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The Oscars

  1. taking another look at you
    Lady Gaga Invited to Join the Academy, Will Surely Save the Oscars From Now OnCongrats!
  2. obviously
    The Academy Backtracks on Oscar Telecast Date Because Of CourseIt won’t be sticking with the early February idea.
  3. feuds
    Roman Polanski Is Trying to Sue His Way Back Into the AcademyWell!
  4. the oscars
    Justice Department Says Banning Netflix From the Oscars Could Be Against the LawTurns out banning Netflix films from Oscar contention might violate antitrust laws.
  5. extremely online
    Paul Schrader on Oscars: ‘Never Underestimate the Power of Mediocrity’Schrader is back online, and so are his opinions.
  6. oscars 2019
    Every Oscar Winner for Animated Short Subject, RankedFrom its earliest honorees to the present, the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Subject doubles as a kind of history of the ever-changing medium.
  7. oscar diaries
    What It’s Like to Go to the Oscars With a Nominee (Who Wins!)100 hours of parties, back facials, screaming babies, and, finally, the Oscar.
  8. vulture lists
    Every Oscar Best Picture Winner, Ranked91 years into the Academy Awards, which movies stand above the rest?
  9. award season
    Where to Stream This Year’s Oscar-Nominated MoviesCatch up before Sunday’s ceremony.
  10. oscars 2019
    Not Just a Queen: A Beginner’s Guide to Olivia Colman’s TV Comedy WorkBefore playing monarchs, she was British comedy royalty.
  11. oscars 2019
    Did Lady Gaga Save the Oscars?Lady Gaga reportedly stepped in as the Academy continues to lose its mind right before our very eyes.
  12. the oscars
    Rob Lowe Doesn’t Have Any Regrets About That 1989 Opening Number“I for sure have gotten more money and acclaim out of being in that Oscar opening number than if I had won an Oscar.”
  13. first person
    Gregg Turkington Speaks Out on the New ‘Popular Film’ Oscars Category“Oscar, you finally got it right.”
  14. the oscars
    The Oscars Are Changing Because You Aren’t WatchingABC walked the Academy through the numbers and they were … not good.
  15. the oscars
    The Academy Is Adding a New Oscars Category for Popular FilmsThe people will be heard!
  16. The Oscars’ Most Meaningful Gift: Its Lady Presenter PairingsThe show’s producers finally understood the value of letting women present together, women who — gasp — actually like each other in real life.
  17. Jimmy Kimmel Will Return to Host Next Year’s Academy AwardsThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is planning way ahead for next year’s Oscars ceremony, because today they officially announced […]
  18. Celebrate Awards Season ‘98 with ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ We are once again firmly entrenched in Hollywood’s favorite time of year: award season. As a nation we will thrill and speculate who will […]
  19. oscars 2016
    Chris Rock Will Get You Excited for the Oscars With 15 Seconds of StaticIt appears to be some sort of message.
  20. vampire breast lifts
    Academy Awards Sue Over Oscar Gift Bags#OscarsSoWhite and #OscarsSoAngry.
  21. People in Russia Are Making Leo Their Own OscarWe are losing the Oscar arms race.
  22. Here’s Chris Rock’s First Promo for the 2016 OscarsChris Rock is returning to host this year’s Academy Awards, and ahead of the big ceremony next month, the first New Years-themed (or at least, […]
  23. oscar mistakes
    Crash’s Director Disagees With His Oscar Win Too“Is it a great film? I don’t know.”
  24. Tig Notaro Wants to Be Next Year’s Oscars HostThis year’s Oscars ceremony was…well, not so good, so before the Academy starts planning next year’s big comeback, standup Tig Notaro has […]
  25. Tim Heidecker’s Live ‘On Cinema’ Oscars Coverage Returns This SundayOn Cinema is returning for more live Oscars coverage this year. Adult Swim confirmed today that Tim Heidecker’s The Third Annual Live On Cinema […]
  26. The Lonely Island Will Perform at the Oscars with Tegan and SaraThe Lego Movie might’ve gotten a big Oscars snub this year in the Animated Feature category, but it did grab an Original Song nomination for […]
  27. oscars 2015
    Who Passed Before NPH Was Offered Oscar-HostingOh, what could’ve been.
  28. book excerpt
    How to Write Jokes for the Academy AwardsIn this excerpt from Mike Sacks’s new book of interviews with comedy writers, Bruce Vilanch discusses how he puts together the script for the Oscars telecast.
  29. Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington Are Doing a Live Oscars SpecialTim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington are getting ready to cover the 2014 Oscars for Adult Swim. The pair, who host the movie review podcast and […]
  30. the oscars
    Pharrell Will Perform at the OscarsBecause every awards show needs a pop star.
  31. the critics
    Edelstein on Oscars: An Amazing Year for ActingAnd still, some of the best went unrecognized by the Academy.
  32. obits
    Actress Joan Fontaine Passes Away at 96Having won the Best Actress Oscar for Hitchcock’s Suspicion.
  33. oscars 2014
    5 Thoughts on Why the Academy Picked Ellen DeGeneres As Oscar HostNo more misogyny.
  34. oscars conspiracy theories
    Congressman Laughs Off Oscar Conspiracy TheoryConnecticut Representative Joe Courtney insists that he’s not working for Ben Affleck.
  35. weekend box office
    Zero Dark Thirty Wide Release Opens BigWith $24 million.
  36. the oscars
    Sony Head Responds to Zero Dark Thirty Torture Criticism Now that Oscar voters are involved.
  37. The Oscar Nominations Mostly Ignore Comedy This YearThe Academy just released their Oscar nominations, recognizing the best in film from 2012, and the list of pretty light on comedies this time […]
  38. non-apologies
    And Here Is Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars Non-ApologyRight on time!
  39. the oscars
    Lorne Michaels Isn’t Producing the OscarsABC rejects Jimmy Fallon, Lorne Michaels rejects ABC.
  40. the oscars
    See the Best Actor Nominees Answer the Same Questions Over and OverAnd see Jean Dujardin dance.
  41. oscars
    The Kodak Theater Is No Longer the Kodak TheaterAnd the Oscars probably won’t stay there.
  42. the oscars
    Academy Reveals 97 Candidates for Best Original ScoreJohn Williams has two horses in the race.
  43. Steve Martin Has Some Oscar Hosting Advice For Eddie MurphyIn honor of Eddie Murphy’s Oscar hosting gig this coming spring, Steve Martin has penned “An Open Letter to Eddie Murphy,” a letter filled to […]
  44. Norm MacDonald Volunteers His Oscar Joke Writing Services to Eddie MurphyNorm Macdonald said yesterday on the Dennis Miller Radio Show that he’d happily write jokes for Eddie Murphy’s Oscar hosting gig. His vote of […]
  45. Eddie Murphy In Talks To Host OscarsSeeing as how four of his last six acting gigs involved him portraying a cartoon donkey, the idea of Eddie Murphy hosting the Oscars in 2012 […]
  46. Billy Crystal Wants to Be Your Oscars Host; Brett Ratner Considers According to statements he made to a crowd last Friday, Billy Crystal wants to host the Oscars for the ninth time next year, a desire that […]
  47. The Ten Funniest Films to Be Nominated for Best PictureThere have been a lot of funny moments in Oscar history — like when Rob Lowe sang a duet with Snow White in 1989, and when How Green Was […]
  48. the oscars
    Lauren Bacall Presented With Early OscarFour academy members win early lifetime achievement awards.