Academy Awards

Anti-Polanski protesters greet French film awards ceremony

PARIS (AP) — Women’s rights activists protested Friday outside a Paris concert hall where France’s film academy is prese...
19:20 28 February 2022

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France’s equivalent of the Oscars - where his ...
12:36 27 February 2022

Trump not a ‘Parasite’ fan, praises ‘Gone with the Wind’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite,” his biggest complaint being...
19:07 21 February 2022

‘Sonic’ speeds to $57M debut; ‘Parasite’ sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimate...
18:51 16 February 2022

‘Parasite’ director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea — Director Bong Joon-ho smiled and waved at a waiting crowd on Sunday as he arrived home in South Korea, his first trip back sinc...
17:20 16 February 2022

ScarJo’s Oscar look glimmers on, at Oscar de la Renta show

NEW YORK — Watching the Oscar de la Renta show unfold in the imposing setting of the New York Public Library in Manhattan, it was hard not to think ba...
21:49 11 February 2022

Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

LOS ANGELES — Before Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made a modest p...
23:07 10 February 2022

Oscars viewership plunges to record low

NEW YORK — ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings, with 23.6 million people tuning in to see “Parasite” named best pi...
19:13 10 February 2022

Oscar parties: Pitt goes right in, Phoenix engraves-and-runs

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Brad Pitt, tux still on but tie gone and best supporting actor Academy Award stowed away somewhere, stepped out of a car with ...
13:03 10 February 2022

Backstage at the Oscars: Dazed winners and sweet reunions

LOS ANGELES — A whole other show happens just a few feet to the right of the main Oscars stage in the wings where presenters gather, ecstatic winners ...
9:14 10 February 2022

Big wins for ‘Parasite’ give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.”
8:34 10 February 2022

A breakdown of the gowns, bling and beauty from the Oscars

NEW YORK — The Oscars closed the awards season in style, with statement necklaces and classic gowns, traditional tuxedos and some young rule-breakers.
6:16 10 February 2022

Making Oscar history, ‘Parasite’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the f...
6:14 10 February 2022

Rapper Eminem shocks Oscars with performance 17 years late

LOS ANGELES — Apparently, it's never too late to perform at the Oscars, particularly if you're an Oscar winner named Eminem.
6:01 10 February 2022

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor Oscar for ‘Joker’

LOS ANGELES — Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral portrayal of a troubled man’s descent into villainy in “Joker” earned him his first Oscar in a career that ha...
5:29 10 February 2022

Brad Pitt wins first acting Oscar for ‘Once Upon a Time’

LOS ANGELES — An emotional Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar on Sunday night, claiming the supporting actor trophy for “Once Upon a Time ... in Hol...
5:16 10 February 2022

Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars

Twenty-five years after winning his first Oscar, Elton John has picked up his second at the 2020 Academy Awards, where “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadó...
4:48 10 February 2022

‘Parasite’ director Bong Joon Ho wins best director Oscar

LOS ANGELES — Writer-director Bong Joon Ho made Oscar history Sunday night, capturing Oscars for best director and best international feature with his...
4:40 10 February 2022

Final list of Academy Award winners

LOS ANGELES — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre:
4:39 10 February 2022

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

NEW YORK — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la R...
2:50 10 February 2022

Dern wins supporting actress Oscar for ‘Marriage Story’

LOS ANGELES — Laura Dern’s turn as a steely divorce attorney in “Marriage Story” made the case with Oscar jurors, who completed her awards season swee...
2:40 10 February 2022

‘You’ve Got a Friend in Me’ — ‘Toy Story 4’ wins Oscar

NEW YORK — Talk about having a friend: “Toy Story 4” has become the first franchise to earn two animated film Oscars.
1:29 10 February 2022

‘Birds of Prey’ flies low on Oscars weekend with tepid debut

LOS ANGELES — “Birds of Prey,” the DC Comics' Harley Quinn spinoff, made a tepid debut in theaters over the weekend, opening in No. 1 but below expect...
19:09 9 February 2022

Hanks, Fonda and more stars amuse at Oscars rehearsals

LOS ANGELES — Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are standing on the Oscars stage performing some hilarious material for a few dozen people who are ...
3:59 9 February 2022

‘The Farewell,’ Adam Sandler triumph at Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — At a Film Independent Spirit Awards that often stood in stark contrast to Sunday's Academy Awards, Lulu Wang's family drama “Th...
2:22 9 February 2022

Monse creatives still see themselves as fashion outsiders

NEW YORK — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives behind Oscar de la Renta — but ...
0:15 9 February 2022

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year’s star-studde...
4:17 7 February 2022

Leslie Jones livens up Siriano’s NY Fashion Week front row

NEW YORK — With shouts of “work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones on the front row, Christian Siriano helped kickoff New York Fashion Week on T...
2:55 7 February 2022

Kidman, Nyong’o, Peele and more describe 1st Oscar moments

LOS ANGELES — It happens in an instant: The envelope is opened, a name is called and the Oscar winner's life and career are changed forever.
15:11 6 February 2022

Women vying for Oscars salute their progress, snubs aside

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could have been downbeat, given the shu...
10:12 6 February 2022