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'Birdman' Wins Big On A Soggy Night At The Oscars

Monday, February 23, 2015

Sunday night's Oscars brought expected wins for actors like Julianne Moore and J.K. Simmons, and big awards for the quirky showbiz satire Birdman.

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Watch The Oscars With Us

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Follow along as Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Bob Mondello and Glen Weldon live tweet the 87th Annual Academy Awards.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our Oscars Omnibus 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

On this week's show, all eight Best Picture nominees, strong feelings from all concerned, and the rare feeling that a fistfight might be about to ensue.

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At The Oscar Nominations, It's A Good Year To Be An Idiosyncratic Man

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It was a good day for complicated male leads and the movies that feature them, and a rough day for just about everybody else at the Oscar nominations.

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Small Batch: The Golden Globes

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

With an extra day to consider, we look at the Golden Globes and what, if anything, we learned.

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What Those George Clooney Jokes Know About Red Carpet Culture

Monday, January 12, 2015

George Clooney's September marriage has been the subject of a lot of jabs that are only sort of about him.

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With Few Stages Left To Conquer, Neil Patrick Harris Goes To The Oscars

Thursday, October 16, 2014

It seems like Neil Patrick Harris has always hosted everything, but in fact, his February 2015 outing hosting the Oscars will be his first time in that particular job.

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The Emmys: Past Winners Trump New Shows; 'Breaking Bad' Takes A Bow

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Emmy Awards are always good to past winners, but Monday's round of victories were about as conservative as it gets. Surprising, given the warm sendoff to a show about a drug dealer.

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5 Things To Watch For On Monday's Emmy Awards

Monday, August 25, 2014

We preview Monday's Emmys and five races to watch, including the battle for Outstanding Drama Series and an interesting clash of comedy actresses.

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At The VMAs, Beyonce And Nicki Minaj Play With Personas

Monday, August 25, 2014

On this Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, Stephen Thompson and Linda Holmes chat about the MTV Video Music Awards, which culminated in some epic Beyonce.

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Television Critics Give Big Awards To 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orange Is The New Black'

Saturday, July 19, 2014

On Saturday night, the Television Critics Association hands out its 30th annual round of awards, and the big winners are from cable TV, broadcast TV, and even new spaces entirely.

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Features

Oscars 2014: Low On Laughs, But A Great Speech Or Two

Monday, March 03, 2014

Sunday night's Oscar ceremony was overlong and underfunny — though it did pick up here and there, with heartfelt acceptances and a few notable flubs.

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Oscar Spoiler Alert: What We Already Know About The Winners

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Sunday night's Oscars might be a few hours away, but there are a few things we do know about who will — and who won't — get any recognition.

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All Things Considered

What The Oscars Mean, And What They Don't

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Oscars are coming up this weekend, but do they matter anymore? Bob Mondello talks about why the Oscars frustrate him, and we search — maybe in vain — for meaning.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Nine: '12 Years A Slave'

Friday, February 28, 2014

We wrap up our look at what the internet at large had to say about this year's Best Picture nominees with the beautiful but devastating 12 Years A Slave.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Oscars Omnibus Of 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

On this week's show, we invite Bob Mondello to join the table for a discussion of all nine Best Picture nominees and some other stuff, too. And we talk about what's making us happy this week.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Eight: Captain Phillips

Thursday, February 27, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, the internet makes a variety of water-based puns while considering Captain Phillips.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Seven: Dallas Buyers Club

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, the internet grapples with Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Five: Philomena

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, the divine Judi Dench steps forward in Philomena.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part 4: 'Gravity'

Thursday, February 13, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, we hurtle through space with Gravity.

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