Academy Awards

Culture

why lady gaga's a star is born will go all the way to oscars glory

In his retelling of the 81 year old story, first-time director Bradley Cooper has achieved everything that the movie business should be: pure, unadulterated escapism.
Matthew Whitehouse
10.2.18
Film

the oscars has already canceled that 'popular category

Apparently the idea "merits further study."
Hannah Ongley
9.6.18
Culture

there were only 46 women in the oscars class photo and one of them was a cardboard cutout

Academy makes historic decision to increase the number of cardboard women at this year’s ceremony.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.7.18
News

the best, non disastrous, moments from the oscars

This year’s awards brought the positive vibes we’ve been missing.
Wendy Syfret
2.27.17
Film

​this year’s oscar nominations have been announced!

La La Land leads the pack with a record 14 nominations and Moonlight and Arrival score eight a piece.
Lynette Nylander
1.24.17
Film

asian academy members protest ‘tone deaf’ oscars ceremony

Three-time Oscar winner Ang Lee and two dozen Academy members have written a letter of protest regarding the recent ceremony’s offensive and racist portrayal of Asians.
Emily Manning
3.16.16
Film

jenny bevan’s first oscar win was part of the weirdest fashion moment in TV history

In 1987 the Academy Awards decided it was finally time to sex-up the costume design nominations.
i-D Staff
3.1.16
News

how chris rock dealt with the oscars race problem

The comedian didn’t let the Academy off the hook for their lack of diversity in his masterful presentation of the 88th Awards.
Nick Levine
2.29.16
News

​congratulations leo!

DiCaprio finally claims that elusive Oscar, and here are the other big winners of the 88th Academy Awards...
Tish Weinstock
2.29.16
News

obama: the oscar's diversity problem is bigger than hollywood

"Are we making sure that everybody is getting a fair shot?"
i-D Staff
2.1.16
News

will smith joins jada in historic oscars boycott

"There's a regressive slide towards separatism, towards racial and religious disharmony, and that's not the Hollywood that I want to leave behind."
i-D Staff
1.22.16
News

spike lee and jada pinkett smith to boycott the "lily white" oscars

Jada is calling for people of colour to reject the institution completely.
Sasha Geyer
1.19.16