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  • Oscars 2015: Complete list of nominees

    Oscars 2015: Complete list of nominees
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled the nominees for all 24 categories Thursday morning. Here is the list of nominees: Film "American Sniper" "Birdman" "Boyhood" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory...
  • Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' wins live-action short

    Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' wins live-action short
    "The Phone Call," a short film that tells about a fateful call that is received by a worker in a crisis call center and an encounter that changes the lives of the people on the call, won the Oscar for live-action short film Sunday night. The film...
  • Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS

    Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS
    If you want to see an Oscar-nominated documentary, you can look to television. The Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 on ABC. At 9 p.m. Feb. 23, HBO will present "CitizenFour," the favorite to win the prize. Laura Poitras directed the film, which...
  • Academy Awards 2015: Complete list of Oscar nominees and winners

    Academy Awards 2015: Complete list of Oscar nominees and winners
    "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" won the Oscar for best picture at the 87th Academy Awards. "Birdman" was one of the top winners of the night, also winning for director, original screenplay and cinematography. Eddie Redmayne won the...
  • John Legend's Oscar remarks about slavery, incarceration are true

    John Legend's Oscar remarks about slavery, incarceration are true
    When musicians John Legend and Common won an Oscar on Sunday night for their song "Glory" — featured on the soundtrack for the movie "Selma" — Legend made a bold statement in his acceptance speech. "Selma is now, because the struggle for...
  • 11 on-screen love stories you will love

    While watching the Oscars this year, something occurred to me. Maybe it's because I'm a love and relationships columnist and therefore sensitive to what movie producers think the public wants to see on the big screen, but I found it interesting that not...
  • Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts

    Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts
    Congratulations to former Gov. Sarah Palin for getting her name out there as 2015 starts. You may not have been thinking of Palin lately, but she electrified the Internet by blasting PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA criticized her...
  • Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts

    Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts
    The Oscar nominations will be revealed in two parts Thursday morning. This will allow all the nominees to be announced for the first time. At 8:30 a.m. ET, directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams present the nominees in 11 categories: animated...
  • CBS on Sunday: It gets tricky

    Fans of the CBS Sunday schedule should prepare for changes in coming weeks. Pay special attention, "Good Wife" fans. You may be happy to have new episodes after the Julianna Margulies drama took a break in December. (How about that fast-paced episode...
  • Oscars: Best, worst moments

    Oscars: Best, worst moments
    The best moments in the long Academy Awards telecast had nothing to do with host Neil Patrick Harris, who had a very off night. The night's biggest surprise was Lady Gaga's heartfelt tribute to "The Sound of Music," which received a loving endorsement...
  • Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees

    Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees
    When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscar nominations in January, the absence of any minority group nominees in the acting categories — for only the second time since 1998 — triggered a backlash of criticism...