The Oscars given out during the Academy Awards may be the ones that go down in the record books, but fans have another way of judging the celebrities: by how they dress for the show.The stars ran the gamut, from the host Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Hudson who won praises for their stlyes, to Helen Bonham Carter and Reese Witherspoon, who flopped with their gowns.Click on the photo to the right for a full slideshow of the best and worst dressed stars from the Academy Awards. Read More
What would your mother say if you were nominated for an Academy Award?The moms of James Franco, Jeremy Renner, Mark Wahlberg, Mark Ruffalo and other Oscar nominees are sharing their proud reactions to their kids' nominations through Twitter and on the official Oscar pre-show Sunday. Producers are calling them "mominees." Read More
King George the stutterer seems primed to reign at Sunday night's Academy Awards, unless there's a palace coup by that asocial billionaire who created Facebook."The King's Speech," dramatizing British monarch George VI's struggle to vanquish a crippling stammer, leads the 83rd annual Oscars with 12 nominations and is favored to win best picture. Read More
There will be few surprises and the usual dash of outrage over who gets gold as the gussied-up stars make their way through Sunday’s 83rd annual awards ceremony for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at Los Angeles’ KodakTheatre.
Prognosticators seem to be in general agreement about favorites in most major categories.
Vote on your favorites. Download the ballot below. Also click on the photo to the right for a slideshow of the award nominees. Read More
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas say there are clear favorites in Academy Awards, including "The Social Network" for best picture and Colin Firth for best actor.
Johnny Avello, executive director of the race and sports book at the Wynn Las Vegas hotel-casino, made David Fincher's film about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg a 2-3 favorite in odds published Tuesday.
Oddsmaker Benjamin Eckstein of America's Line made the film an even higher favorite at 1-3. Read More
He's a rebellious graffiti artist who has positioned himself as the ultimate outsider, thumbing his nose at the establishment, social mores and pop culture trends with equal creativity and power.
But now, Banksy is being embraced by the very sort of forces he's made a career of mocking: On Tuesday, he received an Academy Award nomination. Read More
Nine foreign-language films are advancing in the Oscar race.
After months of screenings, a committee from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the 66 qualifying films down to nine. Read More