Oscar Nominations Remind Us Of These Much More Important Movie Numbers

On January 16, 2014, in Article, Celeb, eBooks, Entertainment, Music, Videos, by nadia

OK, by now we’ve had these numbers hammered into our brains: American Hustle and Gravity have 10 Oscar nominations apiece, 12 Years a Slave has nine, Oprah Winfrey has zero. But after we’re done with the echo chamber of awards season, what are the stats that will really matter to us? Here are 0: The number of bras that Amy Adams wears in American Hustle 2: The number of times Sandra Bullock has now faced and Meryl Streep in an Oscar category 3: The number of cats who played Ulysses in Inside Lleywn Davis 4: The number of Somali pirates who hijack Tom Hanks‘ boat in Captain Phillips 7: The number of Love Actually stars who’ve now been nominated for an Oscar (Congrats, Chiwetel Ejiofor!) 8: The number of United States presidents The Butler served under 10: The length of minutes the graphic lesbian sex scene in Blue Is the Warmest Color lasts 15: The number of seconds you’d last in space (a la Gravity) before passing out from oxygen deprivation, if you didn’t have a space suit 18: The total number of Oscar nominations Meryl Streep has received 36: The number of months the real life “Wolf Of Wall Street” was sentenced to spend in jail for his crimes 38: The number of pounds Matthew McConaughey lost for his Dallas Buyers Club role 43: The number of pounds Christian Bale gained for his American Hustle role 45: seconds it took for Cate Blanchett to audition for Woody Allen before he offered her the part in Blue Jasmine 53: Times the phrase “Old Sport” is used in the Great Gatsby 55: The number of music videos that Her helmer Spike Jonze has directed 84: The age of Nebraska star and Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee June Squibb 506: The number of F-bombs in The Wolf of Wall Street 1,000: The number of women Steve McQueen auditioned for 12 Years a Slave’s Patsey before choosing Lupita Nyong’o 2000: Different snowflake shapes in Frozen $35,000: The real life cost of the Hermes bag Cate Blanchett’s character carries in Blue Jasmine 1,234,653: The number of followers Best Supporting Actor nominee Jared Leto has on Twitter

OK, by now we’ve had these numbers hammered into our brains: American Hustle and Gravity have 10 Oscar nominations apiece, 12 Years a Slave has nine, Oprah Winfrey has zero. But after we’re done with the echo chamber of awards season, what are the stats that will really matter to us? Here are

0: The number of bras that Amy Adams wears in American Hustle
2: The number of times Sandra Bullock has now faced and Meryl Streep in an Oscar category
3: The number of cats who played Ulysses in Inside Lleywn Davis

4: The number of Somali pirates who hijack Tom Hanks‘ boat in Captain Phillips
7: The number of Love Actually stars who’ve now been nominated for an Oscar (Congrats, Chiwetel Ejiofor!)
8: The number of United States presidents The Butler served under
10: The length of minutes the graphic lesbian sex scene in Blue Is the Warmest Color lasts
15: The number of seconds you’d last in space (a la Gravity) before passing out from oxygen deprivation, if you didn’t have a space suit
18: The total number of Oscar nominations Meryl Streep has received
36: The number of months the real life “Wolf Of Wall Street” was sentenced to spend in jail for his crimes
38: The number of pounds Matthew McConaughey lost for his Dallas Buyers Club role
43: The number of pounds Christian Bale gained for his American Hustle role
45: seconds it took for Cate Blanchett to audition for Woody Allen before he offered her the part in Blue Jasmine
53: Times the phrase “Old Sport” is used in the Great Gatsby
55: The number of music videos that Her helmer Spike Jonze has directed
84: The age of Nebraska star and Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee June Squibb
506: The number of F-bombs in The Wolf of Wall Street
1,000: The number of women Steve McQueen auditioned for 12 Years a Slave’s Patsey before choosing Lupita Nyong’o
2000: Different snowflake shapes in Frozen
$35,000: The real life cost of the Hermes bag Cate Blanchett’s character carries in Blue Jasmine
1,234,653: The number of followers Best Supporting Actor nominee Jared Leto has on Twitter

Source: Oscar Nominations Remind Us Of These Much More Important Movie Numbers

Last Lap: What’s Got Kristen Stewart Shaking In Her Boots?

On January 15, 2014, in Article, Celeb, eBooks, Entertainment, Movies, Music, Sports, Videos, by nadia

Who’s up for a Razzie this year?

Kristen Stewart

Who’s up for a Razzie this year? George Clooney pulls an epic prank on Matt Damon, and Lena Dunham hints at how Girls might end.

  • Kristen Stewart has done love stories before, but her next romantic film role has her “terrified.” The actress admitted that her part in Equals feeds into such a deep narrative, she’s not completely sure she can pull it off. We’re here to encourage you, K. Stew! [PopSugar]
  • Now that award season is totally upon us, we can’t forget about the Golden Raspberry Awards — though the nominees probably want to. So, who’s “leading” this year’s pack of bad films? Grown Ups 2 is the standout, with eight Razzie nominations. Ouch. [Los Angeles Times]
  • As hot as George Clooney is, we’re not sure if we’d want him as a pal, given his proclivity for pranks. Matt Damon talked about how George totally messed with his head while they were filming The Monuments Men. Apparently, Matt thought he was packing on some pounds, but George’s devious ways were behind the whole thing. [E!]
  • We’re already hooked on season three of Girls! So, where does Lena Dunham see her fierce foursome eventually ending up? [MTV News]

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Source: Last Lap: What’s Got Kristen Stewart Shaking In Her Boots?

Last Lap: What Item From Mindy Kaling’s College Days Perfectly Illustrates Her Humor?

On January 14, 2014, in Article, Celeb, eBooks, Entertainment, Movies, Music, Videos, by nadia

Is Jon Gosselin ready for more children? Tyrese Gibson talks about coping with loss, and things are about to get hotter on The Originals

Mindy Kaling

Is Jon Gosselin ready for more children? Tyrese Gibson talks about coping with loss, and things are about to get hotter on The Originals.

  • Mindy Kaling has been keep fans laughing way before The Mindy Project and The Office. The comedic actress’ comic strip, which she penned while attending Dartmouth College, has just found new life on the web. And apparently, it stands the test of time! The Hairpin]
  • Having struggled during the aftermath of Paul Walker‘s death, Tyrese Gibson opened up about losing his friend. While on The Arsenio Hall Show, the actor and model talked about his Fast And Furious co-star, and how he’s finally moving on. [Huffington Post]
  • Jon Gosselin thinks that he has just the right number of kids and doesn’t want to have anymore. The former Jon & Kate Plus 8 star disclosed that he had a vasectomy, so does that mean we won’t get any new family-style reality shows from him? [Us Magazine]
  • Fans of The Originals are probably anticipating tonight’s return of the supernatural series, but what’s actually in store? [MTV News]

[Photo Credit: Getty Images]

Source: Last Lap: What Item From Mindy Kaling’s College Days Perfectly Illustrates Her Humor?

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