"Don't Go For Second Best, Baby"
Completely without announcement or comment, Madonna uploaded video from the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards where she performed her iconic song Express Yourself. For some strange reason that I can’t quite understand, Maddy seems intent on reminding us of how amazing her song Express Yourself is. In case you’ve never seen it or just want to watch again, you can check out the video below. More »
"You Pulled Me In, James Franco ... You Have the Power"
After getting to see two semi-cute promo videos which feature co-hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco (HERE and HERE) for the upcoming 83rd annual Academy Awards, today we get to see a third promo video. This one clocks in at 2 minutes and features quite a bit of back and forth banter that shows that the pair might actually be well-suited to co-host the Oscars together. More »
The Gang's ALL Here
All of the nominees of this year’s Academy Awards met for the annual Oscar Luncheon this week so that they could meet one another, give a few interviews and pose for one, massive group photo. The Academy posted the Oscar Nominees Class Photo on their official Twitter profile and altho it took me a couple of passes, I finally found my favorite Oscar nominee — Trent Reznor — in the sea of nominees (on the far right, Atticus Ross is two people behind him). More »
Daddy Keith Urban Shows Off His Newborn Baby Girl
A couple weeks ago, the day after the Golden Globe Awards, we learned the surprising news that Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were the proud parents of a newborn baby girl they had via surrogate mother. Today we get our first look at the darling little girl the couple have named Faith Margaret. On the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Keith couldn’t resist showing off a cellphone photo of his adorable baby girl Faith. More »
UPDATE: The HFPA President Denies The Invitation
Remember the outrageous uproar that ensued in Hollywood the day after comic Ricky Gervais BRILLIANTLY skewered celebrities at the Golden Globe Awards a few weeks ago? Yeah, it would seem that all of that whining and crying was all for naught … because according to Gervais himself, the Hollywood Foreign Press (the folks responsible for hosting the annual Golden Globe Awards) have asked him to host the show again next year. More »
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Last week we got our first look at the first promo video released by The 83rd Annual Academy Awards which features co-hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco. Today we get to feast our eyes on the second promo video released of the Oscar hosts offering their personal invitation to YOU to watch the show. More »
The Usual Suspects
Last night the Screen Actors Guild Awards were handed out at The Shrine Auditorium here in Los Angeles, CA in the midst of awards season and, as you might expect, the same sort of folks who have been winning awards at previous award shows continued their streak last night. But, while it seemed like The Social Network was the film to beat for Best Picture, it’s becoming a bit more evident that The King’s Speech has taken the front-running position. Even still, films like Black Swan and The Fighter were honored as well. More »
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Oscar Hosts In-Training
On Tuesday we got our first look at the first promo images released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of this year’s Oscar hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco. Today we get get to see the first promo video of the pair promoting their upcoming Oscar hosting gig. More »
Stand Up, Sit Down, Stand Up
In late November we learned that actors Anne Hathaway and James Franco had been hired to host the upcoming 83rd annual Academy Awards and today we get our first look at the first promo images of the two as hosts. These images come hot on the heels of today’s Oscar nominations which were announced early this morning here in Hollywood. From here on out, it’s full steam ahead to Oscar Night! More »
'The King's Speech' & 'True Grit' Lead the Way!
Earlier this morning the nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards — which honors achievement in film making, considered THE most prestigious award in Hollywood — were announced LIVE from Hollywood, CA and now we know which films will be vying for film-making’s highest honor. The King’s Speech did very well, pulling in 12 nominations while True Grit pulled in an impressive 10 noms. Toy Story 3, one of the most beloved films of the year, managed to secure a nomination for Best Animated Film as well as a nom for Best Picture … becoming the second film after Up to ever get nominations in both categories. While many of the usual suspects this awards season got noms, there were a few snubs … including NO nominations for Christopher Nolan for his work directing Inception. More »
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