Posts tagged "academy awards"

Beyonce Works Booty To Win An Academy Award

Beyonce tells Self that her dream of winning an Oscar is what keeps her in shape. She has a painting of the golden statue in her gym, she explains. “I…

Annika Harris | May 20, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Sean Penn Omitted Wife From Speech On Purpose

No need to freak out: Sean Penn purposefully didn’t mention wife Robin Wright Penn in his Oscar acceptance speech. Penn told Access Hollywood that they had discussed it ahead of…

Catherine Strawn | February 24, 2009 - 3:00 pm

The Five Funniest Oscar Moments

The movie business holds the Academy Awards in such high regard it can make or break a distribution deal. Luckily, actors don’t (always) take themselves so seriously. Aside…

Simcha | February 23, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Are Sean Penn And Robin Wright Penn Breaking Up?

At last night’s Academy Awards, Sean Penn won Best Actor for his performance in “Milk.” In his acceptance speech, he thanked everyone from screenwriter Lance Black to Harvey…

Catherine Strawn | February 23, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Quick Pic: Jennifer Aniston & John Mayer Show Up, Skip The Red Carpet

But when Jen presented, the camera cut to Angelina Jolie. Check one off your bingo cards!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2009 - 12:00 am

Liveblogging The Academy Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show!

Starting tonight at 7:30 pm EST, some very Fetching ladies, Jessica, Robyn, and Sasha will be live blogging the Academy Awards’ Red Carpet pre-show on ABC. Let’s face it –

The Fetching | February 22, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Will Hugh Jackman Be A Successful Oscar Host?

When we first heard that Hugh Jackman was hosting tonight’s Academy Awards, we were confused. Don’t they always have comedians host? In the past 20 years, the hosts…

Catherine Strawn | February 22, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Frost/Nixon”

Oscar time and Hollywood goes all highbrow on us, taking cues for Tony Award nominated, dramatic the-a-ter. Sure, you saw the movie, but what do you know about the play?

Deborah Stein | February 21, 2009 - 6:00 pm

10 Most Outrageous Oscar Moments

What happens when you pack an auditorium full of attention whores…er, I mean actors? Oscar Night! The stars are all dying to shine at Hollywood’s biggest award night and the…

Simcha | February 21, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For February 21st-22nd 2009


“Project Runway” on Bravo from 8 am to 1 pm
“E! News Weekend” on E! at 9 am
“Big Love” on HBO2 at 10 am…

Annika Harris | February 21, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Play The Frisky’s Oscar Bingo!

This Sunday is the 81st Academy Awards and, let’s face it, after the red carpet action (a fashion lover’s porn), and the initial few big awards are given out, the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 20, 2009 - 6:30 pm

10 Things To Know About Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson is nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Queenie in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” but do you know anything else about…

Annika Harris | February 20, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Milk”

Gus Van Sant’s biopic “Milk” is nominated for Best Original Screenplay, but writer Dustin Lance Black drew heavily on “The Mayor of Castro Street,” Randy Shilts’ 1982 biography of Harvey…

Deborah Stein | February 19, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “The Reader”

Anyone can see the movie; only smarties read the book. This year all five nominees for Best Picture are stolen from based on literary sources. We’re giving you a cheat…

Deborah Stein | February 15, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Michelle Obama Hasn’t Worn Maria Pinto Lately, But Will The Designer Get Some Love From Oscar?

Maria Pinto, the Chicago designer who has dressed Michelle Obama on many occasions, is among seven up-and-coming designers competing to have their gowns worn onstage at this year’s Academy Awards.

Annika Harris | February 11, 2009 - 7:30 pm
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