Feb 22, 2013

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Making Oscar predictions is a lot like taking the SATs: if you can eliminate one or two wrong answers, you significantly increase your chances of success.

Feb 22, 2013

2013 Oscars Countdown

2013 Oscars Countdown

With just three days to go until the 2013 Oscars, the red carpet waits for the stars. Find out which celebs will be performing and what the show's producers are doing to make sure the broadcast come in...

Feb 22, 2013

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

When Hollywood's biggest night just around the corner, Octavia Spencer chats with Access about winning Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Oscars. The Academy Awards air this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on ABC.

Feb 22, 2013

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Sunday's Academy Awards serves up Seth MacFarlane as first-time host and musical turns from icons Barbra Streisand, Adele and Shirley Bassey.

Feb 22, 2013

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane tackles hosting duties at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies. The Academy Awards will air on ABC at 7 p.m. ET.

Feb 22, 2013

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

"Family Guy" creator may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. But just how far will Seth MacFarlane push it?

Feb 22, 2013

SF Visual Effects Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

SF Visual Effects Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

Students in a class at San Francisco's Academy of Art University are going to do better than just getting an "A" in their visual effects class.They may be linked to an Oscar-winning film that they had a hand in...

Feb 22, 2013

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Winfrey, Wallis, Naomie Harris and others attend Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Feb 22, 2013

SF Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

SF Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

Students in a class at San Francisco's Academy of Art University are going to do better than just getting an "A" in their visual effects class.

Feb 21, 2013

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Following a nail-biting Super Bowl pick, Jimmy Fallon's perceptive puppies are at it again. This time, they've turned their attention to the Oscars.

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WATCH: Driver Pulled From Car Before Caltrain Crash

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SF Tech Company Shines Light on Endangered Species

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