Diane Keaton

The 5 Best Ways to Present an Oscar

Oscar presenters are secretly the problem with most telecasts. These five people knew how to present an Academy Award.

The secret to a great Oscars telecast is not a perfect set of winners or speeches; it's the fabulous Oscar presenters who really carry the whole thing.

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Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a César Award

Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a César Award

Pierre Niney wins the battle of Saint Laurents

The 40th annual César Awards (i.e., the French Oscar equivalent) were bestowed in Paris Friday, with "Timbuktu" claiming top honors. The film, Oscar-nominated in the foreign category as Mauritania's first-ever submission, won seven awards overall and is seen as a potential spoiler at the Oscars on Sunday.

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The Snap: Oscar Winners and Losers

The Snap Oscars Edition: Who Will (and Should) Win

Keira Knightley, we salute you.

The Oscars are upon us, and you know what that means: They're almost over! Finally! 

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'Selma' wins six Black Reel Awards, including best film

'Selma' wins six Black Reel Awards, including best film

Chris Rock wins best screenplay honor

"Selma" was the big winner at the Black Reel Awards heading into a kudos weekend that will include the Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Oscars. Ava DuVernay's film won best film, best actor, best supporting actor, best supporting actress, best director and best ensemble honors.

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A Definitive Guide to Oscar-Winning Horror Films: From 'Jekyll and Hyde' to 'Wolfman'

A Definitive Guide to Oscar-Winning Horror Films: From 'Jekyll and Hyde' to 'Wolfman'

A comprehensive rundown of every fright flick that's taken home an Academy Award

Remember that silly, super-brief (albeit well-meaning) horror tribute at the Oscars a few years back? You know, the one introduced by the "Twilight" cast? Pretty indicative of how the genre has historically been treated by the Academy.

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2015 Independent Spirit Awards Predictions

2015 Independent Spirit Awards Predictions

Or is it a 'Boyhood' vs. 'Birdman' Oscar preview?

Are you ready for some Independent Spirit? That's right, the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards are right around the corner and that means most of the contenders vying for Oscars on Sunday have a shot to win on Saturday as well. This year, in fact, the Spirits may reward some of the great performances, filmmakers and movies that were snubbed in some tight races for Oscar.

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Best Picture: 'Birdman' or 'Boyhood?' 'Boyhood' or 'Birdman?' Or...something else?

Best Picture: 'Birdman' or 'Boyhood?' 'Boyhood' or 'Birdman?' Or...something else?

'How did we end up here?' Let's review...

This year's Best Picture Oscar race is truly a stunner, and the envelope hasn't even been opened yet. Let's review how we got to this place, shall we? And let's do it in present tense, to really relive the magic.

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Best Director: Richard Linklater vs. Alejandro G. Iñárritu for Oscar is just too close to call

Best Director: Richard Linklater vs. Alejandro G. Iñárritu for Oscar is just too close to call

Two visionaires and only one can win

How many greats have found themselves on the short end of Oscar glory after being nominated for Best Director? Frankly, some of the greatest filmmakers of all-time: David Fincher, Gus Van Sant, Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, Pedro Almodóvar, Ridley Scott, Michael Mann, Terrence Malick, Akira Kurosawa, Ingmar Bergman and Mike Leigh, among others. We're personally hoping that eventually "Birdman's" Alejandro G. Iñárritu, "Boyhood's" Richard Linklater and "The Grand Budapest Hotel's" Wes Anderson make it off that list, but only one will join the winner's club Sunday night.

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The HitFix Oscars quiz

Can you ace HitFix's brutal 21-question Oscars quiz?

Sick of all that familiar Oscars trivia? We kick it up a notch for you.

The Oscars are less than 96 hours away, so you only have a limited amount of time to brag about your insane knowledge of Academy Awards history. Ready for a brutal 21-question foray into Oscar's grisly past? Let's roll. (We give you the questions on the first page. Jot down your responses, then check the answers, along with the accompanying questions, on the next page. The videos embedded here aren't related to the questions. They're just fun!)

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'Interstellar' named score of the year by international film music critics

'Interstellar' named score of the year by international film music critics

Alexandre Desplat wins two prizes

The International Film Music Critics Association has named Hans Zimmer's Oscar-nominated "Interstellar" score the year's best film score. However, Alexandre Desplat walked away with multiple honors, for Composer of the Year and Best Original Score for a Comedy ("The Grand Budapest Hotel").

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