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Oscars Conflict: How the Winter Games Could Affect the 2014 Academy Awards

Posted by Sean Oconnell on February 27, 2013

Since 2009, the Academy Awards have been trying to move its ceremony up to shrink the gap between the Oscars and its rival telecasts, containing the lengthy awards race into a shorter time frame. But a significant event might drastically alter the 2014 Oscars schedule, and it might not be for the better.   The 2014 Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held from Feb. 7-23, which would be the Sunday that coincides with Oscar Sunday if the Academy held to a similar calendar next year. This... More



Lawrence, Affleck, Hathaway - What's Next for the Oscar Winners?

Posted by Derrick Deane on February 25, 2013

The Oscars are now past tense and it's time to look to the future. So what are the four acting winners along with best director Ang Lee and best picture helmer Ben Affleck working on next?   Jennifer Lawrence Coming Up This Year: Aside from that little sequel called The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Lawrence will re-team with her Silver Linings co-star Bradley Cooper for the Depression-era drama Serena. The film finds Lawrence and Cooper playing North Carolina timber magnates whose... More



You Choose: Top Five Oscar Red Carpet Fashion Winners

Posted by Derrick Deane on February 25, 2013

For as much attention that is heaped upon who actually wins the Oscar awards, an equal (if not brighter) spotlight shines on the red carpet fashion. As we close the door on another Oscar show, we want you to choose your five best dressed fashion winners from last night's red carpet. Did you like Jennifer Lawrence or Charlize Theron's Dior outfits? Perhaps Amy Adams' Oscar de la Renta dress of Jessica Chastain's golden Aramani  caught your eye. Maybe it was something more... More



Oscar Do-Over: Which Movie Really Should Have Won Best Picture at the Oscars?

Posted by Sean Oconnell on February 25, 2013

Congratulations to Ben Affleck, whose political thriller Argo took home the Oscar for Best Picture during Sunday’s telecast of the Academy Awards.    In doing so, Affleck’s film bested the eight other nominees for Oscar’s top category. But what if Argo had to compete against EVERY movie that had come out in 2012? Would it still have emerged victorious on Oscar eve? Or would a different film have been your choice for Best Picture in 2012?   That’s... More

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Get to Know Fandango Cine, Your No. 1 All-Spanish Movie Site

Posted by Elisa Osegueda on February 25, 2013

This morning, we're happy to announce the launch of Fandango Cine, an all-Spanish movie site tailored to Hispanic moviegoers, powered by Fandango, Telemundo and Mun2. You can visit the site by going to www.fandangocine.com, where you can purchase movie tickets, peruse through original features, interviews, and movie guides. Our sister site also attended this year's Academy Awards. Check out all of their Spanish-language coverage (including a winners gallery, best moments,... More



Oscars 2013: Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck and Ang Lee Deliver Touching Backstage Moments

Posted by Elisa Osegueda on February 25, 2013

This year’s 85th Annual Academy Awards recognized the talents of Christoph Waltz, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck and Daniel Day-Lewis, among others. We were fortunate enough to get to hang out with the well deserving Oscar winners and their shiny gold statuettes backstage. Here are some of the best backstage quotes of the night. Christoph Waltz, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Django Unchained: “I was on a list with the greatest actors around, Robert... More



2013 Oscar Winners: 'Argo,' and 'Life of Pi' Win Big

Posted by Erik Davis on February 24, 2013

The 2013 Academy Awards opened with a musical number about boob reveals, and no you weren’t imagining that. We expected a racier ceremony with Seth MacFarlane (Ted, Family Guy) acting as host, and we definitely witnessed a mouthful of jabs at everyone from Ben Affleck and George Clooney to Abraham Lincoln. But for every button MacFarlane pushed (like making out with Sally Field while suspended in mid-air and dressed as the Flying Nun), the show gave us a lavish musical number. We watched... More

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Oscars Live Blog! Our Take on All the Action, As It Happens

Posted by Derrick Deane on February 24, 2013

It's Oscar time! Keep refreshing this page for the latest winners and Oscar happenings. Also, jump over to our Awards Watch Guide and Frontrunners video series for even more coverage! 9:05 p.m. - The 85th Academy Awards have come to an end. Check out our full recap here. 9:01 p.m. - Kristen Chenoweth joins McFarlane on stage for a final musical number... because the show is only running a half hour late. The song is an original called Here's To the Losers. 8:52 p.m. -... More



Sound Off: What was the Best Oscar-Nominated Movie You Watched In Theaters?

Posted by Erik Davis on February 22, 2013

Sound Off is a weekly theater-related discussion post here at Fandango where we talk about topical issues related to moviegoing. Well, it's Oscar weekend, which means this week's discussion topic is about cats. Really cute cats. Like, completely irresistible cats.  Or we can talk about the Oscars. That might make more sense. Many of you will probably use the next couple of days to catch up with some of those movies that are nominated for Oscars, be them Best Picture nominees... More

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Oscar Discussion: Which One Oscar Nominee Are You Rooting For the Most?

Posted by Christopher Campbell on February 22, 2013

Here we are, our final Oscar discussion before the big night. And the simple question is: who or what do you most hope wins? Okay, maybe not that simple… Do you know how many Oscar nominees there are this year? It’s trickier than it sounds. It’s not just a matter of looking at how many categories there are (24) and adding up how many nominations there in each (5 in most, but 9 for Best Picture and only 3 for Best Makeup and Hairstyling). Most nominations come with multiple... More



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