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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 “Black Swan,” Natalie may soon also be an Oscar winner. The flick premiered last night at the Venice Film Festival, and reviewers’ opinions of the… More »


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 black woman to win an Academy Award, bequeathed her statue to the HU drama department. [Essence]
Effective today, Indonesia’s conservative Islamic Aceh province has banned… More »


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 appearances on “Dancing with the Stars” and “Glee.” Personally, I like the idea of our favorite “Golden Girl” doing battle with Sue Sylvester on “Glee.” More »


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 House. The Academy allegedly went all captor and detainees on a Hollywood newcomer and his wife who thought they had tickets to the 2010 Oscars. More »


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 left idle for a moment in a back room and hide in stairwells all to enjoy about seven minutes of party-going. While this may sound… More »


The Oscars, Recession-Style

The Oscars are a no-expense-spared event, from the bottles of champagne to those adorable little gold trophies. Actors and actresses dress up in designer clothes (though each piece is likely borrowed), primp with hair and makeup gurus and stylists, not to mention all those limos. But this year, the recession took hold in not one,… More »


10 Reasons Why Jeff Bridges Is Awesome

We couldn’t have been happier when Jeff Bridges won Best Actor for his role as Bad Blake in “Crazy Heart.” [The Dude abides! — Editor Amelia, President of the Jeff Bridges Rocks My Panties Club] He’s one of the most unpretentious actors out there who’s been under-appreciated for far too long. He comes across as… More »


Academy Snubs Farrah Fawcett And Bea Arthur In Memorial Montage

If you made it through the entirety of the Oscars last night, you probably noticed something missing. Well, two things missing. During the annual memorial montage, two bold-faced names who passed away this year were conspicuously absent—Farrah Fawcett and Bea Arthur. Friends and admirers of Fawcett’s have been taking to Twitter to protest the decision. More »


10 Reasons We Love Sandra Bullock

I will admit it. I am one of the 10 people in America who has not traditionally been a Sandra Bullock fan. Why? Because she got herself pigeonholed as the romantic comedy queen—playing the quirky, irreverent, clutzy girl over and over again, and making me want to gag in the process. But last night, Sandra… More »


Did Our Oscar Theories Hold Any Water?

Fine, so you didn’t exactly need a functioning crystal ball to predict last night’s big Oscar winners. Christoph Waltz won for Best Supporting Actor for “Inglourious Basterds,” Mo’Nique won Best Supporting Actress for “Precious,” Jeff Bridges won Best Actor for “Crazy Heart,” and Sandra Bullock won Best Actress for “The Blind Side.” They were the… More »


Quotable: SJP’s Druggy Oscars Dress

“An orange Sarah Jessica Parker looked as if she were dressed by Barbara Streisand’s coke dealer.”– Literary agent and blogger Erin Hosier’s take on the supposed fashion icon’s outfit [The Forest for the Trees] … More »


11 Things George Clooney Might’ve Been Pissed About At The Oscars

Was is just me, or did George Clooney seem totally pissed off at the Oscars last night? His sour puss act in the front row almost made me miss Jack Nicholson smirking in his dark sunglasses. And George’s lady, Elisabetta Canalis, wasn’t looking too chipper either—those two had “Debbie Downer” written all over their faces. More »


Kathryn Bigelow Wore Jeweled Bands, But Not On Her Ring Finger

I’m not usually a fan of rings worn on fingers other than the fourth unless it’s a chunky cocktail ring, but there’s an exception to every rule, and this time it’s Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow. At last night’s Oscars, where she won Best Director, Kathryn had two sparkly bands on her index finger –… More »


Quotable: Jake And Rachel, Sittin’ In A Tree

“This is Rachel McAdams. She’s the mother of my child!”
Jake Gyllenhaal, overheard introducing Rachel to a friend outside the Oscars. Please, please, please let these two get together for real. They were so adorable sitting next to each other and presenting together last night, we almost couldn’t take it. [People] … More »


10 Reasons We Love Kathryn Bigelow, The First Woman To Win Best Director

Last night, in perhaps the highlight of a very loooooong evening, Kathryn Bigelow won the award for Best Director, making her the first woman to win in the category, ever. (Lina Wertmuller, Jane Campion, and Sofia Coppola were nominated, but didn’t come out victorious. Sigh.) Shockingly, only 17 percent of directors are female, which explains… More »


Poll: Who Was The Best Dressed At The Oscars?

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Mo’Nique Says More Actresses Should Stop Shaving Their Legs And Pays Tribute To Hattie McDaniel

After her big Oscar win last night for Best Supporting Actress in “Precious,” Mo’Nique made her way backstage where she answered questions and joked around with reporters. When asked what would happen if more actresses stopped shaving their legs like her, Mo’Nique quipped: “They would win Oscars!” Oh, if only it were that easy, I… More »


Sandra Bullock Wins Oscar AND Razzie In The Same Weekend

Many of you probably saw Sandra Bullock win Oscar gold last night for her best-actress performance in “The Blind Side” (watch her acceptance speech above), but what you may not know is that the night before she also stopped by the Razzies to collect her prize for a worst-actress performance in the romantic comedy… More »


7 Oscar Night Sex Jokes

The Oscars ceremony is full of sexy people, all cleaned up, yet, they’re still talkin’ dirty! Here are the hottest, funniest lines laid down last night. … More »


Liveblogging The 82nd Annual Academy Awards!

Starting at 6:30 pm EST, some of The Frisky’s editors will be liveblogging/tweeting the Oscar red carpet and award show. Join us by offering your own takes on the outfits, the speeches, and the winners in the comments! … More »


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