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Academy Explains Why 'Alone Yet Not Alone' Was Disqualified From The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made a rare move this week when it disqualified "Alone Yet Not Alone," a track from an obscure Christi...

History At The Academy

Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made history on Tuesday night as the Oscar body elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as its president. Boone Is...

Film Academy Elects First African-American President

Posted 07.30.2013 | Black Voices

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the group which awards the Oscars each year, has elected its first African-American president...

TOTALLY LEGIT NOW

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Lopez, Lena Dunham, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lucy Liu have received one of the most exclusive invitations in Hollywood. ...

Oscar's Huge Road Trip

AP | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Oscar is going on a road trip. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says one of the golden statuettes that are handed out a...

The Oscars, Once Again, Leave Blacks the Color Purple

Brian Ross | Posted 05.01.2012 | Black Voices
Brian Ross

The Oscars are known for many odd customs and bits of superstition, but American Blacks best know the Color Purple Curse. Viola Davis was upset by the veteran Meryl Streep at the Oscars, even though Davis had won the Screen Actors Guild award days earlier.

The Academy Cracks Down On Pre-Oscar Campaigning

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Oscar is clamping down on awards campaigning. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced new regulations...

The Agenda: Food Trucks, Film Previews, And Stuff White People Like

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Fuel up with free food truck fare in honor of Sprint's 4G launch, sit in on an author's signing with Christian Lander (of Stuff White People Like fame...

Melt Your Oscar For Cash

Bloomberg | Andrew Harris and Andy Fixmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The glitter on the central figure at this year's academy awards ceremony has never been so costly. With gold at an all-time high, the price of each g...