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The 84th Oscars by the Numbers

By Brandon SpecktorFebruary 27, 2012
The Oscars are a night full of revelation. We now know, for example, that the makeup artist who made Meryl Streep look... More  →
The 84th Oscars by the Numbers

Write An Oscar-Winning Movie in 4 Easy Steps

By Brandon SpecktorFebruary 14, 2012
As we recently discussed, The Academy Award Best Picture nominees are beginning to look, well, a little lame. Today we... More  →
Write An Oscar-Winning Movie in 4 Easy Steps

Committee of Cool: Don't Quit Your Day Job, James Franco-Our Oscars Recap!

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 28, 2011
The Oscars are yet another magnificent, glamour-scented event that Chelsea Dagger didn't get to watch, because she doesn't have a... More  →
Committee of Cool: Don't Quit Your Day Job, James Franco-Our Oscars Recap!

A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Watch

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 29, 2010
Spring is here, Sparklers, and that means that one of the most exciting events in your academic calendar is officially upon us!... More  →
A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Watch

Other Oscars

By Robert IsenbergMarch 8, 2010
In the middle of the Academy Awards, you may have wondered: Why are they nicknamed "The Oscars"? As it turns out, nobody... More  →
Other Oscars

How to Defuse A Rumor Bomb

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 8, 2010
Have you seen The Hurt Locker? It's only like the Best Picture of 2009. It's about a team of U.S.... More  →
How to Defuse A Rumor Bomb

The Worst Movie of 2009

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 5, 2010
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is out on DVD. Do not buy it. It's the worst movie of 2009. We might... More  →
The Worst Movie of 2009