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Social Media Highlights 86th Academy Awards (Oscars 2014)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


So by now you've tuned into Joan Rivers and the Joan Rangers on E's Fashion Police; had a morning full of Al Roker and Kathy Lee Gifford's red carpet moments; been on twitter and every other social media platform, read Perez Hilton and watched Entertainment Tonight to recap what took place Sunday night at the Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. But for my purposes of one day being recognized as a Social Media Maven, and to keep up my tradition of recapping the Oscars, I'm posting/embedding Oscar highlights from me, friends, family and Around the Web!

Hostess with the Mostess

Having bragging rights to the most retweeted selfie, officially made Ellen a superstar Oscar host!
Well, between that and the pizza delivery...


Red Carpet


A lot of nude beaded gowns, and a lot of starving actresses with super spanks,
but I think my top picks of the night were Kate Hudson & Kerry Washington



...lovely in it, but I think she should have done another jewel tone which really makes her skin tone pop and definitely lose the headband. Of course this is just knit picky cause the bottom line is I'm SO HAPPY LUPITA WON! What an amazing year for this new comer who is redefining Hollywood beauty. And what a poised, eloquent, perfect Oscar acceptance speech.

From the sublime to the... My brother posted this picture of Gabourey Sidibe, and I know it's wrong, but this just really tickled my funny bone, and it's still making me laugh!
#NotSoPrecious

Food

There was some bad karma going on with trying to get my Oscar Red Carpet Picnic together this year. Not even gonna go into the details, bottom line, you know I didn't go hungry.




 Fodder

The Stumblers Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet & John Travolta over poor Idina Menzel's name, made for some clever posts. Did you see this widget to Travolitify your own name?

Winners

Cate Blanchett as a boozing, socialite falling apart at the designer seams maybe my favorite character of the year.  Really liked the movie Blue Jasmine (click for T&T post). Definietly was on board with her picking up another Gold Statue!

Zeebox is a fun way to chat with people during any TV show, but particularly during Awards shows, you just join a chat room and start posting and replying;I love that your posts get turned into tweets, with the media attached, which makes for one less step during a Social Media Party!

One of the women in the chat room was super happy Matthew Mcconaughey won for Best Actor in a Leading Role.  I was rooting for Chiwetel Ejiofor, but McConaughey did earned it too, not just losing 40lbs, but it's was a demanding role in other ways. Plus, he's my Mom's crush ;)


Posting my review of 20 Feet From Stardom after it won for Best Doc brought a lot of traffic to the site.


Still can't believe the song "Happy" from the top 10 radio play and Despicable Me didn't win.


Also
American Hustle (T&T post)

But who can complain when 12 Years A Slave won for Best Picture! It was really looking like a Gravity Landslide.

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Of course all there was so,so much more posted, tweeted, pulsed and boxed, but this is enough to capture the spirit of
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Will there ever be a cap on movie prices?

Will we one day pay $20 a pop?

Why don't we pay on a scale?

A crap movie like everything Adam Sandler has ever done should cost about $4.50.
Big action movies like"Lord of the Rings", "Iron Man," "Transformers" are worth $10.
Woody Allen movie or something like "Silver Linings Playbook" $6-$7.
A chick flick or light comedy $5.75 and most Indie Films $5.25.

You could even do it by seasons - all summer block busters from May to August - $10
Sept - November 15th $3.50 - $4
Back to $10 for Thanksgiving and Christmas etc...

Or you can do it by A Actors ($9 - $10), B Actors ($6 - $7) TV actors on the big screen ($3.50 - $4)

Surely I'm not the first person to realize this makes sense. Has it been voted on in the Motion Picture Industry and then vetoed? If so, why?
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