Oscars

8 Things You Need To Know About The Beautiful And Talented 'Frozen' Star Idina Menzel

March 24th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
8 Things You Need To Know About The Beautiful And Talented 'Froz
The 2014 Oscars ceremony was a banner moment for the Walt Disney Company. The House of Mouse received official confirmation that its storied animation studio has finally rekindled its glory days. "Frozen" won best animated feature and the movie's main theme song, "Let It Go" won best song.

The success of "Let It Go" can be attributed largely to "Frozen" star Idina Menzel, who voices Elsa in the film. Menzel brought the house down when she sung the song at the Oscars. Menzel's song is the biggest hit Disney has had arguably since the days of Elton John and "The Lion King" soundtrack.

Idin...
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Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Ellen DeGeneres And Kim Kardashian

March 7th, 2014 9:00am EST
Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Ellen DeGeneres And Kim Kardash
Shining Star - Ellen DeGeneres: Not only did talk show host Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars in the most comedic way possible, but she is also credited for owning the infamous Oscars Selfie. The famous photo has been shared so much during the live telecast of the show that it actually broke Twitter.

Note: This is actually a group photo and not a "selfie," but we're not arguing. Who else could get all of these amazing stars together in one place for an amazing shot. There's just so much to take in here and it's just beautiful.

Not only does she own this awesome photo, but Ellen cracked...
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Rumors Swirl Over Reason 'Batkid' Was Cut From The Oscars

March 6th, 2014 12:03pm EST
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The Academy Awards were missing two heroes Sunday night after both Andrew Garfield and Batkid were mysteriously cut from the show.

In the weeks leading up to The Oscar, it was announced the Amazing Spider-Man 2 star would be inducting "a new superhero into the fraternity of superheroes" to tie in with the "Heroes" theme of the show. It has now been revealed that superhero was Batkid, AKA Miles Scott, who recently fulfilled his dream of becoming a hero through the Make-A-Wish foundation.

So why was there no Batkid?

"I don't know if they ran out of time or if there was something about th...
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Oscars: Red Carpet Highlights From The 86th Academy Awards

March 4th, 2014 12:00pm EST
Oscars: Red Carpet Highlights From The 86th Academy Awards
Starpulse was back on the red carpet for the fourth year and we spoke with some great stars this year. We've been in the same location for the last three years, but you never know who is going to stop by. Some years you get the big names, while other years, no one wants to be interviewed. The 86th Annual Academy Awards was a great year for us on the red carpet. Julia Roberts, Glenn Close, Kevin Spacey, Kellan Lutz and Whoopi Goldberg were just some of the names who stopped by to speak with us.

If you missed Starpulse's live coverage, take a look at our red carpet interviews!
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5 Reasons Why Cate Blanchett Deserved The Oscar For Best Actress

March 4th, 2014 8:00am EST
5 Reasons Why Cate Blanchett Deserved The Oscar For Best Actress
Cate Blanchett is one of the most extraordinary actresses of this generation. Still, with all her beauty and talent, she has a self-deprecating way about herself. For Blanchett, this is part of her appeal as an actress. While her talent and career choices have made her the movie star she is today, she is still not above making a joke of her celebrity. For these reasons and more, Cate Blanchett deserved the Oscar for Best Actress at the 2014 Academy Awards.

1. Cate Blanchett's Performance In "Blue Jasmine" Just Raised The Bar For Every Other Actress Who Comes After Her

While watching Cate ...
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Lupita Nyong'o: I Still Haven't Slept Since My Oscar Win

March 3rd, 2014 8:33pm EST
Lupita Nyong'o: I Still Haven't Slept Since My Oscar Win
Lupita Nyong'o was still running on adrenaline when she was on "Live with Kelly and Michael" this morning after winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress last night for her role in 12 Years a Slave.

She said of her Oscar win, "It hasn't set in. I haven't even slept!... It is overwhelming, but at the same time, this is the thing I trained for, it's the thing that I availed myself for. I'm just trying to allow myself to absorb it all."

She got a hint it was all-too-real when she said of her award, "It has happened! Twelve midnight came and this did not disappear."

Lupita made sure it...
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Vanessa Hudgens Shimmers In Silver & Gold At Post-Oscars Party

March 3rd, 2014 7:30pm EST
Vanessa Hudgens Shimmers In Silver & Gold At Post-Oscars Party
Vanessa Hudgens looked ravishing in a silver & gold Philosophy di Natalie Ratabesi gown at Elton John's 22nd annual AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, Calif., on Sunday night.

Paired with some deep red lipstick, the "Gimme Shelter" actress sizzled in her sexy strapless dress and even got a hold of actor Jared Leto's award, which she shared a photo of on her tumblr page.

"Just another Sunday lol last night was mad real," she wrote.

Vanessa spent part of her night hanging out with pal Selena Gomez, who shared a selfie of the two, writing, "@vanessahudgens my on...
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8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 7:00pm EST
8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards
Oscars 2014 will forever be known as the year of good vibes, from Ellen DeGeneres' "killing them with kindness" opening monologue to the group victory win for "12 Years A Slave." While the amazing moments that happened were too many to count, here are some of the highlights of the evening (with a few "did that really happen?") events as well!

1. Ellen DeGeneres As Hostess With The Mostess

This was Ellen's second time hosting the biggest awards show of the year. The first time in 2007, she brought a new energy to the tired format and was well-received by critics and celebrities in attenda...
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Britney Spears Takes The Plunge In A Low Cut Michael Costello Gown At Elton John's Oscar Bash

March 3rd, 2014 6:30pm EST
Britney Spears Takes The Plunge In A Low Cut Michael Costello Go
Britney Spears took the plunge at Elton John's annual Oscars bash Sunday night, wearing a very daring Michael Costello gown that showed lots of cleavage.

The singer, who is currently in the middle of a residency at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, brought boyfriend David Lucado along. "Getting ready to go to Elton and David's party!" she tweeted with a photo of the couple. "Love this amazing event that's for a great cause."

The event reportedly raised over $5 million for Elton's AIDS Foundation, and was attended by the likes of Heidi Klum, The Kardashians, Aerosmith fron...
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Sexy Male Stars At The 86th Annual Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 6:00pm EST
Sexy Male Stars At The 86th Annual Academy Awards
It's usually all about the ladies and who they're wearing on the Oscars red carpet. But there are plenty of guys that look really incredible too.

Bradley Cooper, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for "American Hustle," wore a Tom Ford tuxedo to the event. He was accompanied by his British model girlfriend Suki Waterhouse.

Jared Leto easily stole the coveted Oscar from Cooper for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club." But we don't think he won the red carpet competition.

Leto's tux was an unusual combination of black and white with a red bow tie. We can forgive him his style choice b...
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