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Complete Coverage of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Monday, Jul 1, 2013

Oscar's 2011 Youth Movement Got Old Fast

Oscar's 2011 Youth Movement Got Old Fast

Franco mugged while Hathaway glowed, but their elders – particularly Kirk Douglas – stole the show.

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013
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By Amanda Martinez

Oscar Highlights 2011

The 83rd Academy Awards are over, and here are the most memorable moments from...View gallery

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Sunday, Feb 27, 2011

Colin Firth's Next Project? Cooking of Course

Colin Firth's Next Project? Cooking of Course

Now that his mantel has a new statue, Colin Firth plans to "inflict (his) cooking on anybody within range."

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Oscars 2016: Best Picture Mashup

Oscars 2016: Best Picture Mashup

Eight films are nominated, but only one will emerge victorious. Check out this compilation of the contenders for Best Picture from Fandango.

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

Academy President Responds to Controversy Over Oscars Diversity

Academy President Responds to Controversy Over Oscars Diversity

The president of the Academy released a statement Monday night in response to a growing controversy over diversity and this year's Oscars nominations.

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith Announce Oscars Boycott

Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith Announce Oscars Boycott

Calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards are growing over the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' second straight year of mostly white nominees, as Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith each said...

Monday, Jan 18, 2016

LA Activists Upset Over Lack of Oscars Diversity

LA Activists Upset Over Lack of Oscars Diversity

Although this year's Academy Award nominations was met with fanfare and excitement, it rubbed some activists the wrong way, and fueled allegations on social media of the awards ceremony lacking diversity...

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
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By Daniel Sircar

Oscars 2016: And the Nominees Are...

Were your favorite movies nominated for an Oscar this year? Click through for...View gallery

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  • COMEDY: The Big Short
  • DRAMA: Bridge of Spies
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015

"Birdman," Keaton, Moore Win at Spirit Awards

"Birdman," Keaton, Moore Win at Spirit Awards

A day before it may soar at the Oscars, "Birdman" spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography.

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015
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By Jessica Glazer

Oscars Prep: Rolling Out The Red Carpet

It's no small feat, rolling out the red carpet for the 87th Academy Awards, which...View gallery

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