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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Clay Street turning into a drive-thru dump

    The short stretch of peril named Clay Street, between Lake Station and Gary, is one of the worst roads in Northwest Indiana. The street – if you can call it that -- is littered with trash, debris, furniture remnants, car parts, deep cracks and...
  • Todo listo para la gala de los Oscar | FOTOS

    Todo listo para la gala de los Oscar | FOTOS
    LOS ANGELES - No existe una buena fiesta sin música y menos aún cuando están invitados millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, así que los Óscar echarán mano de una receta repleta de canciones y una pizca de magia a cargo del maestro de ceremonias,...
  • Lehigh Valley's influence is felt on the Oscars

    Lehigh Valley's influence is felt on the Oscars
    There are no Lehigh Valley filmmakers in the running for Oscars this year, unlike 2014, when former Parkland High School student Chris Renaud was a nominee as director of "Despicable Me 2." But that doesn't mean that there aren't a lot of local...
  • Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' builds Oscar momentum

    Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' builds Oscar momentum
    The Spirit Awards have long fashioned themselves as an antidote to the Oscars and the mainstream Hollywood those prizes represent. But Saturday afternoon, under a beachside tent in Santa Monica, the ceremony looked like a possible preview of its weekend...
  • Inside the Dolby Theatre as stars rehearse for the Oscars

    Inside the Dolby Theatre as stars rehearse for the Oscars
    Among the many rituals of Oscar week — the tuxedo fitting, the speech writing, the red carpet unfurling — perhaps the most coolly efficient is Oscar rehearsals. That's what the stars have been doing at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood since...
  • Oscars 2015: Five story lines to watch

    Oscars 2015: Five story lines to watch
    When the Academy Awards get underway Sunday, they'll bring plenty of suspense and surprises. There's the question of the broadcast itself -- can Neil Patrick Harris out-selfie the queen of photography-themed social media, Ellen DeGeneres? -- but also...
  • Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing

    Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing
    It's Oscar time, when conversations about racial diversity in Hollywood usually focus on one color: black. The critically acclaimed historical drama “Selma,” produced by Oprah Winfrey, garnered only two nominations: best picture and best...
  • Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon

    Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon
    The event: At Thursday’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon, Essence Magazine honored actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and “Beyond the Lights"; actress-director Regina King of “Ray,” “Southland”...