Friday, February 27, 2009

Oscar Trivia Friday!: Final Answers

Here are the answers to last week's Oscar trivia.

Thus another Awards season comes to a close for One Line Review.

1. Match the description of the Oscar apparel with the celebrity who wore it:

Charlton Heston __D__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Angelina Jolie __C__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Ashley Judd __A__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Diane Keaton __F__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Julianne Moore __E__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Gwyneth Paltrow __B__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Naomi Watts __G__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Reese Witherspoon __H__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

(A.) “Groomed to look like a cross between Ava Gardner and Hedy Lamarr, [she] took the prize for the most skin, in a fly-away, slit-up-or-down- to-there (take your pick) white number in which she was so secure and sassy, she wins the Babe-a-licious Award.” (San Francisco Examiner, 1997 Oscars)

(B.) “[Her] pink Ralph Lauren seemed to swim around her lithe frame and project sweetness and light.” (The Complete Book of Oscar Fashion, 1999 Oscars)

(C.) “[She] seemed to be going for a necrophiliac-chic look with her chalk-white skin, jet-black, waist-length hair extensions and long, loose black sleeves.” (New York Post, 2000 Oscars)

(D.) “The best toupee he’s ever had.” (Joan Rivers, 2001 Oscars)

(E.) “With her fiery red hair and creamy complexion, [she] is probably the only one who could pull off this shade without looking like a refugee from St. Patrick’s Day.” (Entertainment Weekly, 2003 Oscars)

(F.) “Menswear-inspired ensembles made [her] a fashion trendsetter… three decades ago. (Entertainment Weekly, 2004 Oscars)

(G.) “Did Kong get ahold of this frock? There’s a fine line between artfully deconstructed couture and shredded toilet paper.” (Entertainment Weekly, 2006 Oscars)

(H.) “[She] completed her eye-opening run through awards season with this deep purple flounce, and sent a million blondes running to cut bangs during the commercial break.” (Entertainment Weekly, 2007 Oscars)

2. At last year’s Oscars who said: “I started the red carpet segment of the Oscars in 1979— and to show you how good I was, every thirty years they invite me back,” and, just before signing off, made the embarrassing gaffe of referring to Best Supporting Actor front-runner Javier Bardem as “Xavier” Bardem? (4 points)

(A.) Army Archerd

(B.) Katie Couric

√(C.) Regis Philbin

(D.) Joan Rivers

3. This year, the Oscar presenters have been kept secret, however, which former host let it slip (while promoting his current film to Access Hollywood) that he will be presenting with Tina Fey? (4 points)

(A.) Ernest Borgnine

√(B.) Steve Martin

(C.) Bill Murray

(D.) Adam Sandler

4. Name any two actors or actresses nominated for the first time this year.

There were nine first-time nominees: Richard Jenkins for THE VISITOR, Frank Langella for FROST/NIXON, Mickey Rourke for THE WRESTLER, Josh Brolin for MILK, Michael Shannon for REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, Anne Hathaway for RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, Melissa Leo for FROZEN RIVER, Viola Davis for DOUBT, TARAJI P. HENSON for THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON.

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