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Oscar Nominees

Erin Whitney

The Polish Film That Could Make History At The Oscars | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment

"Birdman" and "Boyhood" have gotten most of the Oscar headlines over the last month, but it's Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" that could make history on Sun...

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.

WATCH: David Oyelowo Criticizes Oscars For Favoring 'Subservient' Black Roles

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.09.2015 | Black Voices

The complex -- but short -- history of black Oscar winners has been a highly discussed topic in Hollywood as the latest Oscar nominations largely over...

Everything You Need To Know About The Oscar-Nominated Short Films

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.27.2015 | Entertainment

A lot of people haven't seen the Best Picture nominees this year, so we can assume that possibly no one -- maybe not even Academy members themselves -...

#OscarsSoWhite Slams Academy Awards For Nominee Diversity Deficit

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 01.15.2015 | Black Voices

This year’s Academy Awards are set to be the whitest Oscars since 1998, and Twitter is not happy about it. Since the announcement of the Oscar n...

Watch All Of HuffPost Live's Interviews With This Year's Oscar Nominees

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.30.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday, kicking off the month-long stretch before we find out who will take home the g...

Christopher Rosen

7 Oscar Nominations That Need To Happen On Thursday | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Richard Linklater, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, J.K. Simmons, Emmanuel Lubezki, Patricia Arquette and Eddie Redmayne...

Everyone You've Ever Dated, By 2014 Oscar-Nominated Roles

Em & Lo | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

This year's crop of best acting nominees in the lead and supporting roles somehow manage to represent the archetypes of every person you've ever dated. To wit...

No Blue Jasmine -- Not My Story

Kristen Noel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Kristen Noel

Is that it? At the end of the film Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen leaves his beautiful heroine Jasmine (played by the exquisite Cate Blanchette, currently ...

20 Oscar 'Firsts' And Other Trivia You May Be Surprised To Learn

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Here are 21 Oscar 'firsts' you probably didn't know about.

The Hidden Theme Of This Year's Oscars

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Early in "Captain Phillips," the cargo ship captain (Tom Hanks) and his wife (Catherine Keener) drive from their Vermont home to the...

Stars React To Oscar Nominations

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Oscar nominations have arrived! "Rush" star Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced ...

Check Out The Full List Of Oscar Nominations

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"American Hustle," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" are the top nominees at 86th annual Academy Awards. "Rush" star Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Mot...

WATCH LIVE: 2014 Oscar Nominations Announced

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Awards season has been leading up to this -- the 2014 Oscar nominations! Tune in as HuffPost Live brings you the nominations live and break down the O...

Predicting Thursday's Oscar Nominations

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Awards season has come down to this: On Thursday morning, Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs ...

Oscar's 6 Biggest Winners (Even if They Don’t Go Home With Trophies)

Posted 02.24.2013 | Impact

By Stephen Saito, TakePart Win or lose on Sunday, these half dozen Academy Award-nominated films have already made waves of social change. Silve...

The 10 Best Things Female Oscar Nominees Have Said This Awards Season

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.22.2013 | Women

In the weeks leading up to the Academy Awards, which air Sunday Feb. 24, every news outlet has been busy interviewing the Oscar-nominated actresses. T...

Before They Were Oscar Nominees ..

Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

A long time ago, long before the word "Oscar" ever entered their lives, many of this year's nominees were appearing in minor roles on TV shows. Be...

You're Invited to My Oscar Party: A Feast of the Southern Wild

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy
Sarah Shanfield

A night filled with stars and studs, winners and losers, but mostly just a lot of double-sided tape. Bring your friends! Unless your friend is a shipwrecked tiger.

WATCH: The Best Actress Nominees

The Huffington Post | Eva Hill | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

The time has come: The 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. How many of ...

Who Will Win Best Supporting Actress?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar season kicked off in January of 2012 when "Beasts of the Southern Wild" wowed audiences at the Sundance Film Festival. Thirteen months later, "B...

Lights Camera Action for Producers Awards

Patricia Rust | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Patricia Rust

The first bright face I saw at the Producers Guild's Awards Show at the Beverly Hilton was our own Marlo Thomas, there to present an award named for her father, Danny Thomas, (who is truly a founding father of television), for episodic television for Louie.

WATCH: 'Argo' Screenwriter Explains Film's Famous Line

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In the Oscar-nominated film "Argo," there is a line repeated throughout the story for comedic relief. Turns out, it provided a few laughs in real life...

All Roads Lead To Phillip Seymour Hoffman: Photo Credits

Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment

This year’s acting nominees share more than the ‘honor’ — they each have a lover, friend or colleague in common with fellow Oscar contender Ph...

Laura Prudom

Jessica Chastain Talks Childhood Dream | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment

Click to enlarge! On a typically balmy Los Angeles morning, a number of 2013 Oscar nominees attended the Academy Awards' annual luncheon at the Bev...