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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Academy Awards’

Jennifer Aniston’s ‘Cake’ Role Creates Oscar Buzz

Jennifer Aniston’s love life may be dominating the headlines, but her acting takes the forefront in her latests film Cake. Cake recently premiered to a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival. In the film Aniston plays Claire Simmons, a woman who suffers from chronic pain and pill addiction. Claire’s bitterness makes her basically give up on life. Her …

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Ellen DeGeneres Puts In Brilliant Shift At Oscars

If the Academy Awards don’t ask Ellen DeGeneres back next year, they really are going to have one hell of a time coming up with anyone good enough to follow her act. DeGeneres managed a funny and tasteful monologue that only briefly skirted towards controversial (when she referred to Liza Minnelli as a drag queen for instance) and largely avoided …

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Bette Midler’s First Performance At Oscars

On Wednesday, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced that the legendary two-time Oscar-nominated actress and multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Bette Midler is set to perform for the first time on the Oscars this year. “We are thrilled to have Bette perform on the Oscars for the very first time,” said Zadan and Meron. “We believe she will make our …

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Oscar Nomination Revoked For Musician

If you ever wanted to win an Oscar award for best original song that’s attached to a motion picture, there’s two things you’ll have to do: First, you’ll have to write an incredible song that’s inventive, but still universal. Second, you’ll have to follow all of the Academy’s rules, because if you don’t, your song won’t even be considered, which …

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Angelina Jolie Set To Receive Honorary Oscar

For all of the work that Angelina Jolie does for others around the world, she is finally being recognized for it. She is scheduled to receive a honorary Oscar for her Humanitarian work, along with Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury. Piero Tosi, a costume designer, will also be presented with an award. Angelina Jolie is a famous actress, appearing in …

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The Onion Apologizes For Quvenzhané Wallis Tweet

[Warning: one possibly offensive word appears in this article] On Sunday night, while the movie industry was celebrating its biggest night, satirical publication The Onion started a Twitter-tantrum by posting a no-holds-barred tweet meant to shock docile red carpet watchers. The tweet involved nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, who was up for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in …

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Follow the Oscars Live on Twitter

Oscar night is upon us, and it promises to be the biggest one yet for twitter followers. The award show is trying to increase buzz by observing a growing trend in social media: viewers simultaneously tweeting on their favorite TV shows while they watch them. According to Bluefin Labs, a social Media analytics company, during last year’s broadcast, 87% of …

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