Academy Awards

PARK CITY, UT - Sean P. Means, Sundance Film Festival Director John Cooper, Sundance Institute Executive Director Keri Putnam, and Sundance Institute President Robert Redford during the Day One Press Conference for 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sundance)

A Look At The Academy Awards And The Sundance Kids

An Academy Award nomination is an incomparable stamp of approval for any film — and for an indie feature coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, in some cases, it’s a downright miracle.

01/23/2015

(L-R) Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, and David Fincher attend the Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of "Gone Girl" during the 52nd New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall on September 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Oscar Best Picture Snubs: 5 Films That Deserved a Nomination

With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.

01/16/2015

"Selma" chronicles the Martin Luther King Jr.-led march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama in 1965. (credit: Paramount Pictures)

Sharpton Rips Oscars Over Lack Of Minority Nominees

Most notably, the civil rights film “Selma,” about the struggle for equal voting rights in 1965, received just two nominations — for Best Picture and Best Original Song.

01/15/2015

Directors J.J. Abrams (L) and director Alfonso Cuaron greet the audience prior to announcing the nominees during the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 15, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Top Oscar Nominations With 9 Nods Each

Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture.

01/15/2015

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o named People magazine's 'most beautiful' person for 2014

Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o Named People Mag’s ‘Most Beautiful’ For 2014

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave,” tops the magazine’s list, announced Wednesday.

04/23/2014

TCM Classic Film Festival Honors Peter O'Toole At A Hand And Footprints Ceremony At Grauman's Chinese Theatre on April 30, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Lawrence of Arabia’ star Peter O’Toole Dies At Age 81

Academy Award nominated Actor Peter O’Toole died Saturday after a long illness.

12/15/2013

Mayor Ed Koch

Audiofile: February – The Month In Sound

The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.

02/28/2013

Actress Anne Hathaway accepts the Best Supporting Actress award for "Les Miserables" onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Anne Hathaway Not Oblivious To ‘Hathahaters’ Criticizing Her Every Move

The actress’ shining moment at the Awards did little to discourage an apparently growing group of “Hathahaters,” who aren’t shy to display disdain for the Les Miserables star.

02/28/2013

Millburn Celebrates Anne Hathaway's Oscar Win (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Town Celebrates Anne Hathaway’s Oscar Win

Hathaway was the front-runner for the best supporting actress Oscar, but that didn’t take away from the sweetness of winning.

02/25/2013

J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: And The Award For Best Knick In A Supporting Role Goes To…

Carmelo Anthony has undoubtedly been the “Best Knick in a Leading Role” all season. But he’s not doing it alone.

02/25/2013

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the Best Actor award for "Lincoln" onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Argo, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Day-Lewis Win Big At Academy Awards

Argo won three Oscars at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, including the big one: Best Picture. Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook and Daniel Day-Lewis won the Best Actor award for his role as the 16th president in Lincoln.

02/25/2013

The 85th Annual Academy Awards

MacFarlane Opens Oscars With Jabs, Musical Numbers; Hathaway, Waltz Win For Supporting Roles

A poised, smiling Anne Hathaway accepted the Academy Award For Best Supporting Actress on Sunday night for her role in Les Miserables. Christoph Waltz earned his second supporting-actor Oscar for “Django Unchained.”

02/24/2013

Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence arrives on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Glitz, Glamour Grace Red Carpet At 85th Annual Academy Awards

Best actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence was an early fan favorite for best dressed on Sunday. The Silver Linings Playbook starlet wore Dior.

02/24/2013

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Academy Award Predictions On The Couch

There is some major drama surrounding the Academy Awards on Sunday night. The Couch called in Rolling Stone critic Peter Travers to share his Oscar predictions in the major categories.

02/22/2013

A giant screen shows the Oscar nominees for Best Picture at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater  on January 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Taxi Riders Pick Their Oscar Favorites

In the Best Picture category, 25 percent of more than 27,000 riders predicted that Steven Spielberg’s historical drama “Lincoln” would take top honors, followed by Kathryn Bigelow’s chronicle of the hunt for Osama bin Laden “Zero Dark Thirty.”

02/22/2013

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