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Jan 6, 2015, 1:30pm EST
  • February 20, 2015

    Why the Oscars' best and worst dressed list matters

    Best and worst dressed lists may seem silly, but they really define the way celebrities are seen and the fate of their dress designer.

  • February 20, 2015

    When it comes to Oscar predictions, it might be helpful to consider some overlooked data

    Previous Best Picture winners show some interesting patterns.

  • February 19, 2015

    The surprising, bizarre, 2,500-year history of the Oscars' red carpet

    The red carpet is far more than just a place for starlets to wear fluffy dresses

  • February 19, 2015

    5 stories that prove the rules of the Oscars are even weirder than you thought

    There's an award on the books that technically still exists but hasn't been given out since 1985.

  • February 19, 2015

    A brief guide to the books that inspired this year's Oscar nominees

    You enjoyed the film. Now read the book!

  • February 19, 2015

    The Oscars' most confusing categories, explained

    Who gets the Oscar for Best Picture? What's a sound mixer? And how long are short films anyway?

  • February 18, 2015

    5 quotes from an Oscar voter that will make you lose faith in the Oscars

    The Hollywood Reporter had a candid interview with a female Academy member who, under the shield of anonymity, made the life choice to paint herself as the type of person you do not want making important decisions about art.

  • February 17, 2015

    The Oscars' lack of diversity is depressing. And no one's doing anything to change it.

    In 2014, the Motion Picture Academy recognized 12 Years a Slave and its star Lupita Nyong'o in the Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress categories. That was an anomaly.

  • February 16, 2015

    5 Academy Award nominees in ads from the past

    Watch Steve Carrell sell you chicken!

  • January 17, 2015

    The Oscars' horrible lack of diversity, explained in 2 minutes

    Around 94% of Oscar voters are white.

  • January 16, 2015

    The 11 Oscar-nominated movies you should see

    You don't have time for 60 movies, but you can watch 11.

  • January 15, 2015

    The winners and losers of the 2015 Oscar nominations, explained

    Diversity was the big story, but there were still reasons — here and there — for film fans to cheer.

  • January 15, 2015

    9 facts about the 2015 Academy Awards

    This will be the whitest and most male-dominated Oscars in the last 15 years.

  • January 15, 2015

    Oscar nominations 2015: The full list is here

    The year's biggest film awards announce their slate of nominees.

  • January 14, 2015

    2015 Oscar predictions for Best Picture, Best Actress, and six other categories

    Plus: the bloodbath that is Best Actor.

  • January 6, 2015

    To get nominated for an Oscar, it’s still best to be a mediocre movie about a white guy

    There are several alternatives to standard-issue biopic fare this year, but it seems likely the Oscars will pass them by.

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