Hip Clicks: A special Oscars edition
You've probably seen at least a couple nominees for Best
Picture, but what about the short films? Head to IFILM.com to watch three
Oscar-nominated shorts, Fifty Percent Grey, Copy
Shop and Give Up Yer Aul Sins.
What do the critics have to say about this year's
festivities? This helpful site, billed as "the ultimate,
unofficial award fans' site," lets fans see every film
critic's opinion at one time. It also provides links to the
latest awards-show news.
MSN's Outsmart!, an interactive game which lets users
compete with celebrities, now features a special Oscars
edition. Click here to try to Outsmart! movie critic
Richard Roeper, co-host of Ebert and Roeper.
If Denis Leary had his way, Sean Penn and
Marisa Tomei would take home trophies on Sunday. Leary,
an Academy voter, boldly reveals his picks in this story from TVGuide.com.
Possibly the most interesting story in Newsweek's
massive Oscar index involves Tom Green, star
of the critically-panned Freddy Got Fingered. Green is
nominated for eight Razzies, or "anti-Oscars," and he actually
plans to attend the ceremony. Only two nominees before him
have attended, and no one has ever accepted their own
What will Oscar winners really say in their acceptance
speeches? Modern Humorist makes some funny
Finally, if you want to become even more familiar with this
year's nominees, why not check out their Web sites? Sir Ian
McKellan, David Lynch, Halle Berry
Smith are among the artists with their own domains.
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