Posts Tagged: the oscars
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The Wolf of Wall Stweet

Thank you, Cinefix, for getting children to reenact scenes from this year's best picture nominees (American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Her, Nebraska, Philomena, 12 Years a Slave, and The Wolf of Wall Street). Feeling very much for any kid still figuring out her Rs (it gets better) and also rather impressed at how much full-body effort it takes a child to open a car door (see: Nebraska). [via]

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It's Oscar Time, With Julie

Julie made a list of Oscar nominated films you can watch at home on Netflix and Amazon. Thanks, Julie!

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The Oscars

Did you watch last night? The New York Times and the LA Times both have red-carpet roundups, The Cut has a list of general hits and misses, and HuffPo and MTV have summaries of the evening. There was apparently a toilet problem, and an accompanying odd quote about it.

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How to Deal With Microphone Feedback

Did anyone else want to turn off the Oscars last night not because of how boring they were but because of the microphone feedback? Did you notice that every few seconds when someone would speak either a high-pitched zingy squeal would happen or a quiet but creepy robotic ghost noise would follow their words? You may remember theses sounds from such moments as your 6th birthday party when you'd stand too close to the boombox with your Mr. Microphone. I am not a scientist, so I will not attempt to tell you exactly how microphone feedback works, but I will run down a few of the simpler [...]

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"The Red Carpet Project"

Here is a new game where you endlessly sort 478 Oscar outfits by celebrity, color, designer, and style, but not price.

Related: "10 Iconic Destiny's Child Performance Outfits."