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The Exact Moment All The Biggest Stars Won And Lost At The 2014 Oscars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

Because some of their reactions were pure joy. Others, just ... salty. See all of the big reveal moments in a HuffPost Entertainment original interact...

Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress

Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment

Cate Blanchett took home Best Actress at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. The actress won for her celebrated performance in Woody Allen's "Bl...

The Academy's Celluloid Ceiling

Martha Burk | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment
Martha Burk

If you look only at the categories for acting, women come in for an equal share of the Oscars, and are often held in higher esteem than the men. But peeking behind the velvet curtains, the scene shifts.

What This Year's Oscar-Nominated Films Say About Women

Holly L. Derr | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Holly L. Derr

Only two of the nine films nominated for Best Picture are genuinely about women, and the difference in how women's bodies are treated in those films versus the other seven is telling.

VIDEO: Bisset On Golden Globe Speech: 'My Heart Was Just Overwhelmed'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The only thing more colorful than the red carpet at this year's Golden Globe Awards was Jacqueline Bisset's acceptance speech. Bisset, who won Best Su...

Another Reason To Love Sandra Bullock

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Being nominated for an Academy Award is, obviously, a huge honor that puts actors and actresses on a whole new level professionally. But, when you're ...

Vintage Photos Of The Best Actor And Actress Nominees

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Without a doubt, the 10 actors and actresses nominated for Academy Awards in 2014 have plenty experience in front of the camera. A few of them (Le...

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 ...

Our Full List Of This Year's Academy Award Nods

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Academy Award nominations are here! Oscarologists have spent weeks debating who will take home the nods, which were announced this morning (Jan. 1...

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...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Nabs Two Golden Globe Nominations For Best Actress

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.12.2013 | Entertainment

The 71st annual Golden Globe nominations are here, and the finalists for the awards' actress categories came with a only few significant surprises. Be...

ReThink Review: Reaching for the Moon - Of Parks and Poetry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Kim

I went into Reaching For the Moon as blind as could be, having never heard of Elizabeth Bishop, her poetry, Lota de Macedo Soares, or the creation of Flamengo Park, and I left totally curious and enthralled by all of it.

This Man Has Been Winning For Quite Some Time

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.21.2013 | Style

Winning Best Actor or Best Actress at the Academy Awards is one of the biggest honors that can be bestowed upon anyone in Hollywood. The award has lau...

All Time Oscars: The 10 Best Actresses in a Leading Role

Jon Eig | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When I sat down to compile my list of the all time greatest performances by an actress in a lead role, I went through all the steps I had gone through when putting together the other acting lists.

SHE WON

Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence was named Best Actress winner at the 85th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. Lawrence's Best Actress Oscar win was the first of her...

Your 2013 Best Actress Winner Is ...

Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence took home the Oscar for Best Actress at the 2013 Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Lawrence won for her role in "Silver Li...

Who's More Charming?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.22.2013 | Celebrity

Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence have been neck and neck in the Best Actress races throughout awards season, and they've charmed the entire worl...

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 ...

More Oscar Experts Dump Jennifer Lawrence for Emmanuelle Riva in Best Actress Race

Tom O'Neil | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Two leading Oscar pundits just added new drama to the Best Actress race: they ditched Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) for Emmanuelle Riva (Amour), who recently pulled off an upset at the BAFTA Awards.

The Youngest Oscar Nominees In History

AP | BY CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhane Wallis is an actress of talent, poise and maturity well beyond her years. She was o...

Jennifer Lawrence Is 'A Supernova!'

Posted 02.05.2013 | Celebrity

Jennifer Lawrence's star is shining bright like a diamond these days. The Oscar-nominated actress received the Outstanding Performer of the Year award...

All-Time Oscars: The 10 Best Supporting Actors in History

Jon Eig | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I'm not going to predict or select or analyze this year's winners. Leave that for the "critics" and "pundits." This year, I'm picking the All-Time Oscars. Today, I'll offer a set of nominees for Best Supporting Actor (of all time!).

Are Awards Shows Sexist?

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Do Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren really need a category just for women – a singular kind of affirmative actio...

What You Will Not See in Zero Dark Thirty

Jan Lisa Huttner | Posted 03.17.2013 | Women
Jan Lisa Huttner

People who think that Zero Dark Thirty shows that the torture of Ammar leads in some direct way to the capture of Bin Laden are simply wrong. That just is not part of the story Bigelow is telling.

Who Won Best Actress In A Comedy At The Golden Globes?

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV

Lena Dunham has won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Comedy. The actress/writer/director beat out Tina Fey ("30 Rock"), Amy Poehler ("Par...