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Academy Awards

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  • Oscar nominees luncheon: Memorable quotes from Redmayne, Moore, Keaton

    Oscar nominees luncheon: Memorable quotes from Redmayne, Moore, Keaton
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Oscar nominees luncheon Monday drew A-listers including Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and Bradley Cooper. For some the event was a chance to do a bit of last-minute campaigning,...
  • 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...
  • Oscars 2015: Actors will dress to impress, seduce on red carpet

    Oscars 2015: Actors will dress to impress, seduce on red carpet
    It's shaping up to be quite a contest between Eddie Redmayne and Michael Keaton. And we don't mean over who'll win the Oscar for performance by a lead actor. Redmayne, who reportedly works without a stylist, and Keaton, under the sure hand of veteran...
  • Oscars 2015: J.K. Simmons expounds on lean times and success

    Oscars 2015: J.K. Simmons expounds on lean times and success
    In his Oscar-winning moment, J.K. Simmons chose to thank not his colleagues and professional team but his family — and urged others to reach out to their moms and dads, and to listen to them. He was greeted with a big wave of applause. "I got...
  • Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore and the art of effortlessness

    Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore and the art of effortlessness
    As beautiful as Julianne Moore is, that cascading red hair, those flashing green eyes, that killer smile, there is an earthiness and an edginess about the actress and her performances that define the woman she is and the women she becomes on-screen....
  • Oscars 2015: 'Crisis Hotline' filmmakers have jokes -- and a serious message

    Oscars 2015: 'Crisis Hotline' filmmakers have jokes -- and a serious message
    While Reese Witherspoon was urging reporters on the red carpet to ask actresses about more than their dresses, it was impossible not to ask Dana Perry about hers after she and Ellen Goosenberg Kent took the Oscar for documentary short. Neither filmmaker...
  • Oscars 2015: 'The Imitation Game' wins for adapted screenplay

    Oscars 2015: 'The Imitation Game' wins for adapted screenplay
    "The Imitation Game," the story of how mathematician Alan Turing broke Nazi Germany's Enigma code to help win World War II, has won the Academy Award for adapted screenplay. Accepting the award, screenwriter Graham Moore, a first-time Oscar nominee,...
  • Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' filmmakers now await producers' calls

    Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' filmmakers now await producers' calls
    It wasn’t a big surprise that “The Phone Call” snagged the Oscar for live-action short. The film stars Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins (supporting actress for 2013's "Blue Jasmine") as a shy telephone help-line volunteer who receives a life-...
  • '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...
  • Oscars party lesson: Don't attempt selfies with Beyonce

    Oscars party lesson: Don't attempt selfies with Beyonce
    So anyway the Governors Ball is first on the party circuit because it’s right upstairs from the Dolby Theatre, where the Oscars take place. I was late-ish getting there because I was waiting for the winners to finish making their rounds in the...
  • Oscars 2015: Everything isn't awesome

    Oscars 2015: Everything isn't awesome
    How do you summarize an Oscar ceremony in which normally appealing host Neil Patrick Harris let smarminess make weak jokes even less funny, where several important issues (race relations, wage inequality, suicide, Alzheimer's, ALS) were addressed...