Stories tagged: Oscars
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
The football establishment has mobilized and its message is clear: football is under siege. Except it’s not. But I know what should be. Football movies.
Sat., April 14, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose movies “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
There was no #MeToo or Time’s Up dress code on the Oscar red carpet. But the topic was, to no one’s surprise, a major theme of the evening – from …
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Following is our attempt to cut through all the factors and predict what might happen in tonight’s popularity contest.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 10:05 a.m.
Nick Rhodes takes his Oscar predictions seriously – so much so that he has been putting them on the band’s website for about a decade, with detailed commentary.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
We know it’s behind us, because this year “Get Out” is in the hunt for Best Picture and because Denzel is once again hitting cleanup in the Best Actor lineup …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Returning Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel has been poking fun at last year’s best picture mix up in promotional spots for this year’s Oscars, but it’s not a laughing matter …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
James Ivory didn’t see “Call Me By Your Name” with an audience until the week before he was nominated for its screenplay. He caught it at a New York theater …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
Analysis: After years of criticism, the hashtag for this year’s Oscar nominations could be ItsAboutTime
LOS ANGELES – After years of criticism, the hashtag for this year’s Oscar nominations could be #ItsAboutTime Recently, “Shape of Water” star Sally Hawkins listened as Guillermo del Toro, the …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers star, was nominated in the animated short category for “Dear Basketball,” based on a poem he wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Oscar voters put forward nine best-picture nominees: “The Shape of Water,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Lady Bird,” “Get Out,” “The Post,” “Dunkirk,” “Call Me By Your Name” and “Phantom …
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards’ tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won’t be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday. The show is also focusing …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced Wednesday that it has adopted its first code of conduct for its 8,427 members.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been revoked by its board.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
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.
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.
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 …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
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.
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 …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
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.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Here’s the list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
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.
Sunday night’s Oscars are shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
The 89th Academy Awards show promises to be equal parts pomp and politics.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017
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 …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 7 p.m.
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.
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.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
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 …