Now the dust has settled on the 2013 Academy Awards, wide discontent has been expressed over host Seth MacFarlane's misogynistic brand of humour. You could say his routine – including a musical number addressing prominent Hollywood actresses called 'I Saw Your Boobs' – did not go down well with the majority. Some have labelled him "sexist", others charge him with being "frattish"; Chicago Sun-Times columnist Tom Shales said MacFarlane's comedy was met with the sounds of "a billion people throwing up". My only question is this: what else did you expect from Seth MacFarlane?
25 February 2013, 6:58am
Though it wasn't a night for surprises, the 85th Academy Awards was packed full of crowd-pleasing victories, with Oscars for Ben Affleck's CIA thriller Argo, a record-breaking Daniel Day-Lewis, the clumsy Jennifer Lawrence and Bond singer Adele.
20 February 2013, 11:21am
With the Oscars almost upon us, we crunched the stats that matter and present to you: the 85th Academy Awards in numbers.
11 February 2013, 8:27am
Hostage thriller Argo picked up three Baftas at last night's awards ceremony, including Best Film and Best Director for Ben Affleck, begging the question: can the male half of Bennifer actually take his little movie all the way to Oscar success?
10 January 2013, 1:12pm
It's that time of year again: The 85th Annual Hollywood Back-Slap Mututal Appreciation Ceremony (also known in some circles as 'The Oscars'). Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone are announcing the nominations for this year's Academy Awards as I type, so let's dive right in and see who's up for what.
23 January 2012, 11:47am
There is nothing more frustrating than a poster that fails to deliver it's promise. Just look at George's sad face. Even he feels our pain.