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Oscar Wilde-Oscars references confuse Turkey's polarized parliament commission

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Turkish lawmakers found themselves debating Oscar Wilde during a constitutional commission meeting on May 2, after several lawmakers said they did not know who the classic Irish writer was and confused him with the Oscars movie awards. Debate ...
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Oscars, Tonys, Emmys: Which one is more diverse?

Washington Post - ‎May 3, 2016‎
All those nominations for the diversely cast musical have a side effect: They're making the Tony Awards exceptionally inclusive just months after the Oscars were ridiculed on social media for nominations that were conspicuously monochromatic. [Tony ...

The revamped Oscars of Cowbridge cocktail bar serves some seriously-sexy food

WalesOnline - ‎16 hours ago‎
I've heard all the talk, seen all the chic pictures and so decided to throw on a freshly-ironed shirt and some posh daps to become a Cowbridge socialite myself for the evening, at the stalwart of Cowbridge high street - Oscars. Having recently had an ...

Kannada film to be India's Oscar entry?

Times of India - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Kannada film Thithi, made by young Bengaluru filmmakers Raam Reddy and Ere Gowda, will soon have an Oscar-qualifying theatrical release in the US.
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AUDIO: Oscar winners and sport icons coming to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016

The Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Oscars glamour is coming to Yorkshire with a star-studded line up of Academy Award winners - including actress Tilda Swinton - to talk at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.

At Food World 'Oscars,' Category Sneakily Redefines All-American Cuisine

NPR - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The food glitterati will gather in Chicago Monday night for the black-tie James Beard Chef and Restaurant Awards, known as the "Oscars of the food world." Most of the categories sound like industry fare: Outstanding Restaurant Design. Best Chef: Great ...
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Gala Benefits - fashion's Oscars now has its own feature film

The Independent - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The event is officially the Met Gala, but over the past few years has begun to be referred to colloquially as the Oscars of the East Coast.
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Mel Gibson's 'Hacksaw Ridge' Gets Oscar-Friendly Release Date - ‎7 hours ago‎
It appears that Oscar-winning director Mel Gibson may be back in the Oscar hunt this year. While it's been 20 years since Gibson picked up the Best Director and Best Picture trophies for Braveheart, the filmmaker is back with his first directorial ...

How the Correspondents' Dinner has gone from 'nerd prom' to DC's Oscars

New York Post - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Once dubbed the “nerd prom” for the wonky press corp, the glitzy gala has become Washington's Oscars, where Hollywood and political elite mingle at swank embassy parties around town before and after walking the red carpet to the dinner.

Green "Oscars," the Whitley Awards, Funds Wildlife Causes

Nature World News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The red carpet, celebrity-flocked Oscars awards night found its match with the Green "Oscars." But instead of honoring the performance of actors and the people behind the scene, the green Oscars gave funding to films by deserving environmentalists.

The Oscars for civil servants: Meet this year's finalists

Stars and Stripes - ‎May 2, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - New techniques to detect and stop terrorist-made explosives, a halt to the spread of a wildlife epidemic, a new generation of personal protective equipment to make construction workers safe, reduced medical errors -- these are some of the ...

Naomi Watts greets student from her old high school on the Oscars red carpet

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
She is an Academy Award-nominated actress with a slew of famous films under her belt. But Naomi Watts wasn't above greeting a very special fan as she made her way down the red carpet at the Oscars earlier this year. The actress, a former attendee of ...
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Forget the Oscars, the Met Gala is the real fashion show - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian officially have been voted Vogue Online's "Best Dressed Couple" at the 2016 Met Gala. Ah the Met Gala.

Royal Oscar winners to attend St James' Palace filmmaking reception

Belfast Telegraph - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Actress Emma Thompson serenaded The Prince of Wales as she greeted him at a royal reception for British Academy Award winners. The event, hosted by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, was held at St James's Palace.

Oscar Season 2017: Yes, It's Really Here (Podcast)

Indie Wire - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
This episode of Screen Talk is presented by Hulu's "The Path." Oscar season has been over for two months and already the cycle has started again.
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Oscars: Academy Asks Members for Résumés to Determine Voting Eligibility (Exclusive)

Hollywood Reporter - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
... of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has begun the process of vetting its members to determine whether or not they qualify as "active" under the Academy's recently approved rules, which will impact whether or not they retain the right to vote for ...
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Ricky Gervais: I Want to Host the Oscars, But "It's Probably Best I Don't"

E! Online - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Ricky Gervais has already hosted the Golden Globes four times, so isn't it about time he's given a shot at the Oscars? "I would if they said I could say what I wanted, but they would never say that," the funny man told E! News at the Tribeca Film ...
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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Attend White House Correspondents' Dinner After Boycotting Oscars

E! Online - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
While Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith boycotted the Oscars this year, that didn't stop them from attending the Oscars of Capitol Hill. The famous Hollywood couple arrived at the Washington Hilton Hotel Saturday night in honor of the annual White ...

[WATCH] 'Snowden' trailer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Oliver Stone bound for Oscars?

GoldDerby - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Open Road Films released a new trailer for the fact-based thriller “Snowden” on April 27 (watch it above). Does it look like an Oscar contender? Based on the true story of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who publicly revealed the details of the US ...