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The Winners And Losers Of 2014 (So Far)

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It’s July 2014, and is there anyone with a higher public approval rating than Pharrell Williams? Over the last 12 months the singer-rapper-producer has gone from being one of the most inventive and respected artists in music circles to a beloved international sensation even your mother can’t resist.

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Jake Gyllenhaal Is The Matthew McConaughey Of 2014

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Remember the days Jake Gyllenhaal and former girlfriend Kirsten Dunst would walk their dog Atticus together in Los Angeles? Yes, and it was perfect. The Manic Pixie Dream Couple of the early ’00s may be long gone, but Gyllenhaal’s career only intensified after that relationship. As did his gossip potential and attempts at leading man status, giving us maple latte dates with Taylor Swift and the forgettable Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

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Doug Benson Tackles Matthew McConaughey On Best Week Ever

2014 seems to be the year of Matthew McConaughey, so what better time to take a moment to look back at the man’s career and judge the sh*t out of it? That’s where Best Week Ever and Doug Benson come in. Our dear pal Doug is visiting us this week to give us the low down on the highs and lows of Mr. McConaughey’s varied career. The twist? Doug has to review all of McConaughey’s films in eight words or less! Can he do it? Do you agree? Did Matthew McConaughey really peak in Dazed and Confused? Check out the clip above and be sure to tune in to Best Week Ever tonight, March 14 at 10/9 C! SET YOUR DVR!

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Kerry Washington Finally Got Her Pizza + More Of What You Missed On Instagram, Oscar Edition

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The 2014 Oscars have come and gone, but lucky for us we have Instagram snapshots to last a lifetime. 12 Years a Slave‘s Lupita Nyong’o has been living a Cinderella-like fairy tale over the last few weeks, charming award show audiences with her poise and stealing the spotlight on red carpets with her stunning style choices. The whirlwind continued over Oscar weekend, where she schmoozed with some of Hollywood’s elite and even made a new friend. Hint: he’s gold and his name is Oscar.

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My Date’s Hotter Than Yours: Who Brought the Flyest Arm Candy To The 2014 Oscars

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What’s tastier than a shiny statue on Oscar night? Arm candy, people! The 86th annual Academy Awards is all about memorable celebrity couples.

The Academy Awards are officially underway, and we’re already drooling over Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves‘ sensational red carpet look. And then Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie showed up.

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5 Stars Who Are Having The Best Awards Season Ever

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Each year, the awards season means certain stars get an opportunity to shine as they make the rounds on red carpets, picking up trophies and working their way toward that Oscar. Some celebs do it better than others. See last year when Jennifer Lawrence shined from the moment she “beat Meryl” at the Golden Globes to tripping on her way to picking up her Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Meanwhile, Anne Hathaway couldn’t muster the same spirit. Speech after speech, fans felt she was phoning it in. Luckily, the stars on this list, including Lupita Nyong’o, Matthew McConaughey and Emma Thompson, fall in line J-Law.

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Year Of Matthew McConaughey: Celebrating The Oscar Nominee’s Career Makeover

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By this time next week Matthew McConaughey might have an Oscar. That’ll likely sound strange if you still think of him as David Wooderson, the ambiguously aged keg party enthusiast from Dazed and Confused, or as a naked conga drummer. (Let the record state that MM still plays, he’s just more careful about closing his windows these days.) Over the last 18 months, McConaughey has delivered the best work of his career, earning a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award and proving that it’s never too late to expect the unexpected–even from a guy whose personal mantra is just to keep on livin’.

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