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The Academy announces membership changes in light of recent controversy

The lack of diversity in this year's Academy Award nominations have people up in arms, and it looks like the Academy is acting fast in order to avoid this issue come next year's awards. They've just announced a big change in their membership policy that will assure current filmmakers have the ability to vote, and that more people are added to its executive and board...

The Oscars - To boycott or not to boycott? That is a very real question

Where do we go with this year's Oscars? After the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced last week, they were met with sharp criticism over their lack of diversity across the major fields. In the performance categories, 20 men and women were recognized for their work over the past year... not one of them was a person of color. In the Best Picture field, it was...

Nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards have been announced!

The nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards were unveiled this morning, and, as many predicted, THE REVENANT has come out on top with a total of 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. George Miller 's MAD MAX: FURY ROAD isn't far behind though with 10 Oscar nods, followed by Ridley Scott 's THE MARTIAN with 7, and Todd Haynes '...

Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 1991

In this new series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for...

Chris Rock will host the 88th Academy Awards

For those of you who have missed Chris Rock being on the radar, the man is returning to the stage come 2016. The Academy has officially announced that Rock will play host for the the 88th Academy Awards. This will mark his second time as host, having entertained us at the event back in 2005. Look who's back. #Oscars . pic.twitter.com/7TkkrDpSJM — Chris Rock...

Exclusive: Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective - 1989

In this new series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for...

Academy Awards may go back to just five Best Picture nominees

For the 82nd annual Oscars the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to increase the amount of Best Picture nominees, but according to THR the organization is "seriously considering" going back to just five Best Picture candidates. Sources have told the site "that a significant fraction of the Academy" is pushing for the move, with many...

Lady Gaga will have a starring role in American Horror Story: Hotel

FX's horror anthology series, American Horror Story , doesn't return until this October, but the first casting announcement might catch you off-guard. While the series is known for bringing back many of the core cast members, the initial casting comes in the form of . . . Lady Gaga ? That, I imagine will excite some of you and terrify the rest. In either case, the casting...

Winners Announced! Our 15th Annual Oscar prediction contest! Win big bucks!!

It's a Tie! It's a 3-way tie for the 15th Annual Oscar Prediction Contest! (top score: 90/100) Since we only have the $300 beans in our budget, we'll have to give each person $100 and bragging rights for the next year. You guys were on your game this year! The three winners should check their e-mail and make sure to respond back within 48 hours or...

James Gunn defends superhero movies after Oscar jokes

I say jokes, but I can't remember any specific “jokes” from last night’s Oscar show. That’s not me being a jerk store; I was actually surprised at just how unfunny the show was. I guess it’s not a comedy show or anything, but look no further than Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes to know how to treat a room full of celebrities. During the opening...

Exclusive Cool Video: The ten worst post-Oscar career choices

The 87th Academy Awards have come and gone with it's fair share of upsets, Neil Patrick Harris quips, and shots of Chris Pine crying. Seriously, did you guys catch that after the Glory performance? Too funny. Anywho, we'd like to extend our congratulations to all of the winners, but also, a word of warning: Just because you score an Oscar doesn't mean you're exempt...

See the full list of winners for The 87th Annual Academy Awards!

And, that's a wrap! Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Oscars Live Chat this year! Check out the FULL list of WINNERS below! Drum-roll folks, the time has come! Yes the 2015 Academy Awards are almost here after a crazy 2014 and I am once again proud to be hosting the LIVE CHAT event which will be taking place on Sunday beginning at 7:30 pm EST sharp . The live chat...
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