Haven't Had Time To Watch All The Oscar Contenders? We've Got Your Cliffs Notes!

With NINE nominees in the Best Picture category alone, it's not easy to watch every film up for an award at this year's 85th Annual Academy Awards. Tomorrow night we'll be live-tweeting the event (follow @blogherpop to play along), and I personally will be taking a shot every time host Seth MacFarlane slips in to his Stewie Griffin voice (Oscars drinking game anyone?) so expect the tweeting to get saucier as the night goes on....more
saw Armour last night and was blown away but it's Argo FTW.more

Plated + Served: And the Oscar goes to... Crabby Snacks!

The Academy Award for Outstanding Food in an Oscar nominated film goes to the real star of "Silver Linings Playbook": Crabby Snacks and Homemades!  ...more

Our Favorite Celebrity Oscar Moms

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BlogHer's Shoe Shot Walks the Red Carpet

Today our shoe shot gives a shout out to Hollywood’s grandest night of the year.  That’s right, we rolled out the red carpet for a small, but loyal contingency of shoe girls today.  The first three glammed it up and we could actually imagine seeing these shoes hob-knobbing with the stars at the Academy Awards this Sunday.  But what’s up with the moccasin at the end of the line?...more
Speaking of shoes, #Abdication means #Pope must give up #redshoes. Worse, he must wear brown, ...more

Plan Your Oscar Party With Our Recipe Blowout: 9 Themed Menus

The Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday. Whether you're planning a blowout Oscar-watching party or just kicking it with a few friends, here are some menus that are inspired by the nominees for Best Picture. ...more
@tracey_f You're so welcome Tracey!more

Which Movie Will Win Best Picture At The 85th Academy Awards?

If you're a football fanatic, you probably look forward to the Super Bowl every year. But if you're a movie fan, the big annual event is definitely the Academy Awards. On February 24th, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate their 85th Oscar fest. We will cheer as the best actors, directors and assorted film folks walk the red carpet. We will hold our collective breath as it takes them an eternity to open the magical envelope....more
I work for the DoD and currently live in Germany, so most of the nominated movies have not had ...more

Oscar Watch: 85th Annual Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Today is the one day of the year that Los Angelenos got up before the sun, because today is Oscar Nominations Day in Tinseltown! This year, the big show looks to be all about fighting the good fight -- with epic dramas, action films, biopics, and even musicals carrying the torch for human rights....more
I haven't seen a new film in five years. :-)more

Oscar Watch: What's Up With All The Violence?

I love movies and I’m always thrilled when I read about a film made for adults.  It’s a sad fact of life that the big-budget productions, issued in the summer, all feature superheroes with super powers or Will Smith saving the universe –films intended to appeal to teenaged boys, unless they’re made to appeal to pre-teen girls with dreamy, pale-skinned vampires and pumped up wolfmen. ...more
We are a culture of violence. You can't escape it. It's on TV, video games and movies. More and ...more

Lincoln Tops 2013 Golden Globe Nominations

This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominations for the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards. As usual, they did it bright and early -- 5 a.m. on the West Coast or a more respectable 8 a.m. on the East Coast. And they didn't take all day either, like the New York Film Critics Circle. We like the speedy nominations....more

Get Gwyneth Paltrow's Oscar Look for Less!

There are always Oscar dresses that qualify as incredible, amazing, and ... totally out of the realm of possibility for the majority of us. And that's fine -- some of those are the most fun to critique during red carpet coverage! But you know what's also fun? Finding a look that you can recreate for a mere fraction of the cost. That being said, let's see what we can do with Gwyneth Paltrow's Oscars 2012 look....more
I loved this. So smart to consider the lines and simplicity, rather than the specifics. I'd love ...more