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The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

Will Seth MacFarlane host the 2014 Oscars? According to a new report from Just Jared, MacFarlane was asked to return as emcee of the Academy Awards by...

Geena Davis Adds To The Oscars Criticism

AP | LAURA OLSON | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Academy Award winner Geena Davis on Monday waded into the ongoing controversy over this year's Oscars ceremony by saying host Se...

And the Oscar Goes to... Hell

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jamie Lee Curtis

I was offended last week. As an Academy member, as the child of former Academy members and as a woman, I expected more from the best that the movie business has to offer. The Oscars are about honoring art and artists. It is not supposed to be a cheesy vaudeville show.

Jane Fonda: 'Why Not List All The Penises We've Seen?'

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 02.28.2013 | Celebrity

Unsurprisingly, not everyone was charmed when Seth MacFarlane debuted a ditty called "We Saw Your Boobs" at the 85th annual Academy Awards Sunday. Tho...

Seth, Oscar, and Antiquity: The Fine (and Endangered) Art of Making Mockery

Michael Broder | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Broder

Seth MacFarlane's Oscars performance failed less because of racism, sexism, and homophobia than because he forgot what satire is and how it works. The satiric genius of late-night icons like Johnny Carson and beloved fictional curmudgeons like Archie Bunker has been lost in a sea of mindless snark.

'No Way' MacFarlane Will Host Again

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

There won't be another Seth MacFarlane Oscars. The "Family Guy" showrunner hosted Sunday's Academy Awards, but said he will not take the job again....

The Grouches Reviewing the Oscars

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Douglas Anthony Cooper

The Oscars may have been tasteless, but the twits who reviewed the Oscars were almost uniformly without taste. The proper response to Seth MacFarlane -- and this may be the professional response we in fact encountered -- is envy.

So, How Were The Oscars?

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — He ruffled feathers. He maybe even turned some viewers off. But it's likely no one turned off Seth MacFarlane....

An 'Avengers' Reunion!

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

Just like the superheroes they played in the movie, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson all huddled toge...

Everything That Happened At The Oscars

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane's turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs...

Academy Awards Winners!

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The Oscars took place in Los Angeles on Sunday night, the 85th Annual installment of the Academy Awards. Winners included "Argo," Daniel Day-Lewis and...

Big Winners At The Academy Awards

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Academy Awards took place on Sunday night and "Argo," "Lincoln," and "Life of Pi" ended the night winning awards. "Lincoln" was up for the...

So Who Are The Oscar Winners?

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th Annual Academy Awards took place Sunday in Los Angeles, with many a star being added to the Oscars winners list for 2013. The top categor...

The Best Foreign Film Of Them All

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th Annual Academy Awards landed in Los Angeles on Sunday, with "Amour" taking the Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Michael Haneke's "Amour" was t...

A List Of Oscar Winners

Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

A list of Oscar Winners from the 2013 Academy Awards, courtesy of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. 1. Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, "Django Unchained." ...

Seth MacFarlane Opens The Oscars

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening. "Welcome to the Oscars. The quest to make Tommy Lee Jones laugh begins now...

Seth MacFarlane's Shocking Rihanna & Chris Brown Joke

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The year's Oscars quotes included many a zinger, but perhaps none more controversial than host Seth MacFarlane's Chris Brown and Rihanna joke. Here...

Hosting The Oscars?

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

Tough break, Seth MacFarlane. As the Oscars red carpet began on Sunday evening it became clear that many viewers were expecting actor Seth Rogen to ho...

Seth MacFarlane, Oscar Host

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

Sunday night, it was Seth MacFarlane's Oscars. Win or lose, the comedian behind "Family Guy," "Ted" and a host of other projects knew he had a lot of ...

Seth MacFarlane Hosts The Academy Awards

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane joins the ranks of Bob Hope, Fred Astaire, and Frank Sinatra Sunday evening as he hosts the Academy Awards. "Certainly Billy Crysta...

Getting Ready For The Big Night

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Early reviews for Seth MacFarlane's Oscar-hosting skills are very positive. Of course, the Academy Awards won't be presented unti...

The 411 On Seth MacFarlane

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 05.21.2013 | Celebrity

If this year's choice for Academy Awards host makes you go "wha?!", don't feel bad. Not everyone knows who Seth MacFarlane is, even if they are famili...

Seth MacFarlane Says He's Trying Really Hard

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Seth MacFarlane might be the hardest working man in show business. Right now he's getting ready to host Sunday's Academy Awards, ...

VOTE: Will Seth MacFarlane Make A Good Oscar Host?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.11.2013 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane's first public appearance as the face of the Oscars was met with a collective "uh-oh" on Thursday morning. The first-time host helped ...

Anne Hathaway Has Some Thoughts For Seth MacFarlane

EW.com | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment

When Anne Hathaway has some cautionary advice for Seth MacFarlane as he preps to host the Oscars: "Have ... a ... plan." She pauses, laughs a littl...