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Cartoon: Mexicans sweep the Oscars

No, the title to this post was not written by Sean Penn (#SeanPenndejo), it's just a joke alluding to the fact despite the extreme lack of diversity in the Oscars, Mexican directors have won the Academy Award for Best Director two years...Show More Summary

Mic Check: Here's Why Hip Hop Hasn't Grown up Yet

What millions witnessed at this year's Academy Awards, as John Legend and Common delivered an emotionally arresting performance of Glory, followed by winning the Oscar for Best Original Song, was far more than a memorable moment of victory. Show More Summary

New DVD Releases: March 2015 In Home Entertainment

While movies like Avengers: Age of Ultron are gearing up to head into theaters this spring, the big home entertainment companies are still churning out some Academy Award nominees and winners, along with some holiday favorites. FromShow More Summary

Skin May Hold the Key to Early Detection for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Photo via Wikimedia Commons Julianne Moore’s Best Actress win at this year’s Academy Awards, for her role as a 50 year-old woman diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in Still Alice, brought the neuro degenerative disease into the spotlight once...Show More Summary

Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology over Oscars hair comments

Disney star Zendaya accepted "Fashion Police" panelist Giuliana Rancic's apology on Wednesday for mocking the dreadlocks she wore Sunday at the Academy Awards, but the incident continues to spark conversations about race, culture and stereotypes.On Monday night's episode of E!

Comedian Tig Notaro Offers to Host 2016 Oscars in Hilarious Open Letter to Academy

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Despite successful runs hosting the Tony and Emmy Awards, Neil Patrick Harris received generally bad reviews for his Oscar hosting duties this past weekend. And the show tanked in the ratings, dropping 14% from the previous year when Ellen DeGeneres did the honors.

Lady Gaga Checks Into ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

It was a shockingly toned-down Gaga who took the stage at this weekend’s Academy Awards, but fear not, little monsters. The pop singer hasn’t lost touch with her weird side. Lady Gaga is set to star in the new season of FX’s American Horror Story, subtitled Hotel. Show More Summary

Blind Girl's Wizard of Oz Vision Comes to Life Thanks to Comcast's Brilliant Idea

A commercial from Comcast appeared during the Academy Awards show Sunday. It features a 7-year-old girl named Emily who was born blind. As she describes each character, it creates an amazing visual of what she envisions in her mind. It is simply incredible!

Viola Davis: Two-time Oscars nominee agrees to lead DC’s big-screen ‘Suicide Squad’

THEY CAME for the carpet. They discovered the Wall.Celeb-industry reporters were huddled along the Oscars red carpet Sunday when Viola Davis, a past two-time Academy Award nominee and present presenter, stopped to talk to “eTalk,” among other outlets. And right there, she confirmed the rumors:Read full article >>

Lady Gaga Set To Star In ‘American Horror: Hotel’

OMG. After wowing us at the Academy Awards with her musical tribute to the ‘Sound of Music,’ Lady Gaga is set to show off a new set of skills: acting skills, that is. She will star in the fifth season of ‘American Horror Story: Hotel.’ Watch her announcement after the break. RELATED: Lady Gaga had […]

Dreadlocked and Loaded: 19 Stars Who Wear Their Hair Like Zendaya

Zendaya Coleman finds herself at the center of a scandal this week, all because of the way in which she chose to wear her hair Sunday night at the Academy Awards. In response to the 18-year old's dreadlocks, E! Fashion Police panelist Giuliana Rancic joked that Zendaya likely smells "like patchouli oil... Show More Summary

The Unexpected Virtue of Knowing That You Don’t Know: A review of Oscar-nom Timbuktu

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Spoiler alert: it discusses main plot points of the film Timbuktu.  The Academy awarded its highest honor—Best Picture—to a film whose title includes the phrase “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.” Though much (deeply warranted) ink has been has been tweeted over the marginalization of African […]

2015 Oscars Receives All-Time Low Ratings

It comes as no surprise that the 87th Academy Awards didn’t receive the ratings it anticipated. Dubbed as the “whitest” Oscars since 1998, the 2015 Oscars hosted by Neil Patrick Harris averaged 37.3 million viewers this past Sunday. USA Today

Emma Watson Would Be Steve Carell's Wife or Daughter, Either Way

Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons weren't the only stars taking stands during the Academy Awards. Steve Carell was waving his own secret feminist flag Sunday night, via HeForShe-branded cufflinks. Read more...

Viola Davis Confirms "Suicide Squad" Role

At the Academy Awards, Viola Davis verified that she will be playing Amanda Waller in next year's "Suicide Squad."

87th Annual Academy Awards Recap, New Aliens Film, Deadpool Casting, Settlers of Catan Movie

The 2014 film awards season concluded recently with the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Whiplash all walked away big during the 3+ hour long event. To begin this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie...Show More Summary

Shonda Rhimes Blasts Lady Gaga Oscars Performance: Dear God...

There was plenty to dislike at the 87th annual Academy Awards. Neil Patrick Harris failed as host... Sean Penn made an ill-timed Green Card joke... and Joan Rivers was snubbed during the In Memoriam segment. But at least Lady Gaga's tribute to The Sound of Music was universally beloved by all who saw it. Show More Summary

Oscars by the Numbers: 24 Fascinating Academy Awards Stats

The accountants of PricewaterhouseCoopers aren't the only ones crunching numbers on the run-up to the Oscars. We've compiled some fascinating stats about Hollywood's biggest night: How many people will be watching? How long do winners...Show More Summary

Zendaya Receives On-Camera Apology from Giuliana Rancic: Should She Accept It?

Sometimes, a Twitter apology simply isn't enough. Like when you make a racist remark while critiquing someone's look on the red carpet of the 2015 Academy Awards. Giuliana Rancic has learned this lesson the hard way after the E! Fashion...Show More Summary

An Open Letter to the Academy Awards, from Tig Notaro, asking to host the 2016 Oscars

This letter originally appeared on, who asked that it go viral. We're more than happy at The Comic's Comic to oblige. An open letter to the people looking for a new Oscar host, Now, let me start by saying that I don’t have a problem with Neil Patrick Harris. This letter is STRICTLY an […]

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