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February 24, 2008

Falling for them

"Make art, make art, make art!"

So says Glen Hansard ("Once"), newly minted Oscar winner for best original song for "Falling Slowly" from one of the best and, let's just say, most cost-efficient movies of the year. (Total budget: $100,000 -- nope, no cash for craft services).

Yet another reason to love Jon Stewart (how many more do we need?): he brought Marketa Irglova back to the stage because Hansard, her bandmate and "Once" co-star, had unwittingly eaten up all the "thank you" time. Has this ever happened before? Ever? Oscarologists?

And, at the risk of being redundant, there's another adorable alert with Irglova, whose unfussy beauty and sweet voice have us under a spell.


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Oscar Contenders

  • So "The Dark Knight" didn't make it into the final five after all, never mind that critical and popular support. Let's just call the comic-inspired mega-hit "The Biggest Snubee."

    Here are the best picture contenders in a race that, two weeks away from the Oscars, seems to be a foregone conclusion ("Slumdog") unless there's a come-from-behind possibility ("The Reader" anyone?)

    "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," with Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett; the politically timely "Milk;" rags-to-riches fairy tale, "Slumdog Millionaire," Holocaust best-seller-based drama "The Reader," and Watergate-era biopic "Frost/Nixon."

    Could "Button" and "Slumdog" split the vote, allowing another film to take the prize? Doesn't seem likely. After having clung to "Button" for months as what we thought would be the Academy voters' top vhoice, our money's now on "Slumdog." Momentum can't be ignored.

    Watch this blog for updates, ephemera and all manner of postulating.

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  • Mmmmm, chocolate Oscar. Not every star will walk away from the 81st annual Academy Awards with a trophy, but if they hit the high-profile Governor's Ball they can have pastry chef Sherry Yard's gold-dusted candy version. Also on the menu from celeb chef Wolfgang Puck is tuna tartare in sesame miso cones, chopped Chino Farms vegetable salad with ginger soy vinaigrette, Maine lobster and caviar. Serve it up! (Getty Images)

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