'Hair Love,' By Chicago Native Matthew A. Cherry, Wins Oscar For Best Animated Short"Hair Love" took home an Oscar on Sunday night for best animated short.
Chicago Filmmaker Gets Oscar Nomination For 'Hair Love'"The story was incredibly personal to us because it allowed us to tackle the negative societal stereotypes around natural hair and black fathers, and to normalize the depiction of a loving black family that we know so well and yet have seen so little of in media."
Oscar Night's Winners, Losers And SurprisesThe seventh time wasn't the charm for actress Glenn Close. She was nominated for Best Actress for "The Wife." She's remains among the most nominated actresses who've not taken home a statuette.
'Roma,' The Favourite' Lead Oscar NominationsWith the black-and-white, Spanish-language "Roma," Netflix scored its first best picture nomination, a prize the streaming giant has dearly sought. Marvel, too, joined the club with Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther," the first superhero movie ever nominated for best picture.
'A Star Is Born' Tops SAG Awards Nominations, Snubs Abound"Roma" was shut out entirely, as was Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong drama "First Man" and Barry Jenkins' Harlem love story "If Beale Street Could Talk." Most expected Regina King of "Beale Street" to be among the supporting female actor nominees.
Academy Won't Be Presenting "Popular Film" Category At This Year's OscarsNearly a month after announcing a new category to honor popular films, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that it won't be presenting the category at this year's Oscars.
Oscars Add Popular Film Category, Sets Earlier 2020 DateRatings for the 90th Academy Awards fell to an all-time low of 26.5 million viewers, down 19 percent from the previous year.
Cosby, Polanski Expelled From The AcademyThe Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the group behind the Academy Awards, has voted to expel the actor and director from its membership.
Oscars Recap With Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'DellEntertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell talks about the 2018 Oscars.
Mostly Male Oscar Nominees Reflect Dearth Of Women In FilmOutside of acting, 77 percent of this year's Oscar nominees are male, according to a recent study by the Women's Media Center.
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.