Does the Academy Hate Movies? Our Critics on the 2022 Oscars.

Whatever you make of the slap, the telecast as a whole was a frustrating night of television that seemed based on a misunderstanding of what makes films great.

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Best and Worst Moments of the 2022 Oscars

The night made history, from That Slap to milestone wins by Troy Kotsur and Ariana DeBose, and a rousing performance by Beyoncé.

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‘CODA’ Triumphs, but Onstage Slap Takes Center Stage at the Oscars

On a night when “CODA” became the first film from a streaming service to win best picture, the focus was on Will Smith’s altercation with Chris Rock.

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An Onstage Slap Gives the Oscars More Drama Than It Bargained For

The show strained to offer something for everyone. But it could still create shocking moments.

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Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes on Hosting the Oscars

In an interview, the stars said they plan to keep the show moving and make sure it’s funny. But there will be a segment about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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The Oscars’ Popularity Crisis

Why academy efforts like trimming awards from the telecast won’t help. People watch because it’s a show about elite work, not in spite of it.

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Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer and Regina Hall to Host Oscars

The comic actresses are in final talks for the job, which the producer Will Packer is adding back to the ceremony. The event had been hostless for the past three years.

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