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Oscars: Animal Style


8:36 p.m.: We like Ellen’s red velvet tux, but we’re pretty sure Randy Quaid gave those shiny white shoes to Chevy Chase’s character in National Lampoon’s Vacation.(Fuggers)

Abigail Breslin/Jaden Smith
Someone just emailed me that these two look like the Class of 2015 for drug rehab.
(Deadline Hollywood)


Shadow Puppets or Interpretive Dance

I was more interested in the extended version of the Wes Anderson American Express commercial than I was the dance troupe that can somersault into penguins. And that’s only partly because I don’t trust them behind that scrim. (Vanity Fair)

8:01: Ennio Morricone is speaking Italian. And Clint Eastwood is translating. This is proving less than a stellar and riveting combination. (Ray Richmond)

It’s That Guy!
8:50pm: Don LaFontaine appears and we all shout, “It’s the movie trailer announcer guy! From the Geico commercials!” (TrailerSpy)

Oscar Hair
8:35: Will Smith is obviously coloring his head stubble gray for added gravitas. (Defamer)
6:48: Why is Jack Nicholson’s head shaved? Britney Spears empathy? (Hollywood Elsewhere)
6:32: I think it only fair that Randy Newman be asked to share some of his hair with James Taylor. (Ray Richmond)
8:48:56 PM: Phil Hoffman looks homeless. (

Rehab Reaction
Is it us, or did Naomi Watts look slightly frightened of Robert Downey Jr. after his joke about being a big drug addict in the ’90s? (NYPost)

Montage Magic
11:45: Another. Montage. At least it’s the death reel. And this may seem crass, but doesn’t it feel like Jack Palance dies again every year? The games montage editors play. (Best Week Ever)

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