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67 Things You Need To Know About This Year's Oscar Nominees

Giant Pharrell Williams hat alert!<p>On Monday, the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards posed for a group photo after the official Academy Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. A few of them were famous movie stars, most of them were not, and many of them have had fascinating …

7 Oscar Moments We Can't Wait For

I will be spending most of this Oscars weekend trying to cram in the rest of the Best Picture nominees before the red carpet kicks off Sunday (how was it that I used to find myself unable to see a mere <i>five</i> nominated movies? Those were the days!).<p>But even the cinematic slackers who haven't seen …

Listen To The Funniest Discussion About The Oscars Yet

Podcast stars Ronna and Beverly talk Sandra Bullock, Woody Allen, "Chewie Edge-jew-i-for," and why American Hustle may be overrated. BuzzFeed's Jace Lacob, Kate Aurthur, and Adam B. Vary — guests on the latest Ronna and Beverly installment — survive the experience.

What Goes On Behind The Scenes At The Oscars

On Sunday, <b>Oscars Director Hamish Hamilton</b> is going to walk the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards.<p>But it's not to be photographed or interviewed …

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Every Oscar night, the past comes alive through lifetime achievement awards, “in memoriam” segments and other Hollywood retrospectives<p>But what if the past came alive, literally?<p>Through the magic of Photoshop, we’ve sent 10 of 2014’s Oscar nominees back in time to chill with their younger selves. …

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Oscar Winner Predictions

Whether you’ve spent the last few months plowing through every nominated short film and seeking out all the best foreign language film nominees or you’ve only seen <i>Gravity</i>, you still don’t know for sure what the Oscar winners will be on Sunday night. Nobody does! That’s what makes this season such a …

12 Golden Facts About Oscar Statuettes to Tell Your Friends

LOS ANGELES — You can't have a proper Academy Awards without Oscar, the ceremony's gold statuette that winners love to kiss.<p>But behind its …

'Wolf of Wall Street' to Win Best Picture Oscar, Internet Predicts

If Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese bound onto the stage at the Academy Awards Sunday night to accept their gold statuettes for <i>Wolf of Wall</i> …

Oscars: What to watch out for

<b>The voting is over. With only one day to go, here's a look at what this year's Oscar race could throw up.</b><p>The Best Picture race is tougher to predict than most years, says Scott Feinberg, Oscar expert with industry magazine The Hollywood Reporter.<p>This is from the man who predicted 21 out of 24 …

10 things Hollywood won’t admit about the Oscars

<b>1. “You say awards show. We say infomercial.”</b><p>The 86th Academy Awards ceremony brought downtown Los Angeles to a standstill Sunday as hundreds of …

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Red Carpet File: The Always Classic Oscar Nominee Meryl Streep

This year marks Meryl Streep's 18th Academy Award nomination (she also holds a record for that!) and on March 2nd she could possibly win her <i>fourth</i> …

Stylists Offer Advice on the Art of the Red Carpet Pose

Even great actresses don’t always know the right way to navigate the red carpet at premieres and awards shows. Let stylists tell you how to walk the …

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, John Travolta to Present at Oscars

And the presenters are …<p>The glamour factor will be high on Sunday at the 86th Academy Awards, with Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, John Travolta and more …

See Every Gown Worn by (Almost) Every Best Actress Oscar Winner Ever

From Bette Davis to Jennifer Lawrence, see Hollywood's leading ladies in their awards-show finest.<p>The Academy Awards are a time-honored tradition where hardworking directors, actors, sound engineers, etc. get rewarded for all they've accomplished in the past year. And that's why we watch it, right? …

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What To Expect From The 2014 Oscar Performers, Including Bette Midler And Liza Minnelli

Sunday's Oscars will feature a host of A-list performers, including all four Best Original Song nominees. Even if a lineup like this means there's no way the telecast will clock in under three hours, at least we can get jazzed about the names that will join Ellen DeGeneres on the Academy Awards …

Why Oscar Winners Say They’re 'Humbled'

Receiving an award makes you feel proud, but a new study suggests some winners may suppress their natural joy so they seem like good sports.<p>Winning an award is about the least humbling thing in the world, and yet when people receive an Oscar or some other illustrious honor, they often say they feel …

Oscars 2014: Leonardo DiCaprio deserves, but doesn't need, a win

"Will you still love me, when I'm no longer young and beautiful?"<p>So asks the musical question in a Lana Del Rey song used as a refrain throughout the recent adaptation of "The Great Gatsby." In some sense it is a question that Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays the title role, has seemed to be asking …

Oscars 2014: How the nominees stack up at the box office

How much does the prospect of a gold statue mean for a movie's box-office treasure trove?<p>This year's set of nominees for the best picture Oscar certainly doesn't have the same number of all-out hits as last year. The 2013 roster boasted six films that crossed the $100-million mark in North America, …

Adrien Brody: life after the Oscar

The night after Adrien Brody won the Oscar for best actor in March 2003, he went to a restaurant and the entire room stood up and applauded. Eleven years later, he makes a far more low-key entrance at the fancy Bondi Beach restaurant Icebergs – no PR, no entourage, wearing flip-flops, and slightly …

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Injustice at the Oscars: The controversies that Hollywood doesn’t want you to hear about

<b>(AP/Amy Sancetta)</b><p>While movie stars celebrate the year in film, industry workers are struggling to get by. Here’s what’s at stake<p>Kathleen Sharp<p>March 2, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>As you watch movie stars approach the Dolby Theater for the 86th Academy Awards tonight, check out the imposing façade of the …

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This Year's Oscar Presenters Are More Star-Studded Than The Nominees — A Complete List

Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, and Leonardo DiCaprio are just a few of the A-list names up for awards during this Sunday's Oscar telecast.<p>While Ellen DeGeneres will be hosting the show, producers just announced the full lineup of presenters. And it's a lot of star power:<p>This year's 46 …

Ellen DeGeneres: why there is a lot at stake for the Oscars host

Oscars 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres will know there’s pressure on her to deliver as host of the Academy Awards<p><b>OSCARS LIVE: follow our rolling coverage of the 2014 Academy Awards</b><p>It would be surprising if Ellen DeGeneres hasn’t been feeling shivers of apprehension about stepping on stage as the host of …