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And the Naked Gold Man Goes to . . . And the Naked Gold Man Goes to . . .

A movie I actually liked won Best Picture and Best Director at last night’s Oscars. That hasn’t happened in ten years. So congratulations to Guillermo del Toro, a very fine director and an incredibly nice guy. As is often the case, the Oscar seems more an award for a career than for the specific film: The Shape of…

James Gunn on Oscars and Superhero Flicks

So I watched the Oscars last night. Or rather occasionally looked up from my book to catch the winner of an Oscar or sing along to Everything is Awesome by Teagan and Sara. I looked up when the category of Visual Effects came up and said "Interstellar is going to win, it's the only non-superhero movie". It's a sad,…

There Were Actually Fewer Lead Roles for Women in 2014's Major Movies There Were Actually Fewer Lead Roles for Women in 2014's Major Movies

Fewer women appeared in lead roles in major Hollywood movies in 2014 than in 2002. Apologies to anyone pinning her hopes on slow, steady progress.

This one's for you, Travolta. This one's for you, Travolta.

This was in my head when I woke up this morning, so now it's in your head too.

Who Wore It Best? Who Wore It Best?

I'm leaning toward the one on the right.

Eating the Oscars, 2014 Edition Eating the Oscars, 2014 Edition

This Sunday, all the people in the entire world will throw little parties where everybody watches the Oscars together. It's literally the only thing that anybody will be doing. So if watching the Academy Awards is the baseline, how can you possibly feel like your party is better than anybody else's? Perhaps by…

A follow up gif to the Sloth video post of the other day.

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