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  • Quiz: How many seat fillers are used at the Oscars?

     
    There are 3,300 seats in the Kodak Theatre. How many seat fillers are used to make them look full during the Oscars ceremony? To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photo below. ANSWER: c.) 250 Photo: AMPAS MORE GOLD...
  • Oscars quiz: Who won best supporting actress twice?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins on March 7, she'll become the third star to claim the Oscar for best supporting actress twice. One of the current dual champs was Dianne Wiest ("Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986; "Bullets Over Broadway," 1994). Can you name the...
  • Quiz: Who won two consecutive Oscars?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins supporting actress one year after prevailing for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," she'll join an elite group of stars who pulled off two consecutive Oscar victories. Some famous examples: Luise Rainer ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1936;...
  • Quiz: Which double champ dissed the Oscars as 'a public hanging'?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: Glenda Jackson did not attend the Oscars ceremony either time she won best actress: "Women in Love" (1970), "A Touch of Class" (1973). One year after triumphing...
  • Oscars quiz: Which one of these films was nominated for best picture?

     
    Yep, believe it or not, only one of these four notable movies nabbed a bid in the top Oscars race. Which one? To see the answer, click on the "Continue Reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: "Peyton Place" (1957) is considered to be one of the...
  • Quiz: Who gave this notorious acceptance speech at the Oscars?

     
    Hint: it was one of these Oscar best-actor champs. To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link below. ANSWER: Dustin Hoffman, best actor ("Kramer vs. Kramer"), 1979 Photo: AMPAS MORE GOLD DERBY OSCAR QUIZZES Quiz: Which one of these films...
  • Quiz: Who sang the most Oscar-winning songs?

     
    Gold Derby reader Jeff Commings suggests this trivia quiz. Only one artist was the original singer on four Oscar-winning songs. Who? To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below. ANSWER: f.) Bing Crosby sang four Oscar-winning songs:...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: Mourning becomes 'Spartacus' on Starz

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 28 - March 6 in PDF format This week's TV Movies ASHES TO ASHES: Our hero (Andy Whitfield) grieves the death of his beloved wife on a new episode......
  • Which Bette Davis film suffered the worst Oscar snub?

     
    Every Oscar expert knows that "The Color Purple" and "The Turning Point" hold the dubious record of reaping the most nominations without a single win (11). But, before those films, the Oscars' worst snubbee was a Bette Davis movie, which got slighted nine...
  • Quiz: What Oscars champ also won the Nobel Prize?

     
    Can you name the one person who won both the Nobel Prize and the Oscar? No, it's not Al Gore. The Oscar for "An Inconvenient Truth" as best documentary of 2006 was given to its executive producer/ director/ cinematographer Davis Guggenheim, not to the...
  • Quiz: Which Oscar-winning role was not gay?

     
    Last year Sean Penn ("Milk") became the sixth actor to reap an Oscar for a gay role. The other five are cited below. Which role does not belong on this list? To see the answer, click on the "Continue Reading" link below. a.) William Hurt, "Kiss of the...