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Laura Dern Dishes On Her Process of Choosing an Oscars Dress

On Tuesday night, Laura Dern came out to support a good cause—and do a little pre-Oscar celebrating at the same time. The actress, who is nominated …

Save the Children

Oscar producers on how they've changed the show (and the story behind the selfie)

The Selfie, from a planning perspective, was a failure.<p>It may have been one of the most memorable moments in the history of the Academy Awards …

Entertainment

'Whiplash' hits the big time

Oscar-winning best actors

Emil Jannings took home the first Oscar for best actor in 1929. See who followed in his footsteps.

The Most Iconic Oscar Gowns of All Time

Every awards season, dozens of gowns roll out onto the red carpet: metallic, sheer, strapless, backless...you name it. But only a few are sartorial standouts to last the ages. From Taraji P. Henson's new take on Old Hollywood in 2017 to Gwyneth Paltrow foreshadowing Millennial Pink in 1999, here …

The Oscars

Does the 'Oscar bounce' actually exist?

Does the exposure from being nominated for an Oscar actually pay off in the form of a big bounce at the box office? The answer is yes, and no.<p>Box office analysts would argue that while some nominated films do see a box office boost, the idea of an "Oscar bounce" may be more myth than reality.<p>"I …

Red carpet romance: Remember these couples of Oscars past?

On the biggest night in Hollywood, the stars walking the red carpet have some big decisions to make: what to wear, what to say, and maybe the most crucial decision — who to bring.<p>Over the years, we’ve seen the nominees bring some interesting dates to the Oscars, ranging from longtime loves to …

Red Carpet

Critics and audiences often see Oscar best-picture nominees very differently

Eight films are vying for best picture at this year’s Academy Awards. But have past winners actually been the “best” films of their respective years, or just the most popular?<p>Quartz has taken a stab at answering this question by looking at data from Rotten Tomatoes, a site that aggregates film …

Rotten Tomatoes

Is having red hair bad luck at the Oscars? The curious curse of redheaded stars

What’s the secret to winning an Academy Award? Is it hard work? A fierce, unwavering dedication to Method acting? Or is it as simple as sporting a hair color that’s anything but red?<p>Hair color likely isn't the reason for being snubbed — as, after all, the hope is that winners are honored for their …

Hair Color

The $160,000 Oscars gift bag

Only in Hollywood do losers still win and winners win twice.<p>Regardless of who takes home gold at this Sunday's Academy Awards, all best and supporting actor and actress nominees, along with the nominees for best director, are getting a gift bag worth $160,000. That's double what the bags were worth …

What This Year’s Nominees Wore to Their First Oscars

From Witherspoon to Ruffalo, here’s what 12 of this year’s nominees looked like the first time they walked that Oscar red carpet.

9 Surprising Things You Never Knew About the Oscars

Trivia for your watching party.<p>The Oscars are this Sunday (don't even think about setting your DVR—this is one thing you need to watch live), and while it's pretty much the biggest awards show ever, what do you <i>really</i> know about it? These surprising facts will shed some light—and play the perfect …

Marlon Brando

11 oscar dresses that haven't aged well

cue the cringe-face<p>Unless you grew up with a professional stylist, chances are that you have gone through your fair share of style snafus. (Hey, if anyone dug up our prom photos, they would see a <i>whole</i> lot of ill-conceived tulle.) And, as you've heard a thousand times before, celebrities are, …

#TBT: Stars of Oscars Past

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Oscars 2015 Best Actress Nominees' Beauty Looks

This year's Oscar nominees for Best Actress may be movie pros, but they're also beauty veterans—and they know how to rock a red carpet. Take a look at each woman's five best beauty...

#AskHerMore: What You Don't Know About the Best Actress Nominees Might Surprise (and Impress) You

Sure we'll ooh and aah over their dresses on Oscar Sunday, but let's not forget about their accomplishments.<p>When she steps onto the red carpet at the Oscars on Sunday night, Marion Cotillard, nominated for Best Actress, will probably look ravishing in a Dior gown. But did you know that the actress …

Red Carpet

Oscars 2015: Secrets of the limo drivers

<b>More than 1,000 limousines will fill the streets of Los Angeles ahead of the Academy Awards. One limo manager shares his secrets.</b><p>On Oscar night - this year 22 February - the usually car-clogged streets of Hollywood fall silent because everyone is at a viewing party or, if they're very lucky, …

What Happened at the First-Ever Oscars

It was May of 1929 when members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences first gathered to fête their own. Decades later, the annual …

Charlie Chaplin

Oscars Through The Years: 31 Stunning Vintage Photos From Past Academy Awards (PICS, VIDEO)

So. Much. Glamour.<p>If you thought the Oscars have always been an uber-glamorous event then, well, you’d be absolutely right.<p>Ever since the very first …

The Best Supporting Actress Race at the Oscars Reveals an Uncomfortable Truth

The Best Supporting Actress race at the 2015 Oscars may be the biggest snooze of the night. Almost every Oscar soothsayer agrees that Patricia …

What has Neil Patrick Harris done to earn his spot hosting the Oscars? - video

After Ellen DeGeneres' well-received turn as Oscar host last year, TV and Broadway star Neil Patrick Harris has been brought in to front Hollywood's starriest night. But what experience does he have in shepherding celebrities through extended acts of high profile gong-giving? Loads as it turns out …

Neil Patrick Harris

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And the most liberal Oscars movie is...

<b>(CNN) —</b> Politics is never far from Hollywood.<p>Some of the most celebrated movies from 2014 -- including "Selma," "American Sniper" and "Boyhood" -- were loaded with political themes that prompted significant debates.<p>But what if you could predict the ideological bent of a film by looking at the …

Government

Here's Why the Oscar Race for Best Picture Is Unusually Tricky This Year

It should come as no surprise that <i>Boyhood</i> and <i>Birdman</i> are the frontrunners in the Best Picture Oscar race. Each film took an exciting risk: the former …

Mental Disorders

Celebrating the 1999 Oscars, the Last Year the Best-Original-Song Category Was Truly Great

Three animated films, one indie rebel, and . . . ’N Sync? We had no idea how good we had it.<p>Were the 1999 Oscars the last compelling best-original-song Race?<p>This year’s best-original-song category at the Oscars is . . . fine. Respectable. An aggressively decent set of songs, and these days, that's …

Great Moments in Oscar History

Everything You Need to Know About the Controversies Surrounding This Year's Oscar Movies

Blame Twitter or overly zealous pundits: Everyone is mad about <i>something</i> at this year’s Oscars. Almost every nominated picture has stirred up …

Stephen Hawking

Gwyneth Paltrow keeps it quick, Scarlett Johansson warm and playful at Oscar rehearsals

Gwyneth Paltrow breezed into the Dolby Theatre almost 20 minutes early for her Oscar rehearsal and walked back out a minute later.<p>Wearing a color-block sweater, black tulip skirt and booties, the actress came in without makeup, her blond hair imperfect, naturally wavy and parted down the center.<p>She …

What Does “Best Editing” Mean, Anyway?

Before you fill out your Oscar ballot, read an insider’s guide to understanding the invisible craft of editing.<p>Everyone says it’s an honor just to be nominated for an Oscar—and it is! But nobody says that more sincerely than the folks nominated in the tech arena. These craftspeople work a lot of …

J. K. Simmons Will Be Only the Latest Villain to Triumph as a Best Supporting Actor

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Marlon Brando