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Live Blogging the Oscars with Pile of Monkeys and La Belle Amelie

Watching the Oscars tonight? Join us here as we watch the 83rd annual Academy Awards, starting with the red carpet. Feel free to discuss your favorite fashion, award picks, and awful pre-written presenter banter in the comments.

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2011 Oscar Nominations

We will so be liveblogging the Oscars, and we will be drunk when we do it.  Mark your calendars, it will be more fun than a barrel full of ladybloggers.  In the meantime, the nominees for the major categories are after the cut.

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Father/Daughter Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Treacly

The two best movies I’ve seen recently are True Grit and Winter’s Bone, both of which heavily feature the father/daughter relationship, which seems to have a special place in Hollywood’s money-churning machine. While mother/daughter relationships tend to fall along a binary–either the women are Gilmore Girls close or they’re Mermaids-style dysfunctional–daddy-daughter movies are permitted a […]