The King’s Speech

Oscar Nominations 2011: The Year’s Biggest Snubs and Surprises

“So glad they finally announced the Oscars,” our friend Eugene Mirman tweeted this morning. “I was getting worried that no one would give any awards to films this year.” No worries, Eugene! Hollywood’s season of self-congratulation will crash to a conclusion on February 27th, when America’s Secret Boyfriend James Franco and Secret Girlfriend Anne Hathaway host the 83rd Academy Awards. After the jump, we’ll take a gander at the surprises and snubs in this year’s noms. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. The 2011 Oscar nominations are in, with The King’s Speech dominating the pack with 12 nods. The Academy Awards will air live on ABC on February 27th. [via THR]

2. According to Diplo, Beyonce and Sleigh Bells guitarist Derek Miller have been in the studio together working on new material, but it’s… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, enjoyed Slate’s history of stuttering in the movies, which was inspired by The King’s Speech. We met the 10 weirdest new animals of 2010. We were inspired by RuPaul’s ability to play both Cher and Christina in this Burlesque-inspired holiday card. We learned that the color… Read More

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