It’s not often you come away from an awards show thinking “Man those title cards were amazing!” but that’s exactly what I thought while watching the Oscars on Sunday. Everything about the graphics used to introduce the nominees was spot on — from the gorgeously curated objects used for the Production Design nominees to the […]
…a movie based on a superhero comic book won a best picture Oscar last night.
And the winners are…
Is it over? Can I start figuring out my March Madness brackets? No? SIGH The things I do in my spare time…
It’s Ten PM here… this should, in a perfect world, be the last hour of the telecast. It would be, if the show started at 7 PM, and ran to form. We’d be watching the major awards being presented, recipients would have plenty of time to talk and generate memorable moments, and it would all […]
Halfway done… (yeah… right…)
And it’s 8 PM! What’s next?
And we’re off… but we have to wait 90 minutes for the show to start. Geez…. start it at 7, let it run four hours, end it on time, everyone’s happy. Seriously, you can’t get the butts in seats by 4 PM local time? How long does it take to get ready? It’s not […]
It’s Oscar Sunday! As I type, Hollywood’s royalty, gentry, serfs, and court jesters are preparing for the second most harrowing live event of their lives. (The First? Hosting Saturday Night Live. Heckling, via Internet and smartphones.) We here at Stately Beat Manor are preparing as well. I’ll be your host this evening, liveblogging the […]
[No comics content here. This falls under “pop culture” and general geekery. ] So, your waistline (and gastrointestinal tract) has recovered from the Super Bowl. You’re sick and tired of the weather. You seek another diversion. Well, tomorrow, Hollywood holds their soiree, handing out Oscar statuettes (“Academy Awards of Merit”, according to the rule book).