Chris Rock and Ali G are the latest to crack wise at Asians' expense, but they're hardly the first.
Chris Rock and the Academy brought race issues to center stage last night. Things got awkward, but were they awkward enough?
This morning, Oscars host Chris Rock hits out at Hollywood racism, Donald Trump declines to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, the UN will deliver aid to 150,000 Syrians, and more.
Leo finally got his statue, Mad Max took home a bunch, and some Girl Scouts made more in cookie sales than most of us do in a year.
The Academy is essentially the NRA of movies.
"Something that pompous and over-the-top as the Oscars is just begging to be ripped apart! It's like there's a big red balloon in front of you and you're holding a big, sharp pin—what are you going to do, not pop it?"
We spoke to designer Bob Mackie on the 30-year anniversary of him designing one of the most iconic, insane Oscar looks of all time.
The men and women who put together and perform the action sequences that so many movies require say that it's time for the Academy to start recognizing the work they do.
The media focus on the Academy overlooks emerging filmmakers of color who are scraping by in order to get their movies made.
Do people know you can just say "thank you" and then leave the stage?
Today marks the 20-year anniversary of the murder of Haing S. Ngor, which some believe was ordered by the Khmer Rouge in response to his role in The Killing Fields.
Konstantin Bronzit's animated film We Can't Live Without Cosmos is as much about about the human condition as it is about space travel.
We spoke to the hip-hop mogul about the new All Def Movie Awards, which will honor Will Smith and Norman Lear, and feature categories such as "best helpful white person."
You hear that, The Academy? Do you fucking hear this piece of stenciled graffiti on the side of a sandwich shop in east London?
There is definitely a diversity problem in Hollywood, but stars like Will and Jada Pinkett Smith will not be able to fix it by excluding themselves.
The Toronto International Film Festival announced its opening slate of films, focusing heavily on movies that might make a few bucks and win some Oscars.
This blog takes popular movies and features only the lines spoken by people of color. They're all really short.
Women haven't traditionally been protagonists in major movies, but that might be changing—even if that change comes too slowly and not soon enough.
David Teitelbaum earned a spot on the Tonight Show for walking past a guard and sticking a microphone in Nic Cage's face.
From Sally Kirkland to Jennifer Aniston, female Oscar nominees have been playing the desperation game for decades.
Critics of American Sniper have presupposed the American public is too stupid to appreciate the film's nuances.
Why do music industry awards shows regularly ignore albums and artists beloved by knowledgeable music fans? Here are a few theories.
We talked to Abderrahmane Sissako about his new film, Timbuktu, a much-lauded humanist drama set against the sharia occupation of Northern Mali in 2012.
A new wave of gentrification sweeping through the city means the authorities are cracking down on places that were once a safe haven for people with nowhere else to go.