Sunday, September 22, 2019

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Oscars Blasted for Creating New ‘Popular’ Film...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition of a popular film award category and the promise...

Lupita Nyong’o Rocks Hairstyle Inspired By Rwandan...

"Black Panther" star Lupita Nyong'o slayed her fierce red carpet look at the 90th Academy Awards while also letting the world know she's single....maybe. Many may...

Ava DuVernay Once Sought Approval From Hollywood,...

On a star-studded night in the final week of February, a select group of elegant Black bodies will, once again, pepper the Dolby Theatre...

Will This Be the Year That Oscars...

If it were longer than 30 minutes, Mark Anthony Green’s mixtape video, "Fair Use," would likely find itself competing with "13th," "OJ: Made in...

Twitter Up In Arms Over Taraji P....

Twitter erupted in disappointment Tuesday, Jan. 24, when Taraji P. Henson failed to earn an Oscar nomination for "Hidden Figures," even as three other...

Will Smith Is Over Oscar Buzz, Reflects...

Will Smith, who stars in the upcoming film "Collateral Beauty," said he's over the Oscar buzz. His thoughts coincide with his decision not to attend...

Ryan Coogler Reportedly Turned Down Invite to...

Ryan Coogler reportedly does not want to help the Academy increase Black membership. The "Creed" director was among hundreds of new invitees to judge...

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Donate $30,000...

Over the last few months, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have used their considerable star power to illuminate Hollywood’s diversity problem.  Their actions...

Spike Lee Warns Hollywood ‘You Better Get...

 Spike Lee was awarded an honorary Oscar on Saturday night at the 7th Annual Academy Governor Awards.  Decked in a Chi-raq embedded hat, a...

As Academy Awards Celebrate Hollywood’s Insiders, Black...

As the Academy rewarded the most celebrated performances in Hollywood last night, many Black movie fans were still reeling from the fascinating look into...

Oscar Voter Unleashes Racially Charged Rant About...

An anonymous female Academy member gave a racially-charged defense of this year’s Selma “snubs,” claiming the historical film had “no art to it” while...

Seth MacFarlane Spits Out Oscars Carrot And...

If you were anticipating the return of Seth MacFarlane as host for the Academy Awards, I’m afraid I have some bad news. MacFarlane will not...

Iranian Media Photoshops Michelle Obama’s Oscar Gown

An Iranian state news agency aired doctored images of Michelle Obama in its coverage of the Academy Awards, altering a shot of the first...

Vulgar Tweet About Oscar Nominee Quvenzhané Wallis...

“Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhané Wallis is kind of a c--t, right?” This was actually tweeted last night by...

Shirley Bassey Delivers Golden ‘Goldfinger’ Performance at...

Dame Shirley Bassey finally invaded America. At last night's 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony, the 76-year-old, Welsh-born pop singer brought Hollywood's elite to their...

‘Argo’ Wins Best Picture in Oscar Show...

There were few surprises at the 85th Academy Awards Sunday night, with a majority of the winners having been triumphant throughout the awards season....

Will Whitney Houston Make Oscar List of...

The Academy Award is generally seen as the crowning achievement of a stellar accomplishment in film. Each year, actors, writers, directors, cinematographers and composers,...

James Bond To Be Honored At Academy...

After 50 years of being a wildly popular franchise, the 85th annual Academy Awards will finally honor James Bond. While the verdict is still...

Final 'Zero Dark Thirty' Trailer Released

Just after SAG and Golden Globes nominations, the final trailer for the highly anticipated Zero Dark Thirty has hit the web. The film has already garnered...

Viola Davis Au Naturale Sparks More Talk...

Viola Davis, best actress nominee for “The Help,” arrived at the 2012 Academy Awards in a custom-made emerald, strapless corseted Vera Wang gown looking...