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The Oscars took 8 categories out of the live broadcast, and it was a disaster

'Dune' won the most Oscars of the night. But 4 of them were awarded before the live show.

On Mar 28, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘The Power of the Dog,’ ‘CODA,’ ‘Dune’ and more: Our predictions for the 2022 Oscars

The Daily Dot staff discusses this year's controversial awards show.

On Mar 25, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly, Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, Audra Schroeder, Michelle Jaworski

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These are the TikToks people think deserve awards

Cannes Film Festival announced a partnership with TikTok, and now people are wondering which videos are Oscar-worthy.

On Mar 17, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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The five funniest outcomes for the Oscars’ ‘Fan Favorite’ Twitter prize

This year's Oscars will recognize a 'fan favorite' movie, selected by Twitter hashtag. It could lead to some chaotic results.

On Feb 15, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The Golden Globes gets ridiculed for its series of bizarre tweets about the winners

Highlights including not naming shows and calling 'West Side Story' a comedy.

On Jan 10, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Oh my f*cking god’: Gabby Petito subreddit explodes in fight over ‘tasteless’ community awards

The awards invoked the location and circumstances of Petito's death.

On Oct 12, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ draws ire for Emmys speeches

One went way too long while the other came off as condescending.

On Sep 20, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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The Golden Globes nominated 2 of the most offensive performances of the year

James Corden and Kate Hudson represent everything wrong with the Golden Globes.

On Feb 3, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ sweeps the 2020 Emmys, partly thanks to Netflix

It was a well-deserved win after being shut out of the Emmys for five years.

On Sep 21, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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After nomination for Worst Supporting Actress, Judi Dench admits to never seeing ‘Cats’

'I’ve only seen a picture of myself.'

On Mar 14, 2020 by Alexandra Samuels

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BAFTA Awards under fire for sidelining women and people of color

Britain's most high-profile film awards are a racist, sexist fiasco.

On Jan 7, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Asa Akira talks feminist porn, ‘Rick and Morty’ fetishes, and hosting the Pornhub Awards

Catching up with the fan favorite who has helped shift the industry.

On Sep 6, 2018 by John-Michael Bond

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Texas middle schooler awarded ‘most likely to be a terrorist’ by teacher

It was a joke, but a very poor one.

On May 26, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Teachers fired for giving student with ADHD ‘Most Likely to Not Pay Attention’ award

The student's mom was not pleased.

On May 19, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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The year’s worst sex writing will make you contemplate celibacy

So not hot.

On Nov 18, 2016 by April Siese