In January of 2016, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who was then the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, responded to the #OscarsSoWhite protests by announcing a bold goal: By 2020, she promised, the Academy would double the number of female and non-white members. Now, almost two and a half years later, the AMPAS Board of Governors has met and selected the third group of new members since Isaacs’ initial pledge. Meanwhile, the scorecard on Academy diversity so far is a mixed one.
Screenwriter Barry Morrow has affected nearly 1 million people with his globe-trotting Oscar in an attempt to raise autism awareness.
On "Megyn Kelly Today," Tatum O'Neal talked about her estranged relationship with her father, actor Ryan O’Neal, and appeared to want to mend the relationship: “I want to say to my dad, if you're watching this, I love you, I've always loved you, and forgiveness is the best policy.”
Will we ever learn the truth about what Garner was thinking? Probably not. Still, the internet just loved that she poked fun at herself over mysterious meme.
When Peele stepped onto the Oscars stage to accept the award for Best Original Screenplay, the internet rejoiced.
The actress, the presenter this year with Jodie Foster of the award for Best Actor (a notable departure from Oscars tradition), stepped onto the red carpet for Sunday night’s show glowing in a gunmetal Dior gown that matched the award itself.
With the Academy Awards just around the corner, we couldn't help but reminisce about the stars who used their plus-one to take their mothers to the star-studded event.
With equality and women’s rights continuing to be at the forefront of Hollywood conversation, here is a look at the best empowerment speeches delivered by women at the Oscars.
Sources confirmed the duo will give it another try on Sunday, this time with much more attention to the handling of the envelope.
Nominees are being given pepper spray and other personal safety products in support of the #MeToo movement, which blew up in October after the exposés of disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Former VP Al Gore explains how he worked to make sure his gag made to seem like he was declaring presidential candidacy at 2016 Oscars wasn't misconstrued
Donald Trump has been the butt of a lot of jokes this awards season, and Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony was no different. Host Jimmy Kimmel took shots at Trump, even using Trump’s favorite form of communication, Twitter, to send a shout-out live on stage. Trump also claimed that he did much better than past Republican candidates with Hispanic and African American voters.
Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards was a major night for the cast and crew of Moonlight. Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor, writer-director Barry Jenkins and co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney won Best Adapted Screenplay, and, in that crazy moment, the film won Best Picture. The wins were historic as Ali is the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar, Moonlight is the first ever LGBT+ film to win Best Picture, and Jenkins was the first African-American writer-director ever to be nominated for Best Director.
Just moments after the Oscars broadcast came to an end, host Jimmy Kimmel joined Kelly Ripa backstage and gave his thoughts on what may be the biggest debacle in the history of the Academy Awards. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were presenting the award for Best Picture, the final award of the evening, when they awarded the Oscar to La La Land instead of Moonlight. The envelope … I don’t know if they had the wrong envelope or if there was some kind of envelope malfunction,” Kimmel said.
Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 89th Academy Awards Sunday night, and he wasn’t about to let the opportunity of hosting the Oscars in front of millions of people go by without taking a few shots at his frenemy Matt Damon.
The Best Picture mistake heard round the world was just one of many memorable moments from the 89th Academy Awards. In one of the most shocking moments in the history of the Oscars, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced La La Land as the Best Picture winner. It’s easy to see now that there was a problem as Beatty fumbled with the envelope and delayed the announcement, but at the time, everyone assumed he was just joking around.
Chrissy Teigen clearly needed some rest during the 2017 Academy Awards. While Casey Affleck was accepting his Best Actor award for Manchester by the Sea, the model was spotted in the background snoozing on her husband John Legend’s shoulder.
Twenty actors have been nominated for Oscars this year. And no matter their background, it has taken a huge amount of work and dedication to get to the Academy Awards. But all these enormously successful actors had to start somewhere. Whether it was a blockbuster hit or an instantly forgettable role, every nominee had to make a first film.
Get ready to make some popcorn and gawk at Hollywood’s biggest stars: The Academy Awards are this Sunday. Here's your guide to the film industry’s biggest night.
Ellen DeGeneres has hosted the Oscars in the past, so Kimmel had a few questions when he joined Ellen on Thursday. Kimmel asked, “Had you started writing jokes by this point in the process?” DeGeneres replied, “I had pretty many jokes by now.
Early winners include Fredric March for "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Clark Gable for "It Happened One Night," and Spencer Tracy for "Captains Courageous."
La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, swept the 74th Golden Globe Awards, winning all seven of the awards for which it received nominations including Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy; Best Director; Best Screenplay; Best Original Score; and Best Actress and Actor in its category.
In the 88 years that the Academy has been handing out trophies for Best Actress, 74 different women have taken home an Oscar. It’s an elite club, and as you can tell by our history-spanning supercut video, it’s filled with some major acting icons.