Oscars

Innovating Vancouver key grips score Oscar win

Four B.C innovators bagged an Oscar for their unique air wall invention that is now used on blockbuster movie and TV sets such as Game of Thrones.

And the Oscar goes to ... 4 B.C. key grips for inventing inflatable green screen

DELTA, B.C. — As Godzilla rises from the ocean depths and attacks the Golden Gate Bridge, movie audiences suspend disbelief at the captivating on-screen spectacle. But strip out the immense monster...

The Revenant and Mad Max lead the Academy Awards nominations

 OSCAR NOMINATIONS: They came down today close to what most observers expected. With a few surprises. The Revenant, with 12, got too many, I think. And with two slots for Best Picture left blank...

Oscar noms surprises: where’s The Lego Movie and David Oyelowo?

Too little Lego and Selma but Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the Academy Award nominations

Great stuff to do in Vancouver this week

Top Vancouver events you just can't miss.

Argo vs. Lincoln, Wreck-It Ralph vs. Brave and Amour vs Rebelle: My Oscar guesses

Argo’s version of the Canadian caper has stepped up over Lincoln as the favorite for best picture, say most of the Oscar pundits

Irish Americans shine at Academy Awards pre-ceremony, the Oscar Wildes

The green carpet was laid out at Bad Robot production company in Santa Monica, California last Thursday evening for the most prestigious pre-Oscar award ceremony in Hollywood. The Oscar Wildes...

Whoopi Goldberg admits she smoked joint before her 1991 Oscar speech

Think back to 1991 Oscars. Remember Whoopi Goldberg's acceptance speech? Perhaps not. But it has recently come up in media along with an interesting reveal. When Goldberg won Best Supporting Actress...

All That Glitters is Not Gold at the Academy Awards

Ben Stiller, presenting the Best Costume award at the 82nd Academy Awards on Sunday.

Shooting Stars Foundation's Jazzilla as prelude to the Oscars

What does this man's work have to do with the Oscars?