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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

British Soccer Fans Chant “We Are Racist” While Blocking Black Metro Passenger From Boarding

French prosecutors and British police are investigating an incident on Paris’ Metro in which British soccer fans blocked a Black passenger from boarding, chanting “We’re racist.” [The Guardian]

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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

Last Week Was Awesome For Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris’s autobiography has been out for a week and, for shame, I missed it. Let me say this: It sounds way more engaging that Karl Ove Knausgaard’s 3600-page…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 20, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Kristen Bell Peed In A Mason Jar At The Oscars

Kristen Bell needed to pee at the Oscars, but it was easier to go wee inside a Mason jar instead of unzipping herself out of her Roberto Cavalli gown.

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Jared Leto Questions The Sincerity Of Jennifer Lawrence’s Second Oscar Fall

“You know, I’m starting to wonder if this is a bit of an act.”
Jared Leto tells “Access Hollywood” what he really thought of Jennifer Lawrence’s second Oscar fall.

Ami Angelowicz | March 8, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Jennifer Lawrence’s Best Friend Laura Simpson Tells Her Side Of The Story About Jen’s Fall On The Oscars Red Carpet

I needed no additional proof that Jennifer Lawrence is the least affected, “actress-y” actress in Hollywood. But now that I’ve read her best friend Laura Simpson’s firsthand account on MySpace

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Don’t Miss Your Chance To See Adele Dazeem On Broadway!

Having her name butchered by John Travolta at the Academy Awards on Sunday has maybe turned out to be the best thing to happen to Idina Menzel. While the actress…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Andrew Garfield Threw A “Tantrum” Over Presenting With Batkid At The Oscars

Nobody says no to Batkid. “The Amazing Spiderman” star Andrew Garfield was supposed to initiate “Batkid,” aka five-year-old Miles Scott, into an official superhero during the Oscars ceremony on…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2014 - 10:30 am

Ellen DeGeneres Tips Oscars’ Pizza Delivery Dude $1,000!

Ellen DeGeneres invited Edgar, the pizza delivery guy from the Oscars, onto her show yesterday and handed over a $1,000 tip. But really, shouldn’t somebody be tipping her for…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2014 - 10:31 am

Oscar 2014: How To Get Jared’s Beachy Waves, Kerry’s Plum Pout, Olivia Wilde’s Cool Cat Eye & More

And last but certainly not least, as basically flawless as all the stars looked in their gowns and baubles last night, their hair and makeup was equally as on point.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 4, 2014 - 10:00 am

Mindf**k Of The Day: Oscar Nominees Hanging Out With Their Younger Selves

This year’s Academy Awards may be over, and Leo may have gone home without a statue yet again (see #20 for a priceless reaction shot), but that doesn’t mean we can’t spend today…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm

And Every Other Famous Person Who Showed Up To Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party And Wore Something Fabulous…

Oh hi, are you tired of Oscar fashion yet? Of course not! Vanity Fair’s annual Oscar party is honestly more of a fashion parade than even the Academy Awards, which only…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 3, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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