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

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Lack of Diversity in Oscars Noms Prompts #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag

Backlash has erupted over the fact that this year’s Academy Awards nominees, announced Thursday, are overwhelmingly white compared with recent years.

01/16/2015

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Full List of Academy Awards Nominees

‘Birdman,’ ‘Budapest’ top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each.

01/15/2015

Director Steve McQueen (C) accepts the Best Picture award for '12 Years a Slave' with (back row) actors Sarah Paulson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong'o, screenwriter John Ridley, actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, producers Arnon Milchan, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Anthony Katagas, actress Adepero Oduye and producer Brad Pitt onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Best Picture; ‘Gravity’ Tops With 7 Oscars

The Academy Awards started smoothly with a breezy opening from host Ellen DeGeneres and a best supporting actor award to the velvety “Dallas Buyers Club” star Jared Leto.

03/02/2014

Alice Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died in London on Sunday morning at the age of 110, a family member said. A film about her has been nominated for best short documentary at next month's Academy Awards.  (Photo by Moshe Milner/GPO via Getty Images)

Oldest-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies At 110

LONDON — Alice Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died in London on Sunday morning at the age of 110, a family member said. A film about her has […]

02/23/2014

File photo of film goers watching The Dark Knight. (credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Action, Oscar-Winning Flicks Flood D.C. Free Movie Scene

Action and Oscar-winning films are flooding the D.C. area’s free movie scene, with flicks like “The Dark Knight” and “The Blind Side”.

01/17/2014

The nominees for Best Picture are announced. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Academy Award Nominations: ‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ Lead Pack

The 86th annual Academy Award nominations have been announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

01/16/2014

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Balloting Begins! Oscar Nominations Voting Starts

Oscar voters, start your ballots.

12/27/2013

Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

MacFarlane Clubbed as Oscars Host: What is Wrong with People?

There’s no question that Seth MacFarlane was successful as this year’s host of The Oscars. The ratings support that claim. However, as the Academy leans towards a younger audience, it has become apparent the awards show’s older viewers may not have the tolerance for an edgy host like Seth.

02/26/2013

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