Rachel McAdams: the Oscar rebrand

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 29, 2016 20:01:48 February 29, 2016 20:01:48
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Rachel McAdams presented last night with Michael B Jordan. MBJ did not walk the carpet. So there are very few shots of him, which is disappointing because, hello, he’s Michael B Jordan. Anyway, after they presented all kinds of people tweeted at me about Gossip Genie’ing the two of them together because, indeed, they did look really cute together. Full Story

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Ryan & Russell: Oscar red carpet skippers

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 29, 2016 18:58:06 February 29, 2016 18:58:06
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Ryan Gosling didn't walk the carpet at the Golden Globes. It was predictable the moment they announced he would be presenting at the Oscars that it would be unlikely he'd walk the carpet. At this point probably not unless he's nominated. But he did look good up there, with Russell Crowe, promoting their movie The Nice Guys. Full Story

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Naomi Watts: Oscar Prom Dress

Duana Posted by Duana at February 29, 2016 18:42:44 February 29, 2016 18:42:44
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I think a few times before I’ve been not so down with Naomi’s red carpet style. I think it’s totally fair that we just don’t necessarily jive, style-wise. I bet she’s really upset about it too.  But in all seriousness, that’s cool. Something isn’t unattractive just because I don’t like it, especially if everyone else does. Full Story

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The Weeknd: Purest Oscar Pitch

Duana Posted by Duana at February 29, 2016 18:01:01 February 29, 2016 18:01:01
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Remember when we didn’t know anything about The Weeknd? When he was this anonymous shadowy persona, and we didn’t have any knowledge of him or his hair or his romances, and hadn’t read any dark and twisty Rolling Stone pieces on him yet? There were just those songs, hard to come across at first, and the haunting voice? I feel like that was The Weeknd who was performing last night, or maybe the Abel—that’s how he introduces himself. Full Story

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Sam Smith: Oscar gay boy sh-t!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 29, 2016 17:55:44 February 29, 2016 17:55:44
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Can we start with how that song won for Best Song? How f-cking uncomfortable too that it happened right after Gaga performed and had everyone sobbing in the aisles. It was AWKWARD in that theatre. Because, um, that was a sh-t Bond theme, wasn't it? Like there's no other way to say it! The song sucks! That was one of the most obvious moments of Academy disconnect and the influence of the old white male on the Oscars. Full Story

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Charlize Theron, Oscars Princess

Duana Posted by Duana at February 29, 2016 17:28:40 February 29, 2016 17:28:40
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Not a princess dress, of course. That dress is a perfect example of what people mean when they say a piece of clothing is ‘art’. Lainey touched on it a little, but the outfits are a big deal that take a lot of effort and preparation—we can still acknowledge that, especially since they take a lot of people’s very hard work. Full Story

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Matt Damon's Oscar date night

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 29, 2016 17:20:34 February 29, 2016 17:20:34
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I should say "Oscar date weekend". Matt Damon had two dates all weekend: his wife, Luciana, and his best friend, Ben. On Friday there was a big WME party - Ben goes often. Three years ago I heard he was pretty drunk there and flirting hard with a tall blonde the entire time. This time he hung out with Matt and Lucy all night. Full Story

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Chris Evans Has Unexpected Oscar Charm

Duana Posted by Duana at February 29, 2016 17:07:00 February 29, 2016 17:07:00
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So my friend Matt made a joke a while back about "the five Chrises - Chris Pine, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, and Bradley Cooper”. I laughed, for very many people would bungle which Chris was which, and while I can pat myself on the back for separating Evans from Pine and Pratt from Hems, I’d be really hard-pressed to come up with a Chris Evans project off the top of my head. Full Story

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Jennifer Garner: Best Oscar Single

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 29, 2016 16:54:34 February 29, 2016 16:54:34
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I loved Friday. I loved it so much because of Jennifer Garner. God that Vanity Fair article. Click here if you missed my post on it last week. She threw down a lesson in public scolding without getting your hands dirty. Full Story

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Julianne Moore: Oscars Least Notable

Duana Posted by Duana at February 29, 2016 16:22:12 February 29, 2016 16:22:12
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I don’t mean anything bad by the title above. Julianne Moore is one of my favourites.  But we know why she was there—she was there to present the best actor award because the previous winner for best actress always is. She said nothing incendiary on the carpet. Her dress was fine—it was apparently worn on the Chanel Haute Couture runway by Kendall Jenner but I believe she’s supposed to be the ‘legit’ Kardashian so there’s no outrage there. Full Story

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