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Here Are All The Celebs On The 2016 Academy Awards Red Carpet!

Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win an Oscar? (Yes.) More importantly, will Leo thank the Pussy Posse in his acceptance speech? (If there is a God, yes.) Will host Chris Rock…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 28, 2016 - 6:44 pm

The Oscar Goody Bag Is So Ridiculous It Might Just Be Trolling Hollywood

Look, we know that we’re playing right into the hands of Distinctive Assets by writing about the ludicrous gifts the company puts together for Oscar nominees every year. We know…

Jenni Miller | February 9, 2016 - 5:07 pm

White Academy Members Find Every Possible Excuse For #OscarsSoWhite Debacle

White members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are finding every tired excuse possible to dismiss claims of racism in the Academy following a lily-white slate this…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2016 - 11:30 am

The Hollywood Reporter Justifies All-White Actress Roundtable With 1200-Word Shrug

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter puts together various roundtables of actors and actresses on the big and small screen as part of the promotional cycle leading up to award season. Those who are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Chris Rock Returning To Host Oscars

Chris Rock will host this year’s Oscars, the Academy Awards announced Wednesday. It’s actually a return gig for the 50-year-old comedian and actor, who hosted 11 years ago. The Los Angeles

Newser | October 21, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake Communicate With “Looks” Not Words

Plus, I have a theory about where their bromance might take them next…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 15, 2015 - 10:20 am

Lupita Nyong’o’s Academy Awards Dress Was Stolen

Lupita Nyong’o’s $150,000 pearl-covered Calvin Klein Academy Awards dress was stolen from her West Hollywood hotel yesterday. Hmm, Amelia has been missing from her office for the last few…

Claire Hannum | February 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Zendaya Clapped Back At Casual Racist Giuliana Rancic And It Was Perfect

Last night, human Pez dispenser Giuliana Rancic was on E!’s “Fashion Police” dissecting all the Oscar fashion that paraded down the Oscars red carpet in a modern-day bonfire of the…

Beejoli Shah | February 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

Roundup: Fox News Reacts To The Oscars

Several times yesterday, I quite nearly posted about a thing someone on Fox News said about the Oscars. Then, before I could even get something together, another person on Fox…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 24, 2015 - 10:00 am

Patricia Arquette Tweets: “Wage Equality Will Help ALL Women Of All Races In America”

Patricia Arquette has clarified her comments that the LGBTQ community and people of color should be fighting for equal pay for women.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 6:45 pm

Get The Look: 5 Stunning Oscar Beauty Looks To Snag Now

Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa isn’t going to make you a custom pearl-encrusted gown like Lupita Nyong’o’s and you probably will never get to wear a $1.5 million Van Cleef…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Academy Awards 2015: All The Additional Fashion Finery At Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

Not everyone scored an invite to the Academy Awards — luckily, the Vanity Fair Oscar Party is a solid alternative plan.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Patricia Arquette’s Backstage Comments Overshadow Oscar Speech

Patricia Arquette gave one of the best speeches at last night’s Oscars, calling for equal pay and equal rights for women and earning the enraptured applause of Meryl Streep. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 10:40 am

The Oscars Were Super Boring, But We Watched ‘Em Anyway

Worst joke of the night: NPH saying that Gone Girl’s alternate title was “Bitches Be Trippin’, Yo.” What other treasures did you miss? Let’s find out.

Megan Reynolds | February 23, 2015 - 8:25 am

LIVE! From The 2015 Academy Awards Red Carpet!

The next six hours of our lives HAVE BEGUN!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Richard Pryor’s Prescient Pre-Twitter Statements Regarding The Oscars

In advance of this year’s very white Oscars it’s sobering to read that infamous comedian Richard Pryor called it way back when.

In 1977, Pryor dryly exclaimed “I…

Katrin Higher | February 22, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Plastic Jesus Wins The Oscars!

Which film is going to win Best Picture this year? Who cares when you have Plastic Jesus as your resident-shocking subversive installation artist! Banksy is SO 2014.

If…

Katrin Higher | February 22, 2015 - 9:00 am

The United States Gets A “D” Grade For Women’s Reproductive Rights, According to NARAL Pro-Choice America

NARAL Pro-Choice America has graded the United States with a “D” for women’s reproductive rights. [NARAL]
Slavoj Žižek on the Charlie Hebdo massacre: “The passionate intensity of the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2015 - 5:40 pm

3 Other Reasons Why Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” Oscar Snub Matters

As soon as Oscar nominations were announced this morning, Twitter strained to the point of breaking under the weight of thousands of bloggers, saddled with white guilt, who took up…

Beejoli Shah | January 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Oscar Nominations Are So White Yet Again As “Selma” Is Basically Snubbed

The Academy Award nominations were announced today and lemme just tell you something, I am underwhelmed. Snubbing the actors AND the director, Ava DuVernay, of “Selma,” but nominating Bradley…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 15, 2015 - 11:00 am
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