Tom Hooper, director of The King's Speech, fawned over his male actors — what about lead female Helena Bonham Carter?
The "triangle of man love" on The King's Speech
Screenwriter of The King's Speech who overcame stuttering.
Excessive self-deprecation in speeches
"I just got a text from Charlie Sheen."
Christian Bale forgetting his wife's name — real or fake?
Including Obama's favorite movie song?
James Franco's grandma
"My father always said I'd be a late bloomer."
"You're much more beautiful than you were in The Fighter."
Oh, I sat through the whole thing! Me and a bottle of sparkling rosé, taking notes (literally) of every awkward, lovely, funny, and embarrassing moment of the Oscars. There were lots of uncomfortable cuts to the celebrity-packed audience. And lots of James Franco looking like he was prepping for his next film 420 Hours (he was probably just thinking up his next tweet). But we also saw much loveliness, graciousness, and humor — I wish I could fit it all here.