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88th Academy Awards Winners List And Recap

Tonight is Hollywood’s most anticipated night. When the dreams of a handful come true and for the rest, “It was an honor just to be nominated.” Here’s a rundown of the night’s most buzzworthy events and a list of winners that I’ll update as the night goes on. The opening montage showed clips from best, most explosive and most quotable cinematic moments from the past year. Then, Chris Rock opened the 88th Annual Academy Awards broadcast with a scathing commentary about the awards’ failure to nominate African American artists. The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite trended all night long and the comedian quipped, “I counted at […]

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The 12 Most Memorable Oscar Hosts (For Better Or Worse)

With all the controversy swirling around the 88th edition of the Oscars on Feb. 28, host Chris Rock will certainly have his work cut out for him. But then, through the years, there have been lots of hosts who have faced challenges in making the Academy Awards lighthearted and entertaining. Here we count down the 12 most memorable Oscar hosts. There were those who were great and those who were, well, not-so-great at doing the hosting thing. All of them, however, certainly left a distinct, lasting impression, for better or worse. 12. Bob Hope Still notable for hosting the most […]

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When are the Oscars on?

ABC airs the 88th annual Academy Awards live this Sunday, Feb. 28. The Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet, which includes interviews with the nominees, performers and presenters, starts at 7pm ET/4pm ET. The Oscars awards ceremony, hosted by actor/comedian Chris Rock at the Dolby Theatre in L.A., begins at 8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT. What time do the Oscars start? The preshow/red carpet coverage begins at 7pmET/4pmPT The actual awards ceremony starts at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT The nominees for best picture are Bridge of Spies, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Spotlight, The Martian, The Big Short, Room and Brooklyn. (Other […]

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2016 Academy Award Nominations Announced

On Thursday, Jan. 14, The 88th Academy Award Nominations were announced by directors Guillermo Del Torro and Ang Lee, actor John Krasinski and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. The Renevant leads the Oscar race, with 12 nominations. Chris Rock will host the 88th Academy Awards. The Actor/Comedian/Filmmaker is returning to host the 2016 Oscars for the second time live Sunday, February 28th 2016 on ABC. Rock also hosted the Academy Awards broadcast in 2005. “I’m so glad to be hosting the Oscars. It’s great to be back.” — Chris Rock, Host of the 88th Oscars […]

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87th Academy Awards Winners List and Recap

Tonight is Hollywood’s most anticipated night. When the dreams of a handful come true and for the rest, “It was an honor just to be nominated.” Here’s a rundown of the night’s most buzzworthy events and a list of winners that I’ll update as the night goes on. Neal Patrick Harris opened the show with a musical number “Moving Pictures” that was an homage to films that inspire us, and featuring Neal inserted into famous films like Risky Business and Star Wars. Anna Kendrick and Jack Black also lent a hand (and their voices). NOTE: The order of the below list […]

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Preview: 87th Academy Awards Presenters and Performers

Hollywood has gone crazy for all things Oscar. Hollywood Boulevard has been closed down, People are buzzing about rumors of “Who’s wearing what?” and “Who will win?” and more and more details are being released about Sunday’s Oscar’s telecast itself. ABC has been slowly releasing the names of Oscar presenters and performers, and the compiled list is a veritable who’s -who in Hollywood. The 87th Academy Awards will broadcast live Sunday, Feb. 22 on ABC at 7pm ET, 4pm PT from the Dolby Theater Presenters Ben Affleck Jennifer Aniston Jason Bateman Cate Blanchett Jessica Chastain Marion Cotillard Benedict Cumberbatch Viola Davis Idiris […]

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You Can Get Your Hands On An Academy Award!

The 87th Academy Awards are less than a week away, but some people already have their hands on an Oscar. In a scene straight out of my wildest fantasies, Walt Disney World Resort guests, (specifically visitors to Disney’s Hollywood Studios) can pose with the famed little gold statue. I wonder if they’ll allow visitors time to give their pretend Academy Award acceptance speech, because we’ve ALL practiced them in the bathroom mirror. From Feb.16 to 22, Walt Disney World Resort guests have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pose for a photo with an Oscar statuette as part of festivities leading up to The […]

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2015 Oscar nominations

This morning, actor Chris Pine, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the 2015 Oscar nominations. For the first time, all 24 categories were announced live, in a two-part news conference in Beverly Hills. Cuarón and Abrams announced the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Film Editing, Original Song, Production Design, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects. After that, Pine and Boone Isaacs took the stage to unveil the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting […]

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Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2015 Academy Awards

Neil performed in the opening number of the 2010 Academy Awards and is ready for his Oscar closeup. “It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host this year’s Academy Awards. I grew up watching the Oscars and was always in such awe of some of the greats who hosted the show,” said Harris. “To be asked to follow in the footsteps of Johnny Carson, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, and everyone else who had the great fortune of hosting is a bucket list dream come true.” Harris can currently be seen starring opposite Ben Affleck and Rosamund […]

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Oscars 2014 recap: The best of Ellen & Oscar winners

Oscars 2014 recap (March 2, 2014): Ellen DeGeneres brings light-hearted humor (and pizza!) to the 2014 Academy Awards that were dominated by Gravity, 12 Years a Slave and Dallas Buyers Club. It’s Hollywood’s biggest night, the night where dreams come true for a privileged, talented and beautiful few. An Oscar win is something that scarcely anyone will experience, but a night that everyone has dreamed of and practiced. Ellen DeGeneres returned to the Dolby Theater and Academy Award-hosting duties after a seven-year absence saying: “Things are so different now. Last time, for instance, when I was here, Cate Blanchett was […]