The dresses, the speeches, the… pizza — the Oscars can be one, big, beautiful mess. Sometimes we love to hate them, but when all is said and done, it’s always a delight to see your favorite film of the year take home the gold. However, according to this behind-the-scenes video of the Oscars TV truck, we’ve been watching the glitzy awards ceremony all wrong
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You hear a lot of bad things about how movies influence people – violent films inspire school shootings and the like – so it’s always sweet when we can provide proof of the opposite. The following video does just that. Get your tissues ready because it’s about to get a little dusty in here.
Musharaf Asghar attends school at the Thornhill Academy in England. He appears… Continue reading Watch This Teacher Use 'The King's Speech' to Change One Student's Life Forever
When Robert Downey Jr. presented his friend, actress Jodie Foster, with this year’s Cecil B. Demile award at the Golden Globes, most viewers were likely expecting a normal acceptance speech from the 50-year-old star. My how very wrong we were. In a speech that touched on everything from personal privacy to retirement to Honey Boo Boo, Foster managed to upstage the entire ceremony. However, the comments that really raised eyebrows… Continue reading Jodie Foster's Golden Globes Speech: Actress Discusses Sexuality, Personal Life At Ceremony
The Shakespearian drama ‘Anonymous’ comes out this weekend so Moviefone decided to put together a tribute mash-up to the most famous (and overused) quotation in literature. Hint: it has appeared in comedies, dramas and horror movies, been delivered in various languages and has even been riffed on by MST3K.
Hamlet will always be a coveted role for actor’s, and the range of stars who have played him is quite diverse, from… Continue reading Moviefone Mash: The Ultimate 'To Be or Not to Be' Speech
Being reductive about a film as lovingly crafted as ‘My Week With Marilyn’ feels a bit cheap, but considering Oscar season is all about reductions: if you were wondering which upcoming bit of Oscar bait could be the heir(ess) apparent to ‘The King’s Speech’ look no further than ‘Marilyn.’ From the film’s main theme (by ‘The King’s Speech’ composer Alexandre Desplat) to the presence of Harvey Weinstein’s name in credits… Continue reading At NYFF: Is 'My Week With Marilyn' This Year's 'The King's Speech'?