In 1962, New York lawyer James B. Donovan was given an unlikely mission: Facilitate the exchange of convicted Soviet spy Rudolf Abel for captured U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers in hostile East Berlin. The situation was, in fact, one that Donovan had predicted. Just five years earlier, the 46-year-old married father of four was assigned […]
It’s Oscar Sunday! XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda takes a look at the nominees for the biggest award of the night: Best Picture. Who will take home the little golden man?
XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda takes a look at this year’s Best Actor nominees and one of Hollywood Blvd.’s more interesting celebrity impersonators.
XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda takes a look at this year’s Oscar nominees for Best Actress, and offers his predictions for the outcome.
Short films may not get as much attention as their feature-length brethren during awards season, but these bite-sized flicks are telling some of the best world narratives on any screen. Thanks to the Academy Awards and ShortsHD, the animated and live-action short films nominated at this year’s Oscars can be seen across the country in […]
Let there be carpet! It was a beautiful day in Hollywood for the Academy’s annual “red carpet roll-out,” during which production crews literally roll the world’s most famous crimson carpet down Hollywood Blvd. for the press. And, as you can see by the video below, there is a lot of press. This was hardly the beginning […]
Entertainment Editor David Onda’s coverage of the Oscars continues with predictions in the Best Supporting Actor category and more.
XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda kicks off Oscars coverage from Hollywood with his predictions for the Best Supporting Actress category.
It’s been 80 years since track and field athlete Jesse Owens won four Olympic gold medals at the Berlin games in 1936, but what do you really know about Owens’ historic performance in Nazi Germany? Did you know Owens nearly skipped the games due to pressure by the NAACP? Did you know Owens was never […]
At 7 p.m. ET on Oscar Sunday, go behind the scene at the 88th Academy Awards with a red carpet and backstage live stream, and join the conversation with the XFINITY Oscars live chat.