Oscars 2019: How to Watch the Best Picture Nominees Online

With the Academy Awards coming up in just a few days, there’s still time to watch many of the 2019 Oscar-nominated movies online, streaming from the comfort of your own home. A number of this year’s Oscar nominees–except for Vice, which hasn’t been released digitally yet–are available to stream, rent, or purchase from Amazon Video, […]

Oscars 2019: Why Are the Academy Awards Called the Oscars?

The 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. But why are the Academy Awards sometimes called the Oscars? It’s because of that iconic statue, and the mystifying origins of its name. Why are the statuettes called Oscars? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences calls the Oscar […]