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  • 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...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy tries to highlight diversity onstage

    Oscars 2015: Academy tries to highlight diversity onstage
    “Tonight we honor Hollywood’s best and whitest. Sorry, brightest,” quipped host Neil Patrick Harris in his opening remarks onstage at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday night. Harris was poking fun at a perceived lack of diversity...
  • Oscars 2015: Governors Ball hits the spot with ravenous guests

    Oscars 2015: Governors Ball hits the spot with ravenous guests
    Unlike the Golden Globe Awards, the Academy Awards serves no catered dinner, so guests have to make do with snacks provided at the bar. Solange and her husband, video director Alan Ferguson, hung out munching on bags of trail mix for a large portion...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Feast' wins for animated short

    Disney’s animated short “Feast,” which depicts a relationship between a voracious puppy named Winston and the young man who feeds him, has won the Academy Award for animated short film. The film, which won an Annie Award earlier this...
  • Bruce Sinofsky dies at 58; Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker

    Bruce Sinofsky dies at 58; Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker
    Oscar-nominated documentary maker Bruce Sinofsky, whose films shined a light on controversial child murder convictions and the surprising offstage life of the band Metallica, died Saturday at his home in Montclair, N.J. He was 58. The cause was...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Big Hero 6' wins animated feature Oscar

    Marvel really can do no wrong, it appears. In something of an upset, Disney’s far-removed adaptation of the comic “Big Hero 6” took home the Oscar over the more-heralded fellow blockbuster “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Birdman' quartet wins for original screenplay

    Oscars 2015: 'Birdman' quartet wins for original screenplay
    Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr. and Armando Bo won the Oscar for original screenplay Sunday for "Birdman," their daring black comedy about a washed-up superhero actor attempting a career comeback. Accepting the award,...
  • Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore wins for lead actress

    Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore wins for lead actress
    Julianne Moore won her first Academy Award for lead actress Sunday for her performance as a professor grappling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice.” “I read an article that said that winning an Oscar could...
  • Oscars 2015: If we must #AskHerMore, actresses should turn down fashion bucks

    Oscars 2015: If we must #AskHerMore, actresses should turn down fashion bucks
    Is the red carpet sexist? This awards show season, several pundits have suggested that we should be asking women about what they are doing, not who they are wearing. A couple years ago, a social media hashtag cropped up urging people to #AskHerMore. And...
  • Oscars 2015: The shawl-collar tuxedo rules the red carpet

    Oscars 2015: The shawl-collar tuxedo rules the red carpet
    Another noticeable men’s trend on the 87th Academy Awards red carpet is the unusually deep bench of tuxedo jackets with a shawl-collar lapel. Considered the most formal of the three styles (the other two being notch lapel and peak lapel), it’s...
  • Oscars 2015: Men go with pocket squares, shawl collars -- and risks

    Oscars 2015: Men go with pocket squares, shawl collars -- and risks
    The men hitting the red carpet at the 87th Academy Awards seemed to be divided into two broad camps. The overwhelming majority were traditionalists, arriving dutifully in their mostly unremarkable, mostly black, peak-lapel tuxedos. But there were also a...