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  • Backstage at The Times on Oscar night

     
    Oscar night at The Times is a major production — perhaps not as large as that of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, but pretty big nonetheless. And as with any event, it takes a large group of......
  • Oscars 2012 Winners List — A Portrait of “The Artist” In Triumph

     
    Believe it or not, the 84th Annual Academy Awards wasn't all about whether J. Lo had a nip slip and just how much leg Angelina Jolie was going to show. They actually did hand out some Oscars. The Artist took home the big prize, winning Best Picture,...
  • Academy Awards: Angelina Jolie wins style contest; Christopher Plummer sets record

     
    Best exponent of glamour: Angelina Jolie, in a stunning black gown, presented the writing awards. She came out, struck a commanding pose and revealed a leg. Va-va-va voom....
  • Academy Awards: Fearless picks in a ho-hum year; why not a best-actress tie?

     
    Best actress: It's a two-way race between good friends Viola Davis of "The Help" and Meryl Streep of "The Iron Lady." Davis is given the edge for a fine performance in a sentimental movie. Streep is brilliant in a misguided movie. I'm pulling for Streep,...
  • Oscars 2012: Berenice Bejo’s braid

     
    "The Artist" actress’ red hair and braided up do create quite a contrast to the brunette and less severe hair styles we’ve seen on her this awards season. I’m guessing her stylist suggested her hair be dyed to a ginger......
  • Clooney, Pitt, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer part of “Actors Unscripted”

     
    E! Entertainment announced the airing of an intimate special with some of Hollywood's top talent in The Hollywood Reporter Presents: Actors Unscripted, a half-hour special airing this Friday,  February 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. It's a joint project between E!...
  • Oscars 2012: How stars like Octavia Spencer get ready

     
    For an event as big as the Oscars, a whole team of fashion and beauty pros assembles to help actresses like Octavia Spencer and Gwyneth Paltrow look beautiful on the red carpet....
  • Oscars 2012: Red carpet or mass wedding?

     
    It’s been white gowns all around during the first few moments of the Oscars red carpet arrivals....
  • Oscars 2012 fashion: Statements large, small and floppy

     
    Oscars 2012 fashion made statements large and small. The largest, perhaps, was the huge bow around Emma Stone's neck. Natalie Portman wore vintage polka dots, and major bling decorated her bare collarbone....
  • Sundance 2012: 'Smashed' is a booze film with a dry wit

     
    The Sundance film festival movie “Smashed,” about a hard-drinking young woman who decides to get sober after one too many late nights, mixes in lightness with the seriousness. It’s an alcoholism drama, lo-fi style....
  • Sundance 2012: Spike Lee's co-writer joins the race conversation

     
    Spike Lee caused a stir at the Sundance Film Festival this week when he said Hollywood studios "know nothing about black people." Now, James McBride, the co-writer on his latest film "Red Hook Summer," is adding his voice to the discussion....
  • Oscar nominations for 'The Help' buoy housekeepers lobbying lawmakers

     
    The announcement that two actresses from the film "The Help" received Academy Awards nominations gave a timely boost to more than 300 domestic workers who traveled by buses to Sacramento to lobby for a new law to protect housekeepers and nannies....