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John Legend Becomes EGOT After Winning An Emmy For Producing 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

John Legend just got EGOT status with Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice. There have only been 14 other people who have gained the iconic status including Whoopi Goldberg, and Audrey Hepburn.

Celebrities September 11, 2018

New 'Popular Film' Category Dropped From The Oscars

The new 'Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film' category of the Oscars has been delayed. It was initially expected to be introduced on the 91st Academy Awards, which will be held in February next year.

Movies/TV Shows September 7, 2018

Academy Adds New Oscar Category For ‘Best Popular Film’ And Twitter Is Not Having It

The Academy Awards just announced a new category that aims to celebrate and recognize the most popular films. However, critics call it a ploy to shut out blockbusters from the big categories.

Movies/TV Shows August 9, 2018

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Kicked Out Of Film Academy

The Film Academy expelled two longtime members: Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, both of which are guilty of sexual offenses. More people might get kicked out as the Academy continues to adopt its new standards of conduct.

Movies/TV Shows May 5, 2018

Oscars 2018 Live Stream: How To Watch Academy Awards Live Stream Online

The 2018 Oscars awards show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, airs live on ABC Network on March 4. Here's how to watch the 90th Academy Awards live stream online.

Apps/Software January 28, 2018

‘Suicide Squad’ Has The Last Laugh After Winning Oscar Award

The blockbuster DC Comics film "Suicide Squad" won an Oscar for Best Hair and Makeup. The movie was commercially successful but panned universally by critics.

Movies/TV Shows February 28, 2017

Where To Stream The 2017 Oscar Award-Winning Movies: ‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ And More

Big winning movies at the 89th Academy Awards like ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight,’ and ‘Fences’ are available to rent and download. Here’s where to find them.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2017

Samsung Crashes The Oscars With Few Important Reminders, Galaxy S8 A No-Show

Samsung has inundated the public with a slew of commercials aired during the Academy Awards last Feb. 26. With no celebrity endorsers, the ads all served to highlight the safety and quality of upcoming Samsung devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

#Oscars2017 Confusion: 'La La Land' Almost Won Best Picture But 'Moonlight' Bags Award

Barry Jenkins' epic coming-of-age story of a gay black boy in Miami won over Damien Chazelle's ode to old Hollywood movies in the Best Picture category. But not without some embarrassing mix-up at the Oscars.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2017

Oops! The Academy Still Owes Girl Scouts Some Money For The Cookies During The Oscars

Chris Rock's Girl Scout cookie-selling stunt on Oscar's night was a huge hit! However, the mother of one of the Girl Scouts says they have yet to receive the $65,000 payment from The Academy.

Internet Culture March 12, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio Makes A Quick Cameo Beside Brie Larson In 'Room'

Leonardo DiCaprio joins fellow 88th Academy Award winner Brie Larson on screen in the movie 'Room.'

Movies/TV Shows March 1, 2016

#ThatsNotOprah: Website Mistakes Oscars Picture Of Whoopi Goldberg For Oprah Winfrey, Setting Twitter Ablaze

An online beauty site mistook an Oscar red carpet picture of a tatted, dreadlocked Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey. Their miscaptioned tweet triggered a slew of Twitter reactions and an Instagram post by Oprah’s BFF Gayle King showing Winfrey’s shocked expression as she holds up her smartphone.

Internet February 29, 2016

Live Filter Photo App Lets Users Take Selfies As Leo With His Oscar

Msqrd is the live-animated photo and video filter app that allows users to embody celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and pop culture icons like Harry Potter and Iron Man.

Apps/Software February 29, 2016

Snapchat Welcomes The Academy Awards With Stories Web Player

Snapchat debuts its web player with a live video update on the Academy Awards show. The move is seen as the company’s way to make linkable content accessible even among those who are not using the service.

Internet February 29, 2016

Lady Gaga Draws Tears At The Oscars: Brie Larson Embraces Sexual Assault Victims Who Stood During Performance

Lady Gaga's performance of her Oscar nominated song 'Til It Happens To You' receives a standing ovation from the crowd. Best Actress Brie Larson stands up in support and embraces the sexual abuse survivors who participated.

Movies/TV Shows February 29, 2016

Leo Finally Gets His Oscar! Here Are All The Big Winners Of The Academy Awards

There may have been some baffling Oscar snubs for the 88th Academy Awards but Leonardo DiCaprio certainly is not one of them anymore! Take a look at the complete list of Oscars 2016 winners.

Movies/TV Shows February 29, 2016

How To Watch The 2016 Oscars On TV, Online And On Your iPhone Or Android Devices

Here's how to watch or stream the 88th Academy Awards on TV, online or on your mobile devices.

Movies/TV Shows February 28, 2016

Stream These Past Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix Before The 2016 Oscars

If you're a diehard movie buff, what's a person trying to get their Oscar pregame on supposed to do? Here's a list of Oscar-winners for you to feast your eyes on before Sunday evening rolls around.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2016

Where You Can Stream 2016's Oscar-Nominated Films

Stream the movies that are nominated for the 88th Academy Awards on Netflix, Amazon Video, iTunes and Google Play.

Internet Culture February 27, 2016

Watch This Short Vincent Van Gogh Biopic Made Entirely Out Of His Paintings

A filmmaking duo might seem like it's treading some well-worn ground by wanting to produce a film about the life of artist Vincent Van Gogh, but there's one twist that makes it stand out from the rest: it's made up entirely of Van Gogh paintings.

Movies/TV Shows February 26, 2016

Bing Is Using Facial Recognition To Help Users Find Their Oscar-Nominated Doppelgänger

Microsoft's Bing releases a new tool that uses facial and image recognition to determine a user's celebrity look-alike.

Internet February 24, 2016

These Hollywood Celebs Will Pass On The Oscars – Attending Event For Flint Water Crisis Instead

Some Hollywood celebrities have chosen to miss the Oscars in favor of helping alleviate more pressing problems in society. Ryan Coogler and Blackout for Human Rights members will launch a benefit event on Oscars’ night.

Society February 24, 2016

Showtime March 2016: The Complete List Of New Titles Available To Stream

Here are the new titles being added to the Showtime streaming service in the month of March.

Internet Culture February 19, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Gets The Oscar In This 8-Bit Browser Game

Leonardo DiCaprio races down the red carpet to win his first Oscar in this arcade game for Web browsers.

Internet Culture February 16, 2016

Chris Rock To Change His Oscars Opening Statement In Wake Of Diversity Controversy

The Oscars has come under fire from several parties over its diversity issues to the point where many have decided to boycott the show this year. However, Chris Rock, who will be hosting the event, is not in the mood for that.

Movies/TV Shows January 26, 2016

'The Martian' VFX Reel Reveals How Mars Came To Life On The Big Screen

VFX company MPC released a new reel that showcases how it created some of the most beautiful scenes in 'The Martian.'

Movies/TV Shows January 25, 2016

Spike Lee Finally Gets An Academy Honorary Award - Slams Hollywood For Lack Of Diversity

Spike Lee finally gets his Oscar statuette as the Academy's Honorary Awardee for 2015. Lee gives his support to Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs' A2020 campaign and speaks out about Hollywood's lack of diversity.

Movies/TV Shows November 16, 2015

5 Vin Diesel Movies Besides ‘Furious 7’ That Should Have Won Best Picture At The Oscars

Vin Diesel recently declared 'Furious 7' to be the first movie in the successful franchise to win the Oscar for Best Picture. Here are five other Vin Diesel vehicles (get it?) that should have won the big Oscar.

Movies/TV Shows April 3, 2015

Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne To Play Transgender Role In 'The Danish Girl'

Fresh off his Oscar win, the first photo of Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe was released for his transgender role in 'The Danish Girl.'

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2015

Exclusive: The 'Yoda Dress' From The Oscars, Explained

Remember the 'Yoda Dress' worn to the Oscars by the wife of Disney's CEO? We have the full story on how and why she wore the dress, straight from Willow Bay, herself.

Movies/TV Shows February 25, 2015

James Gunn Needs To Know Guardians Of The Galaxy Is Not Oscar Quality: Movie Was Cheesy And Lacked Good Storytelling

James Gunn believes comic book movies should be recognized by the Academy Awards. While we do agree with him, he went far ahead of himself when he mentioned himself and the talking raccoon. Does this guy believe Guardians of the Galaxy is Oscar quality? If so, he's definitely on something.

Movies/TV Shows February 25, 2015

Make Your Own LEGO Oscar — Here's How

Now you too can have a LEGO Oscar of your very own, just like all those celebrities at the Academy Awards. A helpful builder figured out how to make them and has posted instructions online.

Movies/TV Shows February 24, 2015

Lady Gaga Belts Out 'Sound Of Music' Medley At 2015 Oscars [Video]

Watch Lady Gaga perform a medley of songs from the film 'The Sound of Music' at the 2015 Academy Awards -- and Dame Julie Andrews herself was blown away.

Movies/TV Shows February 24, 2015

Hilarious Jimmy Kimmel After The Oscars Special Focuses On Kimmel School of Perfect Acting [Video]

It’s the finest acting school there is, says the greatest actors this generation has ever produced.

Movies/TV Shows February 24, 2015

Oscar 'Voxel' Reference Explained

The Oscar ceremony was peppered with pop culture and political side jokes, but possibly the most confusing was the reference to 'voxels' during the summary of the Science and Technical Awards. We explain what presenters Miles Teller and Margot Robbie were talking about.

Apps/Software February 23, 2015

Bing Correctly Predicts Over 80 Percent Of Oscar Winners

Despite its less-than-stellar reputation as a search engine, Microsoft's Bing correctly predicted many of last night's Oscar winners. It wasn't just a few lucky guesses, either - it was right 80% of the time.

Internet Culture February 23, 2015

John Travolta Went Full-On Creepy At The Oscars

If you watched the Oscars, then you saw the awkward face-grab. Unfortunately, it gets worse for John Travolta, who creeped everyone out in more ways than one.

Movies/TV Shows February 23, 2015

Stephen Hawking Congratulates Eddie Redmayne's Oscar Win In The Sweetest Way

Eddie Redmayne took home the Oscar for Best Actor during last night's ceremony. Here's what Stephen Hawking had to say about the actor who portrayed him in his Oscar-winning role.

Movies/TV Shows February 23, 2015

This Is How The Lego Oscars Were Made

Oscar statues made from Legos were one of best parts of last night's Academy Awards, animating stars like Oprah and Emma Stone.

Geek February 23, 2015

The Best Speeches From The 2015 Oscars: How Politics Energized The Lukewarm Show

The Oscars are known to drag on every year, but this year seemed particularly stale. Interestingly enough, the awards show became a platform for political theater where the speeches didn’t just punctuate the event, they were the event. Here’s a roundup of the best speeches from the night.

Movies/TV Shows February 23, 2015

Apple's Latest iPad Ad With Martin Scorsese Narration Is Awesome And Complements 2015 Oscar Awards (Video)

Apple's latest ad spot was created entirely on iPads. The short film, created by the Los Angeles High School for the Arts, features narration from Martin Scorsese.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2015

How To Stream 2015 Oscars Online And On Your Android, iPhone Or Tablet

Even if you can't get in front on the television on Sunday night, there are still ways you can stream the 87th Academy Awards live on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Internet Culture February 22, 2015

Essential Oscar Viewing Party Cocktails To Mix Up During Tonight's Ceremony

Celebrate the Oscars this year with movie and celebrity-inspired drinks to serve at your viewing party.

Movies/TV Shows February 22, 2015

Xbox One Owners Can Watch The 2015 Oscars Via The New ABC News App

Cord cutters, rejoice! The Xbox One, along with the ABC News app, makes it possible for console owners to watch the Oscars without ever having to switch on their TV.

Movies/TV Shows February 22, 2015

2015 Oscar Predictions Roundup: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, And Best Director

The votes have been cast and the winners will be revealed at the Oscars on Sunday night. Meanwhile, here are some fan favorite predictions.

Movies/TV Shows February 21, 2015

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