Posts tagged "awards"

Rigging The Hugos: A Sad Puppies/George R. R. Martin Explainer

Fandom is alight with scandal right now over the Hugo awards, if you hadn’t heard or don’t follow sci-fi and fantasy writing. I will be totally honest and say from the get-go that I don’t keep up with contemporary science fiction novels by and large. I read comic books, I play video games, I watch…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 10, 2015

“Guardians” Director James Gunn Is On Point About The Value Of Action Movies

"Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn is pushing back against the recent spate of criticism of action movies, now that "Birdman" has taken home the Oscar for Best Picture. In a Facebook post, he wrote: Whatever the case, the truth is, popular fare in any medium has always been snubbed by the self-appointed elite.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 24, 2015

5 BS “Achievements” People Need To Stop Taking Seriously

Read any list of things that motivate employees to work harder and you'll find that recognition for a job well done regularly outranks money. If I had to guess, I'd say that's probably because the only people who bother to write lists like those are companies that want to pay you less than you deserve.

By: Cracked / July 6, 2014

Feel Like A Star On Oscar Night With These 9 Luxurious Treatments

I don't care how cliche it is, I am a girl that loves a good awards show. The bigger the stars (and the more of them), the better. The Oscars have all of my favorite things in one place: glitzy dresses fresh off the runway? Check. Incredible hair and makeup? Check. Acceptance speeches that ru…

By: Rachel Krause / February 22, 2013

Oscar Night 2013: Dressing The Nominees

The 85th Academy Awards are this Sunday, and some of our favorite actresses have been nominated to take home the gold. We couldn't be more proud of their career achievements… but we also want to know, what are they going to wear? Or more accurately, we want them to know what we think they should…

By: Rachel Krause / February 21, 2013

The 5 Hottest Beauty Trends From The Golden Globes — And How To Get Them!

Was anyone else surprised by some of the hair and makeup at the Golden Globes? For example: trend forecasters (this is a real job) have been calling for plenty of dark lips, particularly bordeaux and burgundy shades, this winter, but there were a sparse few to be found this past Sunday. Instead, our favorite cele…

By: Rachel Krause / January 15, 2013

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2012 Critics’ Choice Awards

It's no mistake that the Critics' Choice Awards come the day after the People's Choice Awards. Celebs who don't win the popular vote can drown their sorrows in the idea that perhaps, perhaps the critics adore them. But while the People's Choice was a slightly less formal affair, the Critics, well, the Critics we dre…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 13, 2012

Amy Poehler Makes A Speech, Proves How Awesome She Is Yet Again

What's not to love about Amy Poehler? She's smart, sassy, and oh-so-funny. Here, Amy accepts the Variety Power of Comedy Award from Will Farrell and shows the world why she's managed to earn so much acclaim and adulation. [NYMag.com]…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 23, 2011

Jennifer Aniston Won A Parenting Award?!

They must be handing out parenting awards these days because Jennifer Aniston—who, uh, doesn't have children—has won one. She didn’t technically do any parenting for the award, but the actress narrated an accompanying CD to kids' book Loukoumi's Good Deeds. Along with her father, “Days of Our Lives” actor John Aniston, Jennifer Aniston recorded the…

By: Justine Fields / August 7, 2009

Is Anne Hathaway Already a Golden Globe Winner?

The Golden Globe Awards air this Sunday, and someone may have let the cat out of the bag on one winner. For a brief while yesterday afternoon, there was a star next to Anne Hathaway’s name under Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in "Rachel Getting Married" on the…

By: Wendy Atterberry / January 9, 2009