| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:46 AM
The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power.
Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC.
Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:11 PM
In anticipation of both the Oscars on Sunday and the 75th anniversary of Hattie McDaniel's historic win, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Woodlawn native Mo'Nique about the impact winning an Oscar for "Precious" in 2010 has had on her career.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:30 AM
Here's the best news we've heard about the Oscar telecast since it was announced that Neil Patrick Harris will host: Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson will sing.
The Oscar telecast will be Feb. 22 on ABC.
Hudson came to the public's attention on...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Starlets draped themselves in a bevy of gorgeous gowns at the Oscars.
And while you won't be able to get your hands on many of the custom pieces the celebrities wore as they paraded down the red carpet, we've found dresses that share the same trends...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:50 AM
For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:56 AM
Meghan Moe Beitiks was inspired by neutrinos, personal roles and identities and self-perception when she created "Observations of Final States in Interactions." The work, on display at Water Street Studios, examines parallels between neutrinos and the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:45 PM
The stage was a witness box barely 3 feet wide, but Robin Thicke sang, played the piano and even danced a little in his seat during his testimony Wednesday for his copyright trial against Marvin Gaye's children.
Thicke took the stand in a federal...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:48 AM
It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind:
1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:42 PM
Shirley MacLaine will present at the Oscars, and that makes her the most veteran performer announced so far for the Feb. 22 event.
The other latest presenters announced are Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Kevin Hart, Chris Pine, Miles Teller...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among the latest presenters announced for the Academy Awards.
The new presenters also include Chris Evans, Dakota Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz and Margot Robbie.
Lady Gaga, who won a Grammy on...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Growing up in Chicago's Lincoln Park as a movie fan with Hollywood aspirations, Graham Moore had rehearsed this moment many times. Those practiced Oscar speeches, delivered into shampoo bottles, never involved a laundry list of thank-yous.