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Should Adele Have Won The Oscar For Skyfall?

Adele celebrated her Oscar win like so many others: tears and thankyous. But did she only win because of the Bond tribute that punctuated The 85th Academy Awards? If so, what should it have been?Well...

Charlize Theron Helps Guard Who Suffered Oscars Seizure

Charlize Theron didn’t win any awards at the Oscars on Sunday night (February 24, 2013) but she had a pretty eventful time at the Academy Awards regardless! The South African-born actress found that her first...

Jennifer Lawrence Is Best Actress – But She Forgot To Thank Her Director And Producer!

It’s kind of an unwritten rule: when you win an Oscar, you thank all the people who helped you ‘make it’, even though they’re secretly thanking you for getting the film so much extra publicity.So...

Iran's Response To Argo? Bootleg Dvd's Sold For Just $1

If Ben Affleck and the makers of Argo were hoping that their film based around the 1979 Iran hostage crisis would be met with an open arms response by the people of Iran then it...

The Onion Offer Apology To Quvenzhane Wallis Over Crude, Offensive, Tweet

Quvenzhane Wallis, the 9-year-old actress nominated for Best Actress at the Oscars on Sunday, has received a personal apology from Steve Hannah, the chief executive of satirical newspaper The Onion, after it tweeted an offensive...

Sofia Vergara Illness: Modern Family Star Misses Oscars, But What With?

Sofia Vergara's illness means her absence was noted from The Oscars. With the glut of Hollywood A-listers who did turn up to the Oscars you wouldn’t think people would be too concerned with who wasn’t...

Crutches And No Call From Robert Pattinson Makes For A Miserable Kristen Stewart On Oscars Night

Not everyone was having a great time at the Oscars last Sunday (February 24, 2013); Twilight star Kristen Stewart was apparently having a grim old time, the actress walking around with the aid of crutches...

And The Best Flirt Oscar Goes To: Jennifer Lawrence, Superb Introduction To Jack Nicholson

Just when you thought the whole ‘Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars’ thing couldn’t get any better, along comes Jack Nicholson to make the whole thing a lot more entertaining. Lawrence was being interviewed by Good...

Rip Ben Affleck's Beard: Oscar Winner Affleck Shaves Beard The Day After Winning Award

Ben Affleck shaves beard "to mark the end of a chapter," but it was such a great beard, this was a chapter we never wanted to end.It certainly seems to have been his lucky charm...

Sofia Vergara Illness Keeps Modern Family Star Away From The Oscars

Sofia Vergara’s illness was the reason that the Modern Family actress missed out on The Oscars. The 40 year-old kindly decided that she would be better off watching the ceremony on TV, rather than...

Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart Breaking Up? So That's Why She Was So Miserable On Stage At The Oscars

The Oscars this year were an interesting affair, with very few bad decisions made. The Les Mis cast sang wonderfully, as did Adele and while a few were offended by Seth MacFarlane's stuffed bear character...

No. 1: Don't Call A Nine Year Old A C*nt - The Onion Tightens Twitter Rules After Quvenzhane Wallis Insult

Rule number one: Don’t call a nine year-old a c*nt. We can only assume that this was the opening gambit of The Onion’s “new and tighter Twitter procedures” after they were forced to apologise for...

Zero Dark Thirty Wins Only One Oscar Through Rare Tied Award

If there’s anything worse that winning just one Oscar after your film was nominated for five, it's winning Best Sound Editing, and if there’s anything more embarrassing that that, it’s winning Best Sound Editing in...

Forget Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence Can Have Jack Nicholson As Her New Boyfriend!

Winning an Oscar is one thing, but the highlight of Jennifer Lawrence's night will undoubtedly be Jack Nicholson gate crashing her interview with George Stephanopolous (recognise that name? Rachel, Monica and Phoebe fawned over him...

Ratings Up But That Won't Save Seth Macfarlane's Oscars Reviews

They say that all publicity is good publicity, right? Though it has to be said, if Seth Macfarlane happens to be self-googling this morning, he will probably be questioning why they say that and whether...

Kristen Stewart Force To Use Crutches At Oscars After Slicing Her Foot Open

Kristen Stewart limped down the red carpet at the Academy Awards Sunday night (Feb 24) with the help of a pair of crutches after the actress succumbed to a nasty accident moments before the big...

Praise And Complaints: Mixed Reviews For Seth Macfarlane's Oscars 2013 Hosting

Hosting the Oscars is a notoriously difficult task to undertake and it has become, in many ways, increasingly difficult to be funny without seriously irritating a person, or a group of people. For Seth MacFarlane...

Ang Lee: The Right Winner For Best Director Oscar At The Academy Awards 2013

Ang Lee is no stranger to awards. His movies have received 38 Academy Award nominations and won 12, but to win Best Director for Life of Pi was nothing short of a shock for most....

The Onion Went Way Too Far Calling Quvenzhane Wallis A C-word

The Onion is normally very funny. We liked the story about Kim Jong Il being named The Sexiest Man Alive 2012, largely because a Chinese newspaper ran the story as though it were real. The...

Brave Takes Home The Oscar For Best Animated Film Academy Awards Ceremony

Pixar added yet another Academy Award to the pile last night as the Disney-owned studio's fantasy blast from the past Brave picked up the top prize for animation at the star-studded event.The film, inspired by...

Stumbles, Bumbles And Unprofessional Confessionals - Reasons To Love Oscar Winner Jennifer Lawrence

Last night, when Jennifer Lawrence tripped up the stairs on the way to collect her Oscar, it was simply the icing on the cake, after several weeks of stumbles, bumbles, wardrobe malfunctions and unprofessional confessionals....

About-turn: Where Did It All Go Wrong For Zero Dark Thirty At The Oscars?

The negative press surrounding Zero Dark Thirty, has slowly dragged the movie from being an Oscars favourite, to one of the evening’s biggest disappointments. Kathryn Bigelow’s political drama was nominated in the all-important Best Picture...

Surprise Michelle Obama Oscars Appearance For Best Picture Awards

The Obamas have always mixed well with the entertainment world, with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle listing the likes of Jay Z and Beyonce among their pals. So although Michelle Obama was the...

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway And Jessica Chastain Among Best Dressed (Pictures)

Yeah sure, so winning the Oscars is pretty important, but don't kid yourself too much, it's what people are wearing on the Oscars red carpet that really interests the punters. This year's awards saw relatively...

Who Is Jennifer Lawrence Flipping Off At The Oscars? (Photo)

Jennifer Lawrence is forever endearingly candid, witty, beautiful, and always manages to pull off a look of 'gracious but goofy'. In fact, let's coin that phrase in honour of her. Jennifer Lawrence is graciously goofy...

Daniel Day-lewis Etches Himself Into Oscar Folklore With Historic Third Best Actor Win

Daniel Day-Lewis could now consider himself to be the greatest actor in the modern era as he became the first person to win three Best Actor Oscars for his role as President Abraham Lincoln in...

The Oscars Shock Winners And Losers: How Argo Beat Lincoln To Best Picture

Very rarely has it been so clear that Oscar nominations and wins are a delicately calculated game of accumulated points and numbers, as the Academy panel want to keep everyone on side. While it comes...

Oscars Glory For British Darling Adele With Skyfall Win

Adele added another award to her already extensive collection last night as she and co-songwriter Paul Epworth took home the gong for Best Original Song at the 2013 Academy Awards show.Adele and 'Skyfall' co-writer Paul...

Oscar Winners 2013: Few Surprises As The Favourites Argo, Daniel Day-lewis And Jennifer Lawrence Take Away Glory

There were few curve balls thrown at last night's Academy Awards ceremony, with the early favourites for the top prizes walking away from the show clutching a gold statuette.Jennifer Lawrence and Christoph Waltz celebrating their...

The Inevitable Oscar Blunders: Meryl Streep And Jennifer Lawrence Awards Night Mistakes

Very few things in life go off without a hitch, and while last night's Oscar was an utter triumph there were a few blunder and trips (literally) along the way. Meryl Streep surprised everyone when...

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