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Oscars 2012

Top 7 Most Charitable Oscar Nominees

Posted 02.27.2012 | Impact

For some of the Oscar nominees, getting recognition for stellar acting performances isn’t the only mark of great achievement. Making a difference...

Halle Berry Cancels Oscar Appearance | Posted 04.27.2012 | Celebrity

There will be one less celebrity walking the red carpet at the 84th annual Academy Awards. Actress Halle Berry has reportedly pulled out of her schedu...

PHOTOS: Latino Oscar Nominees And Winners

Posted 02.26.2012 | Latino Voices

It's Oscars' time again and everyone is getting ready to debate if the nominations included the most deserving work, if the winners were actually the ...

Oscar Drinks, Desserts And Dresses

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Let's face it: the Oscars aren't really about the movies. The night itself is a spectacle -- a place where our favorite movie stars come out to play, ...

Sasha Bronner

HOLY HARVEY: Indie Spirit Awards Dominated By Weinstein's Presence | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.28.2012 | Los Angeles

The Film Independent Spirit Awards take place each year right off the ocean in sunny Santa Monica, Calif., the day before the Academy Awards. The atti...

What Time Are The Oscars?

Posted 02.26.2012 | Home

The 84th annual Academy Awards begin at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT tonight on ABC, airing live from the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. The...


Posted 02.26.2012 | Celebrity

Perhaps pre-Oscars buzz surrounding Best Picture nominee "The Artist" is only right in a year where its nominees are tried-and-true Hollywood veterans...

WATCH: Melissa Harris-Perry Tears Into 'The Help'

Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry spent a lengthy chunk of her Saturday show on one of the things that has troubled her most in the past year: the success ...

Mallika Rao

The Dark Horse | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

Matthew W. Mungle sounds like he could be Harry Potter’s clumsy maternal uncle -- a Muggle who’s prone to bungling things. But Mungle is actual...

PHOTOS: Viola Davis' Winning Style

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices

We’ve got Viola fever! Although the talented actress is no newbie, Viola Davis has literally taken Hollywood by storm this year with her breakou...

15 TV Stars Who've Won Oscars

Posted 02.25.2012 | TV

The Oscars will crown a new crop of Hollywood royalty when the winners are announced during the Sun., Feb. 26 ceremony (8 p.m. EST on ABC); but many p...

Oscars 2012: Where Are the Women?

Jan Lisa Huttner | Posted 04.26.2012 | Women
Jan Lisa Huttner

Congress chooses five men to help determine access to birth control? AMPAS chooses five men to compete for "Best Director"? Suddenly people are asking themselves: Where are the women?

2012 Academy Awards: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment

We've seen the movies and cast our picks, but as Hollywood's biggest night draws near, there's only one question in mind: Who will take home the Oscar...

Movie Versus Book: Oscar Nominee 'War Horse'

Posted 02.25.2012 | Home

For each of this year's six Academy Award-nominated films that began as paperbound stories, we've found one reviewer who has only read the book, and o...

9 Books About The Movies

William Ambler | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home
William Ambler

So instead of ensconcing yourself on the couch and wondering how Angelina could possibly wear THAT, grab some chips, sneak into the next room, and crack one of these collisions of fiction and film

27 Comedians Who Have Been Nominated For Oscars

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.25.2012 | Comedy

The Oscars have long been accused of overlooking comedic actors and films, as Will Ferrell, Jack Black and John C. Reilly so memorably sang about. How...

QUIZ: Which Oscar Winner Thanked His High School Sweetheart?

Posted 02.25.2012 | Weddings

Winning an Oscar is no small feat, and can often leave perfectly-poised stars stunned and speechless on stage. But despite the shock of winning a c...

Does Winning An Oscar Require Good Behavior? Discussing Star Etiquette With P.R. Professional

The Huffington Post | Katie Calautti | Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

Should an Oscar nominee's behavior on the awards circuit affect her chances of taking home a statuette? Whether or not you think so, conventional wisd...

Gary Susman

Does The Academy Loathe Hollywood Enough To Deny 'The Artist' An Oscar Victory? | Gary Susman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment

"The Artist" has been the Oscar race's presumed frontrunner for so long that it seems only one thing could doom its chances for an Academy Awards swee...

Sacha Baron Cohen Will Attend Oscars

Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

Our long national nightmare is finally over. Late Friday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences lifted its "ban" on Sacha Baron Cohen, m...

PHOTOS: The Worst Oscar Dresses Of All Time

Posted 02.25.2012 | Style

While there are some Academy Award dresses we've LOVED over the years, there have also been a few that we'd like to honor with a place in our hall of ...

How Much Does an Oscar Win Really Matter to Your Netflix Queue?

John Lopez | Posted 04.25.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

For every nominee who bursts into tears onstage, offstage there's four more gritting their teeth into dust and repeating "It's an honor just to be nominated" while hatching plots to leak sex tapes of the winner to TMZ.

The Artist -- Confronting the Death by Sensual Overload

Misha Lyuve | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

From ART BEAUTY LIFE blog Do you want to watch a movie? A black-and-white movie? A black-and-white silent movie? No! No! No! No! I want color! I ...

Chicago Actor, Comedian Predicts the Oscars

Chris Krapek | Posted 04.25.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

In an attempt to get Chicago celebs to give me their Oscar predictions via Twitter, Matt Walsh was the only one brave enough to do so (Thanks for nothing, John Cusack and Barack Obama!). Here are Walsh's bold predictions.

2012 Oscar Drinking Game

Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

As anyone who has ever made it through the less riveting parts of the Oscar broadcast knows, alcohol can be helpful. But if you prefer to imbibe with ...