indicated that the program wouldn't feature most (or any) of the Best Song nominees as performers. According to a new report, however, it seems that all five of the nominees have been...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:06am

What were the Kevin Hart tweets that got him in trouble?

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart was recently announced as the host of the 91st Academy Awards. Hart, who is on tour at the moment in Australia was excited to take on the role until a slew of old homophobic tweets went viral. The tweets in question caused an outcry by many fans of the Academy Awards,...

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 10:46am

Why are Academy Awards called Oscars?

Some mysteries just cannot be solved right now: like, if Bigfoot actually exists (sorry, believers) or where we go when we die. Though it might not be the most existential questions you’ve ever asked yourself, we know you’ve wondered, why are Academy Awards called Oscars, anyway? Lucky...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:57pm

Who is going to win at Oscars 2018?

The 2018 Academy Awards will unfold on Sunday night in Hollywood, and we’re still not sure who is going to walk away with the top prize. To help us figure it out I spoke to Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn, a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University and a bona-fide...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:26am

The 2018 Oscar nominations have arrived, here's who we want to win

The Shape Of Water has dominated the 2018 Oscar nominations, collecting 13, four ahead of its closest rival, the frontrunner "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." But while Guillermo del Toro and Martin McDonagh’s films were widely expected to be in the running for the top...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:59am

The acting Oscars look sewn up

Just writing this article feels wrong. As I might be about to jinx what could be a record breaking awards season. As any bona-fide baseball fan will tell you, the one thing that you must not do when there’s the potential for a no-hitter is mention that no-hitter. And make no mistake about it...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:01am

Halle Berry says her iconic Oscar win “meant nothing”

Halle Berry won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her role in “Monster’s Ball.” Now, a good 15 years later, with her win still being on the only time a woman of color won the award, she’s saying it meant nothing. The kind of attention-starved star —...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:02pm

Viola Davis Awarded Harvard’s ‘Artist Of The Year’

Less than a week after winning best supporting actress, Viola Davis headed to Cambridge to receive another award.The Harvard Foundationnamed the "Fences" actressthe 2017 Artist of the Year.She accepted the award Saturday.Davis has enjoyed a busy awards season. Besides the Oscar, Davis won the...

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 1:30pm

Casey Affleck talks sexual harassment allegations post Oscar win

After his Oscar win Sunday, Casey Affleck addressed allegations of sexual harassment against him, telling The Boston Globe,“everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and everywhere else.”Besides denying the accusations, the "Manchester by the Sea" actor had not said much about...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 8:42pm

Patricia Arquette is 'pissed' trans sister Alexis left off Oscars tribute

Patricia Arquette is speaking out after her sister Alexis, a transgender actress, was left out of the Oscars "In Memoriam" tribute video that aired during the awards ceremony, saying the academy lost an opportunity to connect with the queer community."I was really pissed off the academy left out my...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:24pm

Oscar red-carpet inspired shoes and accessories you can afford

If you are caught fawning over the shoes and jewels celebrities sport down the red carpet at the Oscars, now you can get your own. These look-a-like acessories will have you feeling like the newest nominee, without breaking your budget. 1. Jessica Beil's gold feathered chokerJessica Beil glimmered...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:19pm

Reminder: 'La La Land' didn't deserve the Best Picture Oscar

Don’t feel too bad for “La La Land.” It holds the record for the most Oscar nominations in history. Of the 14, it won a respectable six, including Best Actress and Best Director. It has grossed $140 million so far at the North American box office, hovering in and around the weekend top 10s since...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:06pm

Why the Oscars didn't relentlessly bash Trump

Man, there were a lot of Trump jokes on the Oscars last night. Jokes about his Twitter feed, jokes about “fake news,” jokes about the “tragedy” in Sweden. But it all came from one person: Host Jimmy Kimmel. He didn’t let up, and one quickly got the impression he was goading his fellow Oscar-goers...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:23pm

Looks like Marisa Tomei really did win that Oscar, huh?

If there’s one good thing about last night’s bizarre Oscar mix-up — other than “Moonlight” rightfully beating “La La Land” for the Best Picture prize — it’s this: It puts to rest that old, awful urban legend that claims Marisa Tomei’s Academy Award win was a mistake.The story goes like this: The...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm