The Oscars

Jada Pinkett Smith is doing everything she can to advance people of color forward.

Ava Duvernay, whom many feel was snubbed for a Best Director nomination at this year’s Academy Awards, said that she would like to stop discussing…

The Oscars is the biggest night in Hollywood fashion and this year the stars did not disappoint.  Big trends on the red carpet were nudes (and pale colors) and high splits for ladies.  Trends for men included three piece tuxes and beards/five o’clock shadows. When it comes to celebrity red carpets, “Best Dressed” is greater […]

The crown jewel of awards season–The Academy Awards–will be taking place this Sunday.  Everyone will be glued to the red carpet to see what the women of Hollywood will be wearing to the Oscars.  In honor of the men of Hollywood, who usually get far less fashion buzz than their counterparts, here is a look […]

NEW YORK — With four months to go until the Academy Awards, Eddie Murphy is already feeling the pressure about hosting the ceremony. At the premiere of his new comedy film “Tower Heist” he said he’s “excited” about the job but “hoping not to drop the ball.” Eddie Murphy’s 10 Funniest Moments It’s Official! Eddie […]

After rumors that Eddie Murphy was in talks to host the 2012 Academy Awards emerged last weekend, industry insiders have confirmed that he will be taking on hosting duties for the Oscars. The last time Murphy hosted an awards show was the 1985 Video Music Awards show, when his raunchy “Delirious” persona was drastically different […]

LOS ANGELES — Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is in talks to host the 2012 Academy Awards Show. Murphy was nominated for an Oscar in 2006 for “Dreamgirls” and had previously hosted the MTV Video Music Awards in 1985. The Oscars will be produced by Brett Rattner who directed “Rush Hour” and “X-Men: Last Stand,”  […]

LOS ANGELES — Film Director Spike Lee was recently interviewed by the Hollywood Reporter and criticized both Hollywood actors and The Oscars. “In 1989, ‘Do the Right Thing’ was not even nominated,” he said. “What film won best picture in 1989? ‘Driving Miss Mother F*cking Daisy!’ That’s why [Oscars] don’t matter. Because 20 years later, […]