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For the First Time Ever, a Video Game Qualifies for Oscar Consideration

A video game that breaks down assumptions of what constitutes humanity is breaking down our ideas of what constitutes "Oscar-worthy" film.

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Viola Davis Gives Intense, Emmy-Worthy Speech Accepting Award For Her Oscar-Worthy Performance

When Viola Davis gave her acceptance speech after winning Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars last night for her role in Fences, I needed to lie down. It was a moment so intense and emotional that it damn near wore me out just listening to it! But if anyone deserves to get intense and emotional while waxing poetic about what it means to be an artist, it's Viola Davis. Check out her full speech above.

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Asghar Farhadi’s Oscars Boycott Condemned the Muslim Ban and Sent a Message About Empathy

"My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and those of other six nations whom have been disrespected by the inhuman law that bans entry of immigrants to the US."

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Oscars 2017: Moonlight Wins Best Picture In Most Shocking Upset in Oscar History

If you were rooting for diversity to win out at this year's Oscars, only to throw up your hands and walk away from your screen when La La Land was announced as Best Picture, you missed something really important. La La Land didn't actually win. Moonlight did.

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Oscars 2017: In Memoriam Segment Reminds Us Of the Many Pop Culture Treasures We Lost In 2016

We already knew that 2016 took away far too many brilliant artists. Tonight, to the tune of Sara Bareilles singing Joni Mitchell's "Clouds," we got to take a moment to appreciate the talents and memories of those pop culture. If you missed it, check out full segment above.

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Viola Davis Just Made Long-Overdue History for Black Women with Her Third Oscar Nomination

Viola Davis has just made Academy Award history with the announcement of her nomination for Best Supporting Actress in Fences. She's the first black woman to have ever earned three Oscar nominations, which is a stunning accomplishment in and of itself, even if she doesn't go on to win the award in question.

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Full 2017 Oscar Nomination List Feat. Hidden Figures, Moonlight, Moana, & More

With the Golden Globes behind us, we're now looking ahead to this year's Academy Awards, and this morning, the full list of nominees was finally revealed.

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Things We Saw Today: Jessica Williams’ Speech About Racist Gatekeeping at the Sundance Women’s March

Jessica Williams attended one of the many Women's March events around the globe this past weekend, and someone took video of part of the speech that she delivered.

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Ryan Reynolds Creates “For Your Consideration” Video, So Can We at Least Get Deadpool an Oscar Nomination?

Last night, Ryan Reynolds tweeted a "For Your Consideration" Academy Award video showing off some of Deadpool's more memorable moments.

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27 Animation Features Submitted for Oscars Consideration Severely Lacking in Female Directors

While there are many amazing women and girls at the center of this season's animated movies like Moana or Zootopia, the fight for a 2017 Oscar nomination is indicative of a problem behind the camera.

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected as President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been re-elected as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Isaacs ran unopposed, and the one-year term will be her fourth and final one.

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#OscarsLessWhite: Introducing the 2016 Academy Class

After years of #OscarsSoWhite complaints from film fans all over the world, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences seems to finally, truly be making a dent in changing the face of its membership.

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Things We Saw Today: Celebrate Easter With This Chocolate Benedict Cumberbunny

It feels dirty even saying it.

That's right--there's such a thing as a Benedict Chocolate Cumberbunny, and now you can order yours. Personally, I don't know how I'd be able to eat it with him looking at me like that--but maybe this is a better gift for the Sherlock fan in your life.

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Lady Gaga And Assault Survivors From Oscars Performance Get Matching “Unity” Tattoos

Gaga says that meeting the survivors and knowing she wasn't alone "made me feel like the pain was lessening."

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Leonardo DiCaprio Can’t Keep Track of His Shiny New Oscar, It Seems

You'd think after spending so long chasing after his Academy Award, Leonardo DiCaprio would keep better track of it, yeah? Well, you'd be surprised.

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Daisy Ridley Talks Luke in Episode VIII on Oscars Red Carpet

Josh Horowitz with MTV spoke to Daisy Ridley on the Oscars red carpet about nerves, regrettable red carpet moments, and Star Wars.

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Watch Chris Rock’s Entire Opening Monologue For the 2016 Oscars

Did you miss Chris Rock's opening monologue for the 2016 Academy Awards? Perhaps you'd just like to watch it again?

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Your 2016 Academy Award Winners Are …

We'll have plenty of time to go through every last second of the Oscars in the coming days – the good, the bad, the unfunny. For the moment, let's go over the final award recipients! I've highlighted the winners in bold.

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Patricia Arquette Reveals She Lost Work After Calling For End of Wage Gap in Oscars Speech

Jennifer Lawrence also shared her own experience after she wrote a piece for Lenny Letter.

Around this time last year (oh hey, wasn't it last year's Academy AwardsBoyhood--and in her speech, called for getting rid of the wage gap once and for all (much to the delight of front-row seaters Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez, in a moment that was GIFed the world over).

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Honest Trailer For The Oscars’ Best Picture Nominees Catches You Up For Tomorrow

Now Honest Trailers is going in on the Academy Awards' Best Picture nominees (of which there are eight, only serving to remind me how many of these I actually saw--ahem, two). I can appreciate their slightly revised titles of the films--although my favorite has to be Furiosa Road feat. Mad Max--accurate title is accurate, yes?

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