TOPIC: OSCARS 2015

10 memorable Oscar hosts

Neil Patrick Harris, star of the hit TV show How I Met Your Mother, 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.
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'I love Canada,' says Julianne Moore

Oscar-winning actress and Maps the the Stars star Julianne Moore describes why she's practically Canadian on the red carpet at the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards.

Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscar dress returned by thief

The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday by the thief, who tipped off celebrity news site TMZ.com after finding out that the pearls on the dress were fake.

Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen, say L.A. detectives

Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of a $150,000 pearl-adorned dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at Sunday's Academy Awards.

Giuliana Rancic, Fashion Police co-host, apologizes for 'damaging' comments about actress Zendaya's dreadlocks

Giuliana Rancic, co-host of E!'s celebrity style show Fashion Police, has issued an apology after suggesting the actress-singer's Oscar-night hair smelled of patchouli oil or marijuana.

Oscars 2015 LIVE VIDEO CHAT replay: Eli Glasner on the 87th annual Academy Awards

A day after the big show, CBC arts reporter and film critic Eli Glasner discusses all things Oscar.

Oscars 2015: Birdman wins best picture, Inarritu best director

Birdman, the bombastic comedy starring Michael Keaton, took home four golden statuettes at the 87th annual Academy Awards, including best picture and best director for Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Inarritu.

Oscars fashion: Fred Lee and Gloria Macarenko's take on the red carpet

A look at fashion at the Oscars with CBC Host Gloria Macarenko and Man About Town Fred Lee.

Patricia Arquette devotes Oscars acceptance speech to equality for women and the internet loves it

Patricia Arquette took home the Academy Award for her performance in Boyhood Sunday night and devoted her acceptance speech to winning equality for women. Meryl Streep's reaction won the internet.

Canadian Sniper is the Oscar film parody we've all been waiting for

It doesn't get much more Canadian than this: a Canadian Sniper parody video, produced by comedy duo Jeff Ayars and Dan Rosen, in which the villain is a 'gosh-darned' moose and the hero gulps maple syrup by the bottle.

Oscars 2015: Thousands boycott Academy Awards over lack of diversity

A hashtag born out of frustration over the lack of diversity among this year's Academy Awards nominees has inspired one of the largest organized Oscar boycotts in Hollywood history.
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Oscars 2015: Join us for our awards show viewing party!

Join us for our Oscars viewing party as CBC News brings you up-to-the-minute coverage of the 87th Annual Academy Awards.
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LIVE BLOG: Oscar party crashing with CBC Arts

From the Vanity Fair party to the the Grey Goose Vodka party, we attempt to take you inside the hottest pre-Oscar parties in Hollywood.
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Oscars 2015: How Wolfgang Puck will feed Hollywood's hungry stars

See what celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is planning to serve to the 1,500 well-heeled guests at The Governors Ball, one of the hottest post-Oscar parties Sunday.

Oscars 2015: #AskHerMore campaign may inspire a red carpet rebellion

All eyes will be on Sunday's awards gala amid a growing backlash against some of the worst excesses of celebrity journalism.
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Oscars 2015: Behind the scenes at Elton John's star-studded party

CBC goes behind the scenes as Elton John and husband David Furnish prepare for their annual celebrity AIDS fundraiser on Oscar night with big celebs on the guestlist.

Cameron Waldbauer nominated for Visual Effects Oscar for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Cameron Waldbauer, of Pitt Meadows, B.C., has been nominated for an Academy Award for his visual effects work on X-Men.

Oscars 2015: Robert Bridson, UBC mathematician, gets Academy Award for Hobbit, Gravity, Avatar work

UBC mathematician Robert Bridson will receive a Technical Achievement Oscar for work on films including Gravity, Avatar, The Hobbit, and The Avengers.

An Academy Award literary quiz

Giddy Hollywood actor or Oscar Wilde? Identify who said which phrase in this literary quiz inspired by Sunday's Academy Awards.
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Oscars 2015: Canadian talent celebrated ahead of Academy Awards

Canadian Oscar nominees honoured at Beverly Hills gala Thursday hosted by Telefilm Canada, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles.
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Oscar menu secrets from celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck shares Oscar menu secrets with CBC's Kim Brunhuber, including Barbra Streisand's special request.
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David Furnish and Elton John's Oscar party

Canadian David Furnish walks CBC's Kim Brunhuber through party preps for his annual AIDS benefit Oscar bash with husband Elton John.

Oscars 2015: Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel lead nominations with 9

The extravagant comedies Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel are tied for the most Oscar nominations with nine each, the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Jan. 15, 2015, from Hollywood. The 87th annual Academy Awards air on Feb. 22.
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Laura Poitras on Edward Snowden, spying and her Oscar-nominated film Citizenfour

Filmmaker Laura Poitras talks to CBC's Amanda Lang about her Oscar-nominated film Citizenfour and the process of working with whistleblower Edward Snowden, who approached her anonymously and offered leaked NSA documents.

Oscars diversity deficit: Why the awards show is white and TV is in colour

U.S. congressman Tony Cárdenas adds his voice to the growing chorus of complaints over the Oscars' diversity deficit, while TV proves to be friendlier to a greater variety of faces.

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