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Oscar Awards

Beauty And The Beast - One Of The Best That Disney Studios' Has Ever Made

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 09.28.2016 | Teen

Disney's class film, Beauty And The Beast releases its 25th Anniversary Edition September 20. Universally acclaimed as one of Disney's finest animated...

Filmmaker Edward Burns' 'Public Morals' Portrays Mythical Irish-American Cops like 'The French Connection's' Popeye Doyle

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

I was recently chatting with filmmaker Edward Burns who was excitedly talking about his new drama series, Public Morals, which premieres on August 25 on TNT. He was grateful that I'd found the series compelling with a host of outstanding elements from cinematography, set design and costuming to music.

From William Friedkin's "The French Connection" to Cédric Jimenez's "The Connection" -- Marseille's Infamous Story Still Fascinates

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

It's been over 50 years since NYPD detectives Sonny Grosso and Eddie Egan, along with Federal law enforcement, made the biggest drug bust in U.S. history, nabbing 60 kilos of pure heroin worth $32 million that had arrived from Marseille.

'Whiplash' Review: Simmons Fascinates in Villainous Turn

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 05.02.2015 | 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.

Why I'll Never Win a Blogging Award

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 05.07.2014 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

I write because that's what I love to do. I am a professional writer. And if given an assignment, I can write about just about anything. But blogging? That's different.

The Oscars' Biggest Fail

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.25.2013 | Latino Voices

One of the most awaited classic Oscar moments is the 'In Memoriam.' It's a few minutes dedicated to the memory of those special film stars who died la...

Your Best Picture Winner

Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Academy Award for Best Picture was awarded to Hollywood's favorite film: "Argo." Oscar looked good in Ben Affleck's hand, especially as the s...

LOOK: Salma Hayek, Zoe Saldaña And More Stars At The Oscars

Posted 03.01.2013 | Latino Voices

There were no big nominations for Latinos at the Oscars this year, yet those who attended the special evening sure knew how to make an impression on t...

Optional Oscars -- 1992

Jon Eig | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The book Alternate Oscars looks at every Oscar awarded in the big three categories -- picture, actor, and actress -- from 1927-28 on and offers, when appropriate, a better choice. But it stops with the 1991 Oscars, which leaves the last 20 years wide open.

How to Win an Oscar in 14 Easy Steps

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

Forget commentators debating about and forecasting the winners. Here's how it's really done by the pros.

Caroline Goulding Makes Magic at Young Concert Artists 50th Anniversary

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

Self assured, poised, and performing with a wide range of emotional energy and intensity, 18-year old Caroline Goulding's debut performance at Merkin ...

Oscar Awards 2009 Liveblog

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Huffington Post

Jason Linkins: Penn and Mickey and their boat of guns need to go wilding on Prop 8.

23/6 Has Oscar Fever! (Symptoms Include Vomiting, Loose Stools) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Picking "No Country for Old Men" to win Best Picture at this weekend's Academy Awards ceremony has been passé for weeks, yet the media landscape is s...