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UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:19 a.m.

Jimmy Kimmel set to return as host for 90th Oscars

The 90th Oscars will be held on March 4, 2018 in Los Angeles and broadcast live on ABC.


UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 3:15 p.m.

AP Exclusive: Accountants in Oscar mistake off the show

Cheryl Boone Isaacs said Brian Cullinan, the PwC representative responsible for handing over the errant envelope that led to “La La Land” mistakenly being announced as best picture rather than …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:14 p.m.

No flash: WSU, EWU grad Blanca Blanco says Oscars red carpet snafu wasn’t as it appeared

Blanca Blanco may have been wearing a nude-colored bodysuit under her gown, but when that hip-high slit appeared to reveal too much of the actress with Eastern Washington ties, it …


‘I am alive and well’: Oscar night’s overlooked foul-up

The confusion appears to stem from a 2010 photo of Jan Chapman accepting an Australian award, which is sold for reproduction with a caption misidentifying her as Janet Patterson. A …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 8:41 a.m.

How could the best picture mix-up happen? Duplicate cards await on both sides of the stage

Two sets of sealed envelopes are brought to the Oscars each year. On Sunday, that extra security precaution inadvertently created a memorable moment as the wrong film was initially named …


Steve Harvey to Beatty: ‘I can help you get through this!’

If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night’s epic award mix-up at Sunday night’s Oscars, Steve Harvey is open ears.


List of winners for the 89th Academy Awards

Here’s the list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


‘Moonlight’ eclipses ‘La La Land’ for best picture at Academy Awards

Oscar winner, take two. Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight” – not, as it turned out, “La La Land” – won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

Will ‘La La’ have another day of sun at Sunday’s Oscars?

Sunday night’s Oscars are shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory.


Song and dance, protest and politics to mingle at Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards show promises to be equal parts pomp and politics.


Syrian who worked on nominated film can’t attend Oscars

U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation’s civil war, “The White Helmets,” that has been nominated for …


Politics, performance issues are on host Jimmy Kimmel’s mind

LOS ANGELES – Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night talk show isn’t taping today, but Kimmel’s working. He’s always working. Right now he’s wearing his standard uniform when he’s not on the air …


Women and movies: Some progress for an industry still woefully in need of it

If, as expected, “La La Land” wins the Oscar on Sunday, it would be the first best-picture winner since Clint Eastwood’s “Million Dollar Baby” to feature a woman nominated for …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:39 a.m.

How long does it take to get ready for a night out? When that night is the Oscars, count on a month

That’s why it takes about a month and a team of specialists to get an A-list actress red-carpet ready – and the resulting photos can propel a thousand brands.


What the heck, Oscar?

In the 88 years that the Academy Awards have been presented, there have been some head-scratchers in terms of winners and losers. How, for instance, did Jennifer Connelly beat both …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 1:34 p.m.

Emotional documentaries dominate Oscar shorts field

These five nominees offer unmistakable insight into the troubles that have plagued and continue to plague our world.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 11:09 a.m.

Washington state gems shine with Hollywood stars

Opals are non-GMO Washington state gems known for their natural non-browning ability.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 5:13 p.m.

Catching up with Oscar: Checking out the nominated films from the comfort of home

A Stream on Demand special.


With his Oscar nomination, Lin-Manuel Miranda is on the brink of an EGOT

The “Hamilton” star and writer is nominated for an Oscar for his song “How Far I’ll Go,” from the animated Disney film “Moana.”



UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 10:36 a.m.

List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards

List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:23 p.m.

Oscars go gaga for ‘La La Land’ with record-tying 14 nods

Part-time Sandpoint resident Viggo Mortensen earns a nod for best actor for his work in “Captain Fantastic.”



Jimmy Kimmel to host Academy Awards

NEW YORK – The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards. The late-night host will be presiding over the ceremony for the first time. …


‘Spotlight’ company settles complaint over made-up dialogue

The distributor of the Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” has acknowledged that filmmakers fabricated dialogue that made it appear as if a Boston College spokesman downplayed the extent of the Catholic priest …


How to watch the Oscar winners at home

A couple of the Oscar-winning movies are still in the theaters but most are available to see at home in one form or another. Here’s a list of what you …


Hornets’ Jeremy Lin addresses Asian stereotypes at Oscars

Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is disappointed about the way Asians were stereotyped during an onstage skit at Sunday night’s Oscars, and said more racial awareness is needed.


List of 88th annual Academy Award winners

List of winners at Sunday’s 88th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Spokane critics take their best guess for Oscar night

With the Oscar ceremony airing tonight, Dan Webster and Nathan Weinbender give you a rundown of the six major Oscar categories, selecting which films and performances they think are destined …


Chris Rock hosts 88th Oscars

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