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Not long before he walked on stage to collect his Best Actor statuette, Will Smith walked on stage at the Academy Awards to swat Chris Rock across the face after a tasteless, punching-down joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith's medical condition. Read more»

Join the stream of snark as we comment on the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Whether it's red carpet style, ridiculous acceptance remarks or injustice by the Oscar judges, we'll cover it — live. Read more» 1

It's Oscars night, y'all! From the step-and-repeats to the awful musical numbers to the over-the-top speeches, we are here to mock all and sundry. Read more» 32

Every year The Loft hosts the Oscar Shorts program – all ten nominees for Best Live Action and Best Animated Short Films – and it’s always a blast; one of Tucson’s best cinematic events of the year. Read more»

Sean Bottai and Maggie Golston predict the winners at the Oscars tomorrow, and prepare for their liveblog sparring with a bit of commentary. Read more»

Filmmaker Spike Lee, 2007.

Tickets for a March lecture by Spike Lee will be available to UA students at a presale rate of $5 Thursday and Friday. Read more»

Memories of Academy Award Best Foreign Film nominee, "The White Ribbon," are bound to trouble your sight long after you’ve left the theater. Some are beautiful; others terrifying. Read more»

"Shutter Island" adapts Dennis Lehane's novel into Scorsese's version of a Hitchcockian psychological thriller. Sadly, Hitchcock would not be proud of this hollow cinematic trickery. Read more»

Baldwin and Martin in the first of many compromising positions

At 5:30 AM PST, Academy President Tom Sherak and actress Anne Hathaway announced the nominees for all major awards at a press conference in Hollywood. Read more» 3