Rollin’ with the homies!
20.03.2023 - 00:49 / variety.com
Emily Longeretta It’s been 24 years since “Blast From the Past” hit theaters and star Alicia Silverstone is ready for a sequel with Oscar winner Brendan Fraser. During a “Clueless” reunion panel at ’90s Con, the actor answered a fan question about whether she’d ever revisit the film. “With Brendan? I would do anything with Brendan. It was so much fun,” Silverstone said during Sunday’s panel in Hartford, Connecticut. “I just saw Brendan after he won his Oscar and he’s so cute. He talked in his speech about how we all go through this really hard time and you have to grow and it’s part of life that you struggle and then look what happened to him! So yes, I’m happy to do that.”
The romantic comedy was released in 1999, starring Fraser, Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek and Dave Foley. It focuses on a 35-year-old man (Fraser) who spent his entire life living in a fallout shelter built by his father (Walken). As he emerges into the modern world, he meets Eve (Silverstone), who opens his eyes to a whole new life. Silverstone attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party on March 12, as did Fraser, who won the Academy Award earlier in the evening for his role in Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale.” In the film, he portrayed Charlie, a 600-pound English teacher trying to salvage his relationship with his estranged daughter (portrayed by Sadie Sink). “I started in this business 30 years ago, things didn’t come easy to me but there was a facility that I didn’t appreciate at the time, until it stopped. I just want to say thank you for this acknowledgement,” Fraser said in his acceptance speech. “It couldn’t be done without my cast. It’s been like I’ve been on a diving expedition and the air on the line to the surface is being
Rollin’ with the homies!
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Soap and hygiene brand Dove has slammed the Oscar-winning film The Whale for its portrayal of fat people and using a fat suit.This year’s Academy Awards saw show-stopping moments such as Everything Everywhere All At Once securing a whopping seven awards, Rihanna performing and Lucien Laviscount launching a foul-mouthed attack on the Conservative Party. A heartwarming moment came when an emotional Brendan Fraser handed his first Oscar after his triumphant return to the world of showbusiness last year.The star received the accolade for his leading role in The Whale, which follows Charlie, a reclusive and unhealthy English teacher who is eating his way to death but desperate to reconnect with his estranged daughter. The film seemingly divided viewers and critics alike, with some people taking issue with the use of a fat suit and how it portrayed plus-size people.
Brendan Fraser is the sixth heterosexual man to win a best actor Oscar for portraying a gay man.
Best ActorActor Brendan Fraser has made a triumphant return to the big screen, winning his first-ever Oscar in a coup few could have predicted just a few years back.Fraser received the Best Actor award for his role as Charlie, a reclusive English professor who weighs over 600 pounds and is struggling to reconnect with his daughter in the movie The Whale. The character is also dealing with the death of his partner, which caused him to gain weight and become isolated from his family, who rejected him after coming out.The Whale is based on the play of the same name by openly gay writer Samuel D.
Brendan Fraser took home the Academy Award for best actor on Sunday, and fans have said there is “no one more deserving”. The Oscar-winner, 54, earned the award for his role in Darren Aronofsky’s drama The Whale.
As far as this year’s Oscars goes, it was undoubtedly the year of the comeback.
Brendan Fraser has won the best-actor Oscar for “The Whale,” a transformative role in which he revived a career that was once so bright.
Oscars 2023 took place last night (March 12), celebrating the best of the last 12 months in Hollywood.Everything Everywhere All At Once was the big winner of the night, taking home seven awards, including Best Picture.Michelle Yeoh made history with her Best Actress win for her role in the film, becoming the first Asian person to receive the award. “For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight, this is the beacon of hope and possibilities – this is proof that [if you] dream big, dreams do come true,” she said in her speech.Elsewhere, Ke Huy Quan picked up Best Supporting Actor for the movie and reflected on his journey to the awards show, calling it “the American dream”.Other winners on the night included All Quiet On The Western Front, which took home four awards, and Brendan Fraser, who won his first Oscar for his role in The Whale.Most of the films that were honoured at last night’s Oscars are available to stream on various platforms in the UK.See how to watch every Oscar-winning film in the UK below: You can see the full list of winners from the 2023 Oscars here.
Meredith Woerner Deputy Editor, Variety.com Brendan Fraser, the ’90s heartthrob who made a career comeback with his awards season run for “The Whale,” won the Oscar for best actor. An emotional Fraser got on stage and exclaimed, “so this is what the multiverse looks like!” He then continued down a nautical-themed speech thanking his cast, crew and family. “I’m grateful to Darren Aronofsky for throwing me a creative lifeline and hauling me aboard the good ship ‘The Whale,'” Fraser said. “That was written by Samuel D. Hunter who is our lighthouse. Gentleman, you laid your whale-sized hearts bare so that we could see into your souls like no one else could do. It is my honor to be named alongside you in this category. I want to tell you that only whales can swim at the depth of talent of Hong Chau [fellow nominee].”
Brendan Fraser completed the comeback of his career by winning his first Academy Award.The actor won the Oscar for Best Actor for his harrowing, critically lauded performance in Darren Aronofsky's Fraser plays Charlie, a reclusive English teacher with morbid obesity who tries to salvage a relationship with his teenage daughter. This is Fraser's first Oscar win.Fraser was visibly beside himself as he took the stage to accept his Oscar statuette. «So this is what the multiverse looks like!» he exclaimed. «Oh my goodness!» «I thank the Academy for this honor and to our studio, A24, for making such a bold film.
Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “I wanted to say thank you for this acknowledgment because it couldn’t be done without my cast.”Fraser came out on top of what was widely considered to be a neck-and-neck race, with Austin Butler (“Elvis”) and Colin Farrell (“The Banshees of Inisherin“) also considered to be front-runners.
Bill Nighy led stars walking the Oscars carpet wearing a blue ribbon to “commemorate” the millions of displaced people around the world.The veteran British star, who was nominated for the first time at the ceremony for Best Actor, joined Cate Blanchett in wearing the ribbon made by refugees as part of an initiative from the United Nations refugee agency, the UNHCR. Famous faces were invited to wear the ribbon as an “emblem of compassion and solidarity” for those who have been forced to flee their homes because of war, conflict and persecution. Asked by Sky News about the Oscars reportedly wanting to avoid politics this year, Nighy said: “120 million people being displaced and children being in terrible distress, I don’t think that is politics.
Paul Mescal proved it’s not just Hollywood ladies who can have fun with fashion at the Oscars as he arrived at Sunday’s event in a white suit.The Normal People actor, 27, is up for Best Actor for his role in coming-of-age drama Aftersun. He’s up against Colin Farrell, nominated for The Banshees Of Inisherin, Elvis’ Austin Butler and The Whale star Brendan Fraser, as well as veteran British actor Bill Nighy for Living. Arriving at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday night, Paul cut a suave figure in a white tuxedo jacket with a bowtie as he posed on the champagne carpet.
The 95th Academy Awards are finally here. Tonight, some of the world’s biggest stars will descend on Hollywood to attend the film industry’s most prestigious awards ceremony.
Will Smith shockingly smacked Chris Rock onstage at the Academy Awards after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, the comedian reignited the feud with his Netflix stand-up special “Chris Rock: Selective Outrage” last Saturday.“Will is embarrassed and hurt by what Chris said about him and his family in his Netflix special,” a Smith source told “Entertainment Tonight.”Embarrassed or not, last year’s Best Actor winner received a 10-year ban from the Oscars and other associated Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences events, so he cannot present the trophy for Best Actor in 2023 as tradition dictates. And a source told Page Six the violent dust-up won’t go unmentioned Sunday night.“We’re going to acknowledge it, and then we’re gonna move on,” executive producer Molly McNearney said in a press conference.
Oscars will take on a simpler format this year as a familiar face returns to present the ceremony.READ MORE: Is ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ the year’s maddest, most exciting movie?The 95th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, March 12. Those in the UK will be able to watch the event live from 12am to 3am on March 13.Films such as Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Banshees Of Inisherin, All Quiet On The Western Front and Elvis will all be competing for the top prize on the night, while the likes of Brendan Fraser, Austin Butler, Cate Blanchett and Michelle Yeoh are all up for acting awards.Chat show host Jimmy Kimmel will presenting the ceremony for a third time, having previously done so in 2017 and 2018.