Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment
Published 3/3/2014 at 9:33 p.m. 0 comments
Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.
Lessons of the Oscars campaign season
Published 3/3/2014 at 3:46 p.m. 0 comments
The Oscars are over, Twitter has recovered, the pizza has been devoured and the delivery guy is probably still waiting for the money to make its way from Pharrell Williams' hat to his pocket.
STAY TUNED: TV's ripple effect on the national lexicon - QUIZ
Published 3/3/2014 at 5:40 a.m. 0 comments
Test your popular culture phrase knowledge. The movies have given us a lot of memorable quotes. “Gone With The Wind”: “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.” “The Godfather”: “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” ...
List of 2014 Oscar winners
Updated 3/3/2014 at 12:05 a.m. 0 comments
List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
PHOTOS: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
Updated 3/3/2014 at 12:10 a.m. 0 comments
Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Sun makes a cameo at Oscars, arrivals hit carpet
Published 3/2/2014 at 8:18 p.m. 0 comments
After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at Sunday's Academy Awards. Though lingering showers earlier in the afternoon soaked portions of the red carpet, the sun made a cameo as arrivals began to ...
Live Updates: 2014 Academy Awards
Published 3/2/2014 at 7:00 p.m. 0 comments
The 86th annual Oscar ceremony kicks off tonight from the Dolby Theatre. Get real-time updates from the Academy Awards here.
Razzies pick Will and Jaden Smith as worst actors
Published 3/2/2014 at 3:20 p.m. 0 comments
Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over. They were both awarded Razzies for their performances in "After Earth."
Surprises at Academy Awards may be few
Published 3/2/2014 at 12:48 p.m. 0 comments
After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards.
The big bang of older TV viewers
Published 2/28/2014 at 9:11 p.m. 0 comments
Prime-time TV is going gray. After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers.
Academy Awards quiz: Test your knowledge on past Oscar winners
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:17 p.m. 0 comments
Judi Dench won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 1998’s “Shakespeare in Love.” In that role, she received less than eight minutes of screen time — making it the shortest performance ever to win an Oscar. ...
In The 239: Watch the Best Picture films before Sunday
Updated 2/26/2014 at 4:04 p.m. 0 comments
Oscar-nominated films are more available than ever for viewing before watching to see who won.
Speed may be cause of Salma Hayek brother's deadly crash
Published 2/25/2014 at 8:45 p.m. 0 comments
Los Angeles police say speed may be a factor in a deadly crash involving Salma Hayek's brother.
Harold Ramis: A look back at memorable performances
Published 2/24/2014 at 5:58 p.m. 0 comments
Actor, writer and director Harold Ramis, known as the “Buddha of Comedy,” died Feb. 24 at age 69. Here's a look back at some of the most memorable movies he wrote for, directed or acted in.
Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69
Published 2/24/2014 at 12:48 p.m. 0 comments
Harold Ramis, a longtime Chicago resident, is best-known as an actor in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes," and the writer/director of "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day."
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