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# Academy Awards

This week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Academy Awards
Oscars: Record day for Ireland as Banshees of Inisherin and An Cailín Ciúin scoop nominations
The 95th Oscars will be held on Sunday, 12 March live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
# Academy Awards
What Irish films and actors could be up for nomination at this year's Oscars?
Here’s a guide to what to watch out for.
Last year
2022
# Academy Awards
An Cailín Ciúin to be entered into the Oscars international film category
The director and producer of the acclaimed film said they are “honoured beyond words”.
# Hollywood
Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap
Smith could face expulsion from the Academy for the open-handed slap.
# and the oscar goes to...
Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?
The 94th Academy Awards are taking place in Los Angeles tonight.
# Academy Awards
The Oscars are on tonight – here's everything you need to know
There’s plenty of Irish interest in tonight’s ceremony.
# Oscars
Irish actors Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds among this year's Oscar nominees
Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog led with 12 nominations, while Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast received seven nominations.
All time
# Academy Awards
Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled
The three musicians are in the running for Best Original Song.
# Academy Awards
Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon
The socially distanced event took place in Los Angeles last night.
Chloe Zhao becomes first woman of colour to win Best Director
Anthony Hopkins, Frances McDormand, Daniel Kaluuya and Youn Yuh-jung pick up actor awards
Irish studio beaten to animated feature award by Pixar
# you really like me
Quiz: How well do remember these famous Oscar moments?
Tonight’s ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles will be restricted to 170 people as the pandemic rolls on.
# oscars 2021
Animation Wolfwalkers to lead the Irish charge at Oscars 2021 tomorrow
Remote hubs in London and Paris are being set up to allow European nominees to “dial-in” to the awards.
# Academy Awards
Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person
Under the previous plans, all nominees would have been required to travel to California despite travel restrictions and Covid-19 risk.
# oscars 2021
Academy Award nominees told they must attend in person, with no virtual attendance permitted
Winners must attend the ceremony in person, otherwise the Academy will be accepting the award on their behalf.
# nominees
Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees
This year’s awards will take place on 25 April.
# Oscars
Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules
The film industry has long been criticised for its failures on representation.
# golden statuette
What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight
Will Saoirse get her coveted Oscar?
# player ratings
How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?
Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.
# Academy Awards
Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra
Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.
# Academy Awards
Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film
“We have noted that the reference to ‘foreign’ is outdated within the global filmmaking community.”
# Academy Awards
'The ref made a bad call': Mixed reaction to Green Book Best Picture win at Oscars
Olivia Colman took home Best Actress for her role in The Favourite.
# Academy Awards
Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live
Prominent directors are not impressed.
# Red Carpet
The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters
TV network ABC says the hostless show could be a good thing.
# Oscars
Here are 7 of the movies we were surprised to see left out of this year's Oscar nominations
So, we’re going to just pretend A Quiet Place never happened, are we?
# Academy Awards
Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.
# Academy Awards
Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study
The move came after some backlash from people in the film industry.
# Oscars
Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment - reports
In response to queries, the Academy said it “treats any complaints confidentially to protect all parties”.
# Oscar Theft
The bloke who stole Frances McDormand's Oscar streamed it on Facebook
Nice move, Terry.
# BehindTheScenes
9 of the greatest behind-the-scenes shots from this year's Oscar ceremony
This is what we’re talking about.
# inclusion rider
Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech
She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
# Oscars2018
7 of the most important moments from last night's Academy Awards
What a night.
# Academy Awards
Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show
What to look out for, where to watch and what’s the 2018 controversy…
# Oscars 2018
Millennials - Here's the film that won the Oscar for Best Picture the year you were born
How many have you seen?
# Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan's stylist has hinted at her Oscar gown, and we're absolutely intrigued
She’s gone for an all-female glam squad.
# Oscars
Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting best actress award at Oscars
There has been renewed attention on historic accusations of sexual harassment against Affleck in recent months.
# Academy Awards
Oscars introducing strict new envelope rules to prevent another major mix-up
Last year, it was mistakenly announced that La La Land was the winner of Best Picture, instead of Moonlight.
# oscars so whaaat?
Oscars screw-up: Accountants behind mistake assigned bodyguards
PwC has taken responsibility for the unprecedented error.
# breaking the mould
Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one
The actor became the first Muslim actor to win one.
# red carpet tales
'I wore a suit from Dunnes' - one Irish man's trip to the Oscars as an unexpected nominee
Michael Creagh’s rollercoaster story, from nomination to the red carpet.
# Best Bits
21 unmissable moments you probably missed from Oscars 2016
Breastfeeding, champagne flutes and more…
# Oscars
This Oscar winner's surprise message to his kids was the best 'thank you' of the night
“Let’s get a dog”.