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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
But when Jen presented, the camera cut to Angelina Jolie. Check one off your bingo cards! … READ MORE »
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 tune… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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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… … READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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 Milk, the first openly gay elected official, played onscreen by the fiery Sean Penn.
Something that sets this movie apart from the pack of… READ MORE »
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 sheet to all of Hollywood’s hippest reads.
“The Reader,” by Bernard Schlink (1995) is a former Oprah-fave. Now it’s an Oscar-nommed movie starring Ralph… READ MORE »