Jennifer Lawrence, Miley Cyrus and an Oscars afterparty
May 22nd, 2014
05:21 PM ET

Jennifer Lawrence, Miley Cyrus and an Oscars afterparty

Jennifer Lawrence is finally telling her tale of the night she partied so hard even Miley Cyrus gave her sideye.

On "Late Night with Seth Meyers" Wednesday, Lawrence says that she'd promised one of her friends a trip to the Oscars after "Silver Linings Playbook" if the actress got invited back for a third time.

Of course, this being Jennifer Lawrence, she was invited back a third time.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Celebrities • Jennifer Lawrence • Oscars 2014
Liza Minnelli didn't think Ellen's Oscars joke was funny
March 4th, 2014
04:30 PM ET

Liza Minnelli didn't think Ellen's Oscars joke was funny

When Ellen DeGeneres told Liza Minnelli that she looked like a female impersonator at the Oscars, at least one person wasn't laughing: Minnelli herself.

The singer/actress, who was at the ceremony to help celebrate her mother Judy Garland's classic "The Wizard Of Oz," admitted to TMZ that she thought DeGeneres' quip was poorly executed.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Oscars 2014
Idina Menzel and Jimmy Fallon remix 'Let It Go'
March 4th, 2014
01:03 PM ET

Idina Menzel and Jimmy Fallon remix 'Let It Go'

"Let It Go" is one of the biggest hits an animated movie has had in years, but dare we say we're partial to this new version.

Idina Menzel showed up on "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" on Monday night with her pipes at the ready to perform "Let It Go." Fallon and The Roots backed her up with their oft-used classroom instruments, which includes a toy xylophone, wood blocks and a triangle.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Late Night comedy • Oscars 2014 • television
Your name can now be 'Travolta-fied'
March 4th, 2014
11:53 AM ET

Your name can now be 'Travolta-fied'

If John Travolta ever has to say Wolf Blitzer's name in front of an audience, you might hear something like "Will Butter," according to Slate.com's "Travolta-fier" name generator.

After the actor severely mispronounced "Idina Menzel" when presenting the singer/actress at Sunday's Oscars ceremony - he called her Adele Dazeem for some reason - he unwittingly started an addictive new meme. Now you, too, can figure out what your name would sound like coming from Travolta's lips.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Celebrities • Oscars 2013
How did Ellen DeGeneres do as Oscars host?
March 3rd, 2014
05:30 PM ET

How did Ellen DeGeneres do as Oscars host?

The ratings for the 2014 Oscars were great, but what about the ceremony's host?

Ellen DeGeneres has been raked over the coals by critics who found the Academy Awards to be boring and, at times, mean-spirited.

But DeGeneres can rest assured that she nailed it for CNN users.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Oscars 2014
Steve McQueen speaks out against modern-day slavery
Director Steve McQueen (left) hugs producer Brad Pitt after winning the best picture Oscar.
March 3rd, 2014
04:28 PM ET

Steve McQueen speaks out against modern-day slavery

Director Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning film may have been about historical slavery, but he doesn't want the world to forget such horrors still exist.

During his best picture acceptance speech Sunday night, McQueen made poignant mention of modern-day slavery.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Oscars 2014
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