Academy Awards

Halle Berry certainly made headlines with her curly fro that social media side-eyed as a possible wig, but the actress told Vogue.com that it was, in fact, her “natural hair.” The magazine caught up with the 2002 Oscar winner and her stylist of 15 years, Lindsay Flores, to discuss her entire look last night, beginning […]

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi won his second Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film this past Sunday. To accept the award for his film, The Salesmen, Farhadi had an Iranian-American astronaut, Anousheh Ansari, give his speech while he boycotted the awards show. In the speech, Ansari reads, “My absence is out of respect for the people of my […]

Arsenio Hall is joining the #OscarsSoWhite conversation. Emotions and outrage have been running high since last week’s Academy Award nominees announcement which reflect a blaring lack…

  Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren recently went in on pop star Rita Ora for failing to properly promote the song “Grateful,”…

Pharrell Williams’s ubiquitous hit record “Happy” has become so dominant on radio and the web that you almost forget that it was on the soundtrack…

After months of infighting amongst the black community over 2012′s most controversial movie, Quentin Tarantino was the clear winner when he walked away with an…

With the Oscar’s taking place this Sunday, and “The Help” receiving 3  nominations, we take a look back at black female Oscar winners and nominees…

Producer Pharrell Williams just received some pretty good news this past week that'll take his musical career to a whole other level! FInd out what that good news was inside....

Congratulations to Pharrell Williams, who will be working on the 2012 Academy Awards! He’s been hired to work as a music consultant along with Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer. This is the first time either Pharrell or Hans has worked on the Academy Awards, but Pharrell has worked in the film arena when he wrote the […]

The news about Eddie Murphy hosting the Academy Awards was well-received, but he will no longer be the master of ceremonies of the 2012 Oscars. Murphy made his unfortunate resignation after Brett Ratner, the producer of the annual event, stepped down yesterday (November 8th). Since Ratner hired Murphy to host the Academy Awards, some expected […]

After rumors that Eddie Murphy was in talks to host the 2012 Academy Awards emerged last weekend, industry insiders have confirmed that he will be taking on hosting duties for the Oscars. The last time Murphy hosted an awards show was the 1985 Video Music Awards show, when his raunchy “Delirious” persona was drastically different […]

According to HumorMillmag.com, Eddie Murphy is confirmed to host the 84th Academy Awards in February of 2012. While Hollywood doesn’t seem interested in balancing the lack of Black representation on the big screen, the Academy is happy to have us host the awards show. The Oscars will be the first time Murphy has taken the […]