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NPH Wasn't Top Choice to Host Oscars

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
Surprise, surprise: Neil Patrick Harris was the Oscars' producers' third pick to host the big event.

Neil Patrick Harris Says He'll Host Oscars in 2015

NATIONAL | By Sandy Cohen | Oct 16
Neil Patrick Harris is going for an awards-show trifecta, set to host the 2015 Oscars after four hosting stints at Broadway's Tony Awards and two at TV's Primetime Emmy Awards.

Liza Opens Up About Ellen’s Oscars Joke

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
TMZ speaks to Liza Minnelli about how she took Ellen DeGeneres’s joke during Sunday night’s Academy Awards -- the crack some labeled as transphobic.

Oscar Fashion and Candids

Academy Award winners create buzz. Then there’s the buzz generated by what the winners (and others) wore. From red carpet poses to offstage antics, here’s a look at Oscars 2014.

DeGeneres’ Selfie Crashes Twitter

Ellen DeGeneres’ goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over.

Was Ellen’s Liza Minnelli Joke Transphobic?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
During the opening monologue of Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards, host Ellen DeGeneres made a crack at Liza Minnelli -- the joke has since been labeled by some in the social media universe as transphobic and mean spirited.

Not Always Married :: Best Picture & Best Director

MOVIES | By Tavo Amador | Mar 2
Conventional wisdom suggests that the Best Picture and Best Director Oscars should go in tandem. As the following examples show, that has not always been the case.

Oscar’s Glamorous Night

CULTURE | By Doug Rule | Mar 2
’’It’s not your regular old Oscar party,’’ Michael Fowler says of Glamour, Glitter & Gold. ’’It’s The DC Center’s Oscar party - but on hyper-drive.’’

Oscars Go Casual at Starry Last Day Rehearsal

Before the big show, the Oscars have a casual day. Instead of glamorous gowns and tuxedos, most stars rock jeans and sneakers.

Oscar Parties on the Cheap

MOVIES | By Ronn Vigh | Mar 1
If the "Academy of Friends" gala is out of your price range, I’ve got you covered with some other Oscar celebration ideas.

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