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  • 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...
  • No surprise, Neil Patrick Harris brought sparkle to Oscars

    Broadway and TV did Hollywood a favor, sharing Neil Patrick Harris for duties hosting the Oscars. Harris not only did himself proud, as expected after numerous triumphs presiding over the Tonys and Emmys. Even better, he stewarded an Oscarcast that made...
  • Oscars 2015: Statement jewelry on the red carpet

    Oscars 2015: Statement jewelry on the red carpet
    The Oscars is when jewelers open up the vaults and bring out the best bling, on loan of course, for Hollywood’s biggest stars to parade down the red carpet. And this year was no exception. FULL COVERAGE: Oscars 2015 Not only were there...
  • Oscars 2015: Saint Laurent coming on strong

    Oscars 2015: Saint Laurent coming on strong
    Saint Laurent is coming on strong on the Oscars red carpet. I was wondering why Hedi Slimane’s rocker-chic label wasn’t more of a presence on the Grammys red carpet earlier this month, and this may be why: Slimane, who is based part time...
  • Oscars 2015: Alejandro G. Inarritu wins for director

    Oscars 2015: Alejandro G. Inarritu wins for director
    Alejandro G. Iñárritu calls “Birdman” a “miracle,” downplaying his role in the movie, saying that “if this is considered a great film, it has nothing to do with me.” Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
  • 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,...