Oscars 2014 - updates

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'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

Say cheese: #OscarsSelfie morphs into Internet meme

Mar 04, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Just because you weren t at the 2014 Oscars doesn t mean you can t be in the photos

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

WebHits: The Oscars 2014 - Best Picture Nominees (Cute Pug Version)

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Izzy the Pug stars in all Oscar nominated movies

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: 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

2014 Oscars: Fil-Am Robert Lopez wins Best Original Song

Mar 03, 2014 - 12:25 PM

UPDATED With wife Kristen Anderson Lopez Robert Lopez picks up the Oscar for Best Original Song for Let It Go from Frozen

(DON'T) LET IT GO. US songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez (L) and husband songwriter Robert Lopez hold their award for Best Original Song for 'Let it go' from 'Frozen' in the press room during the 86th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 02 March 2014. Paul Buck/EPA

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

See the looks: 2014 Oscars Red Carpet

Mar 03, 2014 - 10:27 AM

Outfits from the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards

Photos from Agence  France-Presse

2014 Oscars: Jared Leto wins Best Supporting Actor

Mar 03, 2014 - 9:56 AM

The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor goes to Jared Leto for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR. Jared Leto takes the Oscar. Jason Merritt/Getty Images/AFP

Full list: Winners at the 2014 OSCARS

Mar 03, 2014 - 9:42 AM

It s time for the Oscars Click to see who took home statues tonight

Oscars 2014: Guide to the Best Supporting Actor nominees

Mar 02, 2014 - 1:49 PM

None of this year s nominees have won an Oscar – yet

Oscars 2014: Guide to the Best Supporting Actress nominees

Mar 02, 2014 - 1:16 PM

With J Law or Julia take home a 2nd Oscar or will a first time nominee bag the award this year?

Bizarre and memorable Oscars moments

Mar 02, 2014 - 10:43 AM

Political outbursts streakers kisses and more – what drama could unfold in this year s Academy Awards?

THE ACADEMY AWARDS. Oscar statues line the last leg of the red carpet as preparations continue for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. 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

Oscars 2014 predictions: Who will win?

Mar 01, 2014 - 5:07 PM

Zig Marasigan reviews the nominees in the Best Picture Best Director and acting categories Which one will bring it home?

Oscars 2014: Guide to the Best Actor nominees

Mar 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Leonardo DiCaprio Bruce Dern Matthew McConaughey Chiwetel Ejiofor and Christian Bale are all in the race for the coveted acting award

BEST ACTORS. Accomplished veterans and first-time nominees make up the lineup this year. Screengrabs from YouTube

Oscars 2014: Guide to the Best Actress nominees

Feb 27, 2014 - 9:27 PM

Will Amy Adams finally take a statue home? Can Meryl win a 4th Oscar on her 18th nomination? The competition in this category is tough to say the least

BEST ACTRESS NOMINEES. Who will take home the Oscar? Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Leo's dancing, J-Law's cinematic crush: Oscar nominee trivia

Jan 21, 2014 - 12:03 PM

Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence s girl crushes Jared Leto s drastic weight loss and gain and more about a few of this year s Oscar nominees

Is fact worth more than fiction in Oscars race?

Jan 19, 2014 - 12:33 PM

Six of the 9 films nominated for the best picture Academy Award are based on true events

BASED ON TRUE EVENTS. Is telling a story is easier if you know what happened? Screen grab from the Oscars 2014 Facebook page

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

Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

Aug 03, 2013 - 11:03 PM

Comedienne excited to lead awards ceremony for the second time

GET READY FOR FUNNY. Ellen DeGeneres prepares for one of the 'toughest gigs' in Hollywood, hosting the Oscars