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?

The Imitation Game

Oscar nominations 2015: can Brits win big at Academy Awards?

Preview
Thu 15 Jan, AT 14:11

Theory of Everything and Imitation Game tipped for success at the Oscars, if they escape each other's shadow

Oscar Pistorius on day of verdict

2014: the year in numbers – from five to 700 billion

Briefing
Sun 28 Dec, AT 08:24

Five years in jail for Oscar Pistorious, 6,800 dead from Ebola, 551m voters in India

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

Oscars 2014: who will win the big awards on Sunday night?

Summary
Thu 27 Feb, AT 14:42

Best picture is a three way-battle, while Matthew McConaughey looks set to win his first award

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

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