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  • Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview

    Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview
    In anticipation of both the Oscars on Sunday and the 75th anniversary of Hattie McDaniel's historic win, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Woodlawn native Mo'Nique about the impact winning an Oscar for "Precious" in 2010 has had on her career. The frank...
  • What if Oscar's red carpet looked like New York Fashion Week?

    What if Oscar's red carpet looked like New York Fashion Week?
    The Oscars red carpet is usually dominated by European fashion houses such as Dior, Chanel and Givenchy, because they have the resources to sign actresses to lucrative fragrance deals and dressing contracts, and the  couture workrooms where months can...
  • Women are setting the stage for a red-carpet rebellion

    Women are setting the stage for a red-carpet rebellion
    The red carpet, I've always thought, is Hollywood back-scratching at its best. Celebrities, treated more or less like objects, get free publicity, free dresses and the warm glow of knowing that they've reached the top. In turn, fashion designers and...
  • Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin

    Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin
    The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it. The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
  • Oscars 2015: Diane Warren on 'Grateful,' Kanye, her latest nomination

    Oscars 2015: Diane Warren on 'Grateful,' Kanye, her latest nomination
    Glittering trophies cover many of the available surfaces in Diane Warren’s spacious Hollywood office. There’s the Grammy Award she won in 1997 for writing Celine Dion’s wedding-reception staple “Because You Loved Me.”...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays
    This year's Academy Award-nominated screenplays in the "adapted" category include a trio of variously effective and affecting whitewash jobs based on real people ("American Sniper," "The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything"); a ripping melodrama...
  • What would Doogie eat? 16 recipes for your Oscar party

    What would Doogie eat? 16 recipes for your Oscar party
    It’s Hollywood’s biggest night. How are you celebrating? You may not be planning a walk down the red carpet, at least this year, but whether you’re hosting a formal Oscar party for friends or simply hoping to catch the festivities in...
  • Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!

    Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!
    There are two ways to fight this cold winter. Huddle inside and feel like you are trapped or don some happy clothes (that would be  nything that is not black or brown) and head out for any of the slew of choices the weekend brings when it comes to “...
  • Red Carpet Green Dress campaign teams with Reformation

    Red Carpet Green Dress campaign teams with Reformation
    If you're looking for dressy wear that's kind to the environment, there's a new option. The Red Carpet Green Dress campaign, Suzy Amis Cameron's initiative to raise awareness about sustainable clothing via an annual design competition that culminates...
  • Neil Patrick Harris planning 'something better' than Ellen's Oscar selfie

    Neil Patrick Harris planning 'something better' than Ellen's Oscar selfie
    Neil Patrick Harris knows he's got some big shoes to fill as host of the Oscars the year after Ellen DeGeneres. Make that a big selfie to fill. "Here's my biggest concern: Your selfie shot was the most spectacular successful thing," the "How I Met...
  • Wes Anderson braces for Oscar's appraisal of 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

     Wes Anderson braces for Oscar's appraisal of 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
    If you watched the Golden Globes last month, you might remember co-host Amy Poehler joking that Wes Anderson, a filmmaker known for his meticulous, fanciful style, had arrived at the ceremony on "a bike made of antique tuba parts." The camera caught...