Peggy Siegal’s Oscar Diary, A Must-Read

The photos, the stories, the whole night written from a unique perspective of a well connected person and one you’ll want to read: We kissed elegantly composed Anne Hathaway and asked, “Who are you wearing?” “Prada,” she said. I suggested to her...
Posted On 01 Apr 2013

Reader Feedback – on Argo and Other Laments

I feel like I need to put this exchange here on the main page because frankly I’m sick of having to discuss this repeatedly. First, a reader named Andrew wrote: I’m not sure what my not posting on other threads has to with anything, but I will make one point- I have...
Posted On 08 Mar 2013

Geena Davis Calls out 85th for Being “Disrespectful to Women”

A story at the HuffPo on Geena Davis’ reaction to the Oscars is a good reminder that we still have a long way to go (I think). It’s one thing to simply “be offended” by MacFarlane’s humor. But it’s another thing to set about enacting change....
Posted On 07 Mar 2013

Enter the World of Pi with New Site, Digital Download

Fox has launched a brand new site for the DVD/Blu-Ray launch of Life of Pi, available for digital download and purchase March 12. The site does a nice job capturing the fluid beauty of Pi, which caught the tinyest whiff of controversy  after winning the Oscar for Director, Visual...
Posted On 02 Mar 2013

Ang Lee by Two

Here is a photo of Ang Lee at 28 years old. Ryan and others have pointed out that Ang Lee is the only director ever in the history of movie awards to have 2 DGA awards, 2 Oscars for directing, 2 BAFTAs and 2 Golden Globes for directing, 2 Golden Lions and 2 Golden Bears (as noted...
Posted On 01 Mar 2013

Caption This!

        “You fellas thanked God, right?” “It was a Warner Bros film, not a Weinstein Co.” “No, I mean GOD!”
Posted On 28 Feb 2013

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

If you click this photo you can see the Oscar audience. ¬†Some of these faces are so telling. Some are smiling. Some are not. Like, who’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt looking at? It doesn’t look like much fun to me but probably for Ms. Lawrence, the moment of a lifetime, what...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013

More Oscar Night Photos

  Jennifer Lawrence, Best Actress winner, hugs Anne Hathaway, Best Supporting Actress winner after the 85th Oscar ceremony. After the cut, yet more.
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

Oscar Night Portraits, Thanks for the Memories

From the Academy’s Facebook page…gallery after the cut.  
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

Oscar Postmortem: 22 great movies Oscar forgot

22 great movies from 2012 that got no Oscar nominations at all. The Perks of Being a Wallflower Middle of Nowhere The Dark Knight Rises Cloud Atlas Wuthering Heights Looper Killing Them Softly End of Watch Magic Mike Lawless The Grey Killer Joe Not Fade Away Take this Waltz...
Posted On 26 Feb 2013