Academy Awards

Film

the oscars has already canceled that ‘popular’ category

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

​this year’s oscar nominations have been announced!

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

how chris rock dealt with #oscarssowhite

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

what happened at the academy awards

Celebrities spoke out positively — on the red carpet and on stage — about #oscarssowhite and improving diversity in Hollywood.
Laura Vogel
2.29.16
News

lupita nyong'o and trevor noah on confronting racism in the entertainment industry

On the morning of the 2016 Oscars broadcast, 'The New York Times' featured the pair in a conversation about the lack of diversity in Hollywood, Broadway, TV, and beyond.
Laura Vogel
2.28.16
News

​fighting the power at the academy awards: a video history

These powerful Academy Awards speeches have called for social justice.
Laura Vogel
2.27.16
Film

our fantasy oscar winners (no straight white men included)

As this year’s Oscars ignores the strong racial, sexual and gender diversity at the cinema, we decided to pick our own winners.
Colin Crummy
2.26.16
Film

women are most likely to win oscars for playing wives, widows, and heiresses

A new report explores the occupations of every Best Actor and Actress-winning character. The results? Predictably sexist.
Emily Manning
2.24.16
Film

will the oscar diversity changes actually work?

On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced sweeping changes in order to increase diversity among its voting members. We explore those changes, and what they actually mean when it comes to diversity in Hollywood.
Emily Manning
1.25.16
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