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Oscars Add New “Popular Film” Category

When he hosted the show in 2005, Chris Rock poked fun at how out of touch the Academy Awards were with America's true moviegoing habits. It's…
Israel Daramola / August 8, 2018

Stars to Wear Anti-Gun-Violence Pins at Oscars, Sources Say

Hollywood sources in the know have revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that Michael Bloomberg’s New York-based gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety has created anti-gun violence pins…

Sufjan Stevens Will Perform at the 2018 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that Sufjan Stevens will join the list of performers at the 2018 Oscars. Stevens will be performing…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 23, 2018

Sufjan Stevens Says He’ll Go to the Oscars If He Can Meet Mary J. Blige

Sufjan Stevens doesn't really do awards shows. The 42-year-old singer-songwriter behind celebrated concept albums like Illinois and Carrie & Lowell has thrived on the periphery…

Oscars 2018: Mary J. Blige, Sufjan Stevens, Jonny Greenwood, and Common Earn Nominations

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced this morning, and among the actors, directors, and technicians who stand to win the film industry's most prestigious award are…
Jordan Freiman / January 23, 2018

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
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