Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Oscars! Oscars! Read All About It!

Bright and early this morning, the highly anticipated 2007 Academy Award nominees were announced. And I was hopping around in excitement as I brushed my teeth. I've been looking forward to this day almost as much as I was looking forward to Prison Break starting up again (by the way, Lincoln and his unbuttoned shirt did not disappoint.)

This year is going to be a doozy. I can't say that I agree with all the nominations, or the fact that Dreamgirls got snubbed for Best Picture. Overall, I'm bursting with excitement and wondering how to pronounce some of the foreign names. And the screenwriter I saw at Sundance is nominated! It gives me chivers to think that just two days ago, I was cowering behind a bookshelf, too chicken to ask for a picture with him, and now he's nominated.

Just thinking about predicting the winners took me back to last year and my famous first attempt at making an Oscar cake for our first Oscar party. Seeing the pictures still pricks me with pride.

Behold, in all its glory, The 2006 Oscar Cake That Turned Out Sucessfully But Had Enormous Potential To Look Like Something Vulgar If I Didn't Mix The Frosting Colors Right and Also If I Didn't Get The Shape Right:

On February 25, I hope to sucessfully recreate my second official Oscar cake for our second Oscar party. You're all invited, so get your togas ready.

8 comments:

Jen said...

Count me in!!! I think I need to see a few more movies though before the big event...

Scratch Subtle said...

Oscars don't sell papes. Newsies sell papes!

Andi Mae said...

I was watching this morning while elipsing my way to smaller thighs- Personally, I was disappointed with the nominees- I haven't seen any of the movies (but that's pretty standard), but to an even greater degree, I hadn't heard of over half of them. Did you like how Selma Hayek nearly swallowed her gum when they announced Penelope Cruz?

On the brighter side- I love Oscar cake and can't wait to see this year's creation :)

barb said...

aren't selma hayek and penelope cruz baisically the same person?? sort of like wynona ryder and kiera knightly.

HPLuvr said...

ToGA! ToGA! ToGA!

g said...

actually salma hayek and penelope cruz are really good friends- don't ask me how I know that- ok I read People magazine- sheesh! Also Keira I have the most annoying facial expresions Knightly and Winona Ryder are NOT the same person! Even though Winona is a shop lifter and obviously has issues- i like her infinitly better than Keira I am a horrible actress and I ruined Pride and Prejudice Knightly.

Bone Junior said...

Are you talking about Kiera I Only Know How To Purse My Lips In A Pouty Manner But It Just Ends Up Looking Like I Have Partial Facial Paralysis Knightley?

g said...

yes- i do think we are talking about the same person- Keira I have a snaggle tooth issue as well as a anorexic issue Knightly? Keira if I could put a hit out on anyone in Hollywood it would be her Knightly? yes yes we are talking about the same person.