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Ellen's Oscar Selfie Was Part of a $20 Million Samsung Ad Buy With ABC

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by Mike Sampson March 4, 2014 @ 2:06 PM
Did you think that bit at the Oscars where host Ellen DeGeneres wandered into the audience to tweet a selfie with A-listers like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was a refreshing moment of spontaneity in an otherwise scripted affair? Wrong. The viral photo was actually part of a $20 million Samsung advertising campaign designed to promote the Galaxy Note 3, the phone that took the picture.

Watch the Heroes Montage From the 2014 Oscars

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by Nick Romano March 3, 2014 @ 1:08 PM
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http://youtu.be/RB7ZEIlY1Xw
Lately when we think of movie heroes, we think of the superheroes that populate the Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC's upcoming film slate, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reminds us that heroes come in many shapes and sizes. 'Captain America 2' star Chris Evans took the 2014 Oscars stage Sunday night to honor all of them in an adrenaline-pumping heroes montage.

Who Got Left Out of Oscar's "In Memoriam" Tribute?

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 3, 2014 @ 8:08 AM
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Every year, Oscar's "In Memoriam" tribute to those who died is notable as much for who wasn't included as for who was. Oscar producers have always claimed to do their best to include everyone, but invariable every year, notable actors, directors and producers are left out and this year was no different. So, who was snubbed from the 2014 Oscar "In Memoriam" tribute?

The Best Oscar Moments You May Have Missed: Jennifer Lawrence Trips, Travolta Trips Up and More

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 3, 2014 @ 6:59 AM
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The 2014 Oscars were loooong. In fact, we can't be entirely sure that they're not still going on somewhere. So, you can't be blamed if you took a pee break, got up to get some snacks and/or dozed off and missed something. It's OK, we got your back. In case you missed anything, we have a full list of all the Oscar winners, plus this quick handy wrap-up of all the other fun moments you may have missed.

Watch the 2014 Oscar "In Memoriam" Tribute

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by Jacob Hall March 2, 2014 @ 11:11 PM
Every Oscar night has its fair share of dramatic and moving moments, but nothing ever comes close to the "In Memoriam" segment, which honors the actors, actresses, writers, directors, producers and technicians who passed away in the past year. Just when you think you've gotten over the death of a talent who truly mattered to you, this portion of the show rears its head and tears your heart open all over again.

Watch Pink's 'Wizard of Oz' Tribute From the 2014 Oscars

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by Jacob Hall March 2, 2014 @ 10:04 PM
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http://youtu.be/DDgTbx9u-fo
As frustrating as it was for an already long ceremony to pause for a seemingly unnecessary musical number, all was immediately forgiven when Pink took to the 2014 Oscars stage to perform a rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" as part of a 'Wizard of Oz' tribute. Sure, that iconic musical fantasy may have nothing to do with anything happening in or around the broadcast, but does anyone really need a reason to celebrate one of the greatest films ever made?