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Normally I stay out of the “so and so got snubbed” debate that follows every Oscar nominations announcement, but this year a couple odd things grabbed my attention. To be clear, I have not seen every film and performance, and will try to note that where I feel necessary. Best Picture The Big Short, Brad… read more

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The nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards have been announced with very few surprises. The big news this year is American Hustle and Gravity both walked away with 10 nominations each. The even money seems to be on Hustle walking away with the majority of them. The Oscars will be presented on March 2… read more

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Once again, the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences – the folks behind the Oscars – have shown just how stodgy and stuffy they can be. It was announced today that AMPAS has pulled the tickets ear marked for Sacha Baron Cohen.  This is in spite of him being an Academy member and co-starring… read more

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Movies

February 21 2012

Oscar Etiquette

The 2012 Academy Awards are almost upon us, and it’s time to learn how to treat the award should you win one. Kevin Cline and Mike Myers (as Sir Cecil Worthington) team up to show you the proper way to hold your Oscar and how to handle it. It’s a silly video, but it’s nice… read more

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When Billy Crystal was the host of the Oscars, he was known for being involved in large productions with a ton of guest stars. Judging from this promo video that has been released, we can expect him to continue with this trend. Featuring Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox, William Fichtner and Vinnie… read more

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It took only about 24 hours for the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to name a new host for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, and it’s the one they probably should have gone with in the first place. Eddie Murphy stepped down yesterday amid controversy with Brett Ratner who was set to produce this year’s show,… read more

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Apparently the 84th Annual Academy Awards is on the hunt for a new host as Eddie Murphy has dropped out after Brett Ratner had to step down as producer. After a week of saying insanely stupid things, director Brett Ratner has been removed, or stepped down, from his role as the producer of the next Academy Awards.… read more

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Movies

February 28 2011

Oscar Winners 2011

The winners for the 83rd annual Academy Awards have been announced, and you really can’t say any movie swept the awards like was expected. While The King’s Speech was expected to walk away with a slew of awards, it ended up only coming up with four of the 12 it was up for.  While still a… read more

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The Academy Awards have shot down a request by street artist named Banksy to accept a potential Oscar while wearing a disguise. As I mentioned last week, street artist Banksy is definitely in Los Angeles right now, and since that report he’s hit at least two more locations with a third awaiting confirmation.  While it… read more

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Apparently having a movie nominated for an Oscar was enough to get street artist Banksy show up in Los Angeles. Banksy’s documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop, is up for an Oscar this year.  Some had speculated that he might come to town for the awards show, but no one is quite sure how he would… read more

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Scattercast is 81 … and I still mess up the episode number at the end. – A run down of who I think will win the major Oscars this year based on the 2010 Oscar Nominations. – Some thoughts on what is going on at James Madison High School, AKA as “Horndog High”. Not much… read more

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