When Oscars host, Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizza during the awards show, she did not have money to tip the delivery guy, so she collected some from celebrities, using Pharrell William's infamous mountain fedora. As it turned out, the few pizzas he helped dole out to the stars were just a fraction of the orders.
The death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman brought to light the dangers of heroin and other drug abuse. His death inspired a Los Angeles street artist to deliver his message about drug abuse to the Academy Awards. Coincidentally, Hoffman's autopsy report was revealed hours after the statue was put up. According to Variety, the report revealed that drug intoxication was the cause of the actor's death. Among those found in his system were heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and amphetamine.
Sure, the awards are its main thing, but what fans have been waiting for most of the night is the chance to hear Idina Menzel sing "Let It Go" live at the Oscars, in L.A.'s Dolby Theatre.
The Academy Awards might have been all fun and laughter thanks to host Ellen DeGeneres, but it was a romantic evening for one of the night's cutest couples.
The Academy Awards always featured numerous high and low moments. Here are the best and worst moments of the 2014 Awards show.
The most awaited show during the awards season will live stream this year in an unprecedented move by ABC, airing both online and via its mobile Watch ABC app.
This year's Academy Awards will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, and the feed will be available for subscribers with pay-TV access, as well as Watch ABC Apps on their mobile devices.
This year's Oscar's race is tighter than that in previous years as almost all major categories are composed of critically acclaimed contenders. Even the best supporting actress roster is packed with stars that have previously won and are still worthy of an Academy Award.
For some celebrities, it pays to attend awards shows. They get publicity, for one; plus, they also get nifty freebies that could make the cost of attending these events worthwhile.
The Animated film is always one of the most interesting races because the Academy sometimes chooses three nominees and sometimes five. The ultimate number is chosen by the amount of contenders submitted at the end of the year. This year five films were nominated with two being complete surprises. Previous winner include "Brave," "Rango," "Toy story 3," "Up," "Wall-E," and 'Ratatouille."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominations for the Oscars.
Mexico has chosen Heli as the foreign film submission for the Academy Awards.
After the Festival rush the Weinstein Company has released the first trailer to the highly anticipated "Grace of Monaco."
"August: Osage County" has received a new trailer.
On Sept 5, Oliver Hirschbiegel's new film "Diana" had its world premiere.