academy awards

Oscar Winners: ‘The King’s Speech’ Reigns, Portman Soars
There weren’t a whole lot of surprises at the 83rd Academy Awards — as expected, “The King’s Speech” took the big prize as Best Picture. The film about King George VI overcoming his stutter also garnered a Best Actor statue for Colin Firth and a Best Director win f…
Academy Awards Red Carpet [PHOTOS]
The stars hit the red carpet for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, including nominees Natalie Portman, Melissa Leo, Michelle Williams, Christian Bale, Jesse Eisenberg, plus co-host Anne Hathaway.
This Year’s Biggest Oscar Underdogs [VIDEO]
While the press always thinks they know who the Academy Award winners will be, an underdog or two usually manages to snatch a statuette away from the favorite. Just last year, little-seen indie film “The Hurt Locker” upset James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar” for B…
Oscar Nominees’ Surprising First Film Roles [VIDEOS]
How do you get to the Academy Awards ceremony? Practice, practice, practice. Before the acting nominees reach the A-list of the film industry, they have to pay their dues by taking any role they can get. There are a number of younger actors nominated this year. With their careers still budding, fans…