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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: a Look at the Top Musicals of All Time

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Bushra Alvi

Musicals have always been popular with viewers of all ages for their interesting stories, amazing lyrics and the lasting impact they create. Many musi...

Jason Linkins

Let's Help Rush Limbaugh With This Whole Movies With The Word 'Slave' In The Title Thing | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

Conservative talk radio personality Rush Limbaugh has some thoughts about Academy Award Best Picture winner "12 Years A Slave": “If it was the on...

12 Years a Slave: Honoring the Book and Film

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

"The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." -- Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Weeks ago I saw the film 12 Years a Slav...

12 Years a Slave and the Distorted Ending

Antonio Moore | Posted 05.03.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

12 Years a Slave winning the Best Picture Oscar is a major moment in cinema, but we must view this film understanding the necessity of not allowing it to be the definitive story of our history.

While We Celebrate the Oscars, We Can't Abort the Flight to Equality

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.03.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

The road to equality and justice is paved with the tireless work of countless individuals that opened doors so that others could kick them down later.

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...

So, What Will REALLY Win Best Picture?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

"12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "American Hustle" are vying for this year's Best Picture honors. Let's figure out which one wins.

In Fractured Oscar Field, Ranked Choice Voting Elects the Real Best Picture

Rob Richie | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Richie

Analyzing Oscar voting is tricky, because the Academy doesn't release actual vote totals. As a result, any investigation into how an Oscar election played out can only be based on the announced winners and anecdotal evidence of what voters were thinking.

Oscar, Esquire: Legal Films and the Academy Awards

Adam Banner | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Adam Banner

No doubt, selecting "the best law film" is highly dependent on one's personal preferences and even the general mood of the public at the time a film is released. So let's see what Oscar has to say about the best trial films since the inception of the Academy Awards.

Here's How The Best Picture Nominees Are Determined

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"? We'll never know...

Watch This And Win Your Best Picture Oscar Bet

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Who's taking home this year's Best Picture Oscar? In this quick segment, we look at the best predictors of who will win Best Picture, to give you a...

Here's Every Best Picture Winner In Oscar History Illustrated

Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Test your Best Picture knowledge with this handy infographic, which illustrates each winner throughout the Oscars' 85-year history. Content market...

OUT OF LINE: Best Picture?

Mort Gerberg | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mort Gerberg


Who Will Take Home The Oscar? 'Toddler Of Wall Street' Or 'Dallas Diapers Club?'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Parents

Move over, Quvenzhané Wallis. Oscar nominees just got even younger... kind of. In 2011, mom Maggie Storino introduced "Don't Call Me Oscar," a pho...

Creative Entertaining: Host an Oscar Party

Rana Florida | Posted 04.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

What better way to take in all that high-wattage entertainment, the victory speeches, the red carpet gowns, and the spectacle than by inviting some friends over for a high style affair in your own home?

POLL: What Film Do You Hope Wins Best Picture At The Oscars This Year?

Posted 02.14.2014 | MarloThomas

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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.

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...

The Best Picture Nominees Are ...

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"12 Years A Slave," "American Hustle" and "Gravity" were among the films nominated for the Oscars' Best Picture award. The trio of acclaimed features ...

'12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Picture Drama At 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

"12 Years A Slave" was named Best Picture - Drama at the 71st annual Golden Globes awards. Steve McQueen's film, based on the 1853 memoir by Solomon N...

My Take: Gatsby Best Film of 2013

Alex Schattner | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Schattner

Was Baz Luhrmann’s take on Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby perfect? Maybe not, but it was visionary, and (for me) unforgettable. With all t...

And the Winner Is...

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Master Charles Cannon

An Oscar highlight (or lowlight, depending on your point of view) was the first lady giving the award for Best Picture. This phenomenon was all the mo...

Romany Malco Recreates Oscar-Nominated Best Actor Performances (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.26.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

To round out our Academy Awards-themed week, actor Romany Malco ("Weeds", "40 Year-Old Virgin," "Think Like A Man") performs monologues from this ye...