Academy Awards

Life on the Red Carpet for a Reporter Covering the Oscars

Colin Paterson | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Colin Paterson

They are simply the only award show that really matters. It is the first date A-listers put in their diary, the one awards where everyone turns up. Jack Nicholson will wear sunglasses and sit in the front row just to be the butt of the jokes.

The Best Actors Never To Win A Best Actor Oscar (Despite Many Nominations)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Winning an Oscar is the absolute pinnacle of achievement for any actor - recognition for your life's work from the most prestigious body of judges in ...

Who Were The Best And Worst Dressed At The Oscars?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Another glittering awards season is now almost over, with the biggest names in the film industry throwing on their most stylish outfits and strutting ...

This Proves Oscar-winning Films Aren't Always A Commercial Success

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

When it comes to the Oscars, massive commercial success does not necessarily equate to glory in the Best Picture category at the Academy Awards. In...

All The Pics From This Year's Oscars Red Carpet

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

No disrespect to the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards or even our home-grown BAFTAs, but the Oscars is the bash we’ve all been waiting for ...

31 Stunning Vintage Photos From Oscars Past

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

If you thought the Oscars have always been an uber-glamorous event then, well, you’d be absolutely right. Ever since the very first ceremony, wa...

Bomb Squad Called To Site Near Oscars Venue In LA

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

A bomb scare near the venue where the Oscars will be held on Sunday evening has proved to be a false alarm, according to local police. MORE OSCARS:...

13 Things You Didn't Know About The Oscars

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

On Sunday evening, the stars of the big screen will walk the most important red carpet of them all - yes, it’s time for the Oscars. MORE OSCARS:...

21 Things That Are Guaranteed To Happen At The Oscars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Comedy

There are Oscar predictions - and there are predictions about what will actually happen at the Oscars. MORE OSCARS: Oscars 2015: Full Academy Awa...

The Oscar Winners Might Not Be Who You Think...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

British hopes have never been higher for Oscar glory, with screen favourites Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rosamund Pike and Felicity Jones al...

We're Loving These Honest Oscar Movie Posters

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Somebody give The Shiznit an Oscar! Yes, the site is continuing its fine tradition of Photoshopping the posters for films that have been Oscar-nomi...

Memo to Hollywood - You're Still Sexist

Jessie Thompson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jessie Thompson

Hi Hollywood. It's me. I know this is a bit awkward, but I just wanted to drop you a line to remind you that women exist. Yes, I KNOW you really like Meryl Streep, but there are other ones. No, seriously. They even speak and move around and do things. Some of them even do films.

What Do Jennifer Aniston, 'The Lego Movie', David Oyelowo Have In Common? Snubbed By Oscar!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

What does Jennifer Aniston have in common with 'The Lego Movie'? They've both dismayed their fans with being overlooked in this year's Oscars nominati...

The Oscar Nominations Are In!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

British hopes will be riding high for this year's Academy Awards, with actors Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike a...

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) ...

11 Stars Who Have Surprisingly Never Won An Oscar

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

After being pipped to the post on three separate occasions, it was widely believed that Leonardo DiCaprio would finallytriumph at last year's Oscars a...

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.