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Academy Awards

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?

    Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?
    Nominees for this year's Academy Awards are set to be unveiled during a two-part news conference starting at 5:30 a.m. Pacific time Thursday and featuring directors Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, actor Chris Pine, and academy President Cheryl Boone...
  • 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...