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  • Oscars 2015: Academy tries to highlight diversity onstage

    Oscars 2015: Academy tries to highlight diversity onstage
    “Tonight we honor Hollywood’s best and whitest. Sorry, brightest,” quipped host Neil Patrick Harris in his opening remarks onstage at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday night. Harris was poking fun at a perceived lack of diversity...
  • Winners, wearers of Red Carpet Green Dress contest revealed

    Winners, wearers of Red Carpet Green Dress contest revealed
    The winners of the sixth annual Red Carpet Green Dress competition were announced Tuesday -- along with the names of the Hollywood actors set to wear the eco-conscious clothing during the Academy Awards on Feb. 22. According to the announcement, the...
  • Oscars 2015: Governors Ball hits the spot with ravenous guests

    Oscars 2015: Governors Ball hits the spot with ravenous guests
    Unlike the Golden Globe Awards, the Academy Awards serves no catered dinner, so guests have to make do with snacks provided at the bar. Solange and her husband, video director Alan Ferguson, hung out munching on bags of trail mix for a large portion...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Feast' wins for animated short

    Disney’s animated short “Feast,” which depicts a relationship between a voracious puppy named Winston and the young man who feeds him, has won the Academy Award for animated short film. The film, which won an Annie Award earlier this...
  • Bruce Sinofsky dies at 58; Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker

    Bruce Sinofsky dies at 58; Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker
    Oscar-nominated documentary maker Bruce Sinofsky, whose films shined a light on controversial child murder convictions and the surprising offstage life of the band Metallica, died Saturday at his home in Montclair, N.J. He was 58. The cause was...
  • Hollywood Reporter fetes Oscar nominees

    Hollywood Reporter fetes Oscar nominees
    The event: The Hollywood Reporter feted this year’s Academy Award contenders at the magazine’s third annual Nominees Night, presented by Cadillac, at Spago in Beverly Hills on Monday. The scene: Star power radiated from inside master chef...
  • Predicting the Oscars red carpet

    Predicting the Oscars red carpet
    Awards season is upon us, and many of you are probably scrambling to see all the films that have been nominated so that you can win the annual Oscar pool and a year’s worth of bragging rights that you kind of understand costume design. Every...
  • SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman' feathers its nest as Oscars nears

    SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman' feathers its nest as Oscars nears
    "Birdman" won the Screen Actors Guild's cast award, nudging the Broadway-set black comedy to favorite status in this year's increasingly wide-open Oscar race. The SAG Awards win Sunday comes after "Birdman" collected nine Oscar nominations earlier...
  • Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers

    Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers
    To many thousands of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans and Hispanics in general, actor Sean Penn's comments about Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu were offensive. "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" Penn asked, before handing...
  • Turns out John Travolta's Oscars face-touching of Idina Menzel was planned

    Turns out John Travolta's Oscars face-touching of Idina Menzel was planned
    Another Oscars, another viral John Travolta moment. But unintentional it was not: The "Pulp Fiction" star's manhandling of singer Idina Menzel's face was indeed planned, even if it didn't come off that way. The 61-year-old star's latest misstep with...
  • Scarlett Johansson defends Travolta's Oscars kiss: 'Totally sweet and totally welcome'

    Scarlett Johansson is defendng John Travolta's impromptu kiss on the Oscars red carpet  Sunday. Settle down, folks. "The Avengers" star said there was nothing strange about the encounter — though many social media users (and anyone with working...