Posts tagged "oscars"

Who Is This Oscar Guy, Anyway?

When you’ve been writing about the Oscars as much as I have been this week, an inevitable question pops into your head: why is an Academy Award called an Oscar?

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Oscar Theory #11: Whoever Wins The BAFTA Gets The Oscar

When it comes to the acting awards at the year’s Oscars, it looks things could get very British. No, not because the world has gone mad over Prince William and

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 24, 2011 - 12:00 pm

James Franco And Anne Hathway Feeling Grease Lightening For The Oscars?

T-minus three days until the Oscars, and people are starting to wonder—what do hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway have up their sleeves? Yesterday, James posted this 19-second clip…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 24, 2011 - 11:40 am

James Franco And Anne Hathaway Take Their Oscar Training To The Next Level

The Oscars are going down on Sunday night—yes, like this week—and James Franco and Anne Hathaway are totally ready. In the awesome promo above, James runs an Oscar-carrying…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 22, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Oscar Theory #10: The Academy Loves A Crazy Female Character

I’m not sure exactly how time is passing so quickly, but we are now only nine days away from the Oscars. To be clear—that’s one week and two days. As…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 18, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Jesse Eisenberg Says Dressing Up For Awards Shows Is Like Going To A Bar Mitzvah

“I feel like when I was 13 and I had to go to bar mitzvahs every weekend. This is the same feeling. You have to put on a suit every…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 11, 2011 - 11:20 am

Oscar Theory #9: Play A Real Person, Win A Statue

T-minus 18 days until the Oscars and, of course, we are all starting to place bets on who we think will walk away with little golden men this year. Luckily,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 10, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Helena Bonham Carter Promises Her Oscar Outfit Will Be “A Catastrophe”

“I promise you, I’ll wear the same colors shoes … I have no idea [what I’m wearing] … As my boyfriend knows, it’s right up to the last minute… Can…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 8, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Could James Franco Be The First Oscar Host To Also Win?

James Franco is getting way into the singing and dancing required for his Oscar co-hosting duties on February 27th. “This weekend we did shoot some of the pre-tape sections. Anne

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 2, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Scientists Confirm The Oscar Curse: Best Actress Winners Are Likely To Divorce

It’s easy to name stars who won the Oscar for Best Actress and went on to see their relationships go belly up—Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Reese

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 1, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Behold, The 2011 Oscar Nominations

The early bird catches the worm. And the Oscar nominations telecast, which went down at 5:30 a.m. this morning when I was happily dreaming that I could fly. “The King’s…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 25, 2011 - 12:20 pm

5 Reasons The Golden Globes Are Better Than The Oscars

Hooray! Award season has begun! On Sunday, the Golden Globe Awards will be handed out in Hollywood and I couldn’t be more excited. The Globes are my favorite award show…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 14, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Oscar Theory # 8: The Pregnant Woman Often Wins. Will This Help Natalie Portman?

Commence the countdown to the Oscars: there are 59 days until February 27, when James Franco and Anne Hathaway will show us if they were the right picks to host…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | December 30, 2010 - 3:30 pm

An Open Letter To Oscar Hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway

Dear James and Anne,

Congrats on that whole “hosting the Oscars” thing. We suppose it’s kind of a big deal, though probably not for you two, what with…

Julie Gerstein | December 5, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Overexposed James Franco To Host 2011 Oscars With Anne Hathaway

Amelia, I will not be liveblogging the Oscars this year: Mr. Overexposure himself, James Franco, will be co-hosting the 83rd annual Academy Awards with Anne Hathaway. Maybe we’ll get lucky…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Cue The Natalie Portman Oscar Buzz

Natalie Portman is gorgeous. And smart. And funny. And forever the quirky girl of every man’s dreams after her Shins-playing role in “Garden State.” And according to early reviews of…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 2, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Howard University Misplaced Hattie McDaniel’s “Gone With The Wind” Oscar

Howard University has admitted it lost the Oscar won by Hattie McDaniel for the 1939 film “Gone With The Wind.” Upon her death in 1952, McDaniel, who was the first…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Betty White: 8 Shows We’d Actually Like To See Her On

Ever since the Facebook campaign to have Betty White host “Saturday Night Live” worked, new groups keep popping up calling for her to host the Oscars as well as make…

Nikki Dowling | May 13, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Here’s One Way Not To Win An Oscar

It seems the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences didn’t want a controversy similar to the one that ensued after that now-infamous couple crashed a party at the White…

Annika Harris | April 23, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Real-Life Party Crashers Revealed!

The Vanity Fair Oscar party was crashed for the first time in 15 years on Sunday. The crasher, Gawker’s Ravi Somaiya had to sneak in hours in advance, steal passes…

Lily Q | March 9, 2010 - 7:30 pm
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