Posts tagged "the oscars"

Today’s Lady News: Oscar Voters Are Mostly White & Male

The 5,765 Oscar voters are an overwhelmingly white and dudely bunch: almost 94 percent Caucasian and almost 77 percent male, according to a Los Angeles Times study. The median age of Oscar voters is 62, with just 14 percent of the membership under age 50. [Los Angeles Times] To that end, Viola Davis talks about…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 20, 2012

Eddie Murphy Steps Down As Oscar Host, But We’ve Got 16 Suggestions For Who Should Replace Him!

Big news! On the heels of director Brett Ratner's resignation as producer of the 2012 Academy Awards, host Eddie Murphy has quit the gig as well. (Murphy, FYI, stars in Ratner's movie "Tower Heist," and the two are buds.) Ratner stepped down after taking heat for making controversial and homophobic comments while promoting "Tower Heist."…

By: The Frisky / November 9, 2011

The Daily Hotness: Casey Affleck

I have had a total crush on Casey Affleck ever since he played the dimwitted friend in Good Will Hunting alongside Matt Damon, brother Ben, and Cole Hauser. Since then, he's totally come into his own as an actor, getting a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for his role in The Assassination of Jesse James

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 4, 2008