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Oscars 2017: Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins Reveals the Best Picture Speech He Would’ve Given

As we’re all well aware, the people responsible for Moonlight didn’t have the chance to give a proper speech after winning Best Picture at the…
Taylor Berman / February 28, 2017

Report: PWC Accountant Who Fucked Up the Oscars After Tweeting Was Asked Not to Tweet During Ceremony

Brian Cullinan, the PricewaterhouseCoopers managing partner who botched the Best Picture award presentation just three minutes after tweeting a backstage photo of Emma Stone, was specifically…
Taylor Berman / February 28, 2017

The Oscars Fuck Up Saved Us From One More Joke About Jimmy Kimmel’s Fake Matt Damon Feud

In his Jimmy Kimmel Live monologue last night, Jimmy Kimmel gave a first-hand account of the what went wrong during the disastrous Best Picture award presentation Sunday…
Taylor Berman / February 28, 2017

PWC Accountant Tweeted Backstage Photo of Emma Stone Three Minutes Before Fucking Up the Oscars

The mystery over who was responsible for last night’s Best Picture fiasco at the Oscars has been solved. TMZ and the Wall Street Journal report…
Taylor Berman / February 27, 2017

Why Oscar Voters Fell For La La Land’s Astroturfed Underdog Narrative

A few weeks ago, for the first time in its exponentially rising awards season trajectory, the night belonged to La La Land. And at the…
Emily Yoshida / January 24, 2017

If You Hate La La Land, Maybe Don’t Watch the Oscars This Year

The list of nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards was announced this morning via a star-studded live stream. The Oscar nomination list, overall, is unsurprising,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 24, 2017

Sam Smith Calls His Oscars Performance the ‘Worst Moment of My Life’

Sam Smith took home an Oscar after his performance last night, but it doesn't sound like he enjoyed himself. "It was the worst moment of my…
Anna Gaca / February 29, 2016

Ennio Morricone Wins First Best Original Score Oscar for ‘The Hateful Eight’

Italian composer Ennio Morricone won the Academy Award for Best Original Score for his work on Quentin Tarantino's 2015 Western, The Hateful Eight. It's Morricone's…
Rachel Brodsky / February 28, 2016

Sam Smith Wins Best Original Song at the 2016 Oscars for ‘Writing’s on the Wall’

Update: Backstage after his win, Sam Smith was told he was not, in fact, the first openly gay person to receive an Oscar. "S**t!" he swore, adding,…
James Grebey / February 28, 2016

Watch Lady Gaga’s Stunning Performance of ‘Til It Happens To You’ at the Oscars

After being introduced by Vice President Joe Biden (who walked onto the Hollywood stage to the tune of the Indiana Jones theme), Lady Gaga performed her…
James Grebey / February 28, 2016

Dave Grohl Covers the Beatles for Oscars’ In Memoriam Montage

Following sets from Best Original Song nominees the Weeknd and Sam Smith, Dave Grohl made a special appearance at the 2016 Academy Awards, covering the…
Rachel Brodsky / February 28, 2016

The Weeknd Croons His Way Through ‘Earned It’ at the Academy Awards

Fifty Shades of Grey might've cleaned up at the Razzies yesterday, but the soundtrack got some love at the Academy Awards, and the Weeknd was on…
James Grebey / February 28, 2016

Sam Smith Performed ‘Writing’s On the Wall’ at the 2016 Oscars

Update: He won. Watch his... charming acceptance speech below. Sam Smith performed his Oscar-nominated song, "Writing's On the Wall," tonight at…
Rachel Brodsky / February 28, 2016

ANOHNI Will Boycott the 2016 Oscars

Despite being one of the five artists nominated for Best Original Song at the 2016 Academy Awards, ANOHNI will not be attending the show this Sunday,…
James Grebey / February 25, 2016

How Lady Gaga Could Beat Sam Smith at the 2016 Oscars

When the Academy Awards announced this year's Best Original Song nominees this morning, the only mild surprise was the exclusion of Furious 7 tearjerker/chart-topper "See You Again" —…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2016
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