The Oscars refuse to have fun: Banksy Edition

Graffiti artist Banksy is well known to be a political, anti-consumerist provocateur. He’s taken the piss out of everything from Disney to Paris Hilton. However, though he may be nominated for an Oscar for his brilliant Exit through the Gift Shop, it looks like the Oscars are refusing to take part in the fun. Over at […]

Posted on February 21, 2011 at 22:07 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Keeping Tabs: Avatar sequel unlikely to win animation Oscars, and other stories

Ever since Spirited Away was the second movie to win the Best Animated Feature award and the first anime (and non-English language) movie to win, anime and animation geeks have been keeping a close eye on this Academy Awards category. The newest change in the rules of the category, amongst other rules changes, were announced, […]

Posted on July 11, 2010 at 19:47 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Quote of the Day: Revamping the Oscars

“Once upon a time, if I’m not mistaken, it was a party,” Mr. [Laurence] Mark said of the Oscar ceremony. “We’d like to bring back a little bit of party flavor.” —Producers Laurence Mark and Bill Condon, on how they’ll be bringing the sexy and fun back to the Oscars ceremony [My suggestion? Give everyone […]

Posted on January 5, 2009 at 06:52 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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The 2008 Academy Awards are over… (updated)

Best Picture: No Country for Old Men Director: Joel & Ethan Coen for No Country for Old Men Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be Blood Actress: Marion Cotillard for La Vie en Rose Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem for No Country for Old Men Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton for Michael Clayton A complete list of winners can be found at the official […]

Posted on February 24, 2008 at 23:08 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · 4 Comments
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Listen to the Triple Feature Oscar After Party LIVE after the Oscars!

Don’t forget! We’re having a special Oscar night "After Party" show for The Triple Feature tonight, immediately following the Oscars. Tune in, talk with us about the upsets, the pleasant surprises, and how hot Cate Blanchett is! For those of you who don’t know what The Triple Feature is, it’s an hour-long movie "talkcast" by […]

Posted on February 24, 2008 at 15:00 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Oscars coverage worth reading (updated)

While most of the press about the Oscars in the mainstream media are all about the glitz, speculation about who’s going to win, and how hard it must be for Jon Stewart and his fresh-off-the-picket-line writers to whip up a show in a week, there’s still the occasional story that isn’t basically a bunch of […]

Posted on February 23, 2008 at 11:14 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · Comments Closed
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