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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Mark Schultz, of 'Foxcatcher' fame, still grapples with Hollywood spotlight

    Mark Schultz, of 'Foxcatcher' fame, still grapples with Hollywood spotlight
    "Wake up, Turbo," Mark Schultz said, talking to his phone. The Droid Turbo didn't respond. "Wake up, Turbo," he prodded again. "Wake up, Turbo! Call Bennett Miller." The screen remained blank, so he sighed and dialed the "Foxcatcher" director's number...
  • Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne says he was 'weirdly not that nervous'

    Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne says he was 'weirdly not that nervous'
    Fresh off his Oscar win for playing Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” Eddie Redmayne reflected on the pressure that he and his cast mates felt playing people who are still alive. “Our responsibility to tell their story...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'

    Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'
    One of the most touching acceptance speeches at the 2015 Academy Awards came from adapted screenplay winner Graham Moore, who took his 45 seconds on stage to encourage kids to “stay weird, stay different.” “When I was 16 years old, I...
  • Live updates from the Oscars red carpet: Stars still shine in rain

    The red carpet has been rolled out at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for the 87th Academy Awards. Watch for updates on the red carpet looks and conversation here.
  • Oscars 2015: A guide to Academy Awards programming on TV

    The Oscars take place Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Pacific time, but there's plenty more programming about the Academy Awards. A guide to what's on TV: Saturday Grantland Oscar Preview Bill Simmons, Chris Connelly and Wesley Morris preview the 2015 Oscars. (N)...
  • Oscars 2015: J.K. Simmons wins supporting actor for 'Whiplash'

    J.K. Simmons has found his tempo. The veteran performer won the Academy Award for supporting actor Sunday with his portrayal of a domineering music teacher in the taut jazz drama "Whiplash." Accepting his first Oscar (on his first nomination), Simmons...
  • Where do those Oscars wind up when the lights go down?

    Where do those Oscars wind up when the lights go down?
    "It's all a blur," winners like to say of that magic moment when their most esteemed peers (not to mention upward of 40 million television viewers) watch them take the stage at the Academy Awards to claim the ultimate show business prize — that...
  • Academy Awards 2015: What time are the Oscars?

    Academy Awards 2015: What time are the Oscars?
    Oscars, Oscars, Oscars! Yes, the biggest awards show of the year is almost here. So when are the Oscars? The 87th Academy Awards will broadcast live at 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST) Sunday on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, recognizing...