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'Whiplash' Review: Simmons Fascinates in Villainous Turn

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment
Marcus T. Wright

Teller's performance as Andrew Neiman, an outsider type who finds his muse through playing the drums, is a well-crafted, grounded turn.  Neiman awkwardly walks through life, only finding solace when he's banging on the drums.

'Birdman' Wins Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

One of the haziest Best Picture races in recent memory has been settled: "Birdman" took home the grand prize at Sunday's Oscars. Alejandro Gonzál...

Matthew Jacobs

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...

How To Sound Like You Know A Lot About This Year's Oscar Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

With less than a week until the Oscars, chances are you've caught most of the movies you'll manage to see before Sunday's ceremony. Even if awards fat...

Oscar and Me

Tricia McCallum | Posted 02.10.2015 | 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.

American Sniper Sanitizes Colossally Boneheaded Iraq War

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

It, thus, effectively sanitizes this dark chapter in U.S. history, making it safe again for the masses to embrace chicken-hawk George W. Bush's deceitfully sold Iraq misadventure.

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?

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These Movies Will Win Best Picture

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

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

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...

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: a Look at the Top Musicals of All Time

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Bushra Alvi

Musicals have always been popular with viewers of all ages for their interesting stories, amazing lyrics and the lasting impact they create. Many musi...

Jason Linkins

Let's Help Rush Limbaugh With This Whole Movies With The Word 'Slave' In The Title Thing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

Conservative talk radio personality Rush Limbaugh has some thoughts about Academy Award Best Picture winner "12 Years A Slave": “If it was the on...

12 Years a Slave: Honoring the Book and Film

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

"The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." -- Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Weeks ago I saw the film 12 Years a Slav...

12 Years a Slave and the Distorted Ending

Antonio Moore | Posted 05.03.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

12 Years a Slave winning the Best Picture Oscar is a major moment in cinema, but we must view this film understanding the necessity of not allowing it to be the definitive story of our history.

While We Celebrate the Oscars, We Can't Abort the Flight to Equality

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.03.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

The road to equality and justice is paved with the tireless work of countless individuals that opened doors so that others could kick them down later.

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...

So, What Will REALLY Win Best Picture?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

"12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "American Hustle" are vying for this year's Best Picture honors. Let's figure out which one wins.

In Fractured Oscar Field, Ranked Choice Voting Elects the Real Best Picture

Rob Richie | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Richie

Analyzing Oscar voting is tricky, because the Academy doesn't release actual vote totals. As a result, any investigation into how an Oscar election played out can only be based on the announced winners and anecdotal evidence of what voters were thinking.

Oscar, Esquire: Legal Films and the Academy Awards

Adam Banner | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Adam Banner

No doubt, selecting "the best law film" is highly dependent on one's personal preferences and even the general mood of the public at the time a film is released. So let's see what Oscar has to say about the best trial films since the inception of the Academy Awards.

Here's How The Best Picture Nominees Are Determined

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"? We'll never know...

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...

Here's Every Best Picture Winner In Oscar History Illustrated

Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Test your Best Picture knowledge with this handy infographic, which illustrates each winner throughout the Oscars' 85-year history. Content market...

OUT OF LINE: Best Picture?

Mort Gerberg | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mort Gerberg

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Who Will Take Home The Oscar? 'Toddler Of Wall Street' Or 'Dallas Diapers Club?'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Parents

Move over, Quvenzhané Wallis. Oscar nominees just got even younger... kind of. In 2011, mom Maggie Storino introduced "Don't Call Me Oscar," a pho...

Creative Entertaining: Host an Oscar Party

Rana Florida | Posted 04.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

What better way to take in all that high-wattage entertainment, the victory speeches, the red carpet gowns, and the spectacle than by inviting some friends over for a high style affair in your own home?

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

Posted 02.14.2014 | MarloThomas

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