by John Lopez, Vanity Fair PricewaterhouseCoopers's Rick Rosas and Brad Oltmanns are two individuals who take the Oscars more seriously than probably...
The Academy Awards are just days away. It is the grandest of all award shows and marks the end of award season. It also gives a much needed break for award show contenders, who have been flying around the world, attending event after event.
As a tribute to the classic Western, the ones that stay with you long after the credits have faded, here are 10 of my favorite Western classics.
Let's be honest -- you don't really want to gorge yourself while watching your favorite fit celebrities strut their stuff on the red carpet. It's a surefire way to feel not so good about yourself. But you can watch the Oscars in style while keeping it skinny.
We decided to check in with Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff about her life after becoming the first lesbian to ever thank her partner during an Oscar acceptance speech.
"You talk really fast, man," said Julie Garfield, actress and daughter of the late Warner Brothers star John Garfield, who was known for his accelerated streetwise patter. "Who do you think you are, Martin Scorsese?"
Since it's Oscar Season, we asked some of our contributors what their favorite food scenes in movies are. We'd love to hear what your favorite food scene is in a movie and why!
When producing live-broadcast events like the Super Bowl, the Grammys, the Oscars or the Olympics, it's not a question of if a setback will happen, but more a question of when.
It's just a few days before the Academy Awards and there is Oscars fever here in Los Angeles. The limos are being washed, hairdressers are booked and seamstresses are up all night doing those final fittings for the Hollywood elite.
Despite my concern that no nominee should be that confident of victory, I have no choice but to stick to the data and models. My data and models have proven correct over and over, while hunches and guts checks are prone to failure.
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.
Today, there are many people who won't recognize the name of Edward G. Robinson. Of course, countless others will break into smiles and say, "Ahhhhh..." Almost no one, however, would not recognize his face.
For those of you brave enough to venture off into an Oscar viewing party, here are some tips on the dos, the don'ts and the things to look out for when viewing the Oscars with a large group of gays.
I've heard great things about Argo -- that it's a gripping, well-acted and well-directed, edge-of-your-seat thriller. Still, as a proud and patriotic Iranian-American, I can't bring myself to see it.
This year a record 71 countries submitted entries in the Best Foreign Language Film category. I managed to see 61 of these films. Although there were many entertaining movies, the overall mood was bleak.
An unusual number of films nominated for Oscars this year deal with real people, real histories, and real dilemmas. Artists brought the tools of big screen virtuosity, humor, beauty and sometimes brutality to images fished from the real world. At the same time, critics and members of the casual public asked that filmmakers be guardians of fact and responsible for the impact of their fiction. Interestingly, this movement dovetailed into calls for Hollywood to speak up about its role in gun violence. That artists are called to be more responsible and "true" is a tip of hat to their power. At this moment, the arts revealed our national politics, our ills and our triumphs. Could arts do yet more to influence our politics?