Imagine caring about what whoever directed the Oscars last year had to say as he accepted his Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special. Now imagine it included a marriage proposal. Well, it did, and if you didn’t care before, you should because it was lovely.
I cannot WAIT to see Melissa McCarthy play the criminal mastermind Lee Israel in Can You Ever Forgive Me, a role that’s already earning her Oscar buzz. But the Academy should also consider recognizing McCarthy’s feline co-star—a wonderful cat named Towne who plays Israel’s cat Jersey—because it sounds like he’s every…
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences really want you to watch the Academy Awards next year. That’s part of why they’re adding a new category to next year’s proceedings that will honor “Achievement in Popular Film.”
Because our universe is chaotic and vengeful, this marks the second time in one calendar week that I am writing a blog about one Chloe Grace Moretz. In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, Moretz explained that her upcoming 1990s-era gay conversion therapy drama, based on the popular book The Miseducation of…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued invitations to 928 people working in the film industry, making this the largest class of new members in the history of the Oscars.
Vanderpump Rules’ Lala Kent is a modern-day renaissance woman: She is SUR hostess, a beauty mogul, a reality TV star and recording artist; she once announced that she had “taken up reading books”; she drinks her anxiety medication from a baby bottle; and says a daily empowerment prayer where “I look in the mirror and…
On Day 3 of SXSW, Sunday, director Barry Jenkins recited to an audience in his capacity as keynote speaker the speech he would have read at the Academy Awards, where his film Moonlight won Best Picture in 2017, had that senseless snafu with the envelope, and several esteemed actors being not the quickest on their…
If you watched this year’s Oscars all the way until best actress was announced, you may have come away scratching your head. “I have two words to leave you with tonight,” Frances McDormand, who won the category for her role in Two Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, said in her speech: “Inclusion. Rider.”
Something happened at the Oscars on Sunday night that I have not been able to get out of my head, although I have tried very, very hard. When I close my eyes? All I see is Ansel Elgort, AKA Ansolo, AKA DJ Ansolo, shooting a hot dog out of a much larger hot dog.
For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and The Root are partnering for JezeRoot, a series that focuses on women of color, domestic workers, and sex workers.
TMZ reported on Monday that Rick Ross returned home, where he will continue to receive care, after spending four days at two hospitals.
The Oscars afterparties are better than the ceremony itself, both fashionally and candid-photo-wise, because everyone gets to take off their stiff gowns and replace them with... slightly less stiff gowns.
This piece of Oscars journalism, reported by the New York Times’s Cara Buckley, took me on a ride so exhilarating, surprising, and relieving that you’d think it was a long, 3,500-word story in the Arts section. But no, it was captured in a single, perfectly detailed tweet.
“I have two words to leave you with tonight,” Frances McDormand said while accepting her Academy Award for Best Actress last night. “Inclusion. Rider.”
After husband-and-wife team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez picked up their best original song Oscars for Coco’s “Remember Me,” he is now a freaking double EGOT. Congrats also to whomever will build the beautiful custom cabinets to hold this family’s absurd collection of awards!
The Oscars are trying to be woke AF this year, and it almost feels sincere.
Jordan Peele, James Ivory, and Allison Janney all took home Oscars from their night at the 90th Annual Academy Awards—unfortunately, though, not the Jet Ski. Here is your complete list of winners.
Tonight is the night we’ve been dreaming of, when Hollywood gets to grab a metaphorical peach and engage in a little self-love. The Academy has decided to play itself all over again this year by reportedly having Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty present despite you-know-what. Haha so funny! What could go wrong!
As the stars descend on the red carpet and some even have pointedly delayed conversations with alleged abuser Ryan Seacrest, The Rally Against Rape Culture/#OscarsSoComplicit protest is going down on Hollywood and LaBrea. If we have learned one thing this awards season, it’s that it’s difficult to turn an…