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Martin, Baldwin give stars comic one-two punch

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedy stars Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, the first duo to share the Oscar stage as co-hosts in the television age, traded punch lines and barbs in Sunday’s show as they gently roasted this year’s nominees. Working the room like a pair of Hollywood insider insult comics, Martin and Baldwin singled out many of the … Continue reading Martin, Baldwin give stars comic one-two punch

Sandra Bullock wears Oscar statuette-inspired gown among fashion-forward looks Sandra Bullock dressed the part at Sunday’s Academy Awards: She wore a gleaming, metallic, slim-fitting gown that seemed fashioned after the Oscar statuette itself. The dress was a winner, making the best actress one of many who stepped up their style on what is considered Hollywood’s most important runway … Continue reading Bullock wears `Oscar' gown, other stars take risks

Stars take fashion risks at amped up Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood amped up the lights and colors at the Oscars on Sunday as leading ladies like Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz and Zoe Saldana donned shimmering metallic gowns to celebrate the big night. The red carpet had less of the restrained elegance of other awards shows this season, and more edgier — and sometimes shocking — choices. “We saw a … Continue reading Stars take fashion risks at amped up Oscars

N18895 260x195 The Oscars: The Good, The Bad and The Very Ugly!

Yes indeedy, once again it’s time for Hollywood’s annual dazzling extravaganza, the sparkling glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards! And for your pleasure, here are four delightful Oscar short films. First, we have “An Oscar Montage: Eighty Years of Memories,” which is is an engaging short film paying tribute to eighty years of Academy Award Memories. Then, we have “Highlights from Thirty Exciting Years of Oscars,” a three-minute short film, which highlights three decades at the Academy Awards. This is followed by a short experimental art film about The Oscar, “The Oscar: A Documentary.” And finally, we have a short film that humorously reviews some of the most abominable films ever produced, “Oscar Slumming: The Worst Cinematic Crap Ever Made.”

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Oscar sets the stage for ladies night

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Academy Awards have long been dominated by men and their movies, but Hollywood’s women may steal the spotlight Sunday when the final curtain falls on the top film honors watched around the world. Kathryn Bigelow is the frontrunner to win the golden trophy dubbed Oscar for best director with Iraq war film “The Hurt Locker … Continue reading Oscar sets the stage for ladies night