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...

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Kenai, Juneau split in hockey; Homer drops games in Palmer

...from Mese and Tristan Bulot. In the second period, O'Brien made it 3-0 on an assist from Tyler Lingafelt. Juneau's Oscar Jones cut the lead to 3-2 by the end of two, then with 4 minutes, 50 seconds, left in the game, Zach Hebert snipped the...

SoHi defeats Juneau on ice

...3:57 to play in the second, taking advantage of a chaotic crease to slip the puck by Yoder, with assists from Watts and Oscar Jones. The goal closed the deficit to 3-1.Yoder continued to stay busy in the opening minutes of the third period, but...


...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...


...Barbra Streisand will perform at the Oscars next month, the first time she's performed...Star Is Born" that night.She won the Oscar for best actress for 1968's "Funny...British singer Adele will perform at the Oscars. She and producer Paul Epworth are nominated...

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Reeling it in: Science to the rescue in 'The Martian'

...Damon and it's safe to say that interest in the property has not yet begun to wane. They're even talking about a directing Oscar for Ridley Scott, and it's barely October. Well, good for Andy Weir. His book, also called "The Martian," is, if...

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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...

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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...



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