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Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Ben Affleck suffered one of the biggest snubs of the Oscar season six weeks ago when his name wasn't among the five nominees for Best Director, but as the witching hour approached on Sunday, Affleck was...

Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

“Family Guy” and “Ted” creator MacFarlane injected bawdy wit and old-school song-and-dance into the Academy Awards on a night he tried to have it both ways.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
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By Amanda Martinez

Best Moments from the 2013 Oscars

The best moments from the 85th annual Academy Awards.View gallery

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Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Full List of Oscar Winners

Full List of Oscar Winners

Check out who won what at the Academy Awards.

Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Oscars Red Carpet: Beyond the Pale

Oscars Red Carpet: Beyond the Pale

Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and a host of other actresses kept the red carpet light and airy in shades of ivory and blush. Helen Hunt stunned in H&M accessorized with $700K worth...

Monday, Feb 25, 2013
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By Amanda Martinez

The 2013 Oscars Best and Worst Dressed

Check out the must-see looks from the red carpet at the 85th annual Academy...View gallery

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Monday, Feb 25, 2013

"Argo" Wins Best Picture Oscar

"Argo" Wins Best Picture Oscar

Spielberg shut out as lengthy ceremony showers love on "Pi," "Les Mis" and big musical performances.

Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

Big Studios Behind Swag-Fueled Oscar Push

Big Studios Behind Swag-Fueled Oscar Push

This year, top Oscar contenders "Argo" from Warner Bros. and "Lincoln" from Disney pitted two deep-pocketed rivals against each other in what some say was an unprecedented level of Oscar campaigning.

Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

The former Canadian ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis says it will reflect poorly on Ben Affleck if he doesn't say a few words about Canada's...

Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

Oscars Expand Social Media Outreach for 85th Show

Oscars Expand Social Media Outreach for 85th Show

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is encouraging celebrities to tweet during the Oscars.

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