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Watch: All The Oscar Acceptance Speeches From Affleck to Adele


While some unfortunate folk got ushered offstage aggressively by the "Jaws" playoff music (the genius-or-uncalled-for debate continues), the night's biggest Academy Awards winners stole the show with their great speeches...

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How to Fix Oscar's Baffling Snub of Ben Affleck (Analysis)

A write-in vote — not used since the 1930s — could add a mind-boggling twist to the most unpredictable Oscar race in memory.

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This story first appeared in the Jan. 25 issue ofThe Hollywood Reportermagazine.

What the hell is the Academy thinking?

FollowingBen Affleck’s double victory at the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes (as both the director and a prod...

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Oscar Nominees Reveal Fashion Plans, Funny Anecdotes Before Luncheon

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Before the annual event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Ben Affleck invented a new word for Oscar analysts, and Jennifer Lawrence revealed her goals for the red carpet.

More than 160 Oscar nominees swarmed the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday for the annual nominees luncheon.

Before breaking bread together, several nominated actors and filmmakers spoke to the press about their plans for the big night ...

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Ben Affleck's 'I Killed My Lesbian Wife' Short Film Emerges Online (Video)

Produced in 1993, the dark comedy attempts to skewer Hollywood, but it’s a long way from “Argo.”

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Take heart, aspiring filmmakers: If you feel hopeless and a world away from success when you see Ben Affleck showered with praise on Sunday, just remember that 20 years ago, he produced this.

Long before The Town, prior to Bennifer and Armageddon, even before Good Will ...

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Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain to Present

The “Argo” filmmaker, snubbed in the best director category, will take the stage at the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24.

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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastainwill present at this year's Academy Awards.

The trio are each nominated for Oscars: Affleck earned a best picture nod as a producer on Argo, for which he was famously snubbed in the bes...

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Watch: All The Oscar Acceptance Speeches From Affleck to Adele


While some unfortunate folk got ushered offstage aggressively by the "Jaws" playoff music (the genius-or-uncalled-for debate continues), the night's biggest Academy Awards winners stole the show with their great speeches...

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Oscar Fashion: Michelle Obama Wears Naeem Khan to Announce 'Argo' Best Picture Win

The first lady wore one of her favorite designers to announce the Oscar win of Ben Affleck’s political film.

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First lady Michelle Obama was a surprise guest at Sunday's Oscars, announcing Ben Affleck and George Clooney'sArgo best picture win.

Obama didn't present the award from L.A...

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Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck Reacts to 'Argo' Win, Michelle Obama Appearance

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“I was sort of hallucinating when that was happening,” the film’s director told reporters of the moment he saw the first lady on stage.

Ben Affleck told the press backstage that he was as surprised as anyone to see Michelle Obama presenting him and his fellow producers the Oscar for best picture. "I was sort of hallucinating when that was happening," said Affleck...

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Oscars: Why Ben Affleck's Snub Leaves a Two-Man Race for Best Director

While everyone else in the race has a strike against them, Steven Spielberg and Ang Lee seem to be drawing the most voter support.

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Illustration by: R. Kikuo Johnson

This story first appeared in the Feb. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

"I don't worry too much about who got what," Ben Affleck insisted at the Academy's Nominees Luncheon on Feb. 4.

As a producer of fr...

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'The Hollywood Reporters,' Ep. 9: Getting Technical with the Oscars (Video)

THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg and tech contributing editor Carolyn Giardina on the many tech awards won by ‘Life of Pi’ and which best predict Oscar victories.


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