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

Feb 27, 2011

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 21, 2015

"Birdman," Keaton, Moore Win at Spirit Awards

"Birdman," Keaton, Moore Win at Spirit Awards

A day before it may soar at the Oscars, "Birdman" spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography.

Feb 18, 2015
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By Jessica Glazer

Oscars Prep: Rolling Out The Red Carpet

It's no small feat, rolling out the red carpet for the 87th Academy Awards, which... See Full Gallery

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...

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Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge

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Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart at "Daily Show"

Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart at "Daily Show"

South African comedian Trevor Noah, who joined "The Daily Show" as an on-air contributor in December, will replace the outgoing Jon Stewart as host Comedy Central announced Monday.

Amber Alert Canceled After Girl, 5, Found Safe

Amber Alert Canceled After Girl, 5, Found Safe

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