It was a night of ups and downs at the 85th Annual Academy Awards: newbie Oscars host Seth MacFarlane delivered hit-or-miss jokes, some speeches were dull and others made us laugh, and the musical
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If you don’t know who Seth MacFarlane is, then the commercials for this year’s Academy Awards have likely left you a bit flummoxed. Who the heck is this guy, and why is he hosting one of the biggest television events of the year?
MacFarlane is best known as the creative force and voice behind “Family Guy,” the popular animated show on FOX. You may also know him from his stints as… Continue reading Seth MacFarlane's Songs: The Oscar Host's Most Memorable Musical Moments
With the news that J.J. Abrams will be directing the much-anticipated new “Star Wars” film, we realized he’s already demonstrated how the George Lucas series helped inspire his body of work. Daddy issues? Secret siblings? Cocky antiheroes who ultimately save the day? Check, check and check. And we could argue that “Lost””s Hurley and Charlie owe something to R2D2 and C3PO, too.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite moments from… Continue reading J.J. Abrams: 10 'Star Wars' Moments From His TV Shows
Inevitably, there are always wonderful moments and not-so-great moments in awards shows — what matters is the ratio.
At the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, after a hilarious start from co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, things got a bit slow. There was a collection of name-list speeches, and several no-shows that dragged the ceremony down.
But thanks in part to alcohol, humor and heartfelt speeches, the awards show picked up around… Continue reading 2013 Golden Globes: Best And Worst Moments
The Space Abortion – “Prometheus”
Whatever you thought of Ridley Scott’s return to the “Alien” universe (and I know some people <em>hated it</em>), it’s hard to deny the awe-inducing, stomach-churning power of the moment when scientist Elizabeth Shaw (original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Noomi Rapace), infected by a malevolent black goo, has to perform an emergency, robot-assisted cesarean section on herself. (You can watch <a href=”http://youtu.be/9IG2bicNOfo”>the full NSFW scene