Posts Tagged ‘academy awards’

Let’s Watch The Final Shot From Every Best Picture Oscar Winner

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I’m not sure why this hasn’t been done before, or if it has why I didn’t watch it.  It’s a compilation of the final shot of every Best Picture Oscar winner.  The movies that appreciate “the final shot” or image have a better chance of people remembering them, the last image before your art is

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The 86th Oscars: Here Are The Winners

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I will be posting updates of all of tonight’s Oscar action here in this post and live tweeting – so refresh every so often.  You can check out all of the nominations below, I will RED BOLD the winners as they are announced.  Check out Bree’s “Celebrating the Oscars” checklist here, my predictions (not hopefuls)

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Celebrating the Oscars

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When I was twelve-years-old I remember sitting on the floor of my bedroom cutting out pictures from the Tribute magazine I got from the cinema. They weren’t pictures of actors or actresses, they were the cut-outs of all the Oscars that were placed about the Academy Award issue that year. I had a dream of

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The 2014 Oscar Nominees

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Here are the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards or “The Oscars” is you’re nasty.  The leaders are American Hustle and Gravity lead with 10 nominations each, 12 Years a Slave has 9 nominations.  I’m happy to see Wolf of Wall Street earn five nominations including Best Picture, Director (Scorsese), Best Actor (DiCaprio), Supporting Actor

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Seth MacFarlane Will Host The Oscars, Make A Spin-off

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Family Guy, American Dad and Ted creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 85th Annual Academy Awards.  In a surprise twist of not doing something incredibly transparent (“hey look, we got James Franco and Ann Hathaway kids!”) or boring (“call your parents, Billy Crystal is back!”)

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The Oscar Winners: 2012

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The Oscars are over and if you took part in our live blog, you know that I thought it was a pretty good show this year.  The Artist won the big awards of the night – Best Picture, Best Director (Michael Hazanavicius), Best Actor (Jean Dujardin), Best Costume Design, and Best Score. For those who

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Live Blog: The 84th Annual Academy Awards

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I am live-blogging the 84th Annual Academy Awards, I will begin when Billy Crystal walks out on stage.  Why am I doing this?  I watch the Oscars, therefore I know how boring it can be.  I will have my laptop on hand so I figure I will bring some praise and cynicism to the party. 

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84th Annual Academy Awards Nominations (with BOLD predictions)

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Every year the Academy Awards Nominations are sure to piss people off, and this year is no exception.  Hugo dominated receiving 11 nods, including Best Picture and Best Director, for Martin Scorsese’s movie that I called the best movie of 2011. The Artist however is getting a lot of love too (10 nods) for all the

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A Trailer For The 84th Academy Awards, Good For Megan Fox

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the trailer for the 84th Academy Awards with Funny Or Die, and it couldn’t die quicker.  The trailer features Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox, William Fichtner and Vinnie Jones.  Why?  Because you’re parents will laugh is why. The 2012 Oscar nominations will

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Eddie Murphy Will Officially Host The 84th Annual Oscars

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Over the weekend it was revealed that Oscar producer Brett Ratner wanted Eddie Murphy to host the 84th Oscars, today it’s been officially announced that Murphy has agreed to do it. It’s easy to call out the man for making a pile of awful movies over the last decade or more, but if we put

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