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#Academy Awards

# academy-awards - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap

Mar 31st 2022, 7:22 AM 45,182 Views 58 Comments

Smith could face expulsion from the Academy for the open-handed slap.

# academy-awards - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?
# And The Oscar Goes To...
# And The Oscar Goes To...

Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?

Mar 27th 2022, 10:00 PM 23,972 Views 8 Comments

The 94th Academy Awards are taking place in Los Angeles tonight.

The Oscars are on tonight – here's everything you need to know
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

The Oscars are on tonight – here's everything you need to know

Mar 27th 2022, 8:00 AM 21,690 Views 13 Comments

There’s plenty of Irish interest in tonight’s ceremony.

# academy-awards - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Irish actors Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds among this year's Oscar nominees
# Oscars
# Oscars

Irish actors Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds among this year's Oscar nominees

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 5:34 PM 57,228 Views 23 Comments

Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog led with 12 nominations, while Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast received seven nominations.

# academy-awards - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled

Dec 21st 2021, 10:51 PM 18,941 Views 6 Comments

The three musicians are in the running for Best Original Song.

# academy-awards - Monday 26 April, 2021

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon

Apr 26th 2021, 7:07 AM 35,733 Views 19 Comments
  • Chloe Zhao becomes first woman of colour to win Best Director
  • Anthony Hopkins, Frances McDormand, Daniel Kaluuya and Youn Yuh-jung pick up actor awards
  • Irish studio beaten to animated feature award by Pixar

# academy-awards - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Quiz: How well do remember these famous Oscar moments?
# You Really Like Me
# You Really Like Me

Quiz: How well do remember these famous Oscar moments?

Apr 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 33,244 Views 19 Comments

Tonight’s ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles will be restricted to 170 people as the pandemic rolls on.

# academy-awards - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Animation Wolfwalkers to lead the Irish charge at Oscars 2021 tomorrow
# Oscars 2021
# Oscars 2021

Animation Wolfwalkers to lead the Irish charge at Oscars 2021 tomorrow

Apr 24th 2021, 7:30 AM 10,761 Views 6 Comments

Remote hubs in London and Paris are being set up to allow European nominees to “dial-in” to the awards.

# academy-awards - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person

Mar 31st 2021, 7:52 AM 9,180 Views 6 Comments

Under the previous plans, all nominees would have been required to travel to California despite travel restrictions and Covid-19 risk.

# academy-awards - Friday 19 March, 2021

Academy Award nominees told they must attend in person, with no virtual attendance permitted
# Oscars 2021
# Oscars 2021

Academy Award nominees told they must attend in person, with no virtual attendance permitted

Mar 19th 2021, 3:11 PM 18,128 Views 9 Comments

Winners must attend the ceremony in person, otherwise the Academy will be accepting the award on their behalf.

# academy-awards - Monday 15 March, 2021

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees
# Nominees
# Nominees

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees

Mar 15th 2021, 12:54 PM 19,018 Views 6 Comments

This year’s awards will take place on 25 April.

# academy-awards - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules
# Oscars
# Oscars

Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules

Sep 9th 2020, 11:08 AM 16,756 Views 55 Comments

The film industry has long been criticised for its failures on representation.

# academy-awards - Sunday 9 February, 2020

What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight
# Golden Statuette
# Golden Statuette

What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight

Feb 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 20,427 Views 14 Comments

Will Saoirse get her coveted Oscar?

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?
# Player Ratings
# Player Ratings

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?

Feb 9th 2020, 7:01 AM 22,739 Views 23 Comments

Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.

# academy-awards - Friday 24 January, 2020

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Jan 24th 2020, 11:01 AM 44,346 Views 35 Comments

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

# academy-awards - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film

Apr 24th 2019, 9:16 AM 8,442 Views 6 Comments

“We have noted that the reference to ‘foreign’ is outdated within the global filmmaking community.”

# academy-awards - Monday 25 February, 2019

'The ref made a bad call': Mixed reaction to Green Book Best Picture win at Oscars
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

'The ref made a bad call': Mixed reaction to Green Book Best Picture win at Oscars

Feb 25th 2019, 10:51 AM 42,440 Views 22 Comments

Olivia Colman took home Best Actress for her role in The Favourite.

# academy-awards - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live

Feb 12th 2019, 5:28 PM 12,676 Views 18 Comments

Prominent directors are not impressed.

# academy-awards - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters
# Red Carpet
# Red Carpet

The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters

Feb 6th 2019, 8:26 AM 18,144 Views 24 Comments

TV network ABC says the hostless show could be a good thing.

# academy-awards - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Here are 7 of the movies we were surprised to see left out of this year's Oscar nominations
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Here are 7 of the movies we were surprised to see left out of this year's Oscar nominations

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:19 PM 5,297 Views 9 Comments

So, we’re going to just pretend A Quiet Place never happened, are we?

# academy-awards - Friday 7 December, 2018

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets

Dec 7th 2018, 7:47 AM 27,800 Views 90 Comments

When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.

# academy-awards - Friday 7 September, 2018

Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study

Sep 7th 2018, 8:47 AM 9,088 Views 9 Comments

The move came after some backlash from people in the film industry.

# academy-awards - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment - reports
# Oscars
# Oscars

Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment - reports

Mar 17th 2018, 11:36 AM 8,020 Views 0 Comments

In response to queries, the Academy said it “treats any complaints confidentially to protect all parties”.

# academy-awards - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

The bloke who stole Frances McDormand's Oscar streamed it on Facebook
# Oscar Theft
From The Daily Edge
# Oscar Theft

The bloke who stole Frances McDormand's Oscar streamed it on Facebook

Mar 6th 2018, 7:48 AM 4,361 Views 0 Comments

Nice move, Terry.

# academy-awards - Monday 5 March, 2018

9 of the greatest behind-the-scenes shots from this year's Oscar ceremony
# BehindTheScenes
From The Daily Edge
# BehindTheScenes

9 of the greatest behind-the-scenes shots from this year's Oscar ceremony

Mar 5th 2018, 9:32 AM 8,926 Views 1 Comment

This is what we’re talking about.

Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech
# Inclusion Rider
# Inclusion Rider

Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech

Mar 5th 2018, 8:24 AM 42,862 Views 98 Comments

She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

7 of the most important moments from last night's Academy Awards
# Oscars2018
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars2018

7 of the most important moments from last night's Academy Awards

Mar 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 7,560 Views 3 Comments

What a night.

# academy-awards - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show

Mar 4th 2018, 1:00 PM 24,872 Views 63 Comments

What to look out for, where to watch and what’s the 2018 controversy…

# academy-awards - Friday 2 March, 2018

Millennials - Here's the film that won the Oscar for Best Picture the year you were born
# Oscars 2018
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars 2018

Millennials - Here's the film that won the Oscar for Best Picture the year you were born

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 8,731 Views 5 Comments

How many have you seen?

Saoirse Ronan's stylist has hinted at her Oscar gown, and we're absolutely intrigued
# Saoirse Ronan
From The Daily Edge
# Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan's stylist has hinted at her Oscar gown, and we're absolutely intrigued

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:04 PM 5,622 Views 0 Comments

She’s gone for an all-female glam squad.

# academy-awards - Friday 26 January, 2018

Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting best actress award at Oscars
# Oscars
# Oscars

Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting best actress award at Oscars

Jan 26th 2018, 7:13 AM 34,042 Views 31 Comments

There has been renewed attention on historic accusations of sexual harassment against Affleck in recent months.

# academy-awards - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Oscars introducing strict new envelope rules to prevent another major mix-up
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars introducing strict new envelope rules to prevent another major mix-up

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:59 AM 16,124 Views 26 Comments

Last year, it was mistakenly announced that La La Land was the winner of Best Picture, instead of Moonlight.

# academy-awards - Friday 3 March, 2017

Oscars screw-up: Accountants behind mistake assigned bodyguards
# Oscars So Whaaat?
# Oscars So Whaaat?

Oscars screw-up: Accountants behind mistake assigned bodyguards

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:57 AM 26,281 Views 39 Comments

PwC has taken responsibility for the unprecedented error.

# academy-awards - Monday 27 February, 2017

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one
# Breaking The Mould
# Breaking The Mould

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one

Feb 27th 2017, 8:53 AM 23,381 Views 43 Comments

The actor became the first Muslim actor to win one.

# academy-awards - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'I wore a suit from Dunnes' - one Irish man's trip to the Oscars as an unexpected nominee
# Red Carpet Tales
From The Daily Edge
# Red Carpet Tales

'I wore a suit from Dunnes' - one Irish man's trip to the Oscars as an unexpected nominee

Feb 26th 2017, 9:00 AM 13,478 Views 2 Comments

Michael Creagh’s rollercoaster story, from nomination to the red carpet.

# academy-awards - Monday 29 February, 2016

21 unmissable moments you probably missed from Oscars 2016
# Best Bits
From The Daily Edge
# Best Bits

21 unmissable moments you probably missed from Oscars 2016

Feb 29th 2016, 1:38 PM 17,857 Views 4 Comments

Breastfeeding, champagne flutes and more…

This Oscar winner's surprise message to his kids was the best 'thank you' of the night
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

This Oscar winner's surprise message to his kids was the best 'thank you' of the night

Feb 29th 2016, 12:34 PM 5,829 Views 0 Comments

“Let’s get a dog”.

7 ways our Saoirse slayed at the Oscars last night
# Goddess In Green
From The Daily Edge
# Goddess In Green

7 ways our Saoirse slayed at the Oscars last night

Feb 29th 2016, 9:08 AM 18,387 Views 12 Comments

“I broke me bloody finger”.

# academy-awards - Sunday 28 February, 2016

41 glorious Oscars red carpet photos from the 1990s
# So 90s
From The Daily Edge
# So 90s

41 glorious Oscars red carpet photos from the 1990s

Feb 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 12,181 Views 1 Comment

So 90s, so glam.

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