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Favorite Moments: The Oscars

Did you watch the Oscars last night? I have to admit, I watched mostly for the clothes–thank you E! Fashion Police for the extensive coverage–and the host–Ellen Degeneres never disappoints. Here are my three favorite moments from last night: 1. Jared Leto (and his fabulous hair) and Matthew McConaughey winning for their roles in Dallas Buyers Club.

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#HunkDay Oscar Nominees

#HunkDay Oscar Nominees

It’s Oscar season again! Are you planning anything for Sunday night? Our plan basically consists of salivating over this list of Hunks until Sunday night and then watching everyone parade down the red carpet in their tuxes and gowns. There will probably be popcorn and candy involved too. Here are our top five Oscar Hunks to watch! Find more pictures and more hunks all day on our Loveswept Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

1. Jared Leto for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Dallas Buyers Club)
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2. Leonardo DiCaprio for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Wolf of Wall Street)
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3. Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Dallas Buyers Club)
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And the Race Begins

This morning the Academy Award nominees were announced in Hollywood. While  some fan favorites got snubbed (Tom Hanks?), it’s clearly a packed playing field.  March 2 will be an interesting night. And the nominees are: Coming Sunday, March 2 BEST PICTURE
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
12 Years A Slave
The Wolf Of Wall Street BEST ACTOR
Christian Bale
Bruce Dern
Leonardo DiCaprio
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Matthew McConaughey BEST ACTRESS
Amy Adams
Cate Blanchett
Sandra Bullock
Judi Dench
Meryl Streep BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence. American Hustle
Lupita Nyongo, 12 Years A Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave
Jonah Hill, The Wolf Of Wall Street
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WINNERS ANNOUNCED: The Oscar game, #Free books!!

Hard to believe the Oscars are celebrating their 85th year – amazing! One thing I’ve always wondered is why does this event have two names? Definitely an indicator that this is something BIG, something special. Trusty ole’ Wikipedia gave me some interesting answers to the origination of the event – did you know:
  • The Academy Awards, informally known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements.
  • The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit
  • Originally conceived by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio executive Louis B. Mayer as a professional honorary organization to help improve the film industry’s image and help mediate labor disputes.
  • The awards themselves were later initiated by the Academy as awards “of merit for distinctive achievement” in the industry.
  • The awards were first given in
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