Close but it’s Olivia Colman for best actress at Oscars

Entertainment 02/25/19, 00:31

Turns out Olivia Colman, not Glenn Close, was "The Favourite" at the Oscars. The British actress was a surprise winner as best actress on Sunday night for her role as Queen Anne in "The Favourite." She beat out Close, who arrived at the Dolby Theatre as the heavy favorite to win ...

Rami Malek wins best actor Oscar for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Entertainment 02/24/19, 23:56

Rami Malek had difficult moments making "Bohemian Rhapsody," but he has an Oscar to show for it. Malek, receiving the best actor trophy Sunday for his portrayal of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, called it a "monumental moment." He thanked members of the band in attendance. "I may not have been the obvious ...

‘Black Panther’ makes Oscar history twice for diversity

Entertainment 02/24/19, 23:27

Black Panther" went back-to-back into the Oscar history books on Sunday evening.Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler became the first African-Americans to win in their respective categories. Carter was first up as she took home an Academy Award for costume design, then Beachler followed her with a win in production ...

‘Spider-Verse’ first Marvel superhero film to win an Oscar

Entertainment 02/24/19, 23:21

Everyone's favorite neighborhood web-slinger is now an Oscar winner: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" won for the best animated feature Academy Award on Sunday evening.It is the first Marvel superhero film to win an Oscar.The ground-breaking and mind-bending film about multiple spider-heroes from multiple universes gives Sony Pictures its first Oscar ...

Update: ‘Green Book’ wins Oscars best picture award

Entertainment 02/24/19, 23:16

The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 8:15 p.m. "Green Book" is the winner of the Academy Award for best picture. Alfonso Cuaron accepts the award for best cinematography for "Roma" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. ...

The final list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards

Entertainment 02/24/19, 23:15

The final list of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards: Best picture: "Green Book" Best actress: Olivia Colman, "The Favourite" Mahershala Ali recibe el Oscar al mejor actor de reparto por "Green Book" en los Oscar el domingo 24 de febrero de 2019 en el Teatro Dolby de Los Angeles. (Foto Chris ...

Spike Lee wins first competitive Oscar for KKK movie

Entertainment 02/24/19, 22:59

Spike Lee's first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into a joyful, passionate, and briefly profane one.Lee, who captured the best adapted screenplay trophy for "BlacKkKlansman," jumped into the arms of presenter, longtime collaborator and friend Samuel L. Jackson when he took the stage Sunday to accept his ...

Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

Entertainment 02/24/19, 21:24

The touching black-and-white drama "Roma" that follows a domestic worker for a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday.Director Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal film with dialogue in Spanish and Mixtec gave Mexico its long-sought statuette in the foreign film category.The Netflix-produced film ...

‘Free Solo’ wins the Oscar for best documentary feature

Entertainment 02/24/19, 21:18

Free Solo" climbed to the top of the Oscars, winning best documentary feature. The film about rock climber Alex Honnold's quest to ascend the famed El Capitan rock formation at Yosemite National Park without ropes in June 2017 was honored on Sunday night. Husband-and-wife directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi were ...

Regina King wins Oscar for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Entertainment 02/24/19, 21:10

The flowing gown of Regina King nearly tripped her up on the way to collect her Oscar trophy, the actress' only misstep this award season. King was honored as best supporting actress for "If Beale Street Could Talk" at Sunday's ceremony, a final flourish to a run of victories including a Golden ...

Billy Porter kicks off Oscars carpet in velvet tuxedo gown

Entertainment 02/24/19, 17:27

Thank you, Billy Porter, for getting the Oscars red carpet off to a fierce start.Often a fashion adventurer, the stage performer, singer and actor stood tall and proud in a bombshell velvet tuxedo gown created by Christian Siriano. There was a bow tie, ruffle-cuff white shirt and classic tuxedo jacket ...

Curtain set to go up on a host-less but drama-filled Oscars

Entertainment 02/24/19, 13:42

A winter of discontent for the Academy Awards will culminate in an Oscar ceremony that may lack a host but isn't missing intrigue.The run-up to the 91st Academy Awards has featured a series of missteps and backtracks by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. A new best "popular ...

Stars reflect on awards season at last show before Oscars

Entertainment 02/24/19, 00:45

Glenn Close says she's still a bit surprised the motion picture academy gave a nod to her performance in "The Wife." Actor Richard E. Grant says he's certain he's going to lose and will never get this close to Oscar again. And screenwriter Barry Jenkins just wants to savor making ...

Oscars: Stars and stand-ins rehearse for the big show

Entertainment 02/23/19, 21:06

Stars from Charlize Theron and Samuel L. Jackson to Serena Williams and Kacey Musgraves passed through the Dolby Theatre Saturday afternoon to practice presenting for the 91st Academy Awards Sunday.Williams was accompanied by her one-year-old daughter, Olympia Alexis, who was exceedingly well-behaved as her mother ran through her best picture ...

US Latinas rally around ‘Roma’ actress Yalitza Aparicio

Entertainment 02/23/19, 07:54

Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite backlash she is receiving in Mexico.Some Mexican-American women say they are glad Aparicio's high-profile role is challenging typical images of light-skinned Latinas in Spanish-language films and TV shows, ...

A bumpy road to the Oscars could end in triumph for Netflix

Entertainment 02/22/19, 16:17

The most tumultuous Oscar season in memory might pale in comparison to the aftermath.The best picture race to Sunday's 91st Academy Awards remains unpredictable, but odds makers peg Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" as the film most likely to triumph at the end of the night. That would hand Netflix, the insurgent ...

Diane von Furstenberg fetes female Oscar nominees

Entertainment 02/22/19, 14:17

Diane von Furstenberg, Laura Dern, Ava DuVernay and film academy CEO Dawn Hudson took a break from Oscars madness to gather for a relaxed lunch at von Furstenberg's Beverly Hills home Thursday to celebrate this year's class of female Academy Award nominees.Attendees included the likes of best actress nominees Melissa ...

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