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And this year’s Oscar nominees are…

This year’s class of Oscar nominees was announced this morning in Hollywood, and with American Hustle and Gravity leading the pack, the nominations don’t look all that different than the Golden Globes or BAFTAs. No nomination for Pixar and Monsters University, and no Best Actor nominations for Tom Hanks or Robert Redford. Not like any of those three are short on their awards shelf, but Hanks in Captain Philips and Redford in All Is Lost both gave performances many critics called the best of already distinguished careers.

See the full list of nominees here

The truth hurts. I demand that Hollywood try this next year, with Joaquin Phoenix. Go through Weinstein and push HARD for a best actor Oscar.

The truth hurts. I demand that Hollywood try this next year, with Joaquin Phoenix. Go through Weinstein and push HARD for a best actor Oscar.

More Oscar moments you missed: Jack Nicholson lays his charm on Jennifer Lawrence

"I always like a little pussy after the Oscars…"

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The Onion manages to piss pretty off pretty much everyone from this tweet from last night’s Oscars ceremony
The Onion later deleted the tweet and apologized after pretty much the whole world couldn’t take a joke.

The Onion manages to piss pretty off pretty much everyone from this tweet from last night’s Oscars ceremony

The Onion later deleted the tweet and apologized after pretty much the whole world couldn’t take a joke.

Kristen Stewart shows up at the Oscars on crutches, probably because she’s slowly turning to wood.
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Kristen Stewart shows up at the Oscars on crutches, probably because she’s slowly turning to wood.

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And the Best Picture Oscar goes to…
ARGO FUCK YOURSELF
Ang Lee got Best Director for Life of Pi, the second time he’s gotten a Best Director but not Best Picture. But Affleck should have gotten Director, because he fucking kiled it with Argo.

And the Best Picture Oscar goes to…

ARGO FUCK YOURSELF

Ang Lee got Best Director for Life of Pi, the second time he’s gotten a Best Director but not Best Picture. But Affleck should have gotten Director, because he fucking kiled it with Argo.

Weekend discussion: Oscar night predictions

Tonight is the big night in Hollywood when the Academy Awards are handed out. Who do you think will win? Will it be a Best Picture/Best Director split between Argo and Steven Spielberg for Lincoln? Will Brave win best animated feature? How many times will Seth MacFarlane point out he was an odd choice to host the show?

Watch The Simpsons Oscar nominated short “The Longest Daycare”

The Simpsons have a chance to win an Oscar this year, with this great five minute dialogue-free short film. Enjoy.

Zach Galifianakis brings back “Between Two Ferns” for the Oscars

A new version of “Between Two Ferns”, in which Zach interviews various Oscar nominees. 

See part two here

Hey look, it’s the 2013 Oscar nominations!

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So last night, when I gave you the list of the Razzie Award nominees and said that the Oscar nominations were coming out later this month, what I meant was today. Obviously. So, without further ado, here are your 2013 Oscar nominations…

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Daily Discussion: The best movies that never got a Best Picture Oscar

Ever since the first Best Picture Oscar was handed out in 1928, the award, its voting and its nominees have been controversial. Swaying between awarding hype and marketing with awarding actual decent filmmaking, people almost always have beef with whoever walks away with the trophy.

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Warner Bros is pushing The Dark Knight Rises for every Oscar ever

This next couple of months, we’ll see a tidal wave of sappy Oscar bait movies, but Warner Bros is already pushing hard to try and get some Oscars and Oscar nominations for The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s last Batman film. Which Oscars? Pretty much all of them.

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And this year’s Oscar host will be… Seth MacFarlane

The MPAA announced today that the host for this year’s Oscars will be Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. He did a pretty decent job of hosting the season opener of SNL this year, and at least it’s not Billy Crystal. Again.

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