Oscars

The latest news about The Oscars, Hollywood's most prominent awards ceremony devoted to cinematic excellence. Formerly known as the Academy Awards, The Oscars are directed by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Learn more about the ceremony, which often honors films that feature LGBT characters and content and is currently held at the Dolby Theatre, formerly known as the Kodak Theatre. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

Iranian film The Salesman won Best Foreign film last night, but director Asghar Farhadi and lead actress Taraneh Alidoosti did not attend as part of a protest of Trump's travel ban.

February 27 2017 4:46 PM

Alexis Arquette's sister, Patricia Arquette, has spoken out about the omission of Alexis' name despite her seventy film credits.

February 27 2017 3:59 PM

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced La La Land won the big award of the night, but during acceptance speeches, the screen legend claimed he had been given the wrong envelope. 

February 27 2017 12:36 AM

The Moonlight actor won the best supporting actor award for his role as Juan, an out drug dealer and mentor to a closeted boy. The film also won for best picture and best adapted screenplay. 

February 26 2017 11:34 PM

Actor Tommy Dickie created his own version of the Academy Awards, in which he portrays every nominated role in the span of five minutes.

February 26 2017 4:40 PM

The out actress delivered a rousing call to activism at United Voices, a pre-Oscars rally in support of civil rights.

February 25 2017 3:16 PM
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