For anyone who was still holding out hope for a surprise announcement of a new host for this year’s Oscars ceremony, you can give it a rest now. Monday, on the same day as the annual Oscars nominee luncheon, an Academy spokesperson confirmed that this year’s broadcast would indeed be hostless. As TV Line and others have pointed out, […]

Join The Box Text Club And Get The Latest Music, Exclusive Contests and Entertainment News On Your Phone. Text BOX to 24042 to join! Despite not having a host, the 91st annual Academy Awards rolled out their nominations on Tuesday morning with Black Panther, Roma, The Favourite and A Star Is Born leading the pack. […]

Well, the Oscar drama continues. The Screen Actors Guild is accusing the Academy of intimidating actors so that they only present at the Oscars and not other award shows.  SAG-AFTRA released a statement saying that they have received many examples of the extraordinary and unwarranted pressure on talent, and called the situation outrageous and unacceptable.  […]

In the weeks since Kevin Hart stepped down from his Oscars hosting gig, many people have wondered which celebrity would fill his shoes. Well, it seems we finally have the answer: No one. According to Variety, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided that the 2019 ceremony will be conducted without a host—just as many people suspected. Insiders […]

Comedian Kevin Hart announced that he’s officially set to host the 91st Academy Awards ceremony. The Hollywood Reporter noted that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held talks with Hart about hosting the event. The actor is emceeing for the first time and succeeds Jimmy Kimmel, who has hosted the last two Academy Awards. “I will be sure […]

Berry thought that endless doors in Hollywood would open for women of color following her win.   15 years ago, way back in 2002, Halle Berry became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the controversial film Monster’s Ball. Many, including Berry herself, hoped that her historic […]

During her opening monologue on Saturday night’s episode of “SNL,” guest host Octavia Spencer cracked jokes about the constant mix-ups surrounding Black films.

Amid the mixup that saw “La La Land” mistakenly win the Academy Award for Best Picture before the announcement of real winner “Moonlight,” its writer-director Barry Jenkins attempted to fashion together a coherent acceptance speech through his shock and confusion. Now, several days removed from the chaos, Jenkins tells The Hollywood Reporter the words he originally planned to […]

The groundbreaking film triumphs over well-meaning liberals and a horrifying Oscars gaffe.   I‘ve seen Moonlight three times. And each time, the movie theater was packed with lots of White women, which came as no real surprise; they love a good story about Black pain and triumph. White folks are often fascinated by stories about […]

Halle Berry certainly made headlines with her curly fro that social media side-eyed as a possible wig, but the actress told that it was, in fact, her “natural hair.” The magazine caught up with the 2002 Oscar winner and her stylist of 15 years, Lindsay Flores, to discuss her entire look last night, beginning […]

Who should you call when you mess up a huge announcement on live television? The one and only Steve Harvey. Harvey knows a thing or two about screwing up big events in the limelight. After the Oscars gaffe Sunday night when the wrong best picture was announced, Harvey took to Twitter to offer to help […]