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Tina Fey To Host The Oscars? Here's What She Said
With Amy Poehler at her side, Tina Fey has had a good amount of success hosting events, but thus far her game has been kept limited to just the Golden Globes. Because she is just that good, one has to wonder if she would ever be game to host the Oscars... but her answer to that question may actually surprise you.
oscars Eric Eisenberg 2015-08-24
Crash Shouldn't Have Won Best Picture, Says The Director Of Crash
The Oscars are always going to inspire debate, but Crash is one of the most maligned Best Picture winners of all time. As it turns out, even the director doesn't think it should have won.
oscars Brent McKnight 2015-08-11
Why Academy Award Winners Can't Sell Their Oscars
While the award goes to the victors at the Oscars, where it goes after that is a closely guarded process. Closely enough that a recent legal victory has shone some light on why you can't sell your Oscar.
oscars Mike Reyes 2015-07-25
Kevin Hart Hosting The 2016 Oscars? Here's What He Said
There’s no doubt about it -- the Oscars need to shake things up after that less-than-stellar ceremony earlier this year. Could someone like, say, the uproarious Kevin Hart turn things around for the 2016 Oscars? The comedian is definitely eyeing the hosting gig.
oscars Nick Romano 2015-03-20
The Oscars Are Going In A Different Direction Next Year
It was only a few days ago that we learned that the Academy Awards is possibly considering a change to its rules concerning the Best Picture category, but if new reports are to be believed, we may see some major changes to the ceremony next year as well.
oscars Eric Eisenberg 2015-03-09
Neil Patrick Harris Coming Back To Host The Oscars? Here's What He Said
Neil Patrick Harris hosted the Tony Awards four times, but it doesn’t look like he has the same resolve to return for the Oscars. The 2015 Academy Awards ceremony aired to mixed reviews, with the worst calling it the most boring awards show in recent memory. Given all the stress and hard work it takes to pull off theatrics of this magnitude, Harris’ future with hosting the Oscars is not bright.
oscars Nick Romano 2015-03-05
The Oscars May Change The Best Picture Race In A Huge Way
It was only six years ago that the Academy Awards decided to make a rather major change to their Best Picture category. For years the number of nominees up for the big prize was limited to only five titles, but a rule change made it so that as many as 10 films could be up for the award. Apparently that experiment may be coming to an end.
oscars Eric Eisenberg 2015-03-03
Winning An Oscar Has An Ugly Personal Life Effect On Many Men
Eddie Redmayne and J.K. Simmons must surely have woken up feeling pretty good this morning following their big Oscar wins last night. However, a warning shot has since been fired, because a new study has revealed that Oscar success could have a detrimental effect on an actor's personal lives.
oscars Gregory Wakeman 2015-02-23
Why Boyhood Deserves To Win Best Picture
In the making of Boyhood, the director not only took a rather radical and impressive approach to both story and structure – ignoring the standard in favor of something more complicated and realistic – but also discovered a whole new approach to getting a deep empathetic response from an audience.
oscars Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-20
The 6 Most Thanked People In Academy Awards History
Through the tears, Oscar acceptance speeches always manage to thank the people nearest and dearest to them, as well as some of the most influential people in Hollywood too. Because, you know, it’s always good to thank the Hollywood elite so that they will employ you in the future. But who has been name-dropped the most during Academy Award acceptance speeches?
oscars Gregory Wakeman 2015-02-20
3 Easy Ways To Fix The Overlong, Sometimes Boring Oscar Race
There’s no reason we need to be seven full weeks into 2015 before we recognize and honor the best of 2014. There need to be some changes made to shorten the duration of the Academy Awards campaign process.
oscars Sean O'Connell 2015-02-19
Oscars Do-Over: 5 Times The Academy Admits They Got It Wrong
As anyone who has intently followed the yearly Oscar races will tell you, Academy voters don’t always give the most deserving films the top honors. We all probably have different grievances emblazoned in our brains, but the voters are now trying to right some of the more heinous wrongs.
oscars Nick Romano 2015-02-19
Why One Congressman Just Put Hollywood On Blast
The lack of diversity among this year’s cast of Oscar nominations is a huge blot on the Academy’s reputation. In fact, it’s even threatened to overshadow the ceremony itself. One congressman is so incensed by the lack of recognition to ethnic directors, writers and actors that he has insisted on meeting with the Academy president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, to discuss the situation.
oscars Gregory Wakeman 2015-02-18
The Academy Awards Just Added The Biggest Star In The World To Perform
She may have toned down her look and musical stylings to fit a more jazzy demeanor, but Lady Gaga is still one of the most talented singers in the industry today. She’s performed on countless stages, including Times Square’s New Year’s Eve celebrations and the recent 2015 Grammys, but now she’s been enlisted to perform at this year’s Oscars.
oscars Nick Romano 2015-02-12
The 5 Most Insane Things Inside This Year's Oscar Gift Bags
Obscene pageantry and wanton opulence exists at the Academy Awards unlike anywhere else in the world at any time. Now there’s a story floating around that drives home the very obvious idea that celebrities get a few too many perks in life: the contents of this year's Oscar Swag Bags!
oscars Joseph Baxter 2015-02-11
The LEGO Movie Directors Diss The Academy In Their BAFTA Awards Speech
When The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year's batch of nominees, one of the most notable snubs that had movie fans all kinds of riled up was the omission of Phil Lord and Chris Miller's The LEGO Movie. But Lord and Miller have been getting their own form of retribution since, and the latest came during the BAFTA Awards ceremony.
oscars Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-08
The Oscars Just Hired Jack Black To Bring The Crazy
The Oscars are almost here, but that doesn't mean it's too late to announce new acts performing on the night! Read on to see why Jack Black's return is a good thing for the Oscars.
oscars Mike Reyes 2015-02-05
Paramount Is Promoting Transformers 4 For Best Picture. Seriously.
Apparently Paramount thinks Transformers 4 should win Best Picture this year. No, I'm not even kidding.
oscars Kendall Ashley 2014-12-08
Captain America's Directors Think It's Time Comic Book Movies Get Oscar Credit
Captain America: The Winter Soldier has been a game changer from the word go. It changed the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a major plot point in its own film, it became one of (if not the) first films to go on record as saying nitpicking through internet video series helped make it a better movie, and it turned Captain America into a brand name much like Iron Man did when it kicked everything off in 2008. But could it make even more history and become the first Marvel Studios film up for Best Picture at the Oscars?

oscars Mike Reyes 2014-10-27
Snowpiercer Is The First Oscars Screener Sent To Academy Members
Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer has become one of the most critically heralded film of the year. And now it's the first to be sent to the Academy of Arts and Sciences for consideration for awards season.
oscars Kristy Puchko 2014-08-27
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