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Actors Kim Novak and Matthew McConaughey speak onstage during the Oscars. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kim Novak Appearance On 2014 Oscars The Talk Of Twitter

Chicago-born actress Kim Novak’s appearance on the 2014 Academy Awards sparked a firestorm on Twitter.

03/03/2014

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Best Ways To Party Like A Movie Star In Chicago

With the Academy Awards fast approaching, people are getting excited to see who this year’s winners will be. While you may not be able to be there in person, there are ways to party like a movie star in Chicago to commemorate the Oscars.

02/21/2013

Daniel Day Lewis in "Lincoln."

‘Lincoln’ Leads Pack Among Oscar Nominees

The epic film about the final months of Illinois’ first president led the pack among Academy Award nominations on Thursday.

01/10/2013

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Crowds Flock To Park West For Oscar Party

Big crowds showed up for an Oscar-watching party on the at the Park West theater Sunday evening.

WBBM Newsradio–02/27/2012

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Complete 2012 Oscars Coverage

Keep up with the Oscars, from the nominees to the red carpet to the podium. And the Oscar goes to…

02/23/2012

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CBS 2 School: Totem Poles

The Oscar for best picture has become over the years our collective totem pole. Year after year these cinematic creations carve new identities into our American psyche.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011

Actress Mo'Nique and President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science Tom Sherak announce the nominees for Best Picture.  (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Academy Awards: The Compete List Of Nominees

The complete list of 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday:

01/25/2011