Oscars

Week in pictures: 22 - 28 February

Gallery
Sun 1 Mar, AT 06:30

From stars celebrating this year's Oscars and Brits to the starving sea lions on California's shores

Lady Gaga performs onstage during the 87th Annual Academy Awards

Oscars 2015: best and worst moments of the Academy Awards

First Reaction
Mon 23 Feb, AT 11:10

Sharon Stone's vagina, Lady Gaga's favourite things and 'racist' jokes made it a memorable night at the Oscars

American Sniper

Chris Kyle: five things American Sniper gets wrong

Summary
Wed 25 Feb, AT 09:14

Clint Eastwood's film celebrates Navy Seal Chris Kyle, but it ignores some inconvenient truths. Does it matter?

Oscars: 12 Years A Slave best picture, but Gravity pulls in most gongs

First Reaction
Mon 3 Mar, AT 09:40

The biggest winner of the night was host Ellen DeGeneres whose 'epic selfie' tweet went viral

Video games are art – and it's time they got their own Oscars

Tue 25 Feb, AT 10:39
The Conversation

Games like The Last of Us are strong enough to merit Academy Awards, argues Nick Robinson

Oscar fairy-tale tells us little about being black in the USA

Tue 18 Feb, AT 09:40
Charles Laurence

Visit a prison – rather than the cover of Vanity Fair – to see where we are 150 years after slavery

Woody Allen: Dylan's sex abuse claim casts shadow over Oscars

Mon 3 Feb, AT 09:09
Charles Laurence

Allen denies 'disgraceful' charge – but should we be showering the man and his movies with accolades?

Meryl Streep slams Walt Disney for racist, anti-Semitic views

First Reaction
Fri 10 Jan, AT 11:20

Actress attacks cartoon icon at awards ceremony, but was her criticism brave or selfish?

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole: a 'hell-raiser' who exuded 'sex and danger'

First Reaction
Mon 16 Dec, AT 10:28

Hard-living threatened to derail his career, but few could match him for 'pure sensual excitement'

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