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Academy Awards

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  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Neil Patrick Harris kicks off 'whitest' Oscars; J.K. Simmons, 'Ida' win early awards Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris wasted no time kicking off a stormy 87th Academy Awards and conceding the ceremony's much-discussed lack of diversity. "Tonight we...
  • 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...
  • 'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards

    'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards
    Seeing a winners' list that includes "Birdman," Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons, Patricia Arquette and Richard Linklater, you might think you’re reading tomorrow’s news today. That’s because this year’s 30th...
  • No surprise, Neil Patrick Harris brought sparkle to Oscars

    Broadway and TV did Hollywood a favor, sharing Neil Patrick Harris for duties hosting the Oscars. Harris not only did himself proud, as expected after numerous triumphs presiding over the Tonys and Emmys. Even better, he stewarded an Oscarcast that made...
  • Oscars 2015: Statement jewelry on the red carpet

    Oscars 2015: Statement jewelry on the red carpet
    The Oscars is when jewelers open up the vaults and bring out the best bling, on loan of course, for Hollywood’s biggest stars to parade down the red carpet. And this year was no exception. FULL COVERAGE: Oscars 2015 Not only were there...
  • Oscars 2015: Saint Laurent coming on strong

    Oscars 2015: Saint Laurent coming on strong
    Saint Laurent is coming on strong on the Oscars red carpet. I was wondering why Hedi Slimane’s rocker-chic label wasn’t more of a presence on the Grammys red carpet earlier this month, and this may be why: Slimane, who is based part time...
  • Oscars 2015: Alejandro G. Inarritu wins for director

    Oscars 2015: Alejandro G. Inarritu wins for director
    Alejandro G. Iñárritu calls “Birdman” a “miracle,” downplaying his role in the movie, saying that “if this is considered a great film, it has nothing to do with me.” Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...