Topics :: Oscars

Liza Opens Up About Ellen’s Oscars Joke

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
TMZ speaks to Liza Minnelli about how she took Ellen DeGeneres’s joke during Sunday night’s Academy Awards -- the crack some labeled as transphobic.

Oscar Fashion and Candids

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Academy Award winners create buzz. Then there’s the buzz generated by what the winners (and others) wore. From red carpet poses to offstage antics, here’s a look at Oscars 2014.

Was Ellen’s Liza Minnelli Joke Transphobic?

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 3, 2014
During the opening monologue of Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards, host Ellen DeGeneres made a crack at Liza Minnelli -- the joke has since been labeled by some in the social media universe as transphobic and mean spirited.

DeGeneres’ Selfie Crashes Twitter

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Ellen DeGeneres’ goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over.

Not Always Married :: Best Picture & Best Director

By Tavo Amador | Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Conventional wisdom suggests that the Best Picture and Best Director Oscars should go in tandem. As the following examples show, that has not always been the case.

Oscar’s Glamorous Night

By Doug Rule | Sunday Mar 2, 2014
’’It’s not your regular old Oscar party,’’ Michael Fowler says of Glamour, Glitter & Gold. ’’It’s The DC Center’s Oscar party - but on hyper-drive.’’

Oscars Go Casual at Starry Last Day Rehearsal

Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Before the big show, the Oscars have a casual day. Instead of glamorous gowns and tuxedos, most stars rock jeans and sneakers.

Oscar Parties on the Cheap

By Ronn Vigh | Saturday Mar 1, 2014
If the "Academy of Friends" gala is out of your price range, I’ve got you covered with some other Oscar celebration ideas.

Off to See the Wizard

By Adam Sandel | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Movie buffs have more than the usual reasons to attend the Academy of Friends’ Oscar Night Gala on Sunday, March 2: The theme of this year’s gala is Return to the Emerald City.

Academy Awards Preview

By Chris Carpenter | Sunday Feb 23, 2014
With gay producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan returning, out comic Ellen DeGeneres hosting, and "Dallas Buyers Club" up for six awards, this year’s Academy Awards may prove to be the most LGBT-relevant yet.