Oscars


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The 87th Academy Awards were last night and people won Oscars and stuff. But let’s focus on the most important part: the fashion. This year the red carpet was a...
Oscar-adaptations
With Oscar night fast approaching, the usual questions fill the air as film junkies scramble to fill out their mock ballots. Will Boy(hood) or Bird(man) triumph on Sunday? The real...
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When they say, “the envelope please” at the Oscars, what they’re really asking for is a handcrafted work of art, designed specifically for its purpose and treated like a state...
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We love a good parody and few do them better than everyone’s friends at Sesame Street. When we came across this parody of Birdman: The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance it...
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This February marks the 75th anniversary of Gone with the Wind’s 1940 all-out Oscars grab. That year, the film won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best...
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We’re tired of the movie “experts.” They have been weighing in for weeks about which movie will snag the Academy Awards’ big prize—Best Motion Picture—and we don’t agree at all....
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If there is one idea Cheryl Cecchetto’s latest book conveys without question, it’s how much detail and preparation go into celebrations like the Academy Awards®. A wardrobe malfunction or flub...
Oscar Flowers at Governors Ball
For the 22nd year in a row, Mark’s Garden, led by florist-to-the-stars Mark Held, will be in charge of flowers for the Oscar’s Governor’s Ball on February 22, the “it”...
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I went to bed in my tux Wednesday night just so I’d be ready for Thursday morning’s announcements of the Academy Award nominations. And while I woke up a little...
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Oscar watchers, take note: There’s tons of buzz around Resse Witherspoon’s work in Wild, the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling memoir. But Wild, which opens this week, is part...
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I have not been nominated for an Academy Award this year. Or last year. OK, never. But I could have been. If only. If I had been given a film...