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Birdman swoops Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards

Alejandro G. Inarritu accepts the award for best director for "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)'', in the press room of the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. (Ian West/PA Wire/TNS)

Kathleen Johnson

February 23, 2015

"Birdman", a film that challenges its audience with reality and illusion, took home Best Picture of the year, along with three other awards, at this year’s Annual 87th Academy Awards on Sunday. The night began as the shows host, Neil Patrick Harris, honored the movie nominees and industry with a...

A procrastinator’s guide to the Academy Awards

Kyle Gallner, left, as Goat-Winston and Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' drama

Madeline Sensibile

February 18, 2015

There is no doubt that this year’s award season favorites are a complete toss up. With so many excellent films released in the last few months, it is impossible to choose a favorite, and it looks like the critics are having a difficult time choosing their favorite as well. With the Golden Globes...

Handing out the awards: A recap of People’s Choice and The Golden Globes

Nicolette Hinojos

January 20, 2015

The People's Choice Awards and the Golden Globes has already started off this years award season on a comedic, slightly political, foot.The People's Choice Awards started off with a bang with performances by Lady Antebellum, named favorite country group, Fall Out Boy and Iggy Azalea voted favorite hip...

Play along on Sunday with the Sundial Oscars drinking game and ballot

Play along on Sunday with the Sundial Oscars drinking game and ballot

Jake Fredericks

February 27, 2014

Tinseltown will crown the best and brightest actors, actresses and cinema engineers for the 2013 film year during the 86th Annual Academy Awards, live on ABC, Sunday, March 2 at 4 p.m. Pacific Time. Although many of us weren’t able to scalp a ticket to rub elbows and sip champagne with the stars ...

Sundial Oscars picks and potentials: 12 Years a Slave poised to sweep

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Josh Carlton

February 26, 2014

The Oscar season is over and now that everyone has had a chance to see all the heavy-hitting contenders, we get to sit back and see who takes home a golden statue on March 2. This year was a tough one, considering who came out on top in their respective category, but a little competition never hurt a...

85th Academy Awards

Benjamin Andrews

February 23, 2013

[View the story "85th Academy Awards - Oscars 2013" on Storify]85th Academy Awards - Oscars 2013Seth MacFarlane hosts the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater. Storified by Daily Sundial· Sat, Feb 23 2013 22:39:38Oscar BuzzBreaking #Oscars News: Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam ...

“Hugo” and “The Artist” sweep Academy Awards

Natalie Rivera

February 27, 2012

The 84th annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, resulted in five awards for the silent film “The Artist,” including the Oscar for Best Picture. “The Artist” is the first silent film to win Best Picture since 1929. Jean Dujardin’s performance won him the Oscar for Best Actor in...

Who is voting for your awards shows?

Alison Geller

February 24, 2011

With the biggest award show of the year on Sunday we thought we’d inform readers on the voting breakdown of some of the top award shows.  Here you can find what the shows are awarding, who votes, how many people vote and how the voters are chosen. Academy Awards What it awards: The Academy Awards have...

Oscar predictions

Alison Geller

February 24, 2011

It’s that time of year again when a bunch of film buffs try our hands at predicting who is going to walk away with the coveted little golden man. Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale (“The Fighter”), John Hawkes (“Winter's Bone”), Jeremy Renner (“The Town”), Mark Ruffalo (“The Kids Are All Right”), Geo...

Predictions for the upcoming Hollywood awards season

John Michael Simko

November 24, 2010

Talent takes Tinseltown by storm during this time of year. Award season creates Hollywood’s prominence, renown and reputation. The fans, the media and the film industry cherish this juncture. It’s still too early, but here are predictions for all of the award ceremonies like the Critics Choice Awards,...

Public opinion is delusional. Roman Polanski should be held accountable for the rape of a 13-year-old girl

Madeline Wolff 

October 14, 2009

Lately, the media has been abuzz with two very different sexually-based controversies: that of David Letterman’s scandals with his young staffers, and the international arrest of Roman Polanski.  The public and the media have each taken sides on both of these issues, and they are not what I had expected. I...

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