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The Oscars That Just Never Should Have Happened

Wrong-headed awards choices are generally easy to forget... but not with the Oscars. With the Academy Awards, the bad choices stay fresh somehow. They linger in the mind in history, like bad presidents, so that decades later we can talk about the mistake of Luise Rainer (“The Good Earth”) beating Greta Garbo

This Year’s Oscars Gift Bag Includes $275 Toilet Paper and a Vampire Breast Lift

yesterdayHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: National Cancer Institute--original is NSFW) Everyone was a winner at this year’s Academy Awards! Every person who was nominated walked away with a “swag bag” of goodies worth over $200,000. The party favors included a 15-day...Show More Summary

Oscars 2016 to Introduce Thank You Scroll During Speeches

Something new will be added to the audience experience at the 2016 Academy Awards… a thank you scroll will be placed at the bottom of the screen so winners don’t have to recite names during their speeches. Instead of having winners read off names from a piece of paper, they will be encouraged by the [...]

A Breakdown of the Oscars Gift Bag Worth Over $200,000 - You Won't Believe What's Inside

Do you ever feel bad for the losing nominees at the Academy Awards? Well, you won't anymore, that's for sure. Each year, all of the nominees are awarded a lavish swag bag from the marketing company Distinctive Assets. This year's gifts...Show More Summary

6 Nonexistent People Who Were Nominated for Oscars

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

It’s hard enough to get nominated for an Academy Award as a living person. It’s even harder to be nominated when you don’t actually exist.

Brie Larson had the perfect response to a question about her Oscar dress

Brie Larson is the frontrunner to win the Best Actress Oscar for "Room." At an Academy Award press conference, she was asked what she'll be wearing to the big show. "That's what you want to ask?" Larson asked the reporter. She then said...Show More Summary

The Perfect Change To Oscar Acceptance Speeches ABC Is Making This Year

Cringe-worthy moments are a staple of every Academy Awards telecast, and few things get my neuroses inflamed as when the orchestra beings to play during an acceptance speech. That could all be changing soon, though, thanks to a fantastic new idea from the Oscar telecast's producers.Click To Continue Reading

This Year’s Oscar Swag Bag Is Worth $200K

“Oscar nominees in the acting and directing categories at this month’s Academy Awards will be given a 10-day, first-class trip to Israel valued at $55,000, included among other goodies in their $200,000 gift bag.”

Samuel L. Jackson Was Almost Arrested When He Was Shooting Pulp Fiction

Race has always been a difficult issue in America. Recently, with the announcement of an entirely white acting slate for the Academy Awards the issue of race has been a major conversation in Hollywood. For many actors, however, it has been a daily issue that they have always had to deal with. Show More Summary

2016 Oscar Gift Bags to Include $19K 'Vampire Breast Lift' and More Bizarre Swag

Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. The goody bags given out to Academy Awards attendees have come to symbolize swag at its most over the top, but this year... ? This year, each individual bag is worth over $200,000 (!!), and the items inside...Show More Summary

#OscarsSoWhite Sylvester Stallone Almost Boycotted The Oscars Over Michael B. Jordan & Ryan Coogler’s ‘Creed’ Snubs

He still went though…. Sylvester Stallone Almost Skipped 88th Annual Academy Awards After his costar and director got snubbed by the Academy Awards, Sylvester Stallone almost scrapped plans to attend the celebration. According to Sly he was so offended that

The 15 most successful Oscar best picture winners, ranked

As we draw closer to the 2016 Academy Awards on February 28, it’s time to dive into the numbers and check out which of the best picture winners are the biggest money-makers of all time at the box office over their lifetime. There are...Show More Summary

2016 Oscars Gift Bag Has $200,000 Worth of Swag

The Academy Awards are just a few short weeks away, and that means some major swag for the nominees, as the 2016 Oscars gift bag reportedly contains $200,000 worth of swag.

Sylvester Stallone Offered To Boycott The Oscars

Sylvester Stallone will not be among those boycotting this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, but the 69-year-old actor certainly did consider it. Stallone won a Golden Globe last month for his performance as his iconic character, Rocky Balboa, and is considered a front-runner at this year’s Oscars. Show More Summary

This One Photo Sums Up The Whole #OscarsSoWhite Issue

In case you forgot that the Oscars are really white this year, there's a photo to remind you. Those nominated for a 2016 Academy award gathered together for the official nominees luncheon on Monday at the Beverly Hilton, and took a big...Show More Summary

Alicia Vikander, Bryan Cranston, and 6 More Oscar Nominees on the Trials and Lessons of Awards Season

Seventy-two hours after this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced, we convened eight nominees to discuss what was on their minds. And there was a lot! From an upstart ingenue like Alicia Vikander, tapped for Best Supporting Actress for The Danish Girl, to a veteran producer like Steve Golin, who... More »

Brie Larson Lights Up ELLE Magazine’s March 2016 Cover

She’s in the running for an Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards later this month, and Brie Larson just landed on the front page of the March 2016 issue of ELLE magazine. The “Room” actress confessed that in the midst of all of her career...Show More Summary

The 5 Most Insane Things Inside This Year's Oscar Gift Bags

When an actor says "it's an honor just being nominated," we now have a much better idea of exactly what they mean. Every year, the nominees for the Academy Awards' acting and directing categories receive the most extravagant swag bag known to man. Show More Summary

Behold The Grammycam!

When artists win awards at next week's Grammys, a camera built into the trophy will capture the big moment from an all-new perspective. Back in 1959, when the music industry's Recording Academy presented Grammy awards for the first time,...Show More Summary

88th Academy Awards Luncheon Draws Big Stars

Gearing up for the 2016 Oscars, a slew of famous folks gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the 88th Academy Awards Luncheon on Monday afternoon (February 8). Jennifer Lawrence, Matt Damon, Lady Gaga, Leonardo DiCaprio and Michael...Show More Summary

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