Oscars 2012 Articles

2012 Academy Awards (Oscars) hilights, gossip, photos, and video.

Best Starmaking Moment - with a side of Deja Vu: Emma Stone

February 27, 2012 19:33:41 Posted at February 27, 2012 19:33:41
Duana Posted by Duana
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There are stars, and then there are stars, you know? Even though Emma Stone's had a good few years and a REALLY good 2011, she hasn't had that defining role... yet. The one everyone remembers as equal parts incredible acting and indelibly her. I'm sure she's getting scripts, but she's usually a variation on a Sassy Quirky Truth Teller. Full Story

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Best Oscar Energy: Jessica Chastain

February 27, 2012 18:48:41 Posted at February 27, 2012 18:48:41
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What do you think she was singing? She was so upbeat and excited, you know she had some song in her head. Something upbeat and excited. "Don't Stop Til You Get Enough"? I don't know.  This is the excitement that is appropriate for one's first Oscars. Or any Oscars.  It's a party, you get to be there, it's amazing. Full Story

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20 at Oscar: Shailene Woodley

February 27, 2012 18:28:40 Posted at February 27, 2012 18:28:40
Duana Posted by Duana
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I'm caught between empathy and irritation with Shailene Woodley. I'm not used to feeling these two things together so maybe if I explore the more benign one, the other will be slightly less annoying.I love vintage dresses. I have several that are, to me and my wardrobe, like, my clothing thesis. Please feel free to roll your eyes, I just did. Full Story

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Goodbye Award Season Gary

February 27, 2012 18:17:19 Posted at February 27, 2012 18:17:19
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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And Sirius Black too. But hopefully it won’t be the last time he’s nominated for an Oscar. Hopefully next time he wins. For now, enjoy Gary on the carpet with his wife Alexandra and being delightful and awesome with Janet McTeer and Glenn Close at Vanity Fair afterwards, holding their shoes.  Full Story

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Worst fulfillment of Oscar suspicions: Michelle Williams

February 27, 2012 18:06:49 Posted at February 27, 2012 18:06:49
Duana Posted by Duana
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When I ranted about her on Friday, I felt good. And I got a surprising number of dirty-little-secret emails from you all saying that you quietly thought the same thing. That she was too cute, not straightforward enough, or that the shtick of awards season (and those past) had worn thin.But come on. We're movie fans. Full Story

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Meryl in gold for gold

February 27, 2012 17:56:37 Posted at February 27, 2012 17:56:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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They showed a clip of Meryl Streep being presented her last Oscar before last night by Sylvester Stallone and she was in a gold dress that wasn’t dissimilar to what she wore this time around, as if she’d been advised by my ma the Chinese Squawking Chicken about lucky feng shui colours. Well...it worked. Full Story

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Worst Oscar Disappointment: Sandy Bullock

February 27, 2012 17:44:43 Posted at February 27, 2012 17:44:43
Duana Posted by Duana
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Lainey thinks I'm contrary. I am not.  (Lainey: she totally is.) But sometimes if there's an overwhelming opinion that comes at me before I've had a chance to make up my own mind, I will work hard to find validation in the other direction.   Just so there's no chance I'm following the crowd. Full Story

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Judy Greer as Oscar Judy Greer

February 27, 2012 16:55:38 Posted at February 27, 2012 16:55:38
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I mean, this is a hot, hot dress I guarantee you there were people there who were like "why didn't I get that dress?  Is Monique Lhuillier mad at me?" Or maybe it was originally on someone of a higher...recognizability, and then it changed hands? I don't know. I'm thrilled for Judy, who remains the hardest working actress your mother doesn't know the name of, because she looks hot and maybe she made some connections last night. Full Story

January Jones isn’t boring on Oscar night

February 27, 2012 16:47:23 Posted at February 27, 2012 16:47:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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As you know, I don’t care about who fathered January Jones’s baby. I should. But she is beige. You throw some girl sh-t onto her however, and, well, girl sh-t never sucks.January showed up to Vanity Fair last night. Jason Sudeikis, who was, at one time, rumoured to be the sire, was there too. With his new bonafide Olivia Wilde. Full Story

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Post-Oscar Pink: Claire Danes

February 27, 2012 16:22:47 Posted at February 27, 2012 16:22:47
Duana Posted by Duana
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I've been realizing that maybe I haven't given Claire enough credit for never boring me, fashion wise. In the last few years she's consistently turned up in things that are interesting, often shiny in unpredictable ways, or in colours a lot of people stay away from. I need to start paying more attention, I think. Full Story

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