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This Is What The Oscars Looked Like 30 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.22.2017 | Entertainment

The 89th annual Academy Awards are fast approaching, and as we love to do, HuffPost is taking a look back at a past Oscar ceremony. The year was 1987....

The Most Politically Influential Film Of The Oscars Will End Up Being 'Zootopia'

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.22.2017 | Entertainment

Beware, some animal-friendly spoilers live below. Last March, Donald J. Trump, then just one of many candidates vying to become the Republican presid...

It's Getting Better, But Let's Not Forget Hollywood Still Has A Diversity Issue

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.22.2017 | Black Voices

Hollywood has long struggled with a lack of diversity ― and a new report shows that, although it’s getting a bit better, we still have a long way ...

This Feminist Film Got Snubbed By The Oscars, But You Should Watch It Anyway

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.22.2017 | Arts

When we meet Dorothea ― the heroine of Mike Mills’ film “20th Century Women,” a 50-something mom played by Annette Bening ― it’s hard to k...

Our Final Oscar Predictions

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.22.2017 | Entertainment

And just like that, the Oscar race is over. (”Just like that” meaning “after months of tiresome campaigning and one of the most heated Best Pict...

How To Watch The 2017 Oscars On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.22.2017 | Entertainment

The 89th Academy Awards are set to air Sunday, Feb. 26, beginning at 7 p.m. ET with red carpet coverage and the awards at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Movie fans...

Finally, A Movie Called 'Oscar Bait'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.22.2017 | Comedy

Film awards season has to come to this ― a film called “Oscar Bait.” It may just be in the imagination of Seth Meyers and his “Late Night” o...

Clooney Calls Out Trump For Being The Real 'Hollywood Elitist'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment

The term “Hollywood elitist” has followed George Clooney for over a decade, as his fame rose along with his interest in supporting humanitarian an...

More Evidence That Diverse Films & TV Shows Are Really Profitable

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment

Diversity does sell, according to a report from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, released Tuesday. And if you had been...

The Number Of Female Leads In Film Hit A Historical High In 2016

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment

Equality in Hollywood has been a hot topic for the past couple of years, and in 2016, it finally seemed like the issue was gaining real traction. We s...

How Movies Teach Us About Purpose

Shannon Schuyler | Posted 02.21.2017 | Impact
Shannon Schuyler

PwC’s famous Oscars® “Ballot Briefcase” is making a whirlwind, eleven-city tour across the U.S. en route to the Academy Awards in Hollywood, Ca...

From Brando To Leo, Political Speeches Have Always Dominated The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.20.2017 | Entertainment

Beyond honoring the year’s movies, the Oscars are a hotbed for political fodder. The awards have long provided a showcase for celebrity protests, fr...

Mom And Adorable Daughters Recreate Oscar Best Picture Nominees

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.20.2017 | Parents

For seven years, Maggie Storino has been recreating iconic movie posters and stills from the films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. S...

Sidney Poitier's Daughter On The Groundbreaking Life Lessons Of 'Guess Who's Coming To Dinner'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.22.2017 | Black Voices

At the height of the civil rights movement in 1967, Sidney Poitier defied the odds with his role in “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner.” Earlier thi...

'Hidden Figures' Director On Taraji P. Henson Snub: 'It's Disappointing'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.20.2017 | Black Voices

Taraji P. Henson turned in one of the best performances this year in “Hidden Figures,” the true story about the black women who were an integral p...

'La La Land' Has Hollywood Singing A Different Tune About Musicals

Reuters | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.20.2017 | Entertainment

From “Singin’ in the Rain” to “The Wizard of Oz,” musicals haven’t traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But “La La Land” has ...

Watch All The 2017 Best Picture Oscar Nominees' Trailers

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment

The race is on. In less than a week, nine contenders will compete for Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards. It’s shaping up to be an exciting ba...

Amazing Dance Photos From Musicals That Won Best Picture

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 02.20.2017 | Arts

Whether “La La Land” — and its history-making turn this awards season — has you celebrating or bemoaning its winks at classic American musical...

And The Award For Giving The Best Hollywood-Style Bash Goes To...

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 02.20.2017 | Entertainment

Design and style expert Erica Domesek spills her secrets for planning the perfect party with a delicious menu and glamorous decorations on Hollywood...

Plan The Ultimate Family-Friendly Party On Hollywood’s Big Night

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 02.20.2017 | Entertainment

Style and design expert Erica Domesek shares her favorite tips on throwing the perfect party for adults and kids on Hollywood’s big night. She’ll ...

Want To Throw A Fabulous Party On Hollywood’s Big Night? Go Retro

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 02.20.2017 | Entertainment

When it comes to throwing a party on the night Hollywood gives out its biggest and best awards, you could go casual (yawn!) or you can turn the dial a...

What Stopped You From Seeing 'Moonlight'?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment

Look up “Moonlight” online, and you’ll be overwhelmed by what you find. On Rotten Tomatoes, a website that aggregates movie reviews, “Moonligh...

Constance Wu, Actual Asian Person, Will Star In 'Crazy Rich Asians'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.16.2017 | Entertainment

Rejoice! National treasure and Asian-American icon Constance Wu will soon appear on the big screen. The “Fresh Off the Boat” actress is in talks ...

WHY I LOVE THE MOVIES

Candy Spelling | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

The Oscars are just a week away and it’s one of my favorite times of the year! There were many extraordinary films in 2016 and it has been inspiring...

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Calls Out The Race Issues In 'La La Land'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.17.2017 | Black Voices

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has shared some incredibly poignant thoughts on the way Oscar-favorite “La La Land” handles its black characters. The critica...