Oscars 2016 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Oscars 2016


George Takei, Ang Lee protest 'racist' Oscar jokes

Mar 16, 2016 - 1:22 PM

25 Academy members of Asian descent complain about the racist jokes by Chris Rock and Sacha Baron Cohen at the 2016 Oscars

GEORGE TAKEI. The 'Star Trek' actor is among 25 Academy members who complained about the racist jokes at the 2016 Oscars. Photo by EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape

Mar 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Up until her performance of Til it Happens to You at the 2016 Oscars Lady Gaga says she felt her experience with sexual assault was her fault

'TIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU.' Lady Gaga holds hands in solidarity with students who have experience rape during her 2016 Oscars performance. Photo by EPA/AARON POOLE / AMPAS

WATCH: Hollywood stars perform dramatic readings of Kanye West tweets

Mar 03, 2016 - 10:48 AM

Sir Patrick Stewart Kate Hudson Conan O Brien and more give their best Kanye impressions

SIR PATRICK STEWART. The actor gives his best Kanye West impression as he reads out one of the rapper's tweets. Screengrab from YouTube/Vanity Fair

Jeremy Lin hits out at Oscars Asian 'joke'

Mar 02, 2016 - 10:15 AM

NBA star Jeremy Lin is unimpressed with Chris Rock s Oscar joke involving 3 Asian children

JEREMY LIN. The NBA player says he is tired of it being 'okay' to bash Asians, in reaction to a joke told by Oscars host Chris Rock. Screengrab from Instagram/jlin7

Oscars 2016 fashion, winners, issues: Reactions of experts

Mar 01, 2016 - 1:26 PM

From fashion to the winners of Oscars 2016 here are the reactions of experts on how the night was

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Sam Smith responds to critics over Oscars acceptance speech

Mar 01, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Second openly gay man to win an Oscar or 3rd or 4th or 100th it wasn t my point My point was to shine some light on the LGBT community who I love so dearly says Sam

SAM SMITH. Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith accept the Oscar for Best Original Song for 'Writing's On The Wall' from 'Spectre.' After the 2016 Oscars, Sam responds to critics about his acceptance speech. Photo by EPA/AARON POOLE / AMPAS

Oscars 2016 best picture 'Spotlight' 'not anti-Catholic' – Vatican

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:54 AM

Spotlight follows a team of journalists as they investigate cases of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests

'SPOTLIGHT.' The Vatican says that the movie, about child sex abuse in the Catholic Church, is not anti-Catholic. Screengrab from YouTube' Photo from oscar.go.com

WATCH: Lady Gaga's powerful performance of 'Til It Happens to You' at Oscars 2016

Feb 29, 2016 - 9:59 PM

Lady Gaga does a powerful and poignant rendition of the Oscar nominated song Til It Happens to You at the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony

Screengrab from Twitter/ABC Network (@ABCNetwork)

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Feb 29, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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IN PHOTOS: 20 Best Dressed at Oscars 2016

Feb 29, 2016 - 3:22 PM

See Cate Blanchett Jennifer Lawrence Lady Gaga and more of the best dressed celebrities at the 2016 Oscars

BEST DRESSED. Cate Blanchet, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, and Lady Gaga are some of the best dressed ladies at the 2016 Oscars. Photos by ANGELA WEISS / AFP, Mike Nelson/Paul Buck/EPA

Oscars 2016: 10 highlights that got everyone talking

Feb 29, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Chris Rock s opening monologue Lady Gaga s amazing performance of Til It Happens to You Leonardo DiCaprio s long awaited win and more

Stars, netizens react to Leonardo DiCaprio's first Oscar win

Feb 29, 2016 - 2:16 PM

UPDATED Pia Wurtzbach Kanye West Ryan Reynolds Lindsay Lohan and more react to Leo s big win

THE UNIVERSE REJOICES. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach joins the rest of the Internet in celebrating Leo DiCaprio's Oscar win. Screengrab from Instagram/missuniverse

Daftar lengkap pemenang Piala Oscar 2016

Feb 29, 2016 - 1:29 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio dinobatkan sebagai aktor terbaik Mad Max: Fury Road bawa pulang enam piala

Foto dari Twitter/@TheAcademy

Oscars 2016: 'Spotlight' wins Best Picture

Feb 29, 2016 - 1:03 PM

This is the first nomination for producers Michael Sugar Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust but the second for Steve Golin who was previously nominated for Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu’s Babel

Screengrab from YouTube/Open Road Films

FULL LIST: Winners, Oscars 2016

Feb 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM

See who won the 88th Academy Awards

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Feb 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM

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WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio wins Best Actor at Oscars 2016

Feb 29, 2016 - 12:55 PM

UPDATED After 6 nominations Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar for his work in The Revenant

Screengrab from Twitter/@ABCNetwork

Oscars 2016: Brie Larson wins Best Actress

Feb 29, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Brie Larson wins for her work in Room

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Sam Smith wins Oscar for Best Original Song

Feb 29, 2016 - 12:39 PM

With songwriter Jimmy Napes Sam Smith wins Best Original Song for Writing s On The Wall the featured song in the newest James Bond film Spectre

Screengrab from Facebook/ABC Television Network

Oscars 2016: Mark Rylance wins Best Supporting Actor

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:33 AM

Mark Rylance wins for his role in Bridge of Spies

Alicia Vikander's meteoric rise to stardom

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:06 AM

More about Oscars 2016 Best Supporting Actress winner Alicia Vikander who wins for her role as Danish artist Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl

Alicia Vikander arrives for the 88th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 28 February 2016. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Oscars 2016: Alicia Vikander wins Best Supporting Actress

Feb 29, 2016 - 10:13 AM

This is the first win and nomination for Alicia Vikander

Actress Alicia Vikander poses with the SAG Award for 'Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role' for 'The Danish Girl.' Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Oscars 2016 red carpet

Feb 29, 2016 - 9:44 AM

See Kate Winslet Leo DiCaprio Matt Damon Cate Blanchett and more on the Oscars red carpet

Photo via AFP (Cate) and EPA (Rachel, Heidi, and Brie)

FOTO: Para artis di karpet merah Oscar 2016

Feb 29, 2016 - 9:08 AM

Academy Awards kembali diadakan untuk ke 88 kalinya pada Senin pagi 29 Februari WIB

Foto dari Twitter/@TheAcademy

What surprises are in store for Oscars 2016?

Feb 28, 2016 - 12:39 PM

The Revenant is the overall frontrunner with 12 nominations but the competition with its formidable rivals is tough

CHRIS ROCK. Insiders say Chris Rock has completely rewritten his opening monologue in the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite scandal. This is just one of many things that can happen at the 2016 Academy Awards. Screengrab from YouTube/Oscars

5 things to expect on Oscars night

Feb 28, 2016 - 12:09 PM

What to expect on Oscars night with Leonardo DiCaprio s 6th nomination Chris Rock hosting again and more

Stage set for Oscars night tainted by race issue

Feb 26, 2016 - 2:46 PM

The Oscars awards night risks being engulfed by criticism over its overwhelming bias toward white nominees – even sparking a social media campaign under the hashtag OscarsSoWhite

Anohni, first transgender performer nominated, shuns Oscars

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:14 AM

Anohni explains why she decided to boycott the Oscars after she was asked not to perform

ANOHNI. The first transgender Oscar nominee explains why she is boycotting the 2016 Oscars. Screengrab from Facebook/anohni

How stars prepare for the Oscars

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Find out what the stars go through to be red carpet ready

RED CARPET READY. Stars go through a lot to look perfect for the Academy Awards red carpet. Photo shows Beyonce on the Oscars red carpet in 2009. Screengrab from Instagram/theacademy

Oscars 2016 predictions: Who will win?

Feb 25, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Rappler movie critic Oggs Cruz weighs in on who he thinks will bring home the Oscars for Best Picture Best Director and the acting categories

Damning diversity report uncovers 'whitewashed' Hollywood

Feb 23, 2016 - 10:02 AM

Our findings show that an epidemic of invisibility runs throughout popular storytelling the report says

#HOLLYWOODSOWHITE. A study finds that the lack of diversity isn't only a problem with the Oscars, but with Hollywood. File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Rules change for Oscars acceptance speeches

Feb 10, 2016 - 10:48 AM

This year the people that the winners want to thank are to be scrolled at the bottom of the screen

NEW RULES. The producers of the annual Academy Awards say that the names of the people that the winners want to thank will be scrolled at the bottom of the screen. File photo shows Kate Winslet accepting the Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role for 'The Reader' in 2009. Photo from EPA/Darren Decker / AMPAS / HO

Barack Obama weighs in on Oscars controversy

Jan 28, 2016 - 11:42 AM

I think the Oscar debate is really just an expression of this broader issue Are we making sure that everybody is getting a fair shot? asks the US president

BARACK OBAMA. The US president weighs in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. File photos shows Obama at a reception for the nation's mayors in the East Room of the White House in January 2016. Photo by Dennis Brack/EPA

Will Smith confirms Oscars no-show over lack of diversity

Jan 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Like his wife Jada Pinkett Smith Will is not attending the 2016 Oscars to protest the absence of minorities in the acting nominees

WILL SMITH. The actor confirms that he will not attend the 2016 Oscars due to lack of diversity in the acting nominees. File photo shows Will at the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas in November 2015. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Fil-Am Ronnie del Carmen gets Oscar nod for 'Inside Out'

Jan 17, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Ronnie is nominated for Best Original Screenplay with Pete Docter Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley

CONGRATULATIONS! 'Inside Out' filmmakers Ronnie del Carmen with Pete Docter at a press conference in Manila. Photo by Mark Cristino

Leonardo DiCaprio has 'no nerves' over Oscar nomination

Jan 15, 2016 - 10:31 PM

Leo is a Best Actor nominee in the 2016 Oscars He s been nominated 4 times for the award but has never won

LEONARDO DICAPRIO. The actor says he is not nervous about the prospect of claiming his first Oscar for his role in 'The Revenant.' File photo by Will Oliver/EPA

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Jan 15, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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2016 Oscars: Reactions from the nominees

Jan 15, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Jennifer Lawrence Leonardo DiCaprio Eddie Redmayne and more react to their Oscar nominations

NOMINEES REACT. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Eddie Redmayne, and many others react to their Oscars nominations. File photos by Facundo Arrizabalaga, Paul Buck, Will Oliver/EPA

FULL LIST: Nominees, Oscars 2016

Jan 14, 2016 - 9:48 PM

Cate Leo Matt J Law and more are Oscar nominees this year

All eyes in Hollywood on Oscar nominations

Jan 14, 2016 - 11:23 AM

The only sure thing that pundits agree on is that Leonardo DiCaprio will be nominated

OSCAR NOMINATION? The only thing pundits are sure about the upcoming Oscars is that Leonardo DiCaprio will be nominated for his performance in 'The Revenant.' Screengrab from YouTube/20th Century Fox

Fil-Aussie Robertino Zambrano's film shortlisted for Oscars 2016

Dec 30, 2015 - 4:49 PM

Robertino s Love in the Time of March Madness is shortlisted in the Animated Short Film Category

ROBERTINOO ZAMBRANO. The Filipino-Australian's film is shortlisted for an Oscar. Screengrab from Instagram/robertinozambrano

Kesaksian Freeport hingga Film Senyap selangkah lagi masuk nominasi Piala Oscar

Dec 04, 2015 - 8:51 AM

Di sidang itu Maroef juga mengungkap bahwa pengusaha Muhammad Riza Chalid Siapa dia?

Presiden Direktur PT Freeport Indonesia Maroef Sjamsoeddin (kiri) hadiri sidang etik Mahkamah Kehormatan Dewan (MKD) DPR, pada 3 Desember 2015. Foto oleh Agung Rajasa/Antara

Film 'Senyap' berpeluang masuk daftar nominasi Piala Oscar 2016

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Film Joshua Oppenheimer lainnya Jagal pernah masuk nominasi Oscar pada 2014

Film dokumenter terbaru karya Joshua Oppenheimer, ‘Senyap,’ kembali menghentak penonton Indonesia membuka tabir masa lalu. Foto oleh filmsenyap.com

'Inside Out,' 'Minions' among 16 in best animated Oscar race

Nov 06, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Hotel Transylvania 2 and The Good Dinosaur make it to the list as well

'INSIDE OUT.' The Pixar movie is one of the films up for the Best Animated Feature Oscar. Photo courtesy of Disney Pixar

'Heneral Luna' is PH entry to 2016 Oscars

Sep 21, 2015 - 6:06 PM

The film is the country s official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2016 Oscars

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno