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Quotable: J. Lo Could’ve Been A (Oscar) Contender

“I feel like I had that [Oscar-worthy role] in ‘El Cantante,’ but I don’t even think the Academy members saw it. I feel like it’s their responsibility to do that, to see everything that’s out there, everything that could be great … Well, it is a little bit frustrating. It was funny; when the Oscars… More »


Tina Fey And The Oscars Would Have Been A Great Match

By now you’ve probably heard the news that Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will be co-hosting the Oscars on March 7, but have you heard who was considered for Baldwin’s role before he was? Apparently, the big guns were so impressed with the pairing of Steve Martin and Tina Fey as co-presenters earlier this year,… More »


Oscars To Nominate 10 Films For Best Picture This Year

Too bad you weren’t released last year, “Star Trek,” because the Best Picture Oscar is going to be twice as hard to win at the 2009 Academy Awards ceremony. From now on, 10 movies will be nominated for the Academy’s top nod. Why? So that any type of film—be it a drama, a comedy, a… More »


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 look at it, and I’m like, OK, I have to stay in shape,” she said. I don’t get the connection between winning an Oscar and… More »


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 time and Robin knows how he feels about her. Wright Penn went on to say that they knew there wouldn’t be “enough time.” Pretty cool… More »


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 from the over-the-top gushing that came when past winners introduced the nominees for the acting awards, there were plenty of LOL moments from last night’s… More »


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 Milk, but he didn’t thank his wife, Robin Wright Penn. The two have had a rocky relationship, even filing for divorce in 2007 before reconciling… More »


Poll: Who Was The Worst Dressed Star At The Academy Awards?


Poll: Who Was The Best Dressed Star At The Academy Awards?


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! … More »


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 — aside from the initial few big awards given away at the beginning, and the big awards handed out at the end, don’t we all tuneMore »


Poll: Who Will Win Best Actress At The Academy Awards?


Poll: Who Will Win Best Actor At The Academy Awards?


Poll: What Will Win Best Picture At The Academy Awards?


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 have all been well-known funny people, i.e., Billy Crystal, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, and Jon Stewart. But even if Jackman isn’t… More »


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?

In “Frost/Nixon,” Richard Nixon and David Frost (British satirist-slash-serious-news-guy who used to be huge in the ’70s) face-off on national TV after Dirty Dick’s… More »


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 lengths they’ll go to to get some applause always make it worth watching! So, let’s take a tour of Crazy Tinseltown with the Top 10… More »


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

Saturday

“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 … More »


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 show gets way boring for about two hours. What to do? Play The Frisky’s Oscar Bingo! Click here to print the bingo card… … More »


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 her? Keep reading for some fascinating trivia about the 38-year-old D.C. native that will impress your friends when you’re watching the Academy Awards this Sunday… More »


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