2014 Oscars - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2014 Oscars


'12 Years a Slave' Review: Why it deserved Best Picture win

Mar 08, 2014 - 3:24 PM

This isn’t a film about the human spirit it is a film about what is left when that has been taken away

POWERFUL. "I don't want to survive," says hero Solomon Northup. "I want to live." Screengrab from YouTube

Twitter analyzes 2014 Oscars tweets, Ellen's celeb selfie

Mar 05, 2014 - 9:35 PM

Compared to the 43 million people watching the 2014 Oscars around 37 million people were also tweeting about the event

TWEETONOMICS. Ellen's celebrity selfie, by the numbers. Graphic from Twitter.

What everyone's saying about the 2014 Oscars

Mar 05, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Netizens comment on every little aspect of this year s Academy Awards

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review: 'Mary Poppins' and the Mouse

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The point that the film wants us all to believe: that the world would be a better place if the Mouse had his way

BEHIND THE DISNEY MAGIC. A Saving Mr. Banks has all the makings of a well-orchestrated ploy. Screengrab from the film's Facebook

‘Her’ Review: Growth, change and love

Mar 04, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Her is a story on the reality of love – arguably one of the most important love stories of this generation

OVERBEARING LONELINESS.  In Her, there is no lack of people, but an intentional lack of connection. Screengrab from YouTube

Oscars host DeGeneres helps TV ratings to 10-year high

Mar 04, 2014 - 4:43 PM

Choose a better host you get a better show said producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan

PIZZA NIGHT. Ellen DeGeneres offers pizza to Hollywood's biggest stars. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

After John Travolta flubs Idina’s name, meet ‘Adele Dazeem’

Mar 04, 2014 - 3:27 PM

The fictional Adele Dazeem becomes an instant Internet star

CRINGE WORTHY. John Travolta's 'Adele Dazeem' blunder goes viral. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

What Cate Blanchett says about her 'suck it' comment

Mar 04, 2014 - 2:41 PM

The two time Oscar winner tells people not to forget that she s the first Aussie to win 2 Academy Awards and what she ll say about their inside joke

BEST ACTRESS. Cate Blanchett, wearing an ivory Armani gown, walks down the red carpet for the 86th Academy Awards where she won Best Actress for her performance in 'Blue Jasmine.' Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

Rappler Newscast | March 3, 2014

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:28 PM

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Meryl's dancing, Ellen's 'selfie': 7 highlights of the 2014 Oscars

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:10 PM

Cate said what? Meryl Lupita and Amy dance with Pharell Ellen s awesome group selfie and top moments from the 86th Academy Awards

ALL DOLLED UP. Ellen DeGeneres' unique brand of comedy is in itself, an Oscar highlight. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

What happens online when Leo doesn't win an Oscar

Mar 03, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio didn t get an Oscar yet again Here s what his fans online have to say about this defeat

FRIENDZONED. Leo just can't seem to win an Oscar statue over. Image from detaileveryounceofpain.tumblr.com

Big winners at 2014 Oscars: '12 Years A Slave,' 'Gravity'

Mar 03, 2014 - 2:22 PM

12 Years a Slave wins 3 Oscars including Best Picture while Gravity wins 7 Oscars including Best Directing

BEST PICTURE. '12 Years A Slave' takes home the Oscar

2014 Oscars: Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress

Mar 03, 2014 - 1:47 PM

Cate Blanchett takes home the Best Actress Oscar for her role in Blue Jasmine

BEST ACTRESS. Cate Blanchett takes home the Oscar. Photo by Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse

2014 Oscars: Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor

Mar 03, 2014 - 1:27 PM

Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as an HIV patient in Dallas Buyers Club

BEST ACTOR. Matthew McConaughey takes home the Oscar. Photo by Jason Merritt/ Getty Images North America/Agence France-Presse

Double win for 'Frozen' in 2014 Oscars

Mar 03, 2014 - 1:07 PM

Frozen takes the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song

FROZEN. Disney's animated film takes home two Oscars. Photo from the film's Facebook page

Ellen's Oscars 'Selfie' is most retweeted post of all time

Mar 03, 2014 - 11:57 AM

With over 1M retweets in less than an hour Ellen DeGeneres group selfie with Academy Award winners is most retweeted of all time frenzy brings Twitter down

2014 Oscars: Lupita Nyong’o wins Best Supporting Actress

Mar 03, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Lupita Nyong o takes home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 12 Years A Slave

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS. Lupita Nyong'o takes home the Oscar. Photo by Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse

HIGHLIGHTS: Oscars 2014

Mar 01, 2014 - 6:58 PM

See the winners view the red carpet looks and get blow by blow accounts from the evening – as it happens

10 Oscar nods each for 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity'

Jan 16, 2014 - 10:50 PM

Other favorites are 12 Years a Slave with 9 nods as well as Captain Phillips and Dallas Buyers Club with 6 nods each

BEST ACTOR NOMINEES. A giant screen shows the Oscar nominees for Best Actor, at the 86th Academy Awards nominations announcement. Photo by Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse