OSCARS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OSCARS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Cricket’s Daily 3: It’s the Oscars pizza guy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57636207-66/com-entertainment-http-oscars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57636207-66/com-entertainment-http-oscars.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: It’s the Oscars pizza guy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T07:12:07.615-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 07:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • Meet Edgar Martirosyan, the Sunset Boulevard pizza-shop owner who wound up being taken onstage of the Oscars by Ellen DeGeneres. [Los Angeles Times] • Conan O’Brien will host the MTV Movie Awards in April. Nominations come out Thursday. [Entertainment Weekly] • Reports are that Scarlett Johansson is pregnant, and will have to fast-track her work on the “Avengers” sequel. [E! Online]</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57636207@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:12:07 MDT Oscars 2014: How did Twitter-happy Ellen DeGeneres fare? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57626171-223/ellen-iframe-200-254.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57626171-223/ellen-iframe-200-254.html.csp">Oscars 2014: How did Twitter-happy Ellen DeGeneres fare?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Chuck Barney</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Contra Costa Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T14:41:58.136-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 02:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ellen DeGeneres was clearly in her comfort zone as Oscar host Sunday night, delivering her brand of good-natured humor, kibitzing with the audience and even going out of her way to crash Twitter. Making her return to Hollywood’s big bash for the first time since 2007, DeGeneres deftly walked the line between edgy and gentle while guiding viewers through a classy and free-spirited, if rather bloated, Oscars telecast. (Catch all the best moments here.) Not everything worked, of course, but overall...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57626171@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:41:58 MDT History and heroism: ‘12 Years a Slave’ tops at Oscars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57621868-223/film-gravity-slave-oscar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57621868-223/film-gravity-slave-oscar.html.csp">History and heroism: ‘12 Years a Slave’ tops at Oscars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T15:30:49.524-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 03:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On an Oscar night dedicated to heroes, “12 Years a Slave,” the heroic but harrowing story of Solomon Northup — a free black forced into slavery in pre-Civil War Louisiana — came out on top at the 86th annual Academy Awards. “Everyone deserves not just a chance to survive, but a chance to live,” said the film’s director, Steve McQueen, quoting Northup as he accepted the Best Picture Oscar at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday night. McQueen dedicated the Oscar victory to “all the people who ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57621868@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:30:49 MDT Oscars 2014: What makes for a good host? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613621-223/data-hide-host-true.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613621-223/data-hide-host-true.html.csp">Oscars 2014: What makes for a good host?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Chuck Barney and Tony Hicks</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bay Area News Group</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T11:42:02.006-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This year, Ellen DeGeneres takes the wheel as host of the Academy Awards, returning to the hosting job for the first time since 2007. DeGeneres, 55, is the proverbial “safe” choice — someone who can deliver some gentle, feel-good humor without pricking those gigantic Hollywood egos. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” data-hide-embed=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/14432/”&gt;&lt;/script&gt;...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613621@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:42:02 MDT Ahead of Oscars, Pharrell hits No. 1 with ‘Happy’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57609128-223/pharrell-happy-hot-100.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57609128-223/pharrell-happy-hot-100.html.csp">Ahead of Oscars, Pharrell hits No. 1 with ‘Happy’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MESFIN FEKADU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T17:11:06.958-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Calling Pharrell’s current state “happy” might be an understatement. The producer-rapper-singer’s tune “Happy” is nominated for best original song at Sunday’s Oscars. Days ahead, the upbeat anthem has climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Pharrell said in an interview Wednesday he’s “ever so grateful” and “it’s pretty crazy.” The 40-year-old added: “It’s really awesome and I’m still shocked.” “Happy” is from the “Despicable Me 2” soundtrack and will appear on Pharrell’s new album, “GI...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576091282014-02-28T17:11:06.958-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T17:11:06.958-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57609128@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:11:06 MDT Sean P. Means: Are Oscars won on the screen, or on the campaign trail? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57609239-223/redford-talk-oscar-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57609239-223/redford-talk-oscar-academy.html.csp">Sean P. Means: Are Oscars won on the screen, or on the campaign trail?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T09:29:16.227-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the opening day of the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford made news before he said a word — because earlier that day, Redford found out he wouldn’t be going to the Oscars. Redford was snubbed when the Academy Awards nominations were announced that morning. His solo performance as an amateur sailor trying to survive a big ocean in “All Is Lost” — a performance that people had been talking up as an Oscar front-runner from its debut at the Cannes Film Festival the previous May — was not amo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57609239@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:29:16 MDT Sean P. Means: Trip to the Oscars brings a Utahn full circle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57598316-223/stelter-oscars-really-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57598316-223/stelter-oscars-really-black.html.csp">Sean P. Means: Trip to the Oscars brings a Utahn full circle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T11:45:46.135-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Drew Stelter was a kid, he told his brothers, “I’m gonna go to the Oscars someday.” On Sunday, he’s getting his chance. Stelter, a 24-year-old operating-room nurse at Alta View Hospital in Sandy, won two tickets to the fan bleachers section of the red-carpet gallery outside Hollywood’s Dolby Theater — where he and his mother, Robyn, will watch the stars enter the 86th annual Academy Awards ceremony. The tickets were given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the industry...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57598316@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:45:46 MDT