The Best Acceptance Speeches of the 2014 Oscars

By Ben Cramer When it comes to Oscar Sunday, the acceptance speech is crucial. At times the pressure is so great that it seems as if the academy will take back the statue if the star falls short of perfection. The speech says much about a celebrity’s personality. With over 85 years of Academy Awards ceremonies, there are many extremely well-done speeches.    The shortest … Continue reading The Best Acceptance Speeches of the 2014 Oscars

Season 9 Episode 15 – Academy Awards Special

     The Academy Awards may have come and gone, but we’re not going to let them slip past unreviewed! Coming up in this golden statuette-filled episode we have a recap of this year’s ceremonies from Nicole Koehn, an evaluation of host Ellen DeGeneres’ handling of the night, a look at some of the more unsung categories with Ben Cramer, and much much more! Continue reading Season 9 Episode 15 – Academy Awards Special

Ellen DeGeneres to host the Oscars

By Aly Bartholomew The biggest broadcasted party of the year requires an exceptional host. The host of the Academy Awards seemingly as important to viewers as the results. The host must be able to perform entertaining skits and be proficient in comedic banter. This year the honor of hosting the Academy Awards has once again gone to the hilarious Ellen DeGeneres who last hosted in … Continue reading Ellen DeGeneres to host the Oscars