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Jan 14, 2016, 10:17am EST
  • February 24, 2017

    The Oscars' voting process awards bland movies

    It gets complicated.

  • March 1, 2016

    What Chris Rock’s lazy Asian joke revealed about “diversity” in Hollywood

    There are still people left out of the conversation.

  • February 29, 2016

    2016 was the best year for women at the Oscars in ages. But that’s not saying much.

    The first woman VFX supervisor won an award, and several Best Picture nominees actually featured women protagonists for once.

  • February 29, 2016

    Everyone laughed at Chris Rock's biting Oscars jokes. But will Hollywood actually change?

    Chris Rock held a mirror up to Hollywood Sunday night at the Oscars.

  • February 29, 2016

    Oscars 2016: Lady Gaga and Joe Biden lead the charge to take sexual assault seriously

    Along with Spotlight, Room, and Mad Max.

  • February 29, 2016

    4 winners and 3 losers from the Oscars

    Spotlight wins the big prize, but Mad Max wins the most awards.

  • February 29, 2016

    Awards show best-dressed lists, explained

    They're more complicated — and political — than you might think.

  • February 29, 2016

    Oscars 2016: Sam Smith congratulated himself on an LGBT milestone he didn’t achieve

    Unfortunately, Sam Smith was wrong about Sam Smith.

  • February 29, 2016

    Leonardo DiCaprio finally ​won an​ Oscar

    The internet sighs and looks for new jokes.

  • February 29, 2016

    Spotlight won the Best Picture Oscar. Here's why it did — and didn't — deserve to win.

    Let's praise this movie's drab realism — and its understated but potent images.

  • February 29, 2016

    Oscars 2016: All the winners of the 88th Academy Awards

    Who got to take home the Oscar gold?

  • February 28, 2016

    Here's Kevin Hart's inspiring Oscars speech about diversity

    "These problems of today eventually become problems of the old. Let's not let this issue of diversity beat us," Hart said.

  • February 28, 2016

    These are the best, most helpful Oscars clips packages in ages

    They explain hard-to-understand categories so well.

  • February 28, 2016

    Oscars 2016: the Oscars celebrated Black History Month by honoring a white guy

    A pioneer was honored.

  • February 28, 2016

    The bear from The Revenant got invited to the Oscars. Awwww.

    Not since the dog from The Artist has an animal so dominated awards season.

  • February 28, 2016

    What Joy, The Revenant, The Danish Girl, and The Martian would look like with black people

    Chris Rock gave some Oscar films a makeover.

  • February 28, 2016

    Oscars 2016: Chris Rock dismisses Oscars boycotts in a surprising, political monologue

    "Jada boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna's panties," he said. "I wasn't invited."

  • February 28, 2016

    Here are your official Vox bingo cards for the 88th Academy Awards

    "Kids, if you're watching this, go to bed!"

  • February 28, 2016

    We're live-blogging the 2016 Oscars

  • February 28, 2016

    Winners in all 24 categories at the 2016 Oscars, predicted

    The Best Picture race is one of the most competitive in years.

  • February 27, 2016

    The weird, contentious tradition of Oscars gift bags, explained

    Why some celebrities leave the Academy Awards with hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of free stuff.

  • February 27, 2016

    Don't ask actors to fix Hollywood diversity. Ask literally anyone else.

    Focusing on actors lets offscreen decision-makers off the hook.

  • February 27, 2016

    All 5 Oscar nominees for Best Foreign Language Films are worth seeing. Here's how you can.

    Including everything from imprisoned teenage girls to an inventively filmed Holocaust drama

  • February 26, 2016

    All 5 Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature are terrific. Here's how to watch them.

    The category has everything from R-rated stop motion to hilarious sight gags about sheep.

  • February 26, 2016

    Why The Revenant is favored to win Best Picture at the Oscars

    Critical excellence ≠ Oscar.

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