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Natalie Portman’s Acceptance Speech – (Transcript) 83rd Annual Academy Awards

In Celebrity News, Oscars 2011 on February 28, 2011 at 10:12 pm

Natalie Portman

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Thank you so much to the Academy this is insane and I truly sincerely wish that the prize tonight was to get to work with my fellow nominees. I’m so in awe of you. I’m so grateful to get to do the job that I do. I love it so much. I want to thank my parents, who are right there, first and foremost for giving me my life and for giving me the opportunity to work from such an early age and showing me everyday how to be a good human being by example.

And I want to thank my team who works with me every day. Aleen Keshishian, my manager, for 18 years and my agents Kevin Huvane and everyone at CAA. Bryna and Tamar at ID, my friends who are everything to me no matter what’s going on in my career. And everyone who has ever hired me, Luc Besson, who gave me first job when I was 11 years old. Mike Nichols, who has been my hero and my champion for the past decade and now Darren Aronofsky, you are a fearless leader, a visionary. I am blessed to have just gotten to get to work with you every day for the period of time we did.

So many people helped me prepare for this role. Mary Helen Bowers spent a year with me, training me, Michelle Rodriguez and Kurt Froman and Olga Kostritzky, Marina Stavitskaya, and my beautiful love Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film and has now given me my most important role of my life. And also there are people on films who no one ever talks about that are your heart and soul every day. Margie and Geordie who did my hair and makeup, Nicci, who dressed me, and Kate and Laura Mulleavy, who designed the beautiful ballet costumes, Joe Reidy, our incredible AD, first AD, and our camera operators J.C. and Steve who gave me so much soul behind the camera everyday you gave me all of your energy. Most importantly, my family, my friends, and my love. Thank you so much.

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Oscar Fashions – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – You Decide

In Breaking News, Celebrity News, Oscars 2011 on February 28, 2011 at 9:24 pm

Royalty was a theme at the Oscars Sunday night, with the King’s Speech taking home the night’s top honors. Royal purple also made a big splash – best actress winner Natalie Portman donned a vibrant purple dress as well as co-star Mila Kunis. But not all the fashions were winners. Share your opinions below!

Cate Blanchett

Hilary Swank

Abhishek Bachchan

Anne Hathaway

Colin Firth

Gwyneth Paltrow

Annette Bening

Rick Ross and Brad Oltmann

Cate Blanchett

Mark Wahlberg

Mila Kunis

Celine Dion

Hailee Steinfeld

Halle Berry

Helen Mirren

Justin Timberlake

Jennifer Hudson

Natalie Portman

Reese Witherspoon

Jennifer Lawrence

Matthew McConaughey

Robin Roberts

Russell Brand and Barbara Brand

Sandra Bullock

Scarlett Johansson

Sharon Stone

Steven Spielberg arrives with Destry Spielberg

Valentino and Anne Hathaway arrive

Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.

Susanne Bier

Mira Jacob and Jed Rothstein

Jesse Eisenberg

Amy Adams

 

 

Kirk Baxter

Hans Zimmer

Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg

83rd Annual Academy Awards Pre Show

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2011 at 8:50 pm

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Carla B and Teangelo of EOTM TV hosts 83rd Annual Academy Awards Pre Show

OSCARS 2011-Hollywood Stars Arrive on Red Carpet

In Breaking News, Celebrity News, Oscars 2011 on February 28, 2011 at 12:45 am

Mila Kunis

 

 

Hollywood’s brightest stars are out in force for the industry’s night of nights – the Academy Awards.

More than a billion viewers around the world are expect to watch Hollywood’s royalty sashay down the red carpet tonight.

The Fighter’s Melissa Leo, who is nominated for best supporting actress, and Winter’s Bone’s Jennifer Lawrence, who is up for best actress, were among the first to arrive.

Mila Kunis, whose film Black Swan is up for best picture, dazzled in a plunging Elie Saab haute couture dress.

Anne Hathaway looked incredible in a figure hugging scarlet gown created for her by Valentino, who hovered around to ensure the gown didn’t burst.

Anne Hathaway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Hudson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virginia Madsen

 

 

Jennifer Lawrence

and we can't forget Carla B and Teangelo of EOTM

Oscars 2011: Anne Hathaway

In Breaking News, Celebrity News, Oscars 2011 on February 28, 2011 at 12:17 am

Gearing up for a night in the spotlight, Anne Hathaway arrived for the 83nd annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Held at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, the Oscar winning actress was all smiles as she geared up for hosting duties alongside James Franco at the star studded ceremony.

Anne Hathaway arriving at Oscar 2011

NAACP 42ND ANNUAL NOMINEE LUNCHEON

In Uncategorized on February 26, 2011 at 10:00 pm

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EOTM on location in Beverly Hills for the 42nd Annual NAACP Nominee Luncheon

Charlie Sheen – The Melt Down

In Breaking News, Celebrity News, EOTM News on February 26, 2011 at 4:44 am

Apparently not content to let sleeping dogs lie, the TV star otherwise known as Carlos Estevez phoned in today to Fox Sports Radio’s Loose Cannons with good friend Pat O’brien and once again went off on Two and a Half Men, calling the show a “pukefest” and producers Chuck Lorre and Lee Aronsohn “Nazis.”

The outburst came a day after Sheen caught flak from Jewish groups when he referred to Lorre by the Hebrew version of his name, Chaim Levine.

Tea Party After 2 Years

In Breaking News, Politics on February 26, 2011 at 3:42 am

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The Tea Party has already stitched together a colorful history made of success and failure, anger and optimism and lots of controversy.

And as the movement marks its second anniversary, it’s worth asking: Where is it headed?

“It started spontaneously and organically as a protest/rally movement. And it fully matured, because of the timing, into a movement that involved electoral politics,” Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler told CNN.

“And so, here we are, on our second anniversary, we’ve proven that this is a movement that’s here to stay. It’s time to get serious about — and pushing forward — a long-term policy.”

Soap News: Kelly Monaco leaving General Hospital

In Breaking News, Celebrity News, EOTM News on February 26, 2011 at 3:23 am

Kelly Monaco

 

 

Rumors about Kelly Monaco leaving “General Hospital” are running rampant on the Internet after a casting call was recently released by ABC for the role of Sam McCall.

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On Friday February 25th ABC released a casting call for the role of Sam McCall, the role played by Emmy-nominated actress Kelly Monaco since 2003. In addition to her work on GH, Monaco is known to millions of television viewers as the first Dancing With the Stars champion.

Oscars ® Correspondent Contest

In EOTM News, Oscars 2011 on February 25, 2011 at 6:59 pm

WHAT: Academy President Tom Sherak will announce the winners of the third annual mtvU Oscars Correspondent Contest

The grand prize winners will get a spot on the red carpet for the 83rd Academy Awards arrivals tomorrow, February 27, and will have access to the backstage press rooms and the Governors Ball. Oscar coverage from the winning team will be posted on mtvU.com and MTVNews.com the week of February 28.

WHO: Academy President Tom Sherak

mtvU Oscars Correspondent Contest Finalists:
Luz Pena and Philip Robibero from Hofstra University
Blake Mitchell and David Torcivia from the University of Georgia
Sarah Erickson and Joel Kutz from the University of Southern California

Academy’s Blue Ribbon Selection Panel
Brooke Anderson, co-host of HLN’s Showbiz Tonight
Sandy Cohen, “Oscar Insider” for the Associated Press
Adam Weissler, senior segment producer, EXTRA

WHEN: Saturday, February 26, 2011
10 a.m.

WHERE: Bottom of the Grand Stair in Awards Walk
Hollywood & Highland Center

QUESTIONS:
CONTACT: Tarrah Lee Curtis, (310) 247-3090, tcurtis@oscars.org

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