The Style Blog: oscars


Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Oscars on scrapping Batkid segment: In a live show, ‘hard decisions sometimes must be made’

The five-year-old cancer patient who captured the hearts of everyone last year reportedly had a segment scrapped from the Academy Awards.

By Emily Yahr  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Lupita Nyong’o, Matthew McConaughey: What’s next for Oscar-winning actors?

Cate Blanchett is already VERY busy.

By Emily Yahr  |  05:09 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Why you should know Idina Menzel’s name (even if John Travolta doesn’t)

John Travolta may have flubbed the ‘Frozen’ singer’s name at the Oscars

By Jessica Stahl  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 03/03/2014

How many people watched the 2014 Oscars? 43 million, the most in 10 years.

What’s the cause for the spike in award show viewership lately?

By Emily Yahr  |  03:07 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, TV

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/03/2014

GIFs: The 10 worst gaffes of the 2014 Academy Awards

Jared Leto photobombed, Jennifer Lawrence fell, and other gems from Sunday night’s Oscars.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir judge Oscar fashion, didn’t like Lupita Nyong’o’s headband

The figure skating commentator power duo had some thoughts on red carpet looks.

By Emily Yahr  |  01:00 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Spike Jonze’s 10 best music videos, before he was an Oscar winner

By Chris Richards  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Music, Oscars

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Ellen DeGeneres hosting verdict is in, and she did just fine

Critics were mostly satisfied, if underwhelmed, by Ellen’s brand of inoffensive, mainstream humor.

By Emily Yahr  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Kim Novak sparks Twitter snark-fest, immediate snark backlash after Oscars appearance

Think twice before insulting an 81-year-old screen legend.

By Emily Yahr  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Jimmy Kimmel turns viral YouTube videos into big budget movies in annual Oscar parody

Kimmel enlisted his famous friends to star in more videos.

By Emily Yahr  |  09:03 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars, TV

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/03/2014

The epic 2014 Oscars were as long as 1.2 Wolf of Wall Streets

The Oscars have gotten longer in each of the past four years.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Everything you need to know about the Academy Awards: 13 top moments

Missed the Oscars? Went to bed early? We’ve got you covered.

By Emily Yahr  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Matthew McConaughey wins his first Oscar: ‘Alright, alright, alright’

It was a 20-year-journey from starring in stoner flicks, to rom-coms to Academy Award winner

By Emily Yahr  |  05:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman honored at Oscars during ‘In Memoriam’ tribute

The actor was the last person shown in the video segment.

By Emily Yahr  |  11:23 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Robert Lopez joins the exclusive EGOT club with ‘Let It Go’ win

He’s got an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony to his credit after his ‘Frozen’ win

By Gillian Brockell  |  11:22 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 10:52 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Transcript: Lupita Nyong’o’s emotional Oscar’s acceptance speech

“No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid,” the actress said.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  10:52 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 10:31 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Lupita Nyong’o wins the J-Law vs. Lupita throwdown (which was created by the Internet)

Lawrence won the Golden Globe, but Nyong’o got the Oscar.

By Emily Yahr  |  10:31 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 09:09 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Jennifer Lawrence falls (again), gets mocked by Ellen DeGeneres during Oscars monologue

That J-Law, she’s so quirky!

By Emily Yahr  |  09:09 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Internet consensus: DeGeneres’ Liza Minnelli joke “mean,” “transphobic”

By Caitlin Dewey  |  09:06 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ‘Gravity’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By Ann Hornaday  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By Stephanie Merry  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ‘Her’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ’12 Years a Slave’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By Ann Hornaday  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ‘American Hustle’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By Stephanie Merry  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Why ‘Captain Phillips’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

Getting to know this year’s nominees.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Jennifer Lawrence's tumble, other best (and worst) Oscar moments

A cheat sheet of the 10 most memorable moments--including some we'd rather forget.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  movies, oscars

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Adele is halfway to an EGOT after her Oscar win

She needs a Tony and an Emmy, but the singer has no plans for Rolling in the Deep: The Musical."

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:43 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music, oscars

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 02/25/2013

The Onion apologizes for Quvenzhane Wallis tweet that outraged the Internet

The satirical site issues a rare apology for a tweet about the nine-year-old star of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" after a huge backlash

By Caitlin Dewey  |  11:57 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  oscars

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Jennifer Lawrence's eventful Oscar night

A fall, some self-deprecating humor and an Academy Award for best actress rounded out the 22-year-old's night.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:13 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  movies, oscars

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Oscars 2013: 'Life of Pi's Claudio Miranda wizard hair trend

Forget beards, bobs or off-white dresses -- the enduring fashion statement of this year's Academy Awards was long, flowing white hair.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  08:29 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, oscars

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Anne Hathaway, Michelle Obama and other Oscars fashion moments

Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence were once again the most anticipated arrivals on the red carpet.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:02 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, oscars

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 02/25/2013

The story behind Kristen Stewart's Oscars limp

Stewart injured her foot walking on glass and had to use crutches on the red carpet.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  07:32 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  movies, oscars

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Oscars 2013: Academy Awards coverage

Follow our merry band of reporters, bloggers and movie critic Ann Hornaday as we cover everything from the red carpet to the best picture, with reports straight from the Dolby Theatre and beyond.

By Washington Post staff  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  movies, oscars

Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Nine Oscar speeches that changed the world

Movie stars show us how to kiss, how to dress. Of course we learn public discourse from them, too.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  07:04 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  movies, oscars

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Poll: Who will take home the Best Picture Oscar?

Compare critics' picks for the Oscars Best Picture to other "Post" readers' predictions.

By Veronica Toney  |  10:27 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Oscars red carpet: The year of Jolie-legging

As the anniversary of the meme approaches, there's a chance Oscar nominees may retire the protruding leg trend.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:57 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, oscars

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Red carpet redux: Polyvore Style Search finalists revealed

See the finalists in our Oscars Remix: Polyvore Style Search challenge.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars 2012, Academy Awards 2012, Fashion