Feb 25, 2013
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By Amanda Martinez

The 2013 Oscars Best and Worst Dressed

Check out the must-see looks from the red carpet at the 85th annual Academy... See Full Gallery

Feb 25, 2013

"Argo" Wins Best Picture Oscar

"Argo" Wins Best Picture Oscar

Spielberg shut out as lengthy ceremony showers love on "Pi," "Les Mis" and big musical performances.

Feb 23, 2013

Big Studios Behind Swag-Fueled Oscar Push

Big Studios Behind Swag-Fueled Oscar Push

This year, top Oscar contenders "Argo" from Warner Bros. and "Lincoln" from Disney pitted two deep-pocketed rivals against each other in what some say was an unprecedented level of Oscar campaigning.

Feb 23, 2013

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

The former Canadian ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis says it will reflect poorly on Ben Affleck if he doesn't say a few words about Canada's...

Feb 23, 2013

Oscars Expand Social Media Outreach for 85th Show

Oscars Expand Social Media Outreach for 85th Show

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is encouraging celebrities to tweet during the Oscars.

Feb 22, 2013

Coppola's Nom Makes Him Part of Family Tradition

Coppola's Nom Makes Him Part of Family Tradition

The "Moonrise Kingdom" co-writer joins acclaimed family members in the elite Academy ranks.

Feb 22, 2013

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Making Oscar predictions is a lot like taking the SATs: if you can eliminate one or two wrong answers, you significantly increase your chances of success.

Mar 4, 2014

2013 Oscars Countdown

2013 Oscars Countdown

With just three days to go until the 2013 Oscars, the red carpet waits for the stars. Find out which celebs will be performing and what the show's producers are doing to make sure the broadcast come in...

Mar 4, 2014

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

When Hollywood's biggest night just around the corner, Octavia Spencer chats with Access about winning Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Oscars. The Academy Awards air this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on ABC.

Feb 22, 2013

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Sunday's Academy Awards serves up Seth MacFarlane as first-time host and musical turns from icons Barbra Streisand, Adele and Shirley Bassey.

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