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Academy Awards 2012

Oscar and Me

Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Tricia McCallum

Some years were quieter celebrations, but just as ceremonial. Even watching them on my own, I bowed to the sense of occasion. I lined up my time-honored snacks, burrowed under my favorite quilt and glued myself to the proceedings, shouting at the screen the entire time.

82-Year-Old Nun To Receive Sentencing For Nuclear Facility Damage

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green

By Preston Peeden KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 9 (Reuters) - An elderly nun and two other peace activists will be sentenced in September on t...

8 Reasons You Really Want To Win An Oscar

Posted 02.24.2013 | Business

Perhaps those tears are the result of countless hours spent refining theatrical skills in hopes of one day holding a tiny golden man in front of your ...

Oscars 2012: Red Carpet Arrivals

Posted 11.26.2012 | Celebrity

The Oscars are finally (finally!) here. The 84th annual Academy Awards are being broadcast live from Los Angeles in a matter of hours, but before Bill...

10 Reasons We're Excited For 'American Horror Story: Asylum'

Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.15.2012 | TV
Maggie Furlong

Whether you dug "American Horror Story" last season, hated it like we did or are just curious about the "Asylum" promos enough to give it a shot this season, here are 10 reasons why we think it'll be worth our (and your) while.

Angelina Jolie Responds To Leg Meme: 'I Didn't Pay Attention To It'

Posted 03.13.2013 | Celebrity

Much ado was made post-Oscars about Angelina Jolie's bare leg emerging from her inky black Versace gown, spawning one of the Internet's silliest memes...

Angelina Jolie Responds To Leg Meme: 'I Didn't Pay Attention To It'

Posted 05.23.2012 | Style

Much ado was made post-Oscars about Angelina Jolie's bare leg emerging from her inky black Versace gown, spawning one of the Internet's silliest memes...

'Artist' Star Splits From Husband

People | Posted 05.21.2012 | Celebrity

Following a celebratory awards season with the success of her supporting role in The Artist, Penelope Ann Miller has some news that isn't so joyous....

My Imperfect Body

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.07.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

As I was lying in bed watching the Academy Awards, I realized I felt sorry for all those women with breast implants. Most of them are unable to see the television screen when they lie on their backs, in bed. I, on the other hand, have no problem at all.

Conversation With Oscar-Winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Ellie Knaus | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Ellie Knaus

Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a warrior for truth. And now, her documentary Saving Face, co-directed with Daniel Junge, is winner of this year's Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

QUIZ: Guess The Famous Red Carpet Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The 2012 red carpet season was filled with celebrities donning expected hairdos like the classic chignon, glamorous waves and pin-straight, but I'm st...

6 Famous Movies That Wouldn't Cut It as Silent Films

Katie Hawkes | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Katie Hawkes

If I learned anything from the 3D trend, it's that every big movie deserves a second rodeo if it comes back in a different form. But further pondering led me to realize that not every film would be quite so successful sans dialogue.

PHOTOS: Celebs Make Out In The Vanity Fair Photo Booth

Posted 03.02.2012 | Celebrity

Award season has come and gone and all we're left with is the memories of the most boring Oscars in recent history and tons of photos of stars celebra...

Meet Joe Black Jumpsuit

Posted 03.02.2012 | Celebrity

Brad Pitt introduced Maddox to that pivotal moment of father-son bonding: buying the boy a guitar. The two were photographed shopping Thursday aft...

Octavia Spencer: I'm Not Sherri Shepherd

Posted 03.02.2012 | Celebrity

Sure, the Hollywood set has its fair share of famous-faced doppelgangers, but "The Help" actress Octavia Spencer wants you to know that she is not She...

Gwyneth Paltrow's Oscar Look Inspired By Jacki O | Posted 05.02.2012 | Celebrity

Most celebrities try on multiple dresses before finding the one, perfect, red carpet-worthy gown....

Michelle Williams Totes Matilda Around

Posted 03.01.2012 | Celebrity

Just days after she stunned at the Oscars in a lacy Louis Vuitton gown, Michelle Williams stepped out for a low-key lunch with daughter Matilda. The 3...

Eddie Murphy: Oscars Would Have Been 'A Little Quicker With Me Driving'

Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment

While some had gripes with Billy Crystal's blackface routine hosting stint during the 84th Academy Awards, most were impressed that the typically long...

Hollywood as Global Public Square

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment
Nathan Gardels

Unsuspectingly, Sunday night's Academy Awards turned into a kind of prism of global politics as Oscars were given out to Iranian and Pakistani films as well as to a film produced by a French director with French actors financed with French subsidies.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Madonna And Elton John At War? | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 03.02.2012 | Celebrity

Madonna and Sir Elton John's combative history is no secret. Now, after both throwing an Oscar party on the same night, are they at it again? Elton...

Community Actor Wins an Oscar: How Can We Use This to Help Promote Community'?

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 04.29.2012 | TV
Lelia Nebeker

I think it's definitely time to cash in on the notoriety of the Oscars by running Community promos announcing it as an "Academy Award-winning comedy."

Jo Piazza

What's Next For 'The Artist' After Its Best Picture Oscar Win? | Jo Piazza | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

"The Artist" was the belle of the ball at the Academy Awards Sunday night, but what does its Best Picture Oscar mean for the silent French flick and t...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Sacha Baron Cohen Is 'Not Funny,' Oscars Observers Say | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 02.28.2012 | Celebrity

Academy Awards producers are certainly regretting their decision to allow Sacha Baron Cohen to attend the award show in full "Dictator" regalia, after...

Where's Oscar's Balls?

Jeff Kravitz | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment
Jeff Kravitz


Mouth to Mouth Resuscitation Needed: Watching the Oscars 2012

Sarah Hall | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Sarah Hall

Making the Oscars better, or at least watchable, isn't that complicated. We think that with three adjustments, the Academy could make 2013 a better award show place for all of us.