Mar 19, 2010

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Watch Oscar-Winning And Nominated Animated Shorts Online For Free

If you have some bandwidth to burn and some Internet cap to spare, may we kindly direct your attention to some uplifting and amusing (and Academy Award-winning!) entertainment.

The five delightful and utterly brilliant films that all competed to win this year’s Oscar for the Best Animated Short Film (one of our all-time favourite categories) have been made available online where you can watch it for free! (Update: Seems that we are now down to four. One film has, for some unknown reason, since been made unavailable.) You can even watch the short that strutted away with the big prize, Logorama.

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Mar 12, 2010

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The Oscars – fashion’s friend or fashion’s foe?

The Oscars have arrived.  Lauded as one of the highlights of the fashion season by the Hollywood elite, but are they?  When we think of haute couture do we just mean dresses and tuxedoes?  I don’t think we do.

The Academy Awards is one of the most watched events on television and dwarfs the viewers of the Prêt-a-Porter shows that have recently preceded them. Savvy designers therefore know that to get their dress on the back of a nominated actress is worth more than any spectacle and fanfare of a fashion show.

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