Academy Awards

Original Song Nominees At Oscars Is Battle Of The Pop StarsThe race for best original song at the Academy Awards is a full-blown battle of the 20-something pop stars, with Lady Gaga, Sam Smith and the Weeknd up for the honor this year.
'Revenant' Leads Oscar Noms With 12, Only White Actors AgainThe brutal frontier saga "The Revenant" leads the 88th annual Academy Awards with 12 nominations, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers.
Two Oscar Winners Do Chicago ProudA University of Chicago Lab School alum and a rapper-actor from the South Side received the ultimate film-achievement award over the weekend. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Oscars 2015: Who Will Win Best Actress?Radio.com profile all five nominees for Best Actress at the 2015 Academy Awards.
5 Crazy Moments in Oscar HistoryThe Oscars are often a den of crazy, from rambling speeches and mangled names to some truly terrible host routines. But do you remember Sacheen Littlefeather? Or the streaker?
Oscar Best Picture Recap: Who Will Win the 2015 Academy Award?Of the eight films nominated for Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars, only one was a blockbuster. In case you missed some of them, here's our take on all of them.
A Look At The Academy Awards And The Sundance KidsAn Academy Award nomination is an incomparable stamp of approval for any film — and for an indie feature coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, in some cases, it's a downright miracle.
Oscar Best Picture Snubs: 5 Films That Deserved a NominationWith only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year's Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.
Vivian Maier Doc Nominated For Oscar, Roger Ebert Film SnubbedThe film “Finding Vivian Maier” tells the fascinating story of the reclusive Chicago nanny who took more than 150,000 street photos that now are considered among the best photography ever.
Kim Novak Appearance On 2014 Oscars The Talk Of TwitterChicago-born actress Kim Novak's appearance on the 2014 Academy Awards sparked a firestorm on Twitter.
Best Ways To Party Like A Movie Star In ChicagoWith 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.
'Lincoln' Leads Pack Among Oscar NomineesThe epic film about the final months of Illinois' first president led the pack among Academy Award nominations on Thursday.

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