Complete Coverage of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Jul 1, 2013

Oscar's 2011 Youth Movement Got Old Fast

Oscar's 2011 Youth Movement Got Old Fast

Franco mugged while Hathaway glowed, but their elders – particularly Kirk Douglas – stole the show.

Feb 7, 2013
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By Amanda Martinez

Oscar Highlights 2011

The 83rd Academy Awards are over, and here are the most memorable moments from... See Full Gallery

May 30, 2012

Colin Firth's Next Project? Cooking of Course

Colin Firth's Next Project? Cooking of Course

Now that his mantel has a new statue, Colin Firth plans to "inflict (his) cooking on anybody within range."

Feb 24, 2014

Oscar Announces the 2014 Show Theme

Oscar Announces the 2014 Show Theme

The Academy Awards'll look to inspiring characters.

Feb 28, 2013

Jane Fonda Pans Oscars' Boob Routine

Jane Fonda Pans Oscars' Boob Routine

Actress took to her blog to express her displeasure over Seth MacFarlane's performance emceeing Hollywood's biggest night.

Feb 27, 2013

Oscar No-Thank-You Speeches

Oscar No-Thank-You Speeches

Seth MacFarlane and Tina Fey already are saying no to next year. When did hosting the Academy Awards become a thankless job?

Feb 27, 2013

Tina Fey Rules Out Hosting 2014 Oscars

Tina Fey Rules Out Hosting 2014 Oscars

Comedienne says she has no plans to follow in Seth MacFarlane's footsteps and chaperone Hollywood's Biggest Night.

Feb 26, 2013

Winter Olympics Expected to Affect Next Oscars Date

Winter Olympics Expected to Affect Next Oscars Date

Planners are already struggling with the timing for next year's show in what could be a very early and very late awards season because of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which fall right in the middle of things...

Feb 26, 2013

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

Host tweets out reaction from a feline friend about his hosting gig and insists he's not interested in returning as emcee.

Feb 26, 2013

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Actor removed the facial hair that he felt was a good luck charm throughout awards season.

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