Oscars2017

Report: Families of Oscars Accountants Now Being Protected By Bodyguards

Someone had to take the fall for the Moonlight/La La Land debacle at the Oscars, and obviously it has been the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, whose…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 2, 2017

State Department Tweets, Then Deletes Congratulations to Iranian Director Asghar Farhadi After Oscars Win

Hours after Asghar Farhadi criticized Donald Trump’s attempted Muslim travel ban as "inhumane" in his acceptance speech for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards,…
Taylor Berman / February 28, 2017

Oscars 2017: Watch All of the Performances from Last Night’s Show

This year's Academy Awards will always be remembered for the La La Land/Moonlight Best Picture fiasco, but there were also some entertaining performances by some of the music industry's…
Geena Kloeppel / February 27, 2017

Every Woman on Earth Too Busy to Film Walmart’s Oscars Propaganda

Last night's Oscars celebrated not just the soaring wonder of the great art form known as "film," but also the way in which everything we…
Jordan Sargent / February 27, 2017

The Oscars Accidentally Killed Someone, Too

Big screw-ups at the Oscars last night. The major one, as you're surely aware: The presenters initially awarded Best Picture to La La Land, which didn't win, instead…
Jordan Sargent / February 27, 2017

Oscars 2017: Who Was Responsible for the Best Picture Fiasco?

Awards shows are generally pretty boring, but the ending of last night's Academy Awards ceremony offered something incredibly bizarre: La La Land was inadvertently announced as the winner…
Jeremy Gordon / February 27, 2017

Oscars 2017: La La Land Mistakenly Announced as Best Picture Instead of Moonlight

In one of the most insane occurrences in awards show history, the announcers for the Best Picture category at the Oscars--Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway--handed the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 27, 2017

Oscars 2017: Lin-Manuel Miranda Misses EGOT As La La Land Sweeps Music Awards

As we moved toward the end of the 89th Academy Awards broadcast, that feeling that La La Land was going to start winning all the awards sunk in. Given that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 26, 2017

Oscars 2017: Watch John Legend Perform “Audition” and “City of the Stars” from La La Land

After a recent performance at the Grammys, John Legend returned to the spotlight at tonight's Oscars to perform "Audition" and "City of the Stars" from La…
Rob Arcand / February 26, 2017

Watch Viola Davis’ Moving Oscars Speech: “Exhume Those Bodies, Exhume Those Stories”

Viola Davis was the much-deserved winner of the Best Supporting Actress awards at the 2017 Oscars for her role as Rose in Fences. In her speech,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 26, 2017

Oscars 2017: Watch Sting Perform “The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story

After driving Eddie Vedder to tears this summer on his Rock Paper Scissors tour with Peter Gabriel, Sting came to the Oscars to perform "The Empty…
Rob Arcand / February 26, 2017

Oscars 2017: Watch Auli’i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform “How Far I’ll Go”

Auli'i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda took the Oscars stage to perform "How Far I'll Go," a song the latter wrote for Moana. Miranda is nominated for Original…
Rob Arcand / February 26, 2017

Oscars 2017: Watch Justin Timberlake Perform “Can’t Stop The Feeling” and “Lovely Day”

Tonight, Justin Timberlake opened the Oscars with a classically, cheesily upbeat performance of "Can't Stop the Feeling," the track nominated for Original Song for Trolls. The…
Rob Arcand / February 26, 2017

L.A. Artist Plastic Jesus Unveils Dumb Kanye West Statue on Hollywood Boulevard

Are you familiar with Plastic Jesus? Well, he's an L.A.-based artist who specializes in sub-Banksy street art like this dumb thing, and this, and, man,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 22, 2017