April 3, 2013 Her scripts gave the sprawling Merchant-Ivory films substance. She won her first screenwriting Oscar for A Room With a View and her second for Howard's End. She won the Booker Prize in 1975 for her novel Heat and Dust. The cause of death was complications of a pulmonary condition. Jhabvala was 85.
February 26, 2013 In a business where effects-laden movies bring in hundreds of millions of dollars, many of the studios that create those effects are barely staying afloat.
February 25, 2013 The satirical news outlet agrees it went too far when it posted a tweet that referred to the young actress with a highly offensive four-letter word.
February 25, 2013 The reviews of the Family Guy bad boy's behavior as host of the Oscars are all over the place. We've got a sampling. Who's right and who's wrong?
February 25, 2013 NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage in the press room during the Oscars. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative form.
February 24, 2013 Laugh, cry, be upset and outraged over this year's Academy Award winners and losers, as we live blog the results.
February 22, 2013 No Academy membership required to vote for the Best "I Heart NPR" Picture. Pick your favorite NPR fan from this year's list of Oscar-nominated films and actors.
February 1, 2013 Guacamole Fresh is up for an Academy Award later this month. The extremely short animated film is a charming stop-motion take on the beloved Mexican dish. The twist? See the ingredients.
February 28, 2011 "Inside Job" took home the gold statue for best feature documentary during last night's Oscar ceremony. Director Charles Ferguson gave an atypical acceptance speech. Neal Conan spoke with him just before his win.
February 28, 2011 Libya; Iraq; Wisconsin protesters; the Oscars
February 24, 2011 Old people know it, children know it, and the ladies at the Washington Post's Celebritology blog know it. Bingo makes everything better. Celebritology's Oscar Bingo cards are a fun way to enjoy the Academy Award show.
March 8, 2010 Why does the Academy love Black people in pain?
March 3, 2010 Logorama uses corporate logos and mascots to tell a 17-minute story.
March 1, 2010 Tell Me More is moving full speed ahead with its pre-Oscar multimedia series Divas On Screen.