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Academy Awards

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  • 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...
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. On a stormy...
  • High collars and demure gowns on the Oscars red carpet

    High collars replaced sexy cutouts, and Classic Hollywood in blacks and whites took hold of the Oscars red carpet Sunday night with help from a smoking Saint Laurent worn by Margot Robbie and a heavily pearled look for fashion It girl Lupita Nyong'o....
  • 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: Jennifer Hudson co-hosts party celebrating women in film

    Oscars 2015: Jennifer Hudson co-hosts party celebrating women in film
    The event: Meryl Streep, Rosamund Pike, Laura Dern and more than 30 other female Oscar nominees packed into Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails in West Hollywood on Friday for one of the weekend’s most congenial affairs. Women in Film’s eighth...
  • 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...
  • Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor for 'The Theory of Everything'

    Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor for 'The Theory of Everything'
    Eddie Redmayne has won the Academy Award for lead actor for his portrayal of famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." In accepting the award, the 33-year-old British actor, a first-time Oscar nominee, dedicated it to all of...
  • Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' wins live-action short

    Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' wins live-action short
    "The Phone Call," a short film that tells about a fateful call that is received by a worker in a crisis call center and an encounter that changes the lives of the people on the call, won the Oscar for live-action short film Sunday night. The film...
  • Oscars: Best, worst moments

    Oscars: Best, worst moments
    The best moments in the long Academy Awards telecast had nothing to do with host Neil Patrick Harris, who had a very off night. The night's biggest surprise was Lady Gaga's heartfelt tribute to "The Sound of Music," which received a loving endorsement...