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Billy Crystal Oscar Host

Billy Crystal's Newest Projects Will Have You Holding Your Sides

Posted 08.08.2012 | Fifty

“[In your sixties] you’ll have a major surgery, the music is still too loud, but it doesn’t matter because you can’t hear it anyway!”

Eddie Murphy: Oscars Would Have Been 'A Little Quicker With Me Driving'

Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment

While some had gripes with Billy Crystal's blackface routine hosting stint during the 84th Academy Awards, most were impressed that the typically long...

The 2012 Oscars: Billy Crystal Was Better Than Last Year's Hosts, But It Was Far From His Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Billy Crystal was best in his sincere tribute to his friend, veteran Oscar producer Gil Cates, who died last year. However, memories are a funny thing and it's unfortunate Crystal had to compete with long ago terrific performances by himself.

Billy Crystal's Oscar Highlights

Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

"Oscar! Oscar! ... You didn't think I wasn't going to do this, did ya?" exclaimed a singing Billy Crystal during the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Ho...

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...

Gary Susman

Rating 60 Years Of Oscar Hosts, From Worst To Best

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

They've tried everything. One host. Two hosts. Four hosts. 32 hosts. Comic hosts. Serious-thespian hosts. Hollywood-legend hosts. Young hosts. Old hos...

Billy Crystal Is at It Again! Why Oscar Needs This Baby Boomer!

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.22.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

The Academy Awards got it right again this year. Billy Crystal -- the funniest baby boomer alive -- will host The Greatest Show on Earth for the ninth time. We can all breathe a sigh of relief.

Uggie At The Oscars? Billy Crystal Reportedly Planning Sketch With 'Artist' Dog

Posted 04.01.2012 | Entertainment

Forget George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and Viola Davis; awards season has been dominated by one star and one star only: Uggie the dog. From a ...

Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel Go On A Far Flung Journey

Posted 01.05.2012 | Entertainment

We knew he was in a bind, but we had no idea Brian Grazer needed a reputable Oscar host this badly. This first trailer for the 2012 Academy Awards ...

Why We're Stoked Billy Cystal Is Hosting The Oscars

Second Act | Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Fifty

It looked like a Hollywood disaster of The Poseidon Adventures proportions when Eddie Murphy backed out of hosting the 2012 Academy Awards, but then c...

Oscars Producers Insist All Systems Go

Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment

Despite what you may have heard over the past few days, things are just golden in Oscar world. Following a torrent of negative publicity and fallou...

FLASHBACK: 'You're Stealing All My Glory!'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Comedy

Billy Crystal replacing Eddie Murphy is nothing new. Even before Crystal was announced as Murphy's replacement at the Oscars this year, the same thing...

Billy Crystal Officially Oscar Host

Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Variety has confirmed that Crystal will indeed host the Oscars. _____ PREVIOUSLY: Billy Crystal is coming to the rescue for the Oscars -- ...

The Muppets? Billy Crystal? The Next Oscar Host Will Be...

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Maybe the Academy Awards need to launch a "Draft Billy" movement. Or even a "Draft Kermit" campaign. A return to the Oscar stage ...

Next Year's Oscar Host?

Moviefone | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment

If newly minted Oscar ceremony producer Brett Ratner is serious in his stated intent to make the show funny again, Billy Crystal has an emcee nominati...

Billy Crystal's Best Oscar Moments: Eight Years In Review

Posted 04.21.2012 | Entertainment

With one week left (!) until the 84th Academy Awards, it's all anyone can talk about here at Moviefone. We've spun our Wheel O' Oscar and now it's tim...