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The Oscars, the Pop Art Edition

The designers over at Shutterstock have taken the time to mock up pop art posters for the Academy Award Best Picture nominees.

Spotlight on Oscar Docs: “Searching for Sugar Man”

In the late 1960's, a second-generation Mexican day laborer named Sixto Díaz Rodriguez released two albums before he was dropped by his label and, ostensibly, dropped off the face of the earth.

Beasts of the Southern Wild Now Back in Theaters

After earning four Oscar nominations, Benh Zeitlin’s powerhouse indie drama Beasts of the Southern Wild will be storming its way back into theaters starting today.

*Fresh Guacamole* Gets an Oscar Nomination; Q&A with the Local Filmmaker Behind It

This stop-motion animated short film reminds us that it's entirely appropriate to play with our food.

Oscar Nominations 2013: Shafted and Drafted

The nominations for the 2013 Oscars were announced this morning by Seth MacFarlane. There were few surprises but plenty of snubs.

Role Playing: An Award Season Chit Chat Cheat Sheet

It’s awards season. Forget “Who are you wearing?” The real convo sparker is “You shoulda won for...”

DispL.A. Case #5: The Academy Award

The history of Los Angeles as told through 232 objects. Los Angeles was founded on September 4, 1781. Between now and the 232nd anniversary, we are gathering the stories behind iconic...