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Academy Awards

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  • Peabody Awards go glitzy for glory

    Peabody Awards go glitzy for glory
    Don't you hate it when bad things happen to perfectly good awards? Case in point: The highly respected Peabody Awards are going all glitzy and self-important.  The Peabodys used to announce their winners in electronic media simply, without pretension,...
  • Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party

    Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party
    Swirling searchlights lit up the sky in front of the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for its 12th annual Academy Awards viewing party on Feb. 22. Themed "Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration," this year's...
  • Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers

    Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers
    To many thousands of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans and Hispanics in general, actor Sean Penn's comments about Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu were offensive. "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" Penn asked, before handing...
  • Giuliana Rancic apologizes to Zendaya on-air over hair comment

    Giuliana Rancic apologizes to Zendaya on-air over hair comment
    Giuliana Rancic apologized on-air Tuesday to Zendaya for a comment she made on "Fashion Police" the day prior about the dreadlocked hairstyle the 18-year-old wore to the Oscars. "Something I said last night crossed the line," Rancic said, after noting...
  • Zendaya slams 'Fashion Police' host for 'ignorant' comment about hair

    Zendaya slams 'Fashion Police' host for 'ignorant' comment about hair
    Zendaya has fired back at E! "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic for saying that her dreadlocks on the Oscars red carpet on Sunday probably smelled "like patchouli oil or weed." The "Shake It Up" alum was among the selected celebrities critiqued...
  • Christian Siriano hopes to see his work on the Oscars red carpet

    Christian Siriano hopes to see his work on the Oscars red carpet
    Christian Siriano's buzzy season on the red carpet kicked off just after New Year's at the People's Choice Awards, where winner Iggy Azalea wore a sparkly black neoprene crop top and flowing crepe pants he designed. There's been no letup since, as...
  • 'Birdman' director Alejandro G. Inarritu plunges into new risks

    'Birdman' director Alejandro G. Inarritu plunges into new risks
    Filmmakers coming off a big Oscar win tend to take a year or more to sift through their options. Ang Lee, who won the director Oscar in 2013, still hasn't started shooting his next film. But "Birdman's" Alejandro G. Iñárritu — winner on Sunday...
  • Oscars 2015: Jennifer Hudson co-hosts party celebrating women in film

    Oscars 2015: Jennifer Hudson co-hosts party celebrating women in film
    The event: Meryl Streep, Rosamund Pike, Laura Dern and more than 30 other female Oscar nominees packed into Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails in West Hollywood on Friday for one of the weekend’s most congenial affairs. Women in Film’s eighth...
  • Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George

    Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George
    The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey? The Globes are lucky because...
  • Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week

    Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week
    The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations. Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...
  • Red Carpet Green Dress campaign launches new collection with party

    Red Carpet Green Dress campaign launches new collection with party
    In celebration of earth-friendly fashion, Suzy Amis Cameron hosted her sixth annual Red Carpet Green Dress party, sponsored by Audi and upscale eco e-boutique luxandeco.com, at the Chateau Marmont on Thursday. Guests at the pre-Oscars event included...