Every year, the awards season manages to not only bring forth new trends, but also offer insight into the glamorous lives of the largest names in the industry. The 2014 Oscars Awards ceremony surely didn't disappoint. In fact, some of the best moments of the Oscars ceremony involved seeing our favorite Hollywood hunks trade in their arm candy for their number-one fans: their moms.
Both stars, once known for their iconic good looks and sex appeal, have come under fire for proliferating the high standards of beauty set by Hollywood, and presenting a dangerous example to fans and young Hollywood stars.
'American Hustle' — nominated for 10 Academy Awards and voted the #1 date movie of all this year's Best Picture nominees — is also a fascinating study in love and relationships. Here are four profound things this film brought to light about love, life and what we all do to get by.
There's now an entire generation that will never know love without cell phones. They express affection with smiley-faced graphics — winking and kissy-faced emojis. Our relationships are becoming undeniably entangled with technology. The movie 'Her' takes this idea a step further. The film is set in the not-so-distant future, in a fantasy Los Angeles (where people actually walk to work), but it has plenty of timeless insights about love. Here's what we learned.
The Kenya native, who stunned audiences around the globe with her breakout performance in the Oscar-nominated film '12 Years A Slave,' has captured the interest of Hollywood and moviegoers everywhere with her breathtaking red carpet style, and obvious acting chops. But what else is there to know about her?
'Dallas Buyers Club' stars Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof, an electrician, hustler and all-around rodeo fan who is diagnosed with AIDS and given just 30 days to live.
Noticeably absent from the nomination list was fan-favorite Tom Hanks, a double-feature contender for his starring roles in both 'Saving Mr. Banks' and 'Captain Phillips' — a decidedly un-supercalifragilisticexpialidocious turn of events.
Consider this a tale of what not to do when it comes to matters of the heart.
Potential Oscar nominee 'Inside Llewyn Davis' explores the 1960s NYC folk music scene and the heartache that came along with it.
Probably the most exciting and adventurous of the potential Oscar nominees, here are five lessons to take away from 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.'
You can expect two things from a Woody Allen film: People who are completely out of their minds and complicated relationships. 'Blue Jasmine' has it all.
The marvelous Emma Thompson stars as P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins, in 'Saving Mr. Banks'. Add in one Mr. Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and you've got one of the best movies of the year.
Probably the most realistic of the nominations, Jesse and Celine take us into their world and show us a couple dealing with real relationship issues in 'Before Midnight'.
'Gravity' focuses on just two characters who must work together to find a way back to Earth after their space shuttle is destroyed during a routine spacewalk. Here’s just a few of the love lessons these two taught us out in the breathtaking beauty of outer space.