At last. The road to Oscar brought the spotlight to Hollywood and Highland's Kodak Theatre. And, it was 'The Hurt Locker' that overcame the mammoth 'Avatar' with six awards, including Best Picture and a historic win for Kathryn Bigelow as Best Director.
Highlights of a rather staid affair included the overdue statues for Jeff Bridges and Sandra Bullock. As for the Na'vi? The James Cameron epic scores three prizes for technical achievement.
At last. The road to Oscar has finally brought the spotlight to Hollywood and Highland's Kodak Theatre. With 'The Hurt Locker' and 'Avatar' set to write this climactic chapter in their respective histories, keep a live tab on how the most contentious campaigns in recent years shakes down on the Examiner Personalities page. Now, the envelope, please.
The stars are in perfect alignment on Hollywood’s brightest night _ the Oscar awards The Academy Awards is without question Hollywood’s biggest night, a time when the world stops to gawk at its celluloid heroes. Here’s an insider’s look from the Kodak Theatre at what you are not seeing on camera. ___ Sentimental favorite Jeff Bridges … Continue reading Inside the Oscar show on Hollywood's biggest night
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