Posts tagged "once"

Musicians From “Once,” The Swell Season, Get Their Own Documentary

The song "Falling Slowly," from the movie "Once," is one of the most romantic songs ever. (The Academy, which gave them the Oscar for Best Song, would certainly agree!) A lot of us squealed when we learned the actors Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová had a real-life relationship in addition to their big-screen courtship. Calling…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 17, 2011

The Top Ten Chick Flicks He’ll Like

Women love movies. Dudes love movies too. Unfortunately, women and men don't always love the same movies -- that's why we once vetoed a dude because he couldn't see the cinematic power of Fear. When you've got a boyfriend or even when you're just going on a date with someone new, going to the cinema…

By: The Frisky / September 10, 2008

Cutest Oscar Couple: Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova

Can we just utter a lil' sigh? What's got us most psyched about this year's Oscars is Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova being nominated for Best Original Song for "Falling Slowly", one of the tunes they penned for Once, a movie they also starred in. The two are together in real life and were handpicked…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 5, 2008

Oscar Music Strategy

Besides the opening monologue, the best part about the Academy Awards is the musical performances. My all-time favorite was Three 6 Mafia doing “It’s Hard Out Here For a Pimp,” from Hustle and Flow. Looking at this cool graphic, it seems like there might be a method for winning an Oscar for Best Song --…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 30, 2008