OK, Here Is Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombing U2 to the 'Jaws' Theme

This year's Oscar's were memorable for a lot of reasons—Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar win, Pharrell's giddy performance of "Happy," the guy who delivered the pizza I ordered that night accidentally giving me extra cheese bread—but Benedict Cumberbatch's hilarious photobomb of U2 on the red carpet was probably the best part.… » 3/16/14 8:45pm 3/16/14 8:45pm

Let's Fantasy-Cast Next Year's Oscar Presenters!

I hosted a live Oscars viewing party at a Seattle club last night, which required me to stand on a stage next to a giant screen and crack jokes during the commercial breaks. Pretty tough to screw up, right? But at one point—somewhere around Channing Tatum o'clock—my boyfriend texted me from the crowd: "You really need… » 3/03/14 7:00pm 3/03/14 7:00pm

The Oscars Can Seriously Go Fuck Itself

The Oscars has always been an overwhelmingly obnoxious event. While the Golden Globes has booze to make things interesting and the Emmys has the inferiority complexes of television actors to keep it honest, the Academy Awards is so steeped in its own importance that it could probably make its own fancy-ass tea (it… » 3/03/14 3:45pm 3/03/14 3:45pm

The Chilly Feud Between 12 Years a Slave's Director and Screenwriter

When John Ridley walked up to the stage to accept his Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave, he walked right past the film's director Steve McQueen and the two men didn't even acknowledge each other. McQueen was noticeably absent from Ridley's speech and as Ridley walked off the stage, McQueen did a … » 3/03/14 10:05am 3/03/14 10:05am

All The Looks From the Oscars Red Carpet

It's time for the 86th Annual Academy Awards! The red carpet has been rolled out, the ManiCam has been cloyingly placed in some corner and large swaths of the American populace are gathered around their television screens in order to watch beautiful well-dressed people looking very beautiful and well-dressed while… » 3/02/14 7:00pm 3/02/14 7:00pm

Join Us Tomorrow for Live Coverage of the Academy Awards

Bona fide movie stars. Couture gowns. Pre-show interviews. Ellen Degeneres, host. Musical performances by Karen O., Pharrell, Idina Menzel, Pink, and living legend Bette Midler. We'll be covering it all, tomorrow, starting at 7pm. Info about livestreaming the show here. Go have your last-minute fitting with your… » 3/01/14 6:12pm 3/01/14 6:12pm