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Billy Crystal Oscars

Happy Birthday, Billy Crystal!

Posted 03.14.2013 | Celebrity

Happy Birthday, Billy Crystal! The much-loved actor and comedian turns 65 today, and in honor of his day of birth, we're digging through some of his b...

Who Should Host The 85th Annual Academy Awards?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment

The 84th annual Academy Awards will likely go down as a moderate success. After all, the telecast was the shortest in 30 years, earned better ratings ...

Bring Some Chutzpah Back: Billy's 9th and Last Oscar Telecast

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It was as if Crystal was preserved in time like Austin Powers, thawed out for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, and recycled past bits without trying at all to show off something fresh and new.

The 2012 Oscars: Billy Crystal Was Better Than Last Year's Hosts, But It Was Far From His Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Billy Crystal was best in his sincere tribute to his friend, veteran Oscar producer Gil Cates, who died last year. However, memories are a funny thing and it's unfortunate Crystal had to compete with long ago terrific performances by himself.

Billy Crystal's Oscar Monologue

Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

"I'm here to get you the 18-24 year-old demographic," so said Justin Bieber to Billy Crystal during an opening segment that saw the nine-time Oscar ho...

'Who Is Billy Crystal?'

Posted 02.27.2012 | Celebrity

When Twitter users wondered who Paul McCartney was during the Grammy Awards two weeks ago, anyone with even a modest knowledge of pop music history wa...

Oscar Hosts' Most Memorable Moments

Mental Floss | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

The Oscars are basically predictable. We know they are going to give away certain awards. What makes the shows entertaining are fun hosts. Here ar...

A Fast and Furious Look at the Oscars

Lawrence Shulruff | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment
Lawrence Shulruff

Spicing up the broadcast would be a quick fix -- It's time to add some new award categories. So Hollywood, take note: These recommendations could be the cure for that after-party hangover.

Next Year's Oscar Host?

Moviefone | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment

If newly minted Oscar ceremony producer Brett Ratner is serious in his stated intent to make the show funny again, Billy Crystal has an emcee nominati...