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#Oscars

# oscars - Friday 8 April, 2022

Will Smith banned from Oscars ceremonies for 10 years after Chris Rock slap
# Wild Wild Will
# Wild Wild Will

Will Smith banned from Oscars ceremonies for 10 years after Chris Rock slap

Apr 8th 2022, 8:18 PM 36,236 Views 0 Comments

Attendees of the ceremony watched as Will Smith stormed onstage and hit Chris Rock.

# oscars - Friday 1 April, 2022

Police were 'ready to arrest' Will Smith after Oscar slap, producer says
# Slapgate
# Slapgate

Police were 'ready to arrest' Will Smith after Oscar slap, producer says

Apr 1st 2022, 7:24 AM 23,328 Views 17 Comments

“They were laying out the options… Chris was like, ‘I’m fine’.”

# oscars - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap

Mar 31st 2022, 7:22 AM 45,184 Views 58 Comments

Smith could face expulsion from the Academy for the open-handed slap.

# oscars - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Will Smith says sorry to Chris Rock over Oscars slap as Academy launches probe
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Will Smith says sorry to Chris Rock over Oscars slap as Academy launches probe

Mar 29th 2022, 7:00 AM 53,211 Views 0 Comments

Smith was named best actor shortly after he hit Chris Rock over a joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair.

# oscars - Monday 28 March, 2022

Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock won't be shown during RTÉ's airing of Oscars tonight
# Oscars
# Oscars

Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock won't be shown during RTÉ's airing of Oscars tonight

Mar 28th 2022, 8:21 PM 40,033 Views 73 Comments

Smith took to the stage after Rock made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Debunked: These are not celebrity reactions to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars
# Oscars 2022
# Oscars 2022

Debunked: These are not celebrity reactions to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars

Mar 28th 2022, 6:31 PM 52,487 Views 0 Comments

These are reactions from another scandal-making moment at the 2017 Oscars where the wrong winner was announced.

Alopecia Ireland: ‘Will Smith struck out for all of us. But it wasn’t right’
# Chris Rock
# Chris Rock

Alopecia Ireland: ‘Will Smith struck out for all of us. But it wasn’t right’

Mar 28th 2022, 5:58 PM 47,518 Views 75 Comments

An Alopecia Ireland spokesperson said ridicule can cause significant emotional strain for people with the hair loss condition and their families.

Poll: Did you stay up to watch the Oscars?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you stay up to watch the Oscars?

Mar 28th 2022, 9:00 AM 28,400 Views 20 Comments

Let us know.

Branagh scoops Best Screenplay Oscar at controversial night in Hollywood
# Irish Interest
# Irish Interest

Branagh scoops Best Screenplay Oscar at controversial night in Hollywood

Mar 28th 2022, 6:55 AM 39,505 Views 18 Comments

The rest of the Irish nominees left empty-handed.

Oscars thrown into chaos after Will Smith storms stage and hits Chris Rock in the face
# Oscars
# Oscars

Oscars thrown into chaos after Will Smith storms stage and hits Chris Rock in the face

Mar 28th 2022, 6:31 AM 120,368 Views 74 Comments

It happened just minutes before Smith was named best actor at the ceremony.

# oscars - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?
# And The Oscar Goes To...
# And The Oscar Goes To...

Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?

Mar 27th 2022, 10:00 PM 23,975 Views 8 Comments

The 94th Academy Awards are taking place in Los Angeles tonight.

The Oscars are on tonight – here's everything you need to know
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

The Oscars are on tonight – here's everything you need to know

Mar 27th 2022, 8:00 AM 21,690 Views 13 Comments

There’s plenty of Irish interest in tonight’s ceremony.

# oscars - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Irish actors Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds among this year's Oscar nominees
# Oscars
# Oscars

Irish actors Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds among this year's Oscar nominees

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 5:34 PM 57,228 Views 23 Comments

Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog led with 12 nominations, while Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast received seven nominations.

# oscars - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled

Dec 21st 2021, 10:51 PM 18,941 Views 6 Comments

The three musicians are in the running for Best Original Song.

# oscars - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry
# Best International Film
# Best International Film

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry

Sep 22nd 2021, 4:41 PM 8,743 Views 5 Comments

The film is set in Connemara and is based on characters in Donal Ryan’s novel The Thing About December.

# oscars - Monday 26 April, 2021

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon

Apr 26th 2021, 7:07 AM 35,733 Views 19 Comments
  • 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

# oscars - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Quiz: How well do remember these famous Oscar moments?
# You Really Like Me
# You Really Like Me

Quiz: How well do remember these famous Oscar moments?

Apr 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 33,246 Views 19 Comments

Tonight’s ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles will be restricted to 170 people as the pandemic rolls on.

# oscars - Saturday 24 April, 2021

The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?

Apr 24th 2021, 1:00 PM 13,423 Views 9 Comments

We speak to director Tomm Moore about Cartoon Saloon’s latest Oscar-nominated film, Wolfwalkers.

# oscars - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person

Mar 31st 2021, 7:52 AM 9,180 Views 6 Comments

Under the previous plans, all nominees would have been required to travel to California despite travel restrictions and Covid-19 risk.

# oscars - Monday 15 March, 2021

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees
# Nominees
# Nominees

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees

Mar 15th 2021, 12:54 PM 19,018 Views 6 Comments

This year’s awards will take place on 25 April.

# oscars - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94

Jan 28th 2021, 8:26 AM 30,776 Views 14 Comments

Millions of viewers knew the actor as the self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

# oscars - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules
# Oscars
# Oscars

Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules

Sep 9th 2020, 11:08 AM 16,756 Views 55 Comments

The film industry has long been criticised for its failures on representation.

# oscars - Monday 10 February, 2020

Parasite becomes first non-English language film to win best picture Oscar
# Making History
# Making History

Parasite becomes first non-English language film to win best picture Oscar

Feb 10th 2020, 6:51 AM 31,591 Views 19 Comments

Bong Joon-ho also won best director, best original screenplay and best international feature.

# oscars - Sunday 9 February, 2020

What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight
# Golden Statuette
# Golden Statuette

What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight

Feb 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 20,427 Views 14 Comments

Will Saoirse get her coveted Oscar?

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?
# Player Ratings
# Player Ratings

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?

Feb 9th 2020, 7:01 AM 22,739 Views 23 Comments

Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.

# oscars - Friday 24 January, 2020

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Jan 24th 2020, 11:01 AM 44,346 Views 35 Comments

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

# oscars - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film

Apr 24th 2019, 9:16 AM 8,442 Views 6 Comments

“We have noted that the reference to ‘foreign’ is outdated within the global filmmaking community.”

# oscars - Monday 25 February, 2019

This is how celebs sneak booze into the Oscars and we could learn a thing or two
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

This is how celebs sneak booze into the Oscars and we could learn a thing or two

Feb 25th 2019, 4:54 PM 7,524 Views 0 Comments

Genius!

Poll: Do you agree with Spike Lee that the Oscars "made a bad call" with The Green Book?
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Poll: Do you agree with Spike Lee that the Oscars "made a bad call" with The Green Book?

Feb 25th 2019, 3:08 PM 4,959 Views 3 Comments

Love some awards show controversy.

The budget beauty bits Ashley Graham used to get Oscars ready
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

The budget beauty bits Ashley Graham used to get Oscars ready

Feb 25th 2019, 2:53 PM 4,649 Views 0 Comments

And they’re all less than €15.

'The ref made a bad call': Mixed reaction to Green Book Best Picture win at Oscars
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

'The ref made a bad call': Mixed reaction to Green Book Best Picture win at Oscars

Feb 25th 2019, 10:51 AM 42,440 Views 22 Comments

Olivia Colman took home Best Actress for her role in The Favourite.

Selma Blair is just as obsessed with her red carpet cane as everyone else
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Selma Blair is just as obsessed with her red carpet cane as everyone else

Feb 25th 2019, 10:28 AM 9,148 Views 0 Comments

Pink diamonds are a girl’s best friend.

Bohemian Rhapsody wins big, while Green Book nabs best picture - Here's the full list of Oscar winners
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Bohemian Rhapsody wins big, while Green Book nabs best picture - Here's the full list of Oscar winners

Feb 25th 2019, 4:46 AM 50,823 Views 44 Comments

The hostless ceremony produced a shock or two.

23 of the best gúnas from the Oscars red carpet 2019
# Red Carpet
From The Daily Edge
# Red Carpet

23 of the best gúnas from the Oscars red carpet 2019

Feb 25th 2019, 1:06 AM 6,961 Views 1 Comment

Another year, another collection of lovely dresses.

# oscars - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Here's what to watch out for in tonight's Oscars
# Winners And Controversies
# Winners And Controversies

Here's what to watch out for in tonight's Oscars

Feb 24th 2019, 9:00 PM 18,138 Views 10 Comments

Will Ireland get any Oscars? And will Bohemian Rhapsody annoy everyone by scooping big awards?

Will you be staying up for the Oscars tonight? Here's how to watch the ceremony in Ireland
# Gold Man
From The Daily Edge
# Gold Man

Will you be staying up for the Oscars tonight? Here's how to watch the ceremony in Ireland

Feb 24th 2019, 11:00 AM 17,048 Views 19 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# oscars - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live

Feb 12th 2019, 5:28 PM 12,676 Views 18 Comments

Prominent directors are not impressed.

# oscars - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters
# Red Carpet
# Red Carpet

The Oscars has no host for the first time in 30 years but is promising 'phenomenal' presenters

Feb 6th 2019, 8:26 AM 18,144 Views 24 Comments

TV network ABC says the hostless show could be a good thing.

# oscars - Saturday 26 January, 2019

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

Jan 26th 2019, 10:06 AM 8,479 Views 5 Comments

He first won an Academy Award in 1969.

# oscars - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Here are 7 of the movies we were surprised to see left out of this year's Oscar nominations
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Here are 7 of the movies we were surprised to see left out of this year's Oscar nominations

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:19 PM 5,297 Views 9 Comments

So, we’re going to just pretend A Quiet Place never happened, are we?

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