Academy Awards

Move Over, Ellen! Neil Patrick Harris Confirmed For Oscars 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris has confirmed that he will be hosting the 87th Academy Awards next year. The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ actor made the announc...

Seven Hotels Featured in Films This Year | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some hotels served as filming locations, such as Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza in American Hustle and the Aria Resort & Casino in Last Vegas. Others were used to signify other locations, such as Los Angeles' Langham Pasadena...

WATCH: John Travolta Gets A Second Chance To Pronounce 'Idina Menzel'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Comedy

We really hope he doesn't mess it up this time... SEE ALSO: The 12 Funniest Moments From The Oscars (Via The Daily What) ...

WATCH: The Entire Oscars Ceremony In Under Two Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Are you a busy person? Did you miss the Oscars on Sunday night/Monday morning? If the answer to both of these questions is 'yes', then catch up with t...

Ellen's Best Oscars One-Liners

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Comedy

She broke Twitter records with this star-studded selfie - but that was just one highlight of Ellen DeGeneres' second stint as Oscars host. Check out t...

The Oscars' 12 Funniest Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Comedy

In pictures, videos and Vines: the (sometimes unintentional) comedy highlights of the 86th Academy Awards... MORE OSCARS: Oscars 2014: E...

Fergie Ticks One Off The Bucket List As He Attends The Oscars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson ticked another one off the bucket list when he attended the Oscars ceremony on Sunday night. Fer...

WATCH: J-Law Does It Again (Falls Over, That Is)

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Poor old Jennifer Lawrence doesn't have much luck with red carpet gowns and award ceremonies and true to form the actress ended up on the floor AGAIN ...

'I Should Like to Thank the Academy...' - The Psychology of Acceptance Speeches at the Oscars

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dr Raj Persaud

A hidden pressure of Oscar night is the psychological tightrope narcissists tread on the red carpet. Convention requires they give an acceptance speech which thanks others and indicates humility - acknowledging the contribution of colleagues to their own success. But deep down do narcissists really believe this?

Why '12 Years a Slave' and 'Roots' are Inadequate Representations of Slavery

Ewa Zubek | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ewa Zubek

To those who have not seen Roots, the plot may still read like a familiar story. The recent release by black British director Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave, may start differently, but it follows a very similar trajectory of blood, whips and brutality.

WATCH: Oscar Nominees Look Super-Cute In Early Roles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ahead of the Academy Awards 2014 on Sunday, we've discovered a montage of all the Oscars nominees in their early roles - and it's pretty amazing. T...

Oscars 2014: Best And Worst Dressed

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Never mind those shiny gold little men, what we REALLY want to know is who won the award for best - and worst - dressed celeb at this year's Oscars? ...

OSCARS 2014: 'There's A Lot Of Anxious Energy In The Room'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Oscars 2014 are nearly here, and host Ellen Degeneres is already warming up! The host of the 86th Academy Awards talks about managing negative ener...

PICS: Oscars 2014 Red Carpet

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The stars were out in force for the 2014 Oscars, which saw the biggest names in showbiz rub shoulders with each other for the glitziest night in the e...


Gabriella Apicella | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gabriella Apicella

Awards Season is a divisive time in the film industry. At a time of celebration and congratulation on the outstanding achievements by leading filmmakers, there will always be discussion of those whose work has been overlooked, controversy over voting strategies, and debates of whether it all means anything at all anyway.

OSCARS 2014: Who's Going To Win Best Supporting Actor?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Oscars are coming! The little gold statuettes are being polished as we speak, ready to be handed out on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. Each da...

BAFTAs: Now just an Extension of Hollywood?

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dan Ehrlich

It brought home the reality that the BAFTA's were becoming more and more like the Academy Awards, where big bucks Hollywood hype over -rules artistic merit.

12 Years a Slave

Sadie Brown | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sadie Brown

On this solo Saturday, after watching Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave', I hurriedly left the theatre fighting back tears with a lump in my throat, numb to the people around me, ran to the toilet locked myself in a cubical and burst into tears.

Oscar Winners (Leaked)

James Thomas | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Comedy
James Thomas

I have here before me the complete list of this year's Oscar winners. Please don't ask me where I got them. I'll never tell*.

2014 Oscars Snubs Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

The snubs for this year's Academy Awards have been announced. They include Idris Elba, snubbed for 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom', Oprah Winfrey (...

It's Oscar Nominations Trivia Time!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

It's that time of year again - Oscars time, that is. Comedy films normally get short shrift from the Academy - it's rare for one to be nominated f...

OSCARS 2014: '12 Years A Slave', 'Philomena' Lead British Hopes

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

'12 Years A Slave' goes into this year's Oscars as the hot favourite for collective gold, scooping nominations in several of the leading categories, a...

Oscars 2014: LIVE All The Winners As They're Announced...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Oscars have been allotted. The ink is dry inside the golden envelopes. And they're being opened tonight - one by one! ALL THE WINNERS AS THEY'R...

Golden Globes, Oscars, Super Bowl: All Big Bucks Showbiz Hype

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dan Ehrlich

Annually the most hyped and talked about bit of fantasy on air is the Academy Awards AKA The Oscars. Yet, even with all the hype and glamour, the Oscars can't equal the Super Bowl for audience size.

Psychologists Find Female Success Is Bad for Romantic Relationships

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

Your romantic partner experiences a huge success; a big pay rise or their first novel is accepted for publication - how does that make you feel? If you are a man, you would be feeling worse about yourself, according to the latest psychological research.