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  • Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate

    Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate
    Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013. “Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
  • At Oscar after-parties, stars old and new mingle

    At Oscar after-parties, stars old and new mingle
    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If you’re curious about the big difference between Oscar night’s two main after-parties, the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair party, consider this: The buzzy happening at the Governors Ball, the academy&...
  • Oscars 2014 draws 43 million viewers, biggest audience in 10 years

    Sunday night's Oscars ceremony, featuring host Ellen DeGeneres, got its biggest audience in 10 years.  The 86th Academy Awards, telecast on ABC, drew 43 million viewers on average, according to Nielsen, up about 6% from last year's show, hosted by ...
  • Academy Awards video chat: Join us to talk highs, lows of Oscars 2014

    Academy Awards video chat: Join us to talk highs, lows of Oscars 2014
    At the Academy Awards on Sunday night, "12 Years a Slave" won for best picture in one of the closest contests in modern Oscars history, while "Gravity" received the most awards with seven statuettes, including the first directing Oscar for a Mexican-...
  • Oscars 2014: The video art in '12 Years a Slave'

    Oscars 2014: The video art in '12 Years a Slave'
    The most devastating scene in “12 Years a Slave” – a movie filled to the brim with devastating scenes, and one that rightly won the Best Picture Oscar at Sunday night’s Academy Awards – comes near the end. It speaks of...
  • Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' performance as host slices both ways

    Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' performance as host slices both ways
    Meryl Streep participated in her first tweet and shut down Twitter. John Travolta mangled Idina Menzel's name and Pink sang "Over the Rainbow," while Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two of the best acceptance speeches ever. Ellen DeGeneres...
  • TV ratings: Preliminary Oscars numbers up from last year

    Ellen DeGeneres may have a reason for another pizza party, if early Oscars ratings are any indication.  According to early numbers from Nielsen, which are not reliable for live events, the Sunday telecast on ABC drew an average of about 40.2 million...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Lessons of campaign season

    Academy Awards 2014: Lessons of campaign season
    The Oscars are over, Twitter has recovered, the pizza has been devoured and the delivery guy is probably still waiting for the money to make its way from Pharrell Williams' hat to his pocket. But everyone else, host Ellen DeGeneres tells us, is a winner...
  • Backstage highlights from the 2014 Academy Awards

    Backstage highlights from the 2014 Academy Awards
    Some final tidbits from backstage at the Oscars 2014: -- Spike Jonze, clutching his Original Screenplay Oscar for “Her,” said he wasn’t necessarily foretelling the future with his film about a lonely man who falls in love and carries...
  • "12 Years a Slave" es la mejor película, pero la triunfadora fue "Gravity"

    "12 Years a Slave" es la mejor película, pero la triunfadora fue "Gravity"
    "Gravity", dirigida por el mexicano Alfonso Cuarón, fue la triunfadora hoy de la 86 edición de los Óscar, en la que consiguió 7 premios, entre ellos los de mejor director, aunque el premio a la mejor película fue para "12 Years a Slave". Este es el...
  • Oscars 2014: Lista de ganadores

    Oscars 2014: Lista de ganadores
    La octogésima sexta entrega de los premios Oscar, de la Academia de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de Estados Unidos, se realizó en Hollywood el domingo. La siguiente es una lista de los premiados en las principales categorías. MEJOR PELICULA "12...