Yes, the adorable Hugh Jackman is set to host the 81st annual Academy Awards in February. The announcement was made today by executive producer Bill Condon and producer Laurence Mark.
Jackman is following the footsteps of previous Oscar host, Jon Stewart, who acted as the Oscar's moderator for the past two years.
Jackman is not a stranger to hosting awards shows. He hosted the Tony Awards in 2005.
So this may be exciting and intriguing, and the Oscars can certainly use the Sexiest Man Alive
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Miss Bettie Page conquered pop culture! Dozens of books and academic articles have been written about the most popular pin-up girl in the world!
There's also the film version of Miss Bettie's life called "The Notorious Bettie Page" starring Gretchen Mol.
Last night, the pop icon died in Los Angeles, after being placed on life support due to a heart attack. She never regained consciousness. She was 85.
But let's celebrate Miss Bettie's wonderful life!
Click here to read a glorious article about her, and then look below to see one of her many pin-up videos.!
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We've been blogging about this movie, gosh, since last January!
Well now, it's finally here. "The Day the Earth Stood Still," the remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic.
But is the remake better than the original?
Find out, by clicking our video player.
Now, repeat after me, KLAATU BARADA NIKTO!
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Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, "Revolutionary Road" to be Honored at the Palm Springs International Film Festival
"Revolutionary Road" is a powerful drama about two suburban couple looking for happiness. Yes, I cried again, and again, and again.
And I'm glad, my hometown film festival, the Palm Springs International Film Festival is honoring the leads, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, and the entire cast of the film for Ensemble Performance Award!
Click Read More to see the full press release! Read More...
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Colin Farrell (pictured with writer-director Martin McDonagh) received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in "In Bruges."
I love this movie, and both Farrell and co-star Brendan Gleeson deserve their Best Actor (Musical/Comedy) for "In Bruges."
You know what's cool? This film came out in February, and the Golden Globe voters remembered it! How cool is that?
So first, here's what McDonagh says about his film's nominations:
“I’m so glad that our strange little comedy of mayhem and redemption has been recognized for the superlative performances of Colin and Brendan. Deepest thanks to the HFPA.”
And here's Farrell's official statement about his acting nomination, it's heartfelt:
“I’ve gotten worse calls in the wee hours of the morning. A lovely surprise at 5:45 AM – an unexpected guest, yet a welcome one. I am so happy for Brendan Gleeson and so glad that the film got nominated. This is Martin McDonagh’s nomination, because he was and is this film; it was his brilliance that truly brought it to life. All in all, as from the start, I’m really proud to be part of this story – and just so pleasantly surprised that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association carried it with them from last winter to now. It will be nice for IN BRUGES to get this second inning, for some people maybe to find it for the first time.”
Aw...what a lovely man! I LOVE COLIN FARRELL! And just to show how cool he really is, watch my fun interview with both Farrell and McDonagh that first aired last February! HAVE FUN
CONGRATULATIONS MISTER COLIN AND MISTER MARTIN!!!!
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