After a successful ceremony without a host this year, an ABC boss has hinted that the Oscars might go hostless again in 2020.
Mia Farrow and Stephen Fry have led tributes to Oscar-winning composer Andre Previn after he died aged 89. The German-born conductor - whose career spanned Hollywood, jazz and classical music - died on Thursday at home in New York, his manager confirmed. As a composer, Previn worked on films such as Gigi, Porgy And Bess, My Fair Lady and Irma la Douce - and he won best music Oscars for all four.
This clean-and-sober indie-rocker's success story is even more dramatic than Ally Maine's, but in many ways, it’s a case of life imitating art.
The director tried to storm out of the Dolby Theatre when the controversial film picked up the top prize on Sunday night.
There were five British wins at the Oscars, including one of the top prizes of the night as Olivia Colman won the award for best actress.
"Split" star James McAvoy turned his shirt into an Oscars diary. McAvoy arrived at the 2019 Academy Awards spotless. And when on stage with co-presenter Danai Gurira (who awarded the Oscar for sound editing to "Bohemian Rhapsody"), the actor's shirt was still mark-free. Cut to the Vanity Fair after-party: the Brit arrived covered in autographs. […]
The pair won the Oscar for Best Original song, sharing the award with Mark Ronson who co-wrote the number.
The British star of The Favourite won Best Actress on Sunday night, ahead of Glenn Close for The Wife and Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born.
The Oscars ended with two major shocks on Sunday night in Los Angeles, as Olivia Colman took home Best Actress for The Favourite and Green Book won Best Picture. Colman’s win in the Best Actress category brought Yorgos Lanthimos’s period piece back in the spotlight after being shut out for most of the evening, missing out on its two Best Supporting Actress nominations (for Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz), as well as nods in the Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing, Film Editing, Production Design, and Writing (Original Screenplay) categories. Green Book, meanwhile, took home the biggest award of the night despite an awards season marred by scandal, and even though it was up against mammoth contenders such as Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Roma and the extremely popular Black Panther – the first superhero movie to score a nomination in the Best Picture category.
Spike Lee was visibly angry after learning that Green Book had won Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, saying “the ref made a bad call”. The director, whose film BlacKkKlansman was nominated in the same category, waved his hands in disgust and seemingly tried to walk out of the Dolby Theatre. According to Associated Press, Lee made his way to the building’s exit while the film’s producers were delivering their acceptance speeches, but was stopped by staff members.
Despite the Academy's efforts to secure Kendrick Lamar and SZA for a performance of the Oscar-nominated song "All the Stars" from "Black Panther" on the upcoming Oscars telecast, the duo will not be a part of the show, Variety has learned. The reason, according to a source close to the situation, is logistics and timing. […]
We trawled through the Oscar archives and did a little digging on how the most famous Academy Award-nominated kids have fared since their red carpet strolls.