Did Ben Affleck‘s celebrity friends show up for his induction into SNL’s Five Timers’ Club? How did Alexander Skarsgard just make himself even hotter? All this, plus some in depth spoiler-filled discussion about Star Trek spoilers with Damon Lindelof, in today’s First Dibs.
In a cruel twist of pop culture fate, some of our most beloved movies, TV series, and musicals only exist in other movies, TV series, and musicals! From SMASH’s fictional Broadway show, Marilyn, to Scream’s delightfully meta Stab series, we rounded up our favorite shows-within-a-show — now someone get on Kickstarter and get these gems made. Read more…
Is Amy Poehler moving on from Will Arnett with comedian Nick Kroll? Did Suri Cruise cut her own bangs? Plus, a new look at The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
Each Easter people across the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ by eating massive amounts of chocolate eggs. Yeah, we don’t really get it either. But seeing has how religion isn’t really our wheelhouse, we’ve decided to observe this special day by recognizing some of the most impressive entertainment career resurrections in history!
Emboldened with his Best Picture Oscar win, Ben Affleck apparently decided that he was going to deal with exactly zero crap from paraprazzi while out with his daughter Seraphina today at a Brentwood mall. The actor was seen trying to literally kick a photographer out of the way, proving that he’s not only a badass, but the best bad ever.
Frills, lengthy trains, and visible nipples might get the most attention during major award shows, but that’s not to say that men are off the hook when it comes to red carpet expectations. With an array of choices–bow tie or straight neck? Cumberbund or vest?–male attendees, and the females who dare don a tux themselves, are just as capable of making a fashion faux pas. Even those showered in praise from the Academy! They’ve had weeks to prepare for this moment, and yet…
The Oscars are too fancy shmancy for anyone to walk on stage with their “Thank You’s” written out on a tiny piece of scrap paper or, even worse, read from the winner’s iPhone. Instead, Oscar attendees tend to have carefully thought out shout outs that get straight to the point. That said, every so often, moments of real, actual emotion break through, which make stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Adele and Ben Affleck shine more than their exquisitely prepared peers. Read more…
Dustin Hoffman has already won two Academy Awards, but that doesn’t make attending this year’s show any less special. The Quartet director may have had an awkward encounter with superfan Joseph Gordon-Levitt (just wait until the opening number, JGL! He’ll surely send you a fruit basket) but he was eager to gush about Ben Affleck, the son of his old pal Timothy and another actor-turned-director who has received lots of love this award season. “What do I make of him? How much time do you have?” Hoffman asked VH1′s very own Janell Snowden and MTV’s Josh Horowitz moments ago on the red carpet. “Affleck is the real thing as a director.” So he’s a Ben lover… just like us!
UPDATE: The poll is closed, and our hearty congratulations go to Argo‘s Ben Affleck. Now, Argo get yourself a shave!
For months and months now, Oscar pundits have been debating the merits of various films and actors in an effort to predict who’s going to win this year’s Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress prizes. However, the media’s relentless interest in these so-called “real” awards has outshined the story that most actual moviegoers, like us, care about: What movie character this year sported the Best Dramatic Facial Hair?