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Philosophy & Coffee: A Conversation with Television's Break Out Star Constance Wu

Ahmad Khan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Ahmad Khan

Constance Wu is new to the whole Hollywood thing.

Brie Larson Takes Home Best Actress Award At 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

Brie Larson took home the award for Best Actress at the 2016 Academy Awards on Sunday night. This is the first Oscar for the 26-year-old, who won for...

When Will The Oscars Ditch The Gendered Acting Awards?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment

In a photo collage of the year’s Oscars acting nominees, it’s the uniformity that catches the eye: row upon row of alabaster-skinned actors and ac...

88th Academy Awards - Who Should Win and Who Will Win

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Academy Award Predictions - Jackie K Cooper Sunday, February 28 at 7...

The Oscar Speech I Wanted This Year: Mya Taylor from 'Tangerine'

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 02.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

If movies are our collective dreams, they should inspire us to have the greatest American dream of all: the opportunity to be a great many things.

12 Times That Oscar Got Best Actress Wrong

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Let's face it, in its 88 years, there are instances where actors were awarded Oscars not because they were truly the category's strongest, but because they were the most popular, the most sentimental, played the studio politics game with the most savvy, etc. All wrong reasons.

Rachel Bloom Takes Home Best Actress In TV Comedy

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

In a category full of strong contenders, Rachel Bloom won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comed...

Happy Birthday, Diane Keaton!

Jack Meyer | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Actor, producer, screenwriter and author Diane Keaton is undeniably one of the greatest actors to have graced the silver screen. Shining alongside such luminaries as Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Cicely Tyson and Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton has meticulously crafted her art into a Hollywood legacy.

Why Gina Rodriguez Says Receiving Her Golden Globe Nomination Today Is 'Serendipitous'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.10.2015 | Latino Voices

It's a big day for Gina Rodriguez. The "Jane The Virgin" star received her second consecutive Golden Globe nomination on Thursday morning for Best Act...

One Of These 21 Women Will Probably Win Best Actress At The 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 28, 2016, entertainment editors Matthew J...

Handicapping the Oscars: The Grown-Up Actresses

Jon Eig | Posted 09.04.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

This has been a good year for actresses in general, and actresses past 50, once a rarity come Oscar time, are in strong position to get a little love from the Academy.

Matthew Jacobs

Who Will Win (And Who Should Win) At Sunday's Oscars | 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!) | 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 | 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 edito...

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...