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Academy Awards

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor for 'The Theory of Everything'

    Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor for 'The Theory of Everything'
    Eddie Redmayne has won the Academy Award for lead actor for his portrayal of famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." In accepting the award, the 33-year-old British actor, a first-time Oscar nominee, dedicated it to all of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable

    Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable
    How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness." None of the directors nominated, he added, could be accused...
  • Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette stirs controversy with equal-pay remarks

    Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette stirs controversy with equal-pay remarks
    In accepting the Oscar for supporting actress on Sunday, "Boyhood" star Patricia Arquette wound down with: "To every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s...
  • Private moments lived in public: On Oscars' red carpet, in the lobby

    Private moments lived in public: On Oscars' red carpet, in the lobby
    A heavy rainstorm forced stars to walk the Oscars red carpet under a tent, but the stormy weather couldn't dampen spirits as Hollywood turned out for the biggest night on the movie industry's annual calendar. For the stars who gathered to celebrate at the...
  • Rory Kennedy feted for 'Last Days in Vietnam' documentary

    Rory Kennedy feted for 'Last Days in Vietnam' documentary
    The event: She may have lost out in the Oscars race, but Rory Kennedy, director of the nominated documentary “Last Days in Vietnam,” was the guest of honor last Friday at Dom Perignon's fourth annual pre-Oscars luncheon. The crowd: Kennedy...