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

Oscar Flashback: The Academy Theater in Inglewood

From Vintage Los Angeles: Academy Theater in Inglewood, Calif – 1940 Photo by Julius Shulman Opened on November 7, 1939 and designed by architect S. Charles Lee, the Academy Theater, a classic Art Moderne style structure, was originally designed to house the Academy Awards....
Posted On 16 Mar 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

The Host – MacFarlane is the Only Thing People Can Talk About?

It appears that Seth MacFarlane was too offensive for Oscar audiences. I was too busy paying attention to the offensive awards being given out and the charade of the whole thing at all I barely noticed MacFarlane.  Sometimes forget that it’s not Hollywood watching....
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

Old White Guys Prefer Hot Young Babes

I know, sort of like saying green plants like sunlight. But nonetheless,  one of our readers, Phantom, lays out the (mostly) grim statistics. I remember Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil telling me that “this Emmanuelle Riva” talk was crazy and that the actresses...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

Affleck’s Speech

“I was here 15 years ago or something, and I had no idea what I was doing. I was sitting out here in front of you all, really just a kid, and I went out and I never thought that I would be back here, and I am because of so many of you who are here tonight, because of this...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

Life of Pi wins 4 Oscars, Argo takes 3 including BP

  Best motion picture Argo, Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers Achievement in directing Life of Pi, Ang Lee Performance by an actor in a leading role Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln Performance by an actress in a leading role Jennifer Lawrence in Silver...
Posted On 24 Feb 2013

Walter Kirn Pretty Much Nails It

Oh, the beauty of the an illusion.  Once you pull away the curtain you know exactly what’s standing there by now, right? Oz, the envisioned glory town, Kansas – the reality. Up in the Air writer Walter Kirn writes up his experience in 2009 brilliantly which I hope...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013

InfoGraphic Oscars App

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Posted On 19 Feb 2013
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