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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

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 15: Actor Michael Keaton accepts the award for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' onstage during the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for BFCA)

‘Birdman,’ ‘Boyhood’ Top Winners At Critics’ Choice Awards

Fresh off their Oscar nominations, “Birdman” and “Boyhood” added to their awards-season haul with multiple wins at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.

01/16/2015

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This Week: Rihanna Allegedly Kisses Leo & The Oscars Are Close

This week, a good girl gone bad may or may not have kissed your favorite bachelor and Hollywood’s most important night is fast approaching.

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

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Best 2014 Oscars Viewing Parties in NYC

This year’s Academy Awards take place on Sunday, March 2. Below are our picks for the best, not-yet-sold-out viewing parties in the city this year. Have a look, then go ahead and firm up your plans. Tickets definitely won’t last.

02/26/2014

Mayor Ed Koch

Audiofile: February – The Month In Sound

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

02/28/2013

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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Planning The Menu For An Oscar Party

Chef Pichet Ong from the Upper West Side bistro Sugar and Plumm has created a table full of Oscar-themed dishes.

02/20/2013

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)

‘Lincoln’ Leads Academy Awards With 12 Nominations

Steven Spielberg’s Civil War epic “Lincoln” led with 12 nominations, including best picture, director and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

01/10/2013

1.10.13 Oscar Noms

85th Academy Awards: Full List Of Nominees & Analysis

CinemaBlend.com’s Katey Rich offered us instant analysis of the Oscar nominations as they were announced Thursday morning.

01/10/2013

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