Gary From Chicago And His Fiancée, Vicky, Steal Spotlight At OscarsA Chicago couple became instant celebrities Sunday, when they were brought on stage for the 89th Academy Awards.
Oscar Nominations Hold Much Diversity Compared To Last YearCBS 2’s Jim Williams has more on how this year’s nominations are an inspiration to local actors.
Film Academy Invites 683 New Members To JoinSix months after announcing intentions to double the number of female and minority members in its ranks by 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 683 new members to join the organization.
Spotlight, DiCaprio, Larson Winners In 88th Annual Academy AwardsHollywood's diversity crisis has loomed large over awards season and the big question going into the 88th annual Academy Awards was whether it would dominate the ceremony, too. It did, of course, but it wasn't alone.
Joe Biden: Live From LA, Introducing Lady Gaga At The OscarsLive from Los Angeles, introducing Lady Gaga at the Academy Awards, it's Vice President Joe Biden.
From GRAMMYs To Oscars, Sam Smith Is Reaching New HeightsThough Sam Smith has mingled with Hollywood's elite thanks to the success of "Writing's On The Wall" — the Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe-winning James Bond theme song — he feels like the glitz is just a bonus.
Calls For Oscar Boycott Sparks Debate On Role Of African Americans In HollywoodIn this Original report, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on the snubs, and the slams that have followed the shut out of black actors on Oscar night.
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.
Vin Diesel Says Oscars Weighted Against Action FilmsVin Diesel said Friday that the latest "Fast & Furious" film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it's an action flick and it's a sequel.
This Week: Madonna Tumbles & Lupita's Dress Is MissingThis week, a Queen falls and a (not-so-classic) whodunit happens in Hollywood.
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.