The 85th annual Oscars were on last night, with highlights being Seth MacFarlane’s funny (or not so funny) jokes, Jennifer Lawrence’s trip up the stairs to receive her award (poor girl), Anne Hathaway’s award for Les Miserables and musical performances by Adele, Jennifer Hudson and Barbra Streisand, who hadn’t performed at the Academy Awards in the past […]
The 85th annual Oscars were on last night, with highlights being Seth MacFarlane’s funny (or not so funny) jokes, Jennifer Lawrence’s trip up the stairs to receive her award (poor girl), Anne Hathaway’s award for Les Miserables and musical performances by Adele, Jennifer Hudson and Barbra Streisand, who hadn’t performed at the Academy Awards in the past 36 years. For me, fashion is what draws me to watching the Oscars each year…the dresses, the hair, the jewelry. To be honest, I play my own little game of best dressed/worst dressed from my very own sofa. It’s also a great chance to find out about any amazing movies I may have missed and should run out to see in the coming weeks, (i.e. Silver Linings Playbook).
I have a friend who hosts an Oscars party each year at her home – she invites everyone to come dressed as their favorite actress or actor and everyone lives rich for the evening, coming dressed in evening gowns and pearls, sipping on champagne and dining on mini hors d’oeuvres. She puts a red carpet at the entrance-way of her home and takes photos of everyone as they arrive, just like the paparazzi. As the party progresses, the red carpet changes to a photo booth that everyone can enjoy together. Voting is done an hour before the Oscars are aired and whoever guesses the awards correctly does an acceptance speech. Guests can also re-enact their own acceptance speech being the actress or actor they are portraying.
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