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Oscar Nominees

Everyone You've Ever Dated, By 2014 Oscar-Nominated Roles

Em & Lo | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

This year's crop of best acting nominees in the lead and supporting roles somehow manage to represent the archetypes of every person you've ever dated. To wit...

No Blue Jasmine -- Not My Story

Kristen Noel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Kristen Noel

Is that it? At the end of the film Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen leaves his beautiful heroine Jasmine (played by the exquisite Cate Blanchette, currently ...

20 Oscar 'Firsts' And Other Trivia You May Be Surprised To Learn

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Here are 21 Oscar 'firsts' you probably didn't know about.

The Hidden Theme Of This Year's Oscars

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Early in "Captain Phillips," the cargo ship captain (Tom Hanks) and his wife (Catherine Keener) drive from their Vermont home to the...

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 ...

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...

WATCH LIVE: 2014 Oscar Nominations Announced

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Awards season has been leading up to this -- the 2014 Oscar nominations! Tune in as HuffPost Live brings you the nominations live and break down the O...

Predicting Thursday's Oscar Nominations

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Awards season has come down to this: On Thursday morning, Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs ...

Oscar's 6 Biggest Winners (Even if They Don’t Go Home With Trophies)

Posted 02.24.2013 | Impact

By Stephen Saito, TakePart Win or lose on Sunday, these half dozen Academy Award-nominated films have already made waves of social change. Silve...

The 10 Best Things Female Oscar Nominees Have Said This Awards Season

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.22.2013 | Women

In the weeks leading up to the Academy Awards, which air Sunday Feb. 24, every news outlet has been busy interviewing the Oscar-nominated actresses. T...

Before They Were Oscar Nominees ..

Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

A long time ago, long before the word "Oscar" ever entered their lives, many of this year's nominees were appearing in minor roles on TV shows. Be...

You're Invited to My Oscar Party: A Feast of the Southern Wild

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy
Sarah Shanfield

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.

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 ...

Who Will Win Best Supporting Actress?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar season kicked off in January of 2012 when "Beasts of the Southern Wild" wowed audiences at the Sundance Film Festival. Thirteen months later, "B...

Lights Camera Action for Producers Awards

Patricia Rust | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Patricia Rust

The first bright face I saw at the Producers Guild's Awards Show at the Beverly Hilton was our own Marlo Thomas, there to present an award named for her father, Danny Thomas, (who is truly a founding father of television), for episodic television for Louie.

WATCH: 'Argo' Screenwriter Explains Film's Famous Line

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In the Oscar-nominated film "Argo," there is a line repeated throughout the story for comedic relief. Turns out, it provided a few laughs in real life...

All Roads Lead To Phillip Seymour Hoffman: Photo Credits

Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment

This year’s acting nominees share more than the ‘honor’ — they each have a lover, friend or colleague in common with fellow Oscar contender Ph...

Laura Prudom

Jessica Chastain Talks Childhood Dream | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment

Click to enlarge! On a typically balmy Los Angeles morning, a number of 2013 Oscar nominees attended the Academy Awards' annual luncheon at the Bev...

Huffington: The Oscar Issue

Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment

In a special Oscar edition of Huffington, we tackle the perennial question: How to fix an award show everyone loves to hate. After canvassing an exhau...

REVIEW: 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Emma Seligman | Posted 03.18.2013 | Teen
Emma Seligman

What do you get when you put a master of suspense, a tour de force of acting and the most fascinating true story of the last decade together? The answer is "Zero Dark Thirty."

5 Things To Know About the Oscar Nominees

Helen Marie Groothuis | Posted 03.17.2013 | Teen
Helen Marie Groothuis

It's that time of year again, when Hollywood pays tribute the best in cinema. There's no question that 2012 was a stellar year at the box office, but how did it translate in the eyes of the eyes of the Academy?

Mighty Movie Podcast: Philippe Falardeau on Monsieur Lazhar

Dan Persons | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Philippe Falardeau's Monsieur Lazhar finds finely-shaded drama in a venue that has defeated many a filmmaker: a classroom full of children.

Top 7 Most Charitable Oscar Nominees

Posted 02.27.2012 | Impact

For some of the Oscar nominees, getting recognition for stellar acting performances isn’t the only mark of great achievement. Making a difference...


Posted 02.26.2012 | Celebrity

Perhaps pre-Oscars buzz surrounding Best Picture nominee "The Artist" is only right in a year where its nominees are tried-and-true Hollywood veterans...

Amy Lee

Oscars 2012: Best Actress Category Recognizes Physically Transformative Roles | Amy Lee | Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

Five women in five very different roles make up the Best Actress category at the Oscars this year. But four of them share one thing: Each had to trans...