Tuesday, February 24, 2009


From Oscars 2009

Here is the Official list of Winners and the respective nominees on different categories of recently concluded Academy Awards 2009 which took place on Monday!

"On what we all knew was going to be a Slumdog night, it appeared that there would be no real surprises (unless you count Israel’s Waltz with Bashir losing to Japan’s Departures in the best foreign language category). Until, that is, Sean Penn won the award that was seemingly destined to be Mickey Rourke’s, for best actor. Both stars were certainly worthy, but according to that Oscar calculus which settles ties by choosing the actor who has been around the block but hasn’t collected a piece of hardware (and, in Rourke’s case, is fairly unlikely ever to be nominated again), it was at least a mild upset that the man who played Randy the Ram didn’t get the gold statue, especially considering his Golden Globe award and the massive wave of press attention given to his performance and its real-life parallels (even Nate Silver, everyone’s favorite predictions guru, whiffed on this one, as well as on best supporting actress). Perhaps Academy voters just weren’t interested in hearing another mumbled eulogy to all of Rourke’s dogs, but it was a shame to be deprived of the actor’s sublime weirdness on the Oscar stage, and for anyone who wanted to see Rourke win, Penn’s singling out of his peer at the end of his acceptance speech was a wan sort of consolation prize.

Despite the (relative) lack of surprises, the 81st Oscar ceremony was more engaging and entertaining than in recent years. Given the times, Hugh Jackman’s vaudevillian, sui generis turn as host felt like an appropriate replacement for Jon Stewart’s acerbic presenting style, and changes to the night’s format were (mostly) welcome. In particular, the decision to bring out five past winners to present the nominees in the acting categories nicely served to personalize the awards people care most about, ensure that all the nominees were recognized, and wrap up the proceedings in the full weight of Oscar history. (Meanwhile, the decision to sandwich the best actress and actor awards between best director and best picture, no doubt motivated by a desire to separate two awards that usually go to the same film, felt jarring.) Heath Ledger’s moment was touching, though a touch anticlimactic coming more than a year after his death, especially considering the crushing inevitability of the award. The more poignant moment involved another joker, the great Jerry Lewis, who won this year’s lifetime achievement honor, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award; though clearly impaired a litany of health concerns, the 82-year-old comic was still able to flash one of his instantly recognizable, endearingly pathetic dunce grins after finishing his mercifully brief speech.

Sean Penn provided one of the evening’s most heartfelt moments when he turned his acceptance into a plea to end the bigotry which led to the passing of Proposition 8 in California just as Milk hit theaters (a plea later echoed by Penn). The irrepressible Petit celebrated by making a coin disappear before the eyes of the Kodak Theater audience, then balancing the Oscar statuette on his nose. In vastly different but equally indelible ways, each brought a bit of magic to the movies in 2008." - VMAN

*winners list*

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
“The Reader”
“Slumdog Millionaire” (Winner)

Anne Hathaway “Rachel Getting Married”
Angelina Jolie “Changeling”
Melissa Leo “Frozen River”
Meryl Streep “Doubt”
Kate Winslet “The Reader” (Winner)

Frank Langella “Frost/Nixon”
Sean Penn “Milk” (Winner)
Brad Pitt “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Mickey Rourke “The Wrestler”
Richard Jenkins “The Visitor”

Amy Adams, “Doubt”
Penelope Cruz “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (Winner)
Viola Davis “Doubt”
Taraji P. Henson “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Marisa Tomei “The Wrestler”

Josh Brolin “Milk”
Robert Downey Jr. “Tropic Thunder”
Philip Seymour Hoffman “Doubt”
Heath Ledger “The Dark Knight” (Winner)
Michael Shannon “Revolutionary Road”

Danny Boyle “Slumdog Millionaire” (Winner)
Stephen Daldry “The Reader”
David Fincher “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Ron Howard “Frost/Nixon”
Gus Van Sant “Milk”

Dustin Lance Black “Milk” (Winner)
Courtney Hunt “Frozen River”
Mike Leig, “Happy-Go-Lucky”
Martin McDonagh “In Bruges”
Andrew Stanton, and Jim Reardon; original story by Stanton and Pete Docter “WALL-E”

Simon Beaufoy “Slumdog Millionaire” (Winner)
David Hare “The Reader”
Peter Morgan “Frost/Nixon”
John Patrick Shanley “Doubt”
Eric Roth, Robin Swicord “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

“The Baader-Meinhof Complex” (Germany)
“The Class” (France)
“Departures” (Japan) (Winner)
“Revanche” (Austria)
“Waltz with Bashir” (Israel)

“Kung Fu Panda”
“WALL-E” (Winner)

“The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button” (Winner)
“The Dark Knight”
“The Duchess”
“Revolutionary Road”

“Changeling” Tom Stern
“Slumdog Millionaire” Anthony Dod Mantle (Winner)
“The Reader” Chris Menges
“The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button” Claudio Miranda
“The Dark Knight” Wally Pfister

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall
“The Dark Knight” Lee Smith
“Frost/Nixon” Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill
“Milk” Elliot Graham
“Slumdog Millionaire” Chris Dickens (Winner)

“Australia” Catherine Martin
“The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button” Jacqueline West
“The Duchess” Michael O’Conner (Winner)
“Milk” Danny Glicker
“Revolutionary Road” Albert Wolsky

“The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)”
“Encounters at the End of the World”
“The Garden”
“Man on Wire” (Winner)
“Trouble the Water”

“Slumdog Millionaire” “Jai Ho” (Winner)
“Slumdog Millionaire” “O Saya”
“WALL-E” “Down To Earth”

“The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button” Alexandre Desplat
“Defiance” James Newton Howard
“Milk” Danny Elfman
“Slumdog Millionaire” A.R. Rahman (Winner)
“WALL-E” Thomas Newman

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,”(Winner)
“The Dark Knight”
“Hellboy II: The Golden Army”

“The Dark Knight”(Winner)
“Iron Man”
“Slumdog Millionaire”

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
“The Dark Knight”
“Slumdog Millionaire” (Winner)

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Winner)
“The Dark Knight”
“Iron Man”

“Auf der Strecke (On the Line)”
“Manon on the Asphalt”
“New Boy”
“The Pig”
“Spielzeugland (Toyland)” (Winner)

“La Maison en Petits Cubes” (Winner)
“Lavatory - Lovestory”
“This Way Up”

“The Conscience of Nhem En”
“The Final Inch”
“Smile Pinki” (Winner)
“The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306″

Oscars Fashion
Oscars Drama
SlumDog's moment!
Governors' Ball

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The true search!

Searching for a pair of new jeans can be tedious our own fetchie, Marius retells his experience;

Having dropped a fairly decent amount of weight, I decided to go in for a new pair of jeans. Also, my faithful pair of blindingly black Kenneth Coles had finally fallen apart, and while the farewell was emotionally charged, much to the amazement of my room-mate, I found myself looking forward making the acquaintance of a new pair.

My search began where all valiant, sartorial quests begin: the mall. With long, determined strides and my handkerchief to my nose, did I march right past Hollister, Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch and Hot Topic. Macy's! Yes! That was where this quest would find fruition. Or so I thought. Macy's and it's sad little racks of sad looking Guess! jeans was a major disappointment. Don't get me wrong, I love Guess! But this particular assortment just seemed so woe-begone that I simply had to leave! Dejected, I placed my person upon a bench and carefully sipped my Orange Julius Pina Colada. This was a disaster! I was to return empty handed! Sure, the rest of the evening would be uneventful! I'd play a little Russian Roulette with my Organic Chemistry text- a game that would end at an impasse, maybe do coffee with a friend, think about my Shakespeare paper *sigh*, all of this while living with the realization that I had failed! No jeans for me! It was my darkest sartorial hour (barring the time S and I flirted with hideous grape-colored T-shirts but that was all in jest...) and suddenly the sun emerged almost defiantly...

I think it was the strains of 'Shut Up and Let Me Go' that caught my attention. I followed the music, as if entranced and found myself standing right in front of 'Express'. Oh fortunate sight! The store, with its sculpted letters, enthralling clothes and a staff that wore all-black (in the classiest possible sense) seemed to beckon me! Who was I to resist? Express: home of the 1MX shirt was the best thing that could have happened to me! How did I get through high-school without this place?! Trendy, stylishly patterned dress-shirts, ties so staid but wait! Is that a skull? How clever! And jeans! I began doing that one dance we've all mastered: the Attendant Two-Step. One-small talk-two-help me-one-measure me-two-find what I need-and a one...My partners were exceedingly skilled, I tell you! I was finally home! European sensibilities fused with American chutzpah create clothes that urge you to feel young and come alive!

I left with pair of black Rocco’s that do fantastic things for my height and...other things! Shopping at Express was like being a part of a particular cheeky production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream': it's Shakespeare but it winks at you and urges you to 'imagine all the girls ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah....'

Until the next time,

Just Cavalli S/S 09

From Just Cavalli S/S 09

Season: Just Cavalli S/S 09
Models: Kate Moss & Justin Gaston
Photography: by Mert & Marcus

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W Magazine March 2009 : Madonna by Steven Klein

From W Magazine March 2009 : Madonna by Steven Klein

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Saturday, February 7, 2009

The CW bites!

The CW is looking to take a bite out of the vampire craze, picking up a pilot based on the "Vampire Diaries" series of books.
"Vampire Diaries" comes from Alloy Entertainment, the same shingle whose past book series led to the Dub's series "Gossip Girl" and "Privileged."
Originally published in 1993 -- which, as the CW took pains to note, was years before Stephenie Meyer launched her "Twilight" book franchise -- "Vampire Diaries" revolves around a young woman who's torn between two vampire brothers -- one good, one evil -- who are battling for her soul, and the souls of her pals, family and the small town where they live.

The CW has reunited with "Scream," "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "Dawson's Creek" scribe Kevin Williamson, who last produced "Hidden Palms" for the net, to exec produce and write. Julie Plec ("Kyle XY") is also on board to write and exec produce.
Warner Bros. TV, where Alloy (which owns the rights to "Vampire Diaries") is set up, is the studio; Alloy's Les Morgenstein and Bob Levy are also exec producers.
A four-book novel series, "Vampire Diaries" was originally penned by L.J. Smith. After the success of the "Twilight" series, Morgenstein suggested to HarperCollins, the publisher of the "Diaries" books, that they should re-release the books with new covers.
Since then, "Diaries" has hit the New York Times Bestseller list, and HarperCollins has ordered three more books. The first new installment, "The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall," comes out Tuesday.


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AnnaLynne McCord “New Moon’s” newest!

Another 90210-er may be making a stop in the Twilight zone.
I'm hearing that filmmakers have been considering the idea of casting 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord as Heidi in the upcoming New Moon, the much-anticipated sequel to Twilight.
Heidi isn't a major character in the book, but McCord definitely has the gorgeous looks to pull it off.
The character is a "fisher" who brings humans to the Volturi vampires to eat. She's also known as "bait" because of the way she uses her stunning looks to attract humans. In her brief appearance in the book, Bella describes Heidi as having "exceptional, unforgettable" beauty. She has stunning legs, long hair and violet eyes.
Sources tell me McCord has auditioned for the role. "It's not a big part," one of the sources said. "Heidi would be more like a cameo."
McCord should feel pretty comfortable on the set. Her 90210 costar Kellan Lutz—and rumored real-life boyfriend—played Emmett in Twilight and will return for the sequel.
McCord's rep did not immediately comment nor did a rep for the studio, Summit Entertainment.
Director Chris Weitz is expected to start shooting the flick with Robert Pattinson & Co. next month in Vancouver and Italy with a Nov. 20 release date. Summit has yet to make any major new casting announcements for New Moon. However, as I exclusively reported, Dakota Fanning is in serious talks to play Jane.


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VF- The Hollywood Portfolio 2009

From VF- The Hollywood Portfolio 2009

Some of these actor-director teams have a history together—remember Ron Howard and Tom Hanks’s breakthrough, Splash, a quarter-century ago?—while others produced their first mind-melds in 2008. Sam Mendes and Kate Winslet even brought marriage and kids to the Revolutionary Road set. But in each case the chemistry was profound, the effect exponential. From Gus Van Sant and Sean Penn to John Patrick Shanley and Meryl Streep, Annie Leibovitz photographs 10 partnerships that helped generate more than four dozen Oscar nominations this season.

source: vanityfair.com

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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Sisley S/S 09

From Sisley S/S 09

Season: Sisley S/S 09
Models: Åsa Engström, Helena Schröder & Hanna Hojman
Photography: by Camilla Åkrans

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Sarah Jessica Parker Harper pour Bazaar March 2009

Despite being the resident fashionista of the Sex And The City franchise, Sarah Jessica Parker famously wore black on her wedding day and tells Harper’s Bazaar, if she had the chance to do it over, she’d wear white this time around.

“I’m not kidding. White it up. I’d wear a beautiful, proper wedding dress, like I should have worn on the day.”


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Bloom rocks Tattoos!

Tattoo-ed up Orlando Bloom is spotted shirtless on the set of his new movie, Sympathy For Delicious, in Los Angeles on Wednesday (February 4).


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17 Again - first look

The movie poster for Zac Efron’s age-reversing flick 17 Again has arrived!!!
The 21-year-old actor keeps it cool in a pair of aviator sunglasses underneath the headline, “Who says you’re only young once?”

The film is about a guy (Matthew Perry) who gets to turn back time and be seventeen again (Efron) rewriting his life in the process. Also starring: Leslie Mann (director Judd Apatow’s wife), Gossip Girl’s Michelle Trachtenberg, The Office’s Melora Hardin, Weeds’ Hunter Parrish, 90210’s Adam Gregory and Rita Rocks’ Nicole Sullivan.
For more info,

visit 17AgainMovie.com.


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Were chucking out the old and bringing in new blood people… after Ady’s flight to Moscow (BAD breakup!), Eve’s embezzlement charges, Pebe’s drunken brawl at Buddha Bar, I, Sean have decided to … lets say… remove them!
They will still be a part of FETCH, as guest writers along with Marius who’s currently having a scandalous affair with his literature professor *sigh* and George will continue to do his thing but as I said before were bring in the newbies!


*Daria – she’ll cover fashion
*Marion – She’ll cover celebs and popculture
*Elise – She’ll cover all the special features
• Look of the day!
• Must buy!


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Pepe Jeans S/S 09

From Pepe Jeans S/S 09

Season: Pepe Jeans S/S 09
Models: Anna, Cameron, Edita, Iris, Shannan, Boyd, Jamie, Danny
Photography: by Meisel

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