Common on Julianne Moore's win: 'You all knew she was getting that though, right?'

Posted by · 8:43 am · February 23rd, 2015

Best Original Song winners Common and John Legend speak to the press backstage at the Oscars.

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Julianne Moore wins the award for Most Overjoyed Oscar Winner

Posted by · 11:23 pm · February 22nd, 2015

Julianne Moore talks to the press backstage at the Oscars, where she won Best Actress for her performance in “Still Alice.”

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'We should talk about suicide out loud': A moving, unexpected Oscars moment

Posted by · 8:42 pm · February 22nd, 2015

Oscar winners for Documentary Short Subject Dana Perry and Ellen Goosenberg Kent talk to the press backstage about their film “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1,” why talking about suicide is important and Neil Patrick Harris’s joke about Perry’s gown.

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Patricia Arquette dissed the 'Mani Cam' again backstage

Posted by · 8:03 pm · February 22nd, 2015

Best Supporting Actress winner Patricia Arquette (“Boyhood”) talks to the press backstage at the Oscars.

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No, J.K. Simmons is not going to join Twitter

Posted by · 5:42 pm · February 22nd, 2015

Best Supporting Actor winner J.K. Simmons talks to the press backstage at the Oscars.

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Michael Keaton on where he'd put his Oscar: 'Next to my Nobel'

Posted by · 6:06 pm · February 21st, 2015

“Birdman” picked up Best Feature, Best Male Lead, and Best Cinematography at the 30th Independent Spirit Awards.

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Julianne Moore on her Indie Spirit win and last-minute Oscar hopes

Posted by · 5:50 pm · February 21st, 2015

After winning the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, the Oscar frontrunner discussed the inspirational moments in filming “Still Alice.”

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The 5 Best Ways to Present an Oscar

Posted by · 4:40 pm · February 20th, 2015

Oscar presenters are secretly the problem with most telecasts. These five people knew how to present an Academy Award.

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The Snap Oscars Edition: Who Will (and Should) Win

Posted by · 2:46 pm · February 20th, 2015

Keira Knightley, we salute you. In this edition of The Snap, we tell you who will (and who shouldn’t) win oscars.

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A Definitive Guide to Oscar-Winning Horror Films: From 'Jekyll and Hyde' to 'Wolfman'

Posted by · 12:49 pm · February 20th, 2015

A rundown of all the horror movies that have won Oscars, from “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” to “The Exorcist” to “Black Swan.”

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Can you ace HitFix's brutal 21-question Oscars quiz?

Posted by · 3:26 pm · February 19th, 2015

Sick of all that familiar Oscars trivia? We kick it up a notch for you.

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Lee Daniels says Mo'Nique was 'blackballed' for not campaigning for an Oscar

Posted by · 10:42 am · February 19th, 2015

In a recent interview, “Precious” Oscar winner Mo’Nique says director Lee Daniels told her she was “blackballed” for not playing the campaign game in the run-up to the 2010 Academy Awards.

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9 different bitter reactions to awards show losses: From Kanye to Lauren Bacall

Posted by · 5:49 pm · February 18th, 2015

Nobody likes to lose. Some people have a hard time hiding it on national television, though. We outline some of the bitterest reactions to losing awards.

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If the average moviegoer picked the Oscars…

Posted by · 11:27 am · February 17th, 2015

How different would the Oscars be in average moviegoers selected the major awards?

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10 singers you forgot were Oscar nominees

Posted by · 5:21 pm · February 16th, 2015

They can’t all be Prince or Adele.

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Neil Patrick Harris' plans for the Oscars give us major hope

Posted by · 12:07 pm · February 16th, 2015

The Oscars host opens up about his creative process for the big night.

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'Winter Soldier' vfx artist Dan DeLeeuw: On Helicarriers and his 'game changer' Hayley Atwell effect

Posted by · 5:33 pm · February 10th, 2015

HitFix sits down with Oscar-nominated “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” visual effects artist Dan DeLeeuw.

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10 Best Actress winners you don't want to meet in a dark alley

Posted by · 12:21 pm · February 10th, 2015

The Best Actress category is NOT all about glamor and regality.

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