Oscars

March 5, 2018 - 11:25am
The film won four awards, including best director for Guillermo del Toro.

In an era dominated by uncertainty, it’s nice to know that some things are still predictable. The winners of last night’s Academy Awards had all been front-runners in their categories for months. There were no upsets and plenty of perennial runners-up getting their time in the spotlight.

January 23, 2018 - 5:59pm
The 90th Academy Awards will air March 4

The 90th Academy Awards will be presented March 4, and, because it’s 2018, the nominees were announced today via a series of tweets. 

January 26, 2015 - 3:10pm
Goenka’s new book offers a glimpse at the largest movie business of the world including its diversity and contemporary trends.

With indie cinema like Lunchbox, Titli and Liar’s Dice entering the Oscars for India this year, the Indian film industry is more than Bollywood. Tula Goenka’s new book, Not Just Bollywood: Indian Directors Speak, offers a rare glimpse of the largest movie business of the world, its sheer diversity and contemporary trends.

Goenka, a filmmaker and professor of film production, goes behind the scenes to paint the scene. She interviews 28 leading Indian directors to talk about films from the filmmaker’s point of view.

March 3, 2014 - 3:41pm
In the talk show's first episode, hosts Max Ward and Kaiti Faith discuss recent news and the Oscars.

"The 2nd Word" is a biweekly talk show, aiming at bringing insight into the television and film industry through a humorous and intelligent way. It's consisted of four sections: entertainment news, game time, a debate over hottest television shows or films, and promotion of international television shows or filmsIt's created by a group of Newhouse Television, Radio and Film graduate students.

March 2, 2014 - 2:20pm
In the last part of a three part series, our resident film buffs Max O'Connell and Nick Schmiedicker talk about who will take home the top prize tonight at the Oscars.

It’s that time of the year again, where Hollywood gathers to give itself a good ol’ pat on the back for a job well done, regardless of whether or not they’re really honoring films or performances that will stand as the most memorable of 2013. 

March 1, 2014 - 5:51pm
With the Emmys and Golden Globes come-and-gone, this year's red carpet trends are already set. Check out our wrapup to get up to date on what will be walking the carpet at this year's Academy Awards.

While celebrities are under constant scrutiny for what they wear in daily life, nothing beats the critique or praise they receive for their red carpet choices—we have the Fashion Police to thank for that. With the Grammys and the Golden Globes already behind us, the fashion faux pas and trends to watch out for have already been set.  And in prepartion for the upcoming Academy Awards on March 2, here are some trends to look out for:

Red on Red:

March 1, 2014 - 5:19pm
In the second part of a three part series, our resident film buffs Max O'Connell and Nick Schmiedicker talk about who will win the lead performance categories this Sunday.

It’s that time of the year again, where Hollywood gathers to give itself a good ol’ pat on the back for a job well done, regardless of whether or not they’re really honoring films or performances that will stand as the most memorable of 2013. 

February 28, 2014 - 9:08pm
In the first part of a three part series, our resident film buffs Max O'Connell and Nick Schmiedicker talk about who will take Oscar glory this Sunday.

It’s that time of the year again, where Hollywood gathers to give itself a good ol’ pat on the back for a job well done, regardless of whether or not they’re really honoring films or performances that will stand as the most memorable of 2013. 

February 21, 2013 - 4:50pm
Staff writer Stephanie Diehl lists her picks for the major categories at this year's Academy Awards.

With the Academy Awards on Sunday, the film industry is abuzz with guesses about who will take home the coveted trophies. Here are some NewsHouse staff predictions for the night's biggest categories:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams: The Master

Sally Field: Lincoln

Anne Hathaway: Les Miserables

Helen Hunt: The Sessions

February 27, 2012 - 2:27am
Cohen arrives as The Dictator, Seacrest gets urn-dusted and the 84th Annual Academy Awards emerge as a true blast from the past.

The Twitterverse erupted with exclamations of shock or amusement the moment threatened-with-banishment funny Sacha Baron Cohen arrived in his controversial costume and dumped an urn of ashes (actually, pancake mix) on a shocked Ryan Seacrest. The well-known TV personality was visibly peeved but remained composed, and it was the first entertaining event to take place Sunday night. Did it suck for Seacrest? Of course. But it provided a much-needed laugh amid an evening of tear-jerking homages.