Saturday, February 23, 2008

2008 Oscars!

The 80 TH Annual Academy Awards will be televised on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at 8PM EST on ABC. John Stewart will be the host.

Will you be watching?

For a little pre-awards warm up you can go to the official YouTube's Oscar Channel where there are presently 68 past Oscar moment videos to watch.

Having an Oscar party?

Jenny Cisney has some nice "How to throw a movie awards party" tips in her section of Kodak's 1,000 Words Blog, including links to PDF's of invitations and place cards to print. has a printable Oscar party pool sheet with check off boxes next to each person or movie nominated for an award. The Oscar web site also has a printable ballet to download here

All -has many fun party tips and different theme menus for each of the nominated movies for the "Best Motion Picture" category.

It may be too late to buy the suggested items for an Oscar party at Party Shelf , but you might be able to match their suggestions with items you already own or can make.

Oscar party conversational tips on ReelzChannel will "help you fake your way through any Oscar talk without actually having seen the movies," or so they advise.

Snag some menu ideas from the 80th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball Menu
by Wolfgang Puck Catering, or the Food Net Work has Wolfgang Puck recipes that you can try.

Choose an Oscar worhty dress, hairstyle, makeup and jewelry in this interactive "Dress Up For Oscar" video on MSNBC.

Finally, take the Oscar Quiz to see if you are "red carpet ready" for show.

Congratulations to all the winners!


Tara said...

This is fun! I am going to the "oscar party" to see what I know! I watched Michael Clayton last night just to say I had seen 1 film!! The film ONCE is up for Best Song--I left a YouTube video clip on my blog of it..have you seen the movie? Just excellent and little known~!

MondaythroughSunday said...

I used to watch every year! Now with children and busyness I just am into it anymore. Hope you enjoy it!

ljc said...

Thanks for the link! You had a lot of good ones here!