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
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
2.6.18
News

​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
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

​new oscars judges bring diversity to the academy

David Oyelowo, Emma Stone and Common are among the 322 new members.
Charlotte Gush
6.27.15
News

oscars: and the nominees are…

There are few curveballs in the nominations, which include Boyhood, Foxcatcher, The Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game.
Stuart Brumfitt
1.15.15