- '12 Years' vies with 'Hunger Games' at MTV Awards Updated: Mar-06-14 10:46 am
- Oscarcast: A fine scene hosted by Ellen DeGeneres Updated: Mar-03-14 12:44 am
- Cate Blanchett wins Oscar for best actress Updated: Mar-02-14 11:50 pm
- SHOW BITS: A tale of 2 red carpets Updated: Mar-02-14 8:40 pm
- AP PHOTOS: Red carpet arrivals at Oscars Updated: Mar-02-14 7:32 pm
- Oscar horse race to be a photo finish Updated: Feb-28-14 1:25 pm
- Oscar predictions: What will win and should win Updated: Feb-26-14 1:22 pm
- '12 Years a Slave' named best film at UK awards Updated: Feb-16-14 9:10 pm
- Nominated costumes get museum treatment in LA Updated: Feb-12-14 12:55 pm
- Red-carpet designer Jenny Packham into '70s glam Updated: Feb-11-14 4:01 pm
- Oscar nominees arrive for annual luncheon Updated: Feb-10-14 8:58 pm
- Valentino apologizes for Amy Adams bag-gate Updated: Feb-09-14 9:28 am
- Hoffman's NYC funeral attracts Hollywood stars Updated: Feb-07-14 5:28 pm
- Manhattan funeral home hosts wake for Hoffman Updated: Feb-06-14 9:23 pm
NEW YORK - Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave" will face off with blockbusters like "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at the MTV Movie Awards.
NEW YORK - With only a week to catch our breath after the lengthy cavalcade of Winter Olympics coverage, this year's Oscarcast may have seemed a refreshingly snug handout of awards. After all, it lasted only slightly more than three and a half hours, aired on ABC from a single venue (Hollywood's Dolby Theatre), and was emceed by the comfortably reliable Ellen DeGeneres.
LOS ANGELES - Cate Blanchett has won the Academy Award for best actress for her bravura performance as a fragile socialite experiencing a meltdown in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine."
LOS ANGELES - Show Bits brings you the 86th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.
Hollywood celebrities and Academy Award nominees are walking the red carpet before Hollywood's biggest night.
LOS ANGELES - Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture.
A seemingly endless movie awards season finally concludes Sunday with the Academy Awards. By now, many of the front-runners have established themselves, but the night's big honor - best picture - remains a dramatic question mark.
LONDON - The force of "Gravity" was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday - but it was unflinching drama "12 Years a Slave" that took the top prize.
LOS ANGELES - The burgundy velour suit Christian Bale finished with an ascot stands next to the slinky, leopard-print gown worn by Jennifer Lawrence in "American Hustle." Five of the flashy, low-cut dresses worn by Amy Adams occupy extra-small mannequins beside them.
NEW YORK - What will it be on the Oscars red carpet from Jenny Packham: the gold gown with the diamond pattern up top or one of her fiery reds in dainty beads?
BEVERLY HILLS, California - More than 150 Oscar nominees gathered at a Beverly Hills hotel on Monday to celebrate the joy of just being nominated.
NEW YORK - The fashion house Valentino has apologized for touting in an email blast to journalists that one of their pricey bags was carried by Amy Adams as she stepped from a car at the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
NEW YORK - Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehey, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn were among the stars who paid their respects Friday at a private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman that combined sadness and humor to honor an actor widely considered among the best of his generation.
NEW YORK - Mourning for Philip Seymour Hoffman continued as family and close friends paid their respects to the actor at a Thursday night wake in Manhattan.