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Will Smith’s Redemption: ‘Concussion’ Star Gets MTV Movie Award’s Highest Honor

March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016

Will Smith, who was passed over for an Oscar nomination for his work in “Concussion,” contributing to the furor over...

Oscar Viewership Lowest Since 2008

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016

Viewership for ABC’s Oscars telecast was the smallest since 2008, averaging 34.3 million viewers, according to preliminary figures released Monday...

Oscars Backstage: Best Actress Larson Urges Journalists to Retain Humanity

February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

Standing in front of a room full of journalists, best actress Oscar winner Brie Larson was asked what she thought...

Oscars Backstage: ‘Spotlight’ Takes Top Prize at Oscars, Underscores Value of Print Media

February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

“Spotlight” took the top prize and only one other at Sunday’s Oscar ceremony, but the film’s producers weren’t complaining backstage...

Oscars Backstage: DiCaprio Advocates Climate Change Awareness, Action

February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

Despite finally winning an Academy Award on his sixth career nomination, Leonardo DiCaprio was more focused on pushing for awareness...

Oscars Backstage: Iñárritu Derides Prejudices About Skin Color

February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu, speaking backstage at the Dolby Theatre after his second consecutive Oscar win for directing, called prejudices...

‘Spotlight’ Takes Best Picture; DiCaprio, Larson Win Acting Oscars

February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

In a ceremony overshadowed by the debate over a lack of diversity in Hollywood, “Spotlight,” the story of The Boston...

No Clear Front-Runner for Tonight’s 88th Academy Awards

February 28, 2016

February 28, 2016

A contentious awards season dominated by talk of diversity — or the lack thereof — in Hollywood will conclude tonight...

Report: Academy Voters on Track to Remain White Males for Decades

February 27, 2016

February 27, 2016

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited more women and minority group members over the last four...

Movie Academy Sues Over $200,000 Swag Bags Filled With Plastic Surgery, Sex Toys, Vapes

February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is suing a Los Angeles marketing company for allegedly trying to affiliate...