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#EndorseThis: Jimmy Kimmel Trolls Trump At The Oscars

Kimmel couldn’t ignore the Meryl in the room, singling out the “overrated” Streep for an ironically Trumpian riff that concluded with a standing ovation for her. Later in the show, hoping that the president would be watching, Kimmel tweeted “U Up?” at Trump.

February 27, 2017
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5 Best Anti-Trump Statements At The Oscars

President Trump’s ongoing feud with the media was on full display at the 89th annual Academy Awards, where stars and presenters shared spirited reflections on the new administration’s first month.

February 27, 2017
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‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Picture After Stunning Oscars Mixup

“Moonlight” also won Best Supporting Acto for Mahershala Ali, while the musical “La La Land” picked up six Oscars, including Best Actress for Emma Stone.

February 27, 2017
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And The Oscar For Most Stunning Actress Goes To …

The perpetual dearth of non-beautiful actresses surely reflects the socializing preferences of the white men in charge.

February 4, 2016

2016 Golden Globes Nominations Blur The Boundaries Among Genres

When it comes to comedy, there is the kind of funny that makes you go “ha!,” and there’s the kind of funny that makes you go “huh?”

January 9, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore vs. Rudy Giuliani

Larry Wilmore bluntly said that Rudy Giuliani’s statements about President Obama were racist.

February 24, 2015
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The Oscars’ Best Of The Best

Get ready for the 2015 Oscars by remembering some of the past’s best winners.

February 20, 2015

Oscars 2014 Draws 43 Million Viewers, Biggest Audience In 10 Years

By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony, featuring host Ellen DeGeneres, got its biggest audience in 10 years. The 86th Academy Awards, telecast on ABC, drew 43 million viewers on average, according to Nielsen, up about 6 percent from last year’s show, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, which ended up […]

March 3, 2014

Oscar Producers Suit Up For The Big Game

By Rebecca Keegan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — For some it’s the Super Bowl, for others Olympic ice hockey — but for many, Oscar producer Neil Meron believes, the season’s big game takes place in black-tie. “The Oscars is a sport,” Meron said in an interview Thursday from a small office backstage at Hollywood’s […]

February 24, 2014

Oscar-Winning Ideas On How The Academy Awards Show Can Improve

By Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times We’re 11 days away from the Oscars, which means we’re about 11 days and 10 seconds away from the first tweet complaining about the show. But why wait? Let’s be clear: We’re not wishing failure on this year’s Oscar telecast or predicting that host Ellen DeGeneres will bomb. When it […]

February 20, 2014