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Who Will Win (And Who Should Win) At Sunday's Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar ballots closed Tuesday, which means you can submit your predictions without worrying about how impertinent op-eds, box-office outcomes or dutifu...

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.

2015 Oscar Nominations: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

We've now had months of delightful Oscar speculation: Who's in? Who's out? Who will have the honor of walking the Red Carpet next month, and who will have to watch the Oscars from home?

Why Gina Rodriguez Is the Golden Globes' Biggest Winner

Lee Hernandez | Posted 03.14.2015 | Latino Voices
Lee Hernandez

Rodriguez, 30 -- an actress of Puerto Rican descent from Chicago -- was the only Latina nominated at the Golden Globes this year, which isn't at all unusual --it's still extremely rare for Latina actresses to be nominated at the Globes.

Matthew Jacobs

Here Are Our Ideal Oscar Ballots (Listen Up, Academy Members!)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar voting is underway right now. That means the clock is winding down for studios campaigning to squeeze their darlings into the race before nomina...

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These 20 Women Will Probably Win Best Actress

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing e...

Julianne Moore Launches App for her Best Selling Children's Book Character Freckleface Strawberry

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Holly Cara Price

Julianne Moore's acting career began with theatre and television roles in the early-mid 1980's and has since soared to a rarified prominence that very few actors can lay claim to.

The Exact Moment All The Biggest Stars Won And Lost At The 2014 Oscars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

Because some of their reactions were pure joy. Others, just ... salty. See all of the big reveal moments in a HuffPost Entertainment original interact...

Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress

Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment

Cate Blanchett took home Best Actress at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. The actress won for her celebrated performance in Woody Allen's "Bl...

The Academy's Celluloid Ceiling

Martha Burk | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Martha Burk

If you look only at the categories for acting, women come in for an equal share of the Oscars, and are often held in higher esteem than the men. But peeking behind the velvet curtains, the scene shifts.

What This Year's Oscar-Nominated Films Say About Women

Holly L. Derr | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Holly L. Derr

Only two of the nine films nominated for Best Picture are genuinely about women, and the difference in how women's bodies are treated in those films versus the other seven is telling.

VIDEO: Bisset On Golden Globe Speech: 'My Heart Was Just Overwhelmed'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The only thing more colorful than the red carpet at this year's Golden Globe Awards was Jacqueline Bisset's acceptance speech. Bisset, who won Best Su...

Another Reason To Love Sandra Bullock

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Being nominated for an Academy Award is, obviously, a huge honor that puts actors and actresses on a whole new level professionally. But, when you're ...

Vintage Photos Of The Best Actor And Actress Nominees

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Without a doubt, the 10 actors and actresses nominated for Academy Awards in 2014 have plenty experience in front of the camera. A few of them (Le...

Stars React To Oscar Nominations

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Oscar nominations have arrived! "Rush" star Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced ...

Our Full List Of This Year's Academy Award Nods

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Academy Award nominations are here! Oscarologists have spent weeks debating who will take home the nods, which were announced this morning (Jan. 1...

Check Out The Full List Of Oscar Nominations

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"American Hustle," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" are the top nominees at 86th annual Academy Awards. "Rush" star Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Mot...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Nabs Two Golden Globe Nominations For Best Actress

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.12.2013 | Entertainment

The 71st annual Golden Globe nominations are here, and the finalists for the awards' actress categories came with a only few significant surprises. Be...

ReThink Review: Reaching for the Moon - Of Parks and Poetry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Kim

I went into Reaching For the Moon as blind as could be, having never heard of Elizabeth Bishop, her poetry, Lota de Macedo Soares, or the creation of Flamengo Park, and I left totally curious and enthralled by all of it.

This Man Has Been Winning For Quite Some Time

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.21.2013 | Style

Winning Best Actor or Best Actress at the Academy Awards is one of the biggest honors that can be bestowed upon anyone in Hollywood. The award has lau...

All Time Oscars: The 10 Best Actresses in a Leading Role

Jon Eig | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When I sat down to compile my list of the all time greatest performances by an actress in a lead role, I went through all the steps I had gone through when putting together the other acting lists.

SHE WON

Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence was named Best Actress winner at the 85th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. Lawrence's Best Actress Oscar win was the first of her...

Your 2013 Best Actress Winner Is ...

Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence took home the Oscar for Best Actress at the 2013 Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Lawrence won for her role in "Silver Li...

Who's More Charming?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.22.2013 | Celebrity

Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence have been neck and neck in the Best Actress races throughout awards season, and they've charmed the entire worl...

WATCH: The Best Actress Nominees

The Huffington Post | Eva Hill | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

The time has come: The 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. How many of ...