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27Feb
2012
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Full List Of 2012 Oscar Winners……

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List of the 84th Annual Academy Award winners announced Sunday:

8Mar
2010
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Charlize Theron Defends Her Dress

Charlize Theron.
Charlize Theron.

Charlize Theron. Photo: GettyImages.com

At least the dress was not see-through this time.

Charlize Theron's dress she wore to the Academy Awards last night seems to be talked about a lot today for where the flowers are arranged on her dress. 

The beauty stands by the dress and says it was a good choice for her.

It does come off a little bit unflattering but it is not downright ugly, is it?-Dr.FB

24Feb
2009
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Ben Stiller As Jo Pho/Joaquin Phoenix

Ben Stiller As Jo Pho With Natalie Portman.  Photo: Wireimage.com
Ben Stiller As Jo Pho With Natalie Portman.  Photo: Wireimage.com

Ben Stiller As Jo Pho With Natalie Portman. Photo: Wireimage.com

One of the highlights of the Acadamy Awards was Ben Stiller pretending to be Joaquin Phoenix. 

Love how Natalie Portman was playing in on it.  Wonder what Jo Pho thinks?-Dr.FB

23Feb
2009
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Thoughts About Heath Ledger & The Oscars

Heath Ledger File Photo
Heath Ledger File Photo

Heath Ledger File Photo

Glad he won and a really really good show.  What did you think?-Dr.FB

22Feb
2009
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Oscar Winners & Updates…

Will be updated thru the night.

So far, the tux has returned for men and not going too far off from the classic look.  The off white for the ladies was very popular this year.....

Winners list....so far.

 Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz "Vicky Christina Barcelona" Yes!

 Best Original Screenplay: Milk by Dustin Lance Black

Best Adapted Screenplay:  Simon Beaufoy for SlumDog Millionaire

 Best Animated Film: Wall-E -Andrew Stanton

Best Animated Short Film: La Maison En Petits Cubes -Kunio Kato

 Best Art Direction & Set DirectionThe Curious Case Of Benjamin Button - Donald Graham Burt & Victor J. Zolfo

Best Costume Design: The Duchess - Michael O'Connor

Best Make-Up Artist: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button - Craig Cannom

 Best Cinematography:- Anthony Dod Mantle-Slumdog Millionaire

(Side note: Ben Stiller stole the show so far by pretending to be Jo. Pho)

(Great Comedic break by James Franco & Seth Rogan)

Best Live Action Short Film: Spielzeugland (Toyland) Jochen Alexander Freydank

Best Original Score: Slumdog Millionare

(The music medley with Hugh Jackman, Beyonce, Zax Efron, Vanessa Hudgens & the Mama Mia cast was pretty good. Done by Baz Luhrmann. No wonder.  Uh-oh.  Beyonce covered "At Last" again.)

Best Supporting Actor: -Heath Ledger- The Dark Knight  YES!!!!!! 

Best Documentary: Man On Wire

Best Documentary Short: Smile Pinki

Best Visual Effects: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Best Sound Editing: The Dark Knight

Best Sound Mixing; Slumdog Millionaire

Best Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire

Jean Hershaw Award: Jerry Lewis

Best Original Song: Slumdog Millionaire

 Best Foreign Language Film: Departures

Best Director: Danny Boyle Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actress: Kate Winslett YES!

Best Actor: Sean Penn

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionare

Also, please share your thoughts as the show goes on.  Thank you.-Dr.FB

22Feb
2009
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Prince’s Oscar After Show Update; Will Be Attending Oscars

Poster Put Up Outside Avalon A Short Time Ago.  Photo: Cheryl Z.
Poster Put Up Outside Avalon A Short Time Ago.  Photo: Cheryl Z.

Poster Put Up Outside Avalon A Short Time Ago. Photo: Cheryl Z.

Venue is the Avalon.

500 tix for fans will be sold.

100 bucks at the door.

Doors open at 10 P.M. or whenever Prince & the band are done rehearsing.

There are about 10-25 people in line at this moment.

Prince will also be attending the Oscars with Bria Valente.

For those that go, have fun for those who can't.-Dr.FB

Photo was sent in by someone in line.  Thank you so much for sharing!

20Feb
2009
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Oscar Weekend….

I will be doing my best to be keeping you up to date on all things Oscar this weekend.  From red carpet to the Award Ceremony. 

They better not screw Heath Ledger.  Plain and simple.-Dr.FB

5Jan
2009
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No. 2 The Death Of Heath Ledger

The World Lost A Talented Actor In Heath Ledger.  File Photo
The World Lost A Talented Actor In Heath Ledger.  File Photo

The World Lost A Talented Actor In Heath Ledger. File Photo

January 22nd, 2008 in New York, Heath Ledger died.  He died of an apparent overdose.  The movie industry, movie fans, and fans of the actor were in shock.  His loved ones in disbelief.

You know when you heard his name as the one who had died, your mouth dropped.  You did a double take.  Your first thought after the shock; he was so young.  Sleeping pills did him in. Sleeping pills.

He admitted in interviews that he was having a rough time sleeping after playing the villain Joker in the latest Batman movie, the Dark Knight.  One pill, which should knock you out for 8 hours, would knock him out for 90 minutes.  So he would take several instead of understanding his body became immune to the pills shortly after taking them.

The Dark Knight movie seemed cursed from the get go.  A stuntman died the 1st week of shooting.  Another death happened.  Then Heath's after filming.  Then Morgan Freeman escaped death in the south.  The weekend of the movie, Christian Balle's estranged family came after him.  Crazy.  Maybe Johnny Depp may want to rethink that Riddler character.

Heath Ledger jumped on the screen in 1999's Ten Things I Hate About You.  Having modest success with movies such as A Knight's Tale, he took on the role of a gay cowboy in Brokeback Mountain.  Not getting the Oscar and jokes behind his back, Heath stood out in a role that would have been taboo and untouchable years prior, but he took the role which gained him respect.

After agreeing to take the Joker role, some questioned his acting ability to do that and how could a person who played a gay cowboy play that role.  Leaks of Heath dressed in Joker garb dispelled most of that talk and had people going, wow, he is actually going to pull this off.  It is a shame that Heath did not live to see how respected his version of the Joker is.  How respected he is.

I must reiterate; If Heath does not only get nominated for an Oscar, and if he does not win it, the Academy Awards in many industry insiders eyes, will now be deemed as useless.  Think of it as giving Denzel the Oscar for Training Day instead of the countless other movie roles he owned over the years.  Why so serious?  Because Heath Ledger was the Best in movies of 2008.-Dr.FB

4Jan
2009
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No. 7 The Dark Knight Scores At The Box Office

The Dark Knight Still Setting Records.  Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
The Dark Knight Still Setting Records.  Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Dark Knight Still Setting Records. Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures

Even before the death of Heath Ledger, the talk of the Dark Knight series and Heath playing the Joker was hitting legend status.  When Heath was first announced in the role, the fan boy community of comic book readers were up in arms.  How could he come close to Jack Nicholson's Joker.  The Fact? In the end, he set the standard for all future Jokers.

The Dark Knight did not alter it's release date or it's promotional plan and it succeeded setting box office records for opening day and opening weekend.  It is currently 2nd place behind Titanic and is going to be re-released in theatres in just a few weeks.

The movie was long and dark and on point in all aspects.  Christian Bale was overshadowed and he did not care.  People were paying more attention to the Joker than Batman's sometimes annoying speech.

The Joker is the all time classic villan and Heath took him to new heights.  Unfortunately, Heath may have played him too well and had trouble sleeping which led to his untimely death in his 20's.  It is a known fact in Hollywood right now, if Heath does not get the Oscar for his portrayal, the Acadamy will have very much got it wrong.-Dr.FB