Recognize her? If you haven't seen Closer (2004) you'll find it difficult to recognize Natalie Portman. She won an Oscar for best supporting actress in the film. It was directed by Mike Nichols, who died this week. BBC News has posted stills from his movies to illustrate his career: CLICK.
Chelsea picked up another vital win in their Premier League title challenge on Saturday, beating West Bromwich Albion 2-0 in absurdly comfortable fashion. Diego Costa opened the scoring after Oscar picked him out with a fine pass, and Eden Hazard doubled the advantage soon after by stealing a finish through Ben Foster's legs. Show More Summary
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21 for a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).
Chelsea's goalscoring machine, Diego Costa, continued his fine run of form with another goal to put Chelsea ahead of West Bromwich Albion early on in their Premier League match. Brazilian playmaker Oscar found Costa while West Brom players appealed for an offside call, and Costa made no mistake in front of goal to give the Blues the lead. Show More Summary
Before Jennifer Lawrence was shooting arrows, she was playing a broken-hearted heroine in a Shakespeare play. The 24-year-old Oscar winner played Desdemona in Shakespeare's "Othello" in high school, and CNN released the footage to prove it. Show More Summary
The Oscars are coming up soon, which means that every drama, historical epic and film that made its audience cry will be considered for nomination, but one genre of filmmaking that will likely get ignored again this year is the comic book film. Show More Summary
Clint Eastwood’s latest film, American Sniper, about the life of famed former Navy SEAL and sniper Chris Kyle, is set for release on Christmas Day, 2014. The film, which comes on the heels of another modern war epic, Lone Survivor, might...Show More Summary
Audrey Hepburn wins the Oscar for "Roman Holiday."
Janis Joplin gets the Oscar biopic treatment.
A lot of Best Picture hopefuls each year have documentary counterparts. It makes sense, because biopics and other true stories are great fodder for Oscar bait. Some are as easy as Monster and Milk being linked to Nick Broomfield’s Aileen...Show More Summary
The family of the late Taveras has been receiving support and gifts from fans, and they wanted to thank them all. It's been almost a month since the tragic death of Cardinals' prospect Oscar Taveras. The 22-year-old died in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic, along with his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelos. Show More Summary
Whether she likes it or not, the daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, 1-year-old North, has become quite the fashion icon. From badass leather jackets to Oscar de la Renta mini-gowns, she's officially the Coolest Baby in Town. That's why we had to create North a set of her... More »
If you’ve ever wondered if you could replace the turkey in your Thanksgiving dinner with hot dogs, you’re probably a bit weird. But never mind, because the not-entirely-unbiased source of Oscar Meyer has published instructions for doing just that. It’s hard to imagine this would be tastier or quicker than turkey, but it would certainly […]
Every week between now and January 15, when the nominations are announced, Vulture will consult its crystal ball to determine the changing fortunes in this year's Oscar race. Check back every Friday for our Oscar Futures column, when we'll let you in on insider gossip, confer with other awards-season pundits,... More »
Drama is brewing within the the hipster fantasy world of Portlandia The "Epic Trailer" for Season 5 dropped Thursday, bringing with it new guest stars, including Vanessa Bayer, Seth Meyers, Olivia Wilde, Jane Lynch and even Oscar the Grouch. Show More Summary
Almost every year, Clint Eastwood attempts to have an Oscar contender ready to drop into the race. Sometimes, those campaigns pan out, as when Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) drummed up Academy support. Recently, however, Eastwood films like Hereafter, J. Show More Summary
I may not always approve of Jimmy Kimmel's many pranks, but he did something on his show last night that I can totally get behind. Just when you thought Ellen DeGeneres had taken the greatest selfie of all time at the Oscars this year, Jimmy decides to take a pretty epic one himself. Show More Summary
One of the weird things about the 21st century is what happens to people's social media presence when they die. Facebook pages turn into these sort of weird/morbid/beautiful virtual shrines, places where even years later people go to post and publicly process their loss. Show More Summary
Thanksgiving is great, but cooking a turkey takes hours. If you can't handle the wait time (or if you just can't get enough junk food), you can always try cooking a hot dog turkey, aka a Hot Durkey. Oscar Meyer created this crazy concoction that helps pack in all those holiday calories in a fraction of the time. Show More Summary