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Academy Awards 2012

Who Are The Greenest 2012 Oscars Nominees?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 02.24.2012 | Green

On Sunday, February 26th, the best and brightest in Hollywood will ...

Amy Lee

Oscars 2012: Best Actress Category Recognizes Physically Transformative Roles | Amy Lee | Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

Five women in five very different roles make up the Best Actress category at the Oscars this year. But four of them share one thing: Each had to trans...

PHOTOS: 'Oscars For Animals' Spotlight Extreme Creatures

Posted 02.24.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/24/2012 07:23 AM EST on LiveScience Movie stars will soon be walking the red car...

A Brief History Of Meryl Streep's Oscar Losses

Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment

With 17 nominations, Meryl Streep is the most lauded actor in the history of the Oscars. She's also working on 29-year losing streak: the last time St...

The Secret Room You Won't See At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Architectural Digest tapped interior designer Waldo Fernandez to create the Oscar's green room for the 2012 Academy Awards. It's everything you would ...

Sacha Baron Cohen's Admiral General Aladeen Responds to Being 'Banned' From Oscars

Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment

How many pun-filled dictator jokes can Sacha Baron Cohen fit in a minute-and-a-half video? A lot, apparently. After rumors surfaced that Cohen was ...

All In The Family

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 02.27.2012 | Celebrity

While we all love to ogle Brangelina and the other comely couples who grace the red carpet on Oscars night, it's often refreshing to see a star accomp...

Academy Awards 2012: Animated Shorts

David Wallechinsky | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
David Wallechinsky

I have to recuse myself from giving objective opinions of this year's animated shorts nominees because one of them is so close to my heart that I'm not a proper judge of the others. First, here's a look at the other four.

Movie vs. Book: Oscar Nominee 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close'

Posted 02.23.2012 | Books

For each of this year's five Academy Award-nominated films that began as paperbound stories, we've found one reviewer who has only read the book, and ...

WATCH: Oscar Nominees Share '3 Words' With 'Good Morning America'

Posted 02.23.2012 | Celebrity

Oscar Sunday is quickly approaching and emotions are swirling for those up for the coveted golden statues. "Good Morning America" reached out to a nu...

Billy Crystal's Top On-Screen Performances

AP | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 02.23.2012 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- Billy Crystal is back Sunday as host of the Academy Awards, a responsibility he's held eight times before. By now, the 63-year-old come...

Last Year's Winners To Present At The Oscars

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- All four acting winners from last year's Academy Awards are returning to this weekend's Oscars as presenters. Organizers say Colin Fir...

Rose McGowan Dazzles On Red Carpet

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We have no words. Rose McGowan turned out to celebrate silent-movie era actor Charlie Chaplin, who was gifted with an honorary Academy Award on Tuesda...

In Making Undefeated, Directors Defy Odds and Get an Oscar Nom

Brad Balfour | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Undefeated tells of young men who dare to dream dreams that might surprisingly come true. Just like these two relative newcomers who, in getting this Oscar nom, also have real insight into what it takes to achieve the unexpected.

Jo Piazza

Giuliana Rancic: 'I Feel Unstoppable' | Jo Piazza | Posted 02.23.2012 | Celebrity

She's been ruling the red carpet this awards season, she's beating cancer, and she's about to extend E!'s "Fashion Police” to a full hour. Giuliana...

Oscar Nominees' Favorite Movie Moments

AP | By SANDY COHEN | Posted 02.23.2012 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- Many of this year's Oscar-nominated actors first experienced the magic of movies as children. When asked on to reflect on th...

Michael Stuhlbarg, 'Hugo's' Unsung Star, Talks Martin Scorsese, 'Boardwalk Empire' And 'Men In Black 3'

The Huffington Post | Alex Suskind | Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

There's a scene in season two of "Boardwalk Empire" where Arnold Rothstein, played by Michael Stuhlbarg, gives Nucky Thompson a little gambling lesson...

Did 'The Help' Cause A 'Social Awakening'? Discussing The Best Picture Nominee With A Jackson, Mississippi Native

The Huffington Post | Katie Calautti | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment

Oscar "for your consideration" campaigns are nothing new, but Disney's take on marketing its Oscar-nominated film, "The Help," might make you pause. W...

Tara Reid's Looking Leggy

Posted 02.23.2012 | Celebrity

"Did she or didn't she?" was the question on the tip of everyone's tongue last August when Tara Reid appeared to have tied the knot in Greece. But aft...

PHOTOS Dear Oscar Nominees, Please Wear This

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Oscars are almost upon us and we are bursting with excitement. This year the nominees are diverse in age and size -- hurray! -- which we are hopin...

Lucas Kavner

The One Forum Iran And Israel Can Play Nice In | Lucas Kavner | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

On Sunday, the films "A Separation" and "Footnote" will compete against one another in the Best Foreign Film category at the Academy Awards. Though th...

19 Beauty Blunders In Oscars History

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

On Hollywood's big night, we can always expect our favorite stars to step out wearing timeless looks. From the classic red lip to smokey eyes to the c...

Gary Susman

Rating 60 Years Of Oscar Hosts, From Worst To Best | Gary Susman | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

They've tried everything. One host. Two hosts. Four hosts. 32 hosts. Comic hosts. Serious-thespian hosts. Hollywood-legend hosts. Young hosts. Old hos...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At The Acadamy Awards Through The Years

Posted 02.22.2012 | Celebrity

It's a night of glitz and glamour, honors and upsets, obvious wins and outrageous snubs. The Academy Awards has become one of the most anticipated nig...

Watch Jean Dujardin In 1998 French Television Series 'Farce Attaque'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment

Honestly, I don't really know what's going on in this clip (two years of French classes: money well spent) other than that Jean Dujardin, your likely ...