The photo booth serves a dual purpose, as entertainment for guests and secondly to recollect what occurred the night before, post hangover. The age old question of what would happen if you placed a photo booth at a Oscar party, has been answered. Please enjoy some of the hilarious moments caught on film by Vanity Fair’s photo booth.
Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar acceptance speech made headlines because the actor mentioned God. It begs the question, why has the media focused their attention on actor’s mentioning his religious beliefs?
This year’s Oscars will be known for the famous Ellen selfie, but that isn’t the only photo from the event doing the rounds on the web. The 2014 Academy Awards featured starving celebs pigging out on pizza, thanks to generous host Ellen DeGeneres, and a heap of glorious photobombs.
This might be the worst case of fomo in Oscar history. Ellen’s selfie has cracked the three million retweet margin, and included the likes of Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Channing Tatum, Jennifer Lawrence. The person feeling left out of the most famous selfie ever? Liza Minnelli.
Ozzie actress Cate Blanchett accepted her Oscar for Best Actress with grace, but dropped all pretence when she did her post awards show interview. When a journalist pointed out to Cate that she had become the first ever Australian to take home two Academy Awards for acting, she dropped the F-bomb.
For months leading up to the Oscars, celebrities employ whatever means (puking, diets, starvation) to fit into that perfect dress for the red carpet. But have you ever considered that these starved celebs have to endure at least three hours of award show before they can pig out? Don’t worry Ellen DeGeneres was there, savior of starving celebs everywhere.
Jennifer Lawrence falling at the Oscars is becoming an annual event. Her sea legs gave way on the red carpet, when le wild traffic cone appeared. The camouflaged cone got the best of the actress mere seconds after she stepped onto the red carpet.
And the award for temporarily crashing Twitter and posting the most retweeted selfie ever goes to Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen’s Oscar selfie garnered 2.3 million retweets, eclipsing Obama’s famous victory selfie (780,063 retweets) in just over half an hour.
To avoid the ‘Oscar’ confusion we present you with all of the Academy award winners bright and early today. The big winners of the 2014 Academy Awards were ’12 Years a Slave’ taking home three Oscars (including Best Picture) and Gravity, which won seven awards.
The Academy Awards have been around for quite some time, and the 2014 installment is soon approaching. Without giving you a history lesson or an extremely long list, here is an inforgraphic with all of the Oscar Best Picture Winners represented as icons, for the uninitiated.
When David O. Russell makes a movie, people sit up, take notice and then stand up. He reportedly said he hates plots and is all about characters. Well, the critically acclaimed director has managed to get Oscar-nominated performances out of his cast in his last three films. It’s no wonder he’s developing a loyal following of […]
The only Oscar making news headlines of late has been the blade runner, but the Academy Awards are just around the corner. The people over at the Daily Beast got their hands on one of the 6,000 Oscar voters willing to spill the beans. Here are a couple of tips the anonymous voter has for us, concerning the upcoming Academy awards.
We’re living in an age when being without our phone makes us feel disconnected from society. No social media, no messaging services, no Internet and no fast track to our list of contacts makes us feel insecure and out of touch. These mobile devices have become more than our personal assistants, they’ve become an integral […]
As with any year, this year’s Academy Awards promises to be a glittering evening filled with joy, voyeurism and bitter disappointment. But before we get to the disappointments, lets have a look at this year’s nominations.
Four Corners, the movie set in the Cape ganglands, has been selected as South Africa’s official 2014 foreign language entry for the Academy Awards. This is the first foreign language film to blend Sabela (the coded prison language of the 26 and 28 Number gangs) Tsoti-taal, Cape Afrikaans and English.
Remember ‘Lost In Translation?’ Of course you do. It’s the iconic Tokyo love story between a young Scarlett Johansson and much older Bill Murray. Yesterday marked a decade since the film’s release, and the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind the hit, Sofia Coppola re-visited the romantic-comedy by doing an interview with the Daily Beast.
Silver Linings Playbook star and new Oscar owner Jennifer Lawrence gave quite the performance at the 2013 Academy Awards. In short, she’s funny. Funnier than Seth Macfarlane, for sure. Step aside, Jimmy Fallon. [Source: Reddit]
That’s right, kids. The 85th edition of the Oscars has come and gone. If you’re keen to outsmart your friends who don’t spend the majority of their time on the internet, then catch the full list of winners below.
Zero Dark Thirty is not The Hurt Locker. This may seem pretty obvious from the outset, but you’ve got to leave your preconceptions behind when you watch this chronicle of a decade-long manhunt. While both films share a number of crew and film-makers, these are two very different films.
One of the films nominated for this year’s Best Animated Short Film at the Oscars is Disney’s Paperman.
Ben Affleck has been to Hollywood and got the t-shirt. As an actor, his career has been tumultuous – racking up a hit-and-miss list with roles ranging from romantic leads to superheroes. As a writer, his career started as a one-hit wonder, winning an Oscar with Matt Damon for Good Will Hunting. As a director, […]
It is almost time for this year’s Academy Awards or Oscars. And while it is every actor’s dream to win one of these golden statues, there are some who believe that they bring nothing but bad luck.
Slavery is not dead, it’s alive and well in Hollywood. We’re not talking about those struggling actors chained to their trailers between takes, being forced to succumb to the hardship of celebrity, we’re talking about a trend that has emerged in 2012 in Cloud Atlas, Lincoln, Les Misérables and most notably Django Unchained, in a […]
Shortly after recieving an Academy Award nomintaion, Searching For Sugarman nailed the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature, last night. The film spotlights the fasciniating life and times of American singer/songwriter, Sixto Rodriguez, who enjoyed widespread fame and adoration in apartheid (and present-day) South Africa, and utter failure in the United States. The narrative […]
If you took the trouble to catch this year’s Academy Awards, it stands to reason that you are duty-bound to watch the Oscar-winning films. It’s a critical thing, guys. How can you have an opinion on a film that claimed an Oscar if you haven’t watched it on the big screen? With that in mind, […]
The Iron Lady won an Oscar for Best Makeup, but did Meryl take the Best Actress award? What’s more, did you know that one of the winners this year is the oldest person to ever win a certain Oscar? And what about The Artist? Did the silent film continue the awards success it found at […]