Posts tagged oscars 2011
The Gregory Brothers, the guys who brought us the Antoine Dodson auto-tuned viral hit “Bed Intruder” have put their skills to use once again, this time targeting the 2011 Oscar awards show.
The brothers have mixed together several movies, including hits; The Social Network, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I.
Here’s the full auto-tuned special:
It sure does make the music industry look pretty silly when videos like this surface that actually make regular talking seem like semi-decent singing. I particularly like how Justin Timberlake seemed to have aMore >
Natalie Portman trained in the art of Ballet for a year before taking on her role in David Aronofsky’s critically lauded film Black Swan and her hard work paid off with Portman taking home her first Academy Award at Sunday nights awards ceremony.
In the movie Portman played troubled ballerina Nina Sayers and during her speech she had this to say:
“I truly, sincerely, wish the prize was to get to work with my fellow nominees. I’m so in awe of all of you.”
Portman was up against some tough competition including Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right, Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole,More >
As Oscars night 2011 drew to a close a bit of controversy arose after it was pointed out that three well known Hollywood talents were left off the shows “In Memoriam” montag which highlights top Hollywood mainstays who passed since the last Academy Awards show.
Last year Farrah Fawcett was left off the montage and this year Corey Haim, who died of an accidental drug overdose on March 10, 2010 was not seen, just as he was left off the SAG Awards’ own In Memoriam.
Also missing was Peter Graves who died of a heart attack just four days after Haims and All In The Family’s Betty Garrett whoMore >
James Franco is having a great day, first he gets a “best actor” nod for his role in 127 Hours and he’s hosting the Academy Awards show alongside the gorgeous Anne Hathaway.
The picture shown above is the official promo shot for this years Academy Awards.
After posing for the picture, Franco spoke with Today Show hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera about his nomination, to which he said:
“It’s a Big Honor” and “It feels great. I’m here in New Haven. I’m about to go to class.”
The 83rd Academy Awards will air on ABC on Feb. 27.