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What The Oscars Nominees Should Wear On The Red Carpet

Vogue | Posted 04.29.2014 | Style

Here, our wish list of what these 10 talented nominees should wear for the 2014 Academy Awards.

Watch This And Win Your Best Picture Oscar Bet

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Who's taking home this year's Best Picture Oscar? In this quick segment, we look at the best predictors of who will win Best Picture, to give you a g...

Anonymous Oscar Voter Slams Meryl Streep

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

What's it like inside the minds of Oscar voters? This, apparently: an anonymous member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences directors' bra...

And the Winner Is... And What It Says About Us

Jon Eig | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The Best Picture rarely tells us what the best picture is. But it very often gives us a valuable glimpse into what our society is going through at the time of the award. I thought I'd take a stab at describing what a win for each contender would say about our current society.

Lost and Lonely: Spirituality and the Oscars

Greg Garrett | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Garrett

This year the top movies reflect the hopes, fears, and obsessions of their audiences, and so they offer us a chance to reflect on what these films can teach us. As our opening images suggest, one of the primary themes of our current films is one of our current dilemmas: Why do we feel so alone in a world in which it is possible to be connected 24/7?

Everything You Need To Know About The 2014 Oscar Nominees

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment

Oscar voting closes on Tuesday, Feb. 25, which means our debates about the morality of "The Wolf of Wall Street" and the quality of Meryl Streep's "Au...

6 Foolproof Oscar Predictions For Sunday Night

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment

On March 2, six weeks and three days after the 86th annual Academy Award nominations were announced -- and almost six months after Vulture declared th...

The Academy Awards: Which Movies Will Win, Which Should Win, and Which I'll Probably Get Around To Watching

Galanty Miller | Posted 04.26.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

The Academy Awards are meaningless. Well, okay, they're not "meaningless." They give Joan Rivers something to do. But because a movie wins "Best Picture" does not mean it's the best picture.

Jennifer Lawrence Can't Stay Away From Spoilers

Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment

Back in January, Jennifer Lawrence won the Internet with how she reacted to hearing a major spoiler about "Homeland" on the red carpet for the SAG Awa...

Jennifer Lawrence Thought Someone Was Screwing With Her When She Learned Of Her BAFTA Win

Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment

Even though she's now won an Oscar and endured a neck-and-neck slugfest with Lupita Nyong'o for this year's Best Supporting Actress trophy, Jennifer L...

Christopher Rosen

David O. Russell Is Happy Being An Awards-Season Underdog | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment

At least one person is happy that awards season still has another 11 days to go: "American Hustle" director David O. Russell. "You shouldn't be in ...

There's So Much Good Stuff In Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar Campaign

Vanity Fair | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital...

American Hustle, Abscam, and What it Means to America

Larry Pressler | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
Larry Pressler

American Hustle provides very timely reminder of the almost-forgotten Abscam scandal that sent several members of Congress and one US Senator to jail. And even more forgotten is the small role I played in turning down a bribe in the Abscam matter.

'Love Me or Leave Me Alone' as a Theme on the Screen (Redux)

Tara Fass | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

Intense feelings of affection are on our radar as we celebrate Valentine's Day. We turn to the cinematic mirror for understated romcoms -- those that illustrate some underlying dynamics of the relationships that survive versus those that fizzle before death do us part.

POLL: What Film Do You Hope Wins Best Picture At The Oscars This Year?

Posted 02.14.2014 | Home

Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow Marlo on Twitter: @MarloThomas Weekly Newsletter Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It will ...

Love Me or Leave Me Alone as a Theme on the Screen

Tara Fass | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

Proof of love is on our radar as Valentine's Day nears. Hope, grief, courage and reconciliation, how has the cinematic mirror portrayed relationships that survive while others fizzle before death-do-us part?

Meryl Streep Deserves to Win Her Fourth Oscar

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

In a perfect world Meryl Streep would win her fourth Academy Award for ‎"August: Osage County." If the Oscars were awarded for pure performance, I don't see how she could not win.

Past, Present, Future: 3 Women's Voices in Film and How 3 Writers Wrote Them to the Red Carpet

Wyatt Closs | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Particularly tricky is writing strong and memorable female characters when you are a dude. Sure, from Shakespeare on, its been done but the challenge remains.

The New American Hustle

Robert Kuttner | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Watching the film American Hustle, we can enjoy a sublime, over-the-top '70s show, as well as some civic satisfaction that some corrupt officials actually went to prison. Meanwhile, the ultimate American Hustlers are still on the street, laughing all the way to the bank.

Monuments Men Adjacent, The Roses Underneath

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 04.08.2014 | Home
Melanie Chartoff

In The Roses Underneath, a confident first novel by C.F. Yetmen, the details of one German female's wily survival skills are in the forefront against the backdrop of the Monuments Men cataloguing fine art stolen, sold and hidden during the Holocaust.

Bradley Cooper Speaks French And We're All 'Oh la la!'

Posted 02.05.2014 | Celebrity

Let’s be real here: Bradley Cooper could read the ingredients off the back of a shampoo bottle and we'd all still swoon. But when he speaks French? ...

Even White Folks Get the Blues

Bill Adler | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Bill Adler

We can talk all day about the ongoing tanning of America, but there are still large segments of the country where white folks and black folks live very separate lives.

Jennifer Lawrence May Play Miracle Mop Inventor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment

From the files of if it ain't broke comes this story about Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell potentially teaming for yet another film. According ...

What You Need To Know About The Oscar Race Right Now

Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

The Academy Awards don't happen for another month, but the major players are all but set in stone. Over the last two weeks, the Screen Actors Guild, P...

American Hustle

Francis Levy | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Amy Adams's breasts should be nominated for an Academy Award. Would that there were a category for best supporting (or in this case best unsupported) ...