Posts tagged "oscars"

28 Oscar-Worthy Gowns That Walked The Runway At Paris Couture Week

With the Academy Awards just around the corner, many of the female celebs who will be attending this year's ceremony -- Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita N'yongo, Cate Blanchett, Amy Adams, etc. -- will be looking to the runways this week in Paris, where the Spring 2014 Couture shows are in full swing, for some little ol'…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2014

Female Oscar Nominees In 2014 Remains Dismally Low Yet Again

Zero female directors, zero cinematographers, zero female editors, and only two screenwriters. A grand total of seven categories don't even have one woman nominated! That's the female nominees at the Academy Awards in 2014. Yes, I said 2014. [Womens Media Center] Amelia had a good take on Jezebel's recent Lena Dunham/Vogue untouched images stunt and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 17, 2014

Here Are The Nominees For The 2014 Academy Awards!

This morning, the nominees for the 2014 Academy Awards were announced. For the most part, the nominees were expected, and there were few noticeable snubs -- though I am still steaming that James Franco in "Spring Breakers" has been all but overlooked this awards season. Check out the full list of nominees after the jump!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 16, 2014

Jennifer Lawrence Blames Cake For Her Fall At The Oscars

“I was at the Oscars, waiting to hear
 if my name was called, and I kept thinking, Cakewalk, cakewalk, cakewalk. I thought, Why is ‘cakewalk’ stuck in my head? And then, as I started to walk up the stairs and the fabric from my dress tucked under my feet, I realized my stylist had told…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 8, 2014

Seth MacFarlane’s “We Saw Your Boobs” Song Celebrates Rape Scenes & The Infidelity Diet

Seth MacFarlane's "We Saw Your Boobs" song was a fail in countless ways. But especially because many of the pairs of boobs he referenced were "seen" in rape scenes. [Newser] And on that note, MacFarlane has promised never to host the Oscars again. A promise I plan to hold him to. [Just Jared] Infidelity i…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 26, 2013

Nicki Minaj & Rihanna Got Frisky? Plus, More Oscar Gossip!

Nicki Minaj says Rihanna was "touchy-touchy" with her when they collaborated back in 2011. I can see RiRi swinging both ways. [Celeb Dirty Laundry] Here are some fun candids from Vanity Fair's Oscar party. [theBERRY] Speaking of the Oscars, here are the best reaction shocks from the night. [Next Movie] And here are the seven geekiest…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

…And Now Here’s Every Other Star Who Attended Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

I'm gonna give it to your straight: if you didn't get invited to Vanity Fair's infamous Oscar party, you're probably a sad, pathetic commoner like me. Practically everyone in Hollywood was there, though I chose to only feature those who didn't attend the awards or who changed into a pretty new frock for the party. And by the way, a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

Seth MacFarlane’s Most Offensive Oscar Jokes

Academy bosses must have known Seth MacFarlane would come to the Oscars armed with a few bad-taste jokes—and the "Family Guy" creator did not disappoint. Some of the rookie host's more controversial moments, as per Entertainment Weekly and the Huffington Post: "Django Unchained" "is the story of a man fighting to get back his woman, who’s been subjected to unthinkable…

By: Newser / February 25, 2013

Hair Dos: 5 Fabulous Oscar Hairstyles (And How To Get Them!)

It was tough to pick any "worst dressed" contenders out of this year's batch of beautiful Oscar gowns, and the hairstyles didn't disappoint either. From romantic updos to retro curls, click through to check out five celebrity hairstyles we loved on the red carpet--and how to recreate them at home!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 25, 2013

Watch Jennifer Lawrence Meet Jack Nicholson For The First Time

Yup, this is just about how I'd imagine such an encounter would go. Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence was doing an interview with ABC last night when the vaguely lecherous (but in a cute-ish way?) Jack Nicholson interrupted to compliment her on her performance in "Silver Linings Playbook." Jennifer is naturally a bit starstruck at having…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

Academy Awards 2013: The Best Of The Rest

So many Oscars gowns, so little time! This year, for a change, virtually everyone looked smashing. Hollywood was struck by the good taste stick for once -- and we've culled more than a dozen of our favorite red carpet moments from the 2013 Academy Awards. Click through to see all the glitz, glamour and (actually…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 25, 2013

The Worst Dressed At The 2013 Academy Awards

This year's Academy Awards were rather exceptional -- no, not because of Anne Hathaway's annoyingly breathless acceptance speech -- but because there were relatively few fashion missteps on the red carpet. Even Helena Bonham-Carter, a reliable style weirdo, managed to reign in her batcrackers look just a tad. So while these looks technically fall i…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 25, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence Will Make You Fall In Love With Her, Trust Us

I was going to try and pick out one or two quotes from this clip of Jennifer Lawrence doing post-Oscars interviews, but it was pretty impossible to choose just one thing. Aside from being gorgeous and talented and all over amazing, J. Law happens to also be extremely thoughtful and funny. After discussing the stigma…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 25, 2013

Academy Awards 2013: 7 Rhapsodies In Blue

Hollywood’s biggest stars absolutely looked their best at last night’s Academy Awards — so much so that we had a difficult time finding much we didn’t like. So for the most part, we’re going to focus on what we loved. We already showed you those wearing stunning sequins and princess gowns — and here are…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 25, 2013

The Best Moments From The 2013 Academy Awards In GIFs, Pics & Video!

For the most part, last night's Academy Awards were painfully unfunny -- Seth MacFarlane, NEVER AGAIN -- and way, way, way too long. But there were some great acceptance speeches, unplanned gaffes, and plenty of moments ripe for GIFing. Because I love you, allow me to recap everything worth recapping from last night's Oscars, i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

Academy Awards 2013: 7 Pretty, Pretty Princess Gowns

Hollywood's biggest stars absolutely looked their best at last night's Academy Awards -- so much so that we had a difficult time finding much we didn't like. So for the most part, we're going to focus on what we loved. We already showed you those wearing stunning sequins -- and here are seven women who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

The Onion Crosses The Line With Joke About 9-Year-Old Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis — But So Did Host Seth MacFarlane [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The Onion has posted an apology on their Facebook page. Read it here. Last night's Oscars draggggggged on and on, but if you managed to stay up for the full exhausting affair, and were fooling around on Twitter at the same time, then you probably saw controversy erupt over a tweet posted to The Onion's account.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

Academy Awards 2013: 7 Super Sparkling Starlets

For the first time maybe ever, there were not a lot of fashion missteps on last night's Academy Awards red carpet. Nearly every single Hollywood star brought it and we were hard pressed to find anything we didn't like. So we decided to break down a couple of the trends that stood out, starting with the lovely ladies who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

Anne Hathaway Already Thinks She’s #1

Pretty sure she still wants that Oscar though.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 24, 2013
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