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The Oscars loves its award show conventions. But while we can count on stilted teleprompter banter between co-hosts, plenty of cinematic montages and poor time management of the entire production, we can also learn a lot. Here are our takeaways from the 86th Academy Awards, in no particular order.
1. Oscar style is officially homogeneous. Though we've been in the Age of the Stylist for years...Read more »
For "That '70s Show" fans, it is most definitely "all alright," because the sitcom's real-life couple is reportedly engaged.
Former co-stars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are set to tie the knot, according to People, Us Weekly and several other media sources as of late Thursday. Kunis, 30, stepped out that day in Los Angeles sporting a gorgeous diamond sparkler on THAT finger.
Kunis...Read more »
An exhibit of works by more than 50 contemporary artists curated by "Noah" filmmaker Darren Aronofsky will launch in Manhattan next month, part of an intriguing new campaign to publicize the upcoming biblical epic.
A press release for the exhibit, "Fountains of the Deep: Visions of Noah and the Flood," doesn't say that the artists specifically inspired the film. Many of the pieces were...Read more »
Now that his TV show has been axed, Alec Baldwin has taken (somewhat ironically) to the media to air his grievances: With MSNBC, with show business, with the paparazzi and with New York.
In a New York magazine article appearing in Monday's issue (and on vulture.com), Baldwin says "goodbye to public life" and concedes he will "probably have to move out of New York." He rehashes incidents that...Read more »
Just a week after announcing she's engaged, Christina Aguilera is reportedly set for round 2 of mommyhood as well.
The pop singer and judge of "The Voice" is expecting a baby with new fiancé Matt Rutler, according to People, Us Weekly and other sources. It will be their first child together; Aguilera, 33, has a six-year-old son, Max, with ex-husband Jordan Bratman.
Rutler, 29, and the...Read more »
After singing “Southern Comfort Zone” to open his set Sunday night, Brad Paisley reminded the Nassau Coliseum crowd that his current stint on the road is called the “Beat This Winter Tour.”
"Thursday, winter won,” Paisley said of the snowstorm, which postponed the performance for three days. “Tonight, we kick winter's ---!"
That defiant tone was shared by the audience -- which included...Read more »
The last musical shoe has dropped with the Academy's announcement that Karen O will perform her Oscar-nominated track “The Moon Song,” from the Spike Jonze film “Her,” during the awards ceremony. The other Oscar nominees for best original song, whose appearances have already been confirmed, include Pharrell Williams (“Happy,” from the animated film “Despicable Me”), U2 (“Ordinary Love,” from the...Read more »
Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Winter Tour” met its match in the latest Long Island snowstorm.
Paisley’s concert tonight at Nassau Coliseum has been postponed until Sunday at 7:30 p.m., according to Nassau Coliseum's website.
A message on the Nassau Coliseum customer service line had said until late Thursday morning that the concert would still take place Thursday, with fans asked to “please...Read more »
In the wake of early negative reactions from Christian audiences to the Biblical film "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky and Paramount Pictures are now publicly reassuring faith-based audiences, but also managing their expectations.
In a lengthy feature posted on The Hollywood Reporter's website Tuesday, the director and Paramount vice chair Rob Moore openly discuss the difficulties of selling...Read more »
The announcement you knew was coming officially arrived Wednesday evening. U2 will perform its Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love," from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at the Academy Awards ceremony March 2. With Idina Menzel scheduled for perform "Let it Go" and Pharell Williams set to perform "Happy," there's only nominated song still not being represented at the Oscars with...Read more »