Op-ed: They hate us, but who cares?

In her 1985 speech after receiving the Best Actress Oscar for her role in "Places in the Heart," actress Sally Field famously gushed, "You like me; you really, really like me...

Reeling It In: And the Oscar goes to ... Billy Crystal?

...none too soon. The Oscars, traditionally the...I like to host an Oscar gathering every year...This was the 83rd Oscar ceremony, and over...became synonymous with Oscars for quite a while...want you to host the Oscars!" "What? Why...best things about an Oscar party, aside from...


...while slyly mocking the Oscars or parodying Michael...Lonely Island of the Oscar-nominated song "Everything...let some live out their Oscar dreams, handing out...celebrities. One former Oscar nominee, Viola Davis...problems run deeper than the Oscars."You have to greenlight...

Reeling it in: The big win went to the smallest of the Best Picture Nominees

...watched, but needless to say, the show wasn't all everybody hoped it would be. I can't remember the last time that the Oscars telecast met expectations. In fact, I'm not sure why anyone has high expectations anymore. Neil Patrick Harris seemed like...

Arts & Entertainment
Reeling it in: 'Compton' captures art born of frustration

...feels, at first, like famous old guy casting, where you put some known actor in a role that requires little other than his Oscar-nominated name. He plays Heller, however, as the most complicated character on screen. Seen by some as a villain, by...

Arts & Entertainment
Soldotna's Reimer takes 2nd in Soggy Bottom

...12:00:47; 8. Mike Wood, 12:24:23; 9. Nicholas Baudin, 12:33:21; 10. Jesse Pisel, 12:41:39; 11. Oscar Lang, 13:15:11; 12. Nicholas Blader, 13:15:12; 13. Chuck Mangold, 13:15:13; 14. Tony Allen, 13:29...

Hazel D. Rinehart

...Friday, July 31, 2015 at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center.Hazel was born August 27, 1931 to Telotha and Alvin Bagley in Oscar, Oklahoma. Hazel had been married to James Rickard from November 26, 1949 to 1965; she married Buster J. Rinehart on July...

Reeling it In: 'American Sniper' an expertly crafted film

...anticipated before it came out, widely panned by the critics upon release, and then unexpectedly lauded by both audiences and the Oscars (it garnered six nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor, though Eastwood was shut out of the director's race...

Arts & Entertainment

...Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality.In a battle of B-movies for best picture, the Oscars awarded "Birdman" best picture, opting for a movie that epitomizes much of Hollywood - showy, ego-mad, desperate for...

Reeling it in: Have some time off? The movies are on

...his experiences in World War II. "Unbroken" is one of those movies that seems tailor made to win Oscars but, because it's been generating Oscar-buzz for so long it started to suffer from some backlash before it ever came out. It's one of...

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