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8 reasons why Lenny Abrahamson HAS to win the Oscar for Ireland
# Oscars 2016
# Oscars 2016

8 reasons why Lenny Abrahamson HAS to win the Oscar for Ireland

Feb 28th 2016, 1:00 PM 3,663 Views 0 Comments

We’re all behind ya.

10 Oscar speeches improved by Father Ted quotes
# Award Award Award
# Award Award Award

10 Oscar speeches improved by Father Ted quotes

Feb 27th 2016, 11:00 AM 7,798 Views 0 Comments

Here we all are now, all the lads.

6 things I learned when I got to hold an Oscar today
# IFI
# IFI

6 things I learned when I got to hold an Oscar today

Feb 26th 2016, 6:33 PM 5,914 Views 1 Comment

How’d ya like that, Leo.

Here's how you can watch the 2016 Oscars live from Ireland
# Oscars 2016
# Oscars 2016

Here's how you can watch the 2016 Oscars live from Ireland

Feb 26th 2016, 2:31 PM 30,088 Views 12 Comments

Planning on staying up? Here’s how to get the broadcast.

Promoting 'brand Ireland' with a film about emigration? I'm not comfortable with that
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# Opinion

Promoting 'brand Ireland' with a film about emigration? I'm not comfortable with that

Jan 24th 2016, 6:30 PM 129 Views 139 Comments

There’s something weird about a media and government cheering on a movie about emigration, writes Julien Mercille.

One of this year's Oscar nominees: 'Perhaps black actors did not deserve to make the final list'
# Oscar Race
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# Oscar Race

One of this year's Oscar nominees: 'Perhaps black actors did not deserve to make the final list'

Jan 22nd 2016, 4:26 PM 37,303 Views 117 Comments

Charlotte Rampling has entered the debate over the diversity controversy.

Will Smith is boycotting the Oscars in protest at a lack of diversity
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# Give It A Miss

Will Smith is boycotting the Oscars in protest at a lack of diversity

Jan 21st 2016, 8:26 PM 26,093 Views 245 Comments

“My wife’s not going. It would be awkward for me to show up with Charlize Theron.”

Black stars are boycotting the Oscars
# Oscars So White
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# Oscars So White

Black stars are boycotting the Oscars

Jan 19th 2016, 12:56 PM 43,011 Views 180 Comments

“Forty white actors in two years and no flava at all,” said Spike Lee.

This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world
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# Viva

This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world

Jan 17th 2016, 11:15 AM 19,240 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to its director, Paddy Breathnach.

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out
# Diversity
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# Diversity

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out

Jan 15th 2016, 9:37 AM 28,819 Views 171 Comments

This year’s Oscars again feature all white actors in acting categories.

Ah lads... Irish Oscar nominees are STILL being claimed as British
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# Oscars

Ah lads... Irish Oscar nominees are STILL being claimed as British

Jan 14th 2016, 4:10 PM 9,452 Views 10 Comments

You havin a giggle mate..?

Saoirse Ronan and Lenny Abrahamson lead an Irish sweep at the Oscar nominations
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# Oscars

Saoirse Ronan and Lenny Abrahamson lead an Irish sweep at the Oscar nominations

Jan 14th 2016, 1:56 PM 31,521 Views 47 Comments

Michael Fassbender, Emma Donoghue and short film director Benjamin Cleary also got nods.

This Irish director's film just scooped four Oscar nominations
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# Lenny Abrahamson

This Irish director's film just scooped four Oscar nominations

Jan 14th 2016, 1:45 PM 44,312 Views 34 Comments

Lenny Abrahamson talks to us about making the film Room, which has just scooped a number of Oscar nominations.

"It's like the tide has come in": 2016 could be a big Hollywood year for Irish film
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# Golden Globes

"It's like the tide has come in": 2016 could be a big Hollywood year for Irish film

Jan 10th 2016, 11:15 AM 17,143 Views 38 Comments

Tonight’s Golden Globes could see a number of Irish winners.

This Dublin bar has come up with a novel 'pay the time' deal on pizzas
# Piece Of Pizz
# Piece Of Pizz

This Dublin bar has come up with a novel 'pay the time' deal on pizzas

Jan 5th 2016, 11:55 AM 8,720 Views 2 Comments

Get a €6.13 pizza in Christchurch, if you want.

Here's why this magazine cover featuring eight white actresses has people talking
# Whitewashed
# Whitewashed

Here's why this magazine cover featuring eight white actresses has people talking

Nov 18th 2015, 7:53 PM 9,409 Views 4 Comments

“Blinded by the white.”

This Irish film just picked up a very important award at the Toronto Film Festival
# Oscar Buzz
# Oscar Buzz

This Irish film just picked up a very important award at the Toronto Film Festival

Sep 21st 2015, 8:01 AM 2,955 Views 6 Comments

Previous winners include 12 Years A Slave and The King’s Speech. Eeek!

10 Oscar worthy films to keep an eye out for in the next few months

10 Oscar worthy films to keep an eye out for in the next few months

Sep 18th 2015, 7:08 PM 7,011 Views 0 Comments

“And the Oscar goes to…”

Could the Irish be headed to the Oscars? Seems like it

Could the Irish be headed to the Oscars? Seems like it

Sep 7th 2015, 8:12 PM 5,253 Views 1 Comment

Michael Fassbender, Lenny Abrahamson and Saoirse Ronan are all earning Oscar buzz.

Here's how Anne Hathaway responded to a joke made about her in Amy Schumer's new film
# Haters Gonna Hate
# Haters Gonna Hate

Here's how Anne Hathaway responded to a joke made about her in Amy Schumer's new film

Jul 21st 2015, 5:17 PM 8,257 Views 1 Comment

The actress responded to the joke on Facebook last night.

Chris O'Dowd's secrets and the best pubs in Kilkenny: the team behind Song of the Sea tell all
# Song Of The Sea
# Song Of The Sea

Chris O'Dowd's secrets and the best pubs in Kilkenny: the team behind Song of the Sea tell all

Jul 8th 2015, 6:30 PM 3,963 Views 0 Comments

Their nickname for Brendan Gleeson is quite something.

Here's what happens when you walk around Hollywood with a fake Oscar
# And The Loser Is...
# And The Loser Is...

Here's what happens when you walk around Hollywood with a fake Oscar

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:00 PM 4,124 Views 0 Comments

People fall at your damn FEET, that’s what.

Dublin pub makes a statement with their wifi password
# Love Is Love
# Love Is Love

Dublin pub makes a statement with their wifi password

Mar 2nd 2015, 2:30 PM 19,502 Views 2 Comments

Oscars strikes again.

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscars dress returned after thieves discover pearls are 'fake'
# Mother Of Pearl
# Mother Of Pearl

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscars dress returned after thieves discover pearls are 'fake'

Feb 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 4,096 Views 0 Comments

Ooh-err.

Lupita Nyong'o €133,000 Oscars dress stolen from her hotel room
# Red Carpet Robbery
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# Red Carpet Robbery

Lupita Nyong'o €133,000 Oscars dress stolen from her hotel room

Feb 26th 2015, 9:55 PM 28,431 Views 41 Comments

There were 6,000 pearls of various sizes on the dress.

Did Guardians of the Galaxy deserve to win Best Picture?
# And The Oscar Goes To...
# And The Oscar Goes To...

Did Guardians of the Galaxy deserve to win Best Picture?

Feb 25th 2015, 6:06 PM 5,382 Views 10 Comments

Are the Oscars too out of touch?

Mashup of every breath taken at the Oscars is massively uncomfortable
# No Words
# No Words

Mashup of every breath taken at the Oscars is massively uncomfortable

Feb 25th 2015, 5:15 PM 3,932 Views 1 Comment

This video supercuts every breath taken at The Oscars – and it’s just people creepily breathing *sad face*

Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense
# For Some Treason
# For Some Treason

Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense

Feb 24th 2015, 5:59 PM 5,782 Views 0 Comments

NPH’s “treason” gag didn’t go down well with everyone.

Michael Keaton putting his speech away is the saddest Oscars moment
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

Michael Keaton putting his speech away is the saddest Oscars moment

Feb 24th 2015, 1:45 PM 12,907 Views 10 Comments

We can’t watch :(

Watch the brilliant 'Glory' performance that RTÉ is sorry it cut from the Oscars
# Break Time
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# Break Time

Watch the brilliant 'Glory' performance that RTÉ is sorry it cut from the Oscars

Feb 24th 2015, 1:11 PM 14,946 Views 17 Comments

It made grown men cry.

RTÉ has said sorry for cutting off John Legend during that epic 'Glory' performance
# Inglorious
# Inglorious

RTÉ has said sorry for cutting off John Legend during that epic 'Glory' performance

Feb 24th 2015, 1:10 PM 6,356 Views 1 Comment

You can watch it here.

Oscars ratings plummet to six year low - is Neil Patrick Harris to blame?
# Falling Fast
# Falling Fast

Oscars ratings plummet to six year low - is Neil Patrick Harris to blame?

Feb 24th 2015, 11:26 AM 3,840 Views 1 Comment

This year’s host is taking the majority of the blame for the massive fall in viewers.

Benedict Cumberbatch asked 'How did it feel to lose?', answers with amazing speech
# Sound
# Sound

Benedict Cumberbatch asked 'How did it feel to lose?', answers with amazing speech

Feb 24th 2015, 8:50 AM 5,604 Views 0 Comments

Cumberbatch lost out to Eddie Redmayne at the Oscars on Sunday, but he’s not mad about it.

Here's how to make your very own Lego Oscar

Here's how to make your very own Lego Oscar

Feb 23rd 2015, 8:15 PM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

WANT.

16 *essential* moments from the Oscars you may have missed
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# Oscars

16 *essential* moments from the Oscars you may have missed

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:30 PM 10,071 Views 2 Comments

Including even more John Travolta.

Jimmy Kimmel catches people talking sh**e about Oscars films they haven't seen
# Lie Witness News
# Lie Witness News

Jimmy Kimmel catches people talking sh**e about Oscars films they haven't seen

Feb 23rd 2015, 3:46 PM 2,733 Views 1 Comment

SMH.

Nile Rodgers wore a jacket by an Irish designer to Elton's Oscars after party
# Ahhh Freak Out
# Ahhh Freak Out

Nile Rodgers wore a jacket by an Irish designer to Elton's Oscars after party

Feb 23rd 2015, 3:13 PM 2,670 Views 0 Comments

Designer Claire Garvey is ‘so thrilled’ that Rodgers chose to wear her creations on the red carpet.

Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?
# Equal Rights
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# Equal Rights

Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:41 PM 45,465 Views 57 Comments

She called for wage equality “once and for all”.

The 11 most Irish reactions to last night's Oscars ceremony
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# Oscars

The 11 most Irish reactions to last night's Oscars ceremony

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 8,036 Views 0 Comments

Was Lupita Nyong’o's dress comfortable though? That was the question.

It looks like the kid from Moone Boy had serious craic at the Oscars last night
# Red Carpet
# Red Carpet

It looks like the kid from Moone Boy had serious craic at the Oscars last night

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:56 AM 10,161 Views 0 Comments

It looked like David Rawle wouldn’t get a ticket, but he hustled and scrambled and made it to the show.