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  • Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology in dreadlocks debacle

    Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology in dreadlocks debacle
    Zendaya Coleman has accepted Giuliana Rancic's apology for remarks over the "locs" hairstyle she wore on the Oscars red carpet, invoking the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a statement talking about "hidden prejudice" and explaining why she stood...
  • WGA Awards 2015: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'The Imitation Game' take top honors

    At its annual awards show, one of the final bellwethers before the Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America honored Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” a quirky fable about a feud over a widow's fortune, and Morten Tyldum's...
  • 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...
  • Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement

    Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement
    As women, there’s a universal experience that binds us: that of being and experiencing life as the lesser gender. Not lesser by virtue, mind you, but by supposition. History dictates the sway, and men continue their rule. As feminists (the ones...
  • Oscars fashion: Red carpet fun with Moore's sequins, Nyong'o's pearls, more

    Oscars fashion: Red carpet fun with Moore's sequins, Nyong'o's pearls, more
    It's rare that an actress makes news on the Oscars red carpet for not talking about who made her dress. But that's what happened Sunday night. Instead of chatting with E! Entertainment TV host Ryan Seacrest about what she was wearing (a draped black-...
  • Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable

    Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable
    How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness." None of the directors nominated, he added, could be accused...
  • Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette stirs controversy with equal-pay remarks

    Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette stirs controversy with equal-pay remarks
    In accepting the Oscar for supporting actress on Sunday, "Boyhood" star Patricia Arquette wound down with: "To every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s...
  • 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...
  • Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party

    Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party
    Swirling searchlights lit up the sky in front of the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for its 12th annual Academy Awards viewing party on Feb. 22. Themed "Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration," this year's...
  • A Beer Tasting And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers

    A Beer Tasting  And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers
    >>The beer-tastings event Craft Sippin' returns for its second year to the New Britain Museum of American Art Friday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to food and drink, there will be DIY studio component — when guests can make their own...