The Oscars

Eddie Murphy In Talks To Host The Oscars

Posted by Katie F. on September 5th, 2011

Photo: Looks like Eddie Murphy might be getting a new gig – he’s in talks to host the Oscars. According to Deadline, producer Brett Ratner will announce to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday that he would like Murphy to host the 84th Academy Awards. Once Ratner offers his name […]

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Critics Panning James Franco’s Hosting Performance at the Oscars

Posted by Angela on February 28th, 2011

James Franco was clearly completely psyched to be hosting the Oscars alongside Anne Hathaway — before last night, that is. At the actual ceremony, the 32-year-old actor seemed distracted and even bored. In fact, reviewers have already been calling him a “disaster,” with one even saying that he just “bombed.” From PopEater: “This was a […]

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Melissa Leo Drops the F-Bomb at the Oscars, Apologizes Immediately After

Posted by Angela on February 27th, 2011

Melissa Leo dropped the f-bomb in her acceptance speech at the Oscars tonight, apologizing immediately afterward in a statement to People magazine. “The Fighter” actress won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and forgot to censor herself in her excitement. People reports: “When I watched Kate [Winslet, for The Reader] two years ago, it […]

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Oscar Fashions: Sandra Bullock

Posted by Christine on March 7th, 2010

Best Actress Nominee Sandra Bullock arriving at tonight’s Oscars in a shimmering gold beaded Marchesa gown and matching clutch.  At tonight’s awards ceremony she is up for best actress for her role in The Blind Side.  Even though she just took home two Razzies for worst actress in the romantic comedy, All About Steve and worst […]

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More People Up For Oscars To Boost Viewers

Posted by PZ on February 4th, 2010

This year, the Academy who decide on who wins Oscars have made a decision to try and boost their viewers by nominating more people for awards, thus making a wider range of people interested in watching the ceremony. Over the last few years, the once huge show saw it’s ratings begin to plummet,  although it […]

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