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2013 Academy Awards

Behind The Scenes On Oscar Weekend

Peggy Siegal | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Peggy Siegal

It's 3 a.m. The lights come up. The magic is over. The waiters are cleaning up, and Ang Lee and I are the last ones eating sliders and still chatting.

PHOTOS: Land Of Lincoln Well-Repped At The Oscars

Posted 02.26.2013 | Chicago

The Academy Awards are known as Hollywood's biggest night, but with a bevy of winners, presenters and others with ties to Illinois, the Oscar limeligh...


Posted 02.28.2013 | Black Voices

Last night marked the telecast of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, which means there were a number of viewing parties taking place across the globe. An...

Why Amour Deserved to Win the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

Anis Shivani | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Anis Shivani

This is a film of slant lights and gray finickiness that always recalls, in every slight gesture, both the inconclusive happy world outside and that of the youthful past, even as it threatens every moment to erupt into absolute darkness and hostility.

Your Best Actor Winner

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th Annual Academy Awards took place on Sunday night, with Best Actor of 2013 going to Daniel Day-Lewis. Day-Lewis, who played President Abra...

Best Adapted Screenplay Winner

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Academy Awards took place on Sunday, and Chris Terrio, who adapted "Argo," took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. "Beasts of th...

Best Animated Film Winner

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th annual Academy Awards were held on Sunday and "Brave" took the Oscar for Best Animated Film. "Frankenweenie," "ParaNorman," "The Pirates!...

Best Supporting Actor Goes To ...

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Christoph Waltz captured the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 2013 Oscars on Sunday in Los Angeles. Waltz won the award for his role as Dr. King ...

Kerry Wishes Affleck, Argo 'Good Luck'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry sent well wishes to actor and director Ben Affleck ahead of the 2013 Academy Awards. Affleck's film "Argo" is nominat...

WATCH: Black Oscars Speeches Through The Years

Posted 02.23.2013 | Black Voices

From film scoring to production, direction and acting, African Americans have touched many facets of the film genre. As we approach this year’s 8...

2013 Oscar Goody Bags Are The Cheapest In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

The Oscar-nominated actors and actresses who don't take home a gold statue from this year's Academy Awards will still get a goody bag worth $47,802. ...


Christina Weiss Lurie | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Christina Weiss Lurie

The film is a life lesson about the transformative power of art (arts education has never been more endangered than it is today) and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America, its "children."

"Amour": A Different Perspective on a Brilliant, Haunting Film

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
SaraKay Smullens

Since the beginning of the new year, I have heard again and again about the new work of Austrian film maker Michael Haneke, whose signature works includes "Funny Game," "The White Ribbon," and "Cache."

6 Young Hollywood Oscar Hopefuls We're Rooting For This Year

tv | Posted 01.17.2013 | Teen

By Dana Mathews It looks like Young Hollywood is taking over the biggest night in Tinseltown. I've seen nearly every Oscar contender and can confid...

An Academy's Dilemma Is a Viewer's Gold

Emma Seligman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen
Emma Seligman

So just when legend Quentin Tarantino decided this was his lucky year, Paul Thomas Anderson, Peter Jackson, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper, and more just felt in their bones as well -- that 2013 was going to give them that longing prize. Bad timing.

Jerry Seinfeld Would Host the Oscars... Under a Few Conditions

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

Earlier this month, Jimmy Fallon revealed that 2013 would not be his year to headline the Oscars. But whose year will it be?

Who Should Host The 85th Annual Academy Awards?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment

The 84th annual Academy Awards will likely go down as a moderate success. After all, the telecast was the shortest in 30 years, earned better ratings ...