The Alternative Oscars

2013-02-26 15:21
The general consensus is that this year's Oscars show sucked.

Seth MacFarlane was crass and inappropriate, but his biggest sin? He wasn't funny!

However, while we were left cocking our heads in dismay at the ceremony, we were mostly very happy about the winners. Jennifer Lawrence was flawless as the Best Actress winner and we did a collective air-punch when Ben Affleck's Argo was named Best Picture.

Check out all the official winners here and then have a giggle at our intern David's best and worst Oscar moments in GIF form where the humour just goes on and on and on and on...

As always, Channel24 would like to bestow a few final accolades as we bid farewell to 2013's awards season. So here we go...

The Alternative Oscars

Best Dressed
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux looked effortless and flawless on the red carpet; she in ravishing red Valentino and he in a dashing tux. Some would say they're the 'new' Angie and Brad, but that seems mean.

Worst Dressed
Anne Hathaway's baby pink bib-inspired dressed was ill-fitting, boring and the colour washed her out. If you're hoping to go home with the gold (as she did), you better make sure you look the part!

Best Acceptance Speech
Jennifer Lawrence's flawless recovery from tripping up the stairs to receive her Oscar is one for the history books. She took it in her stride, joked about it and seemed truly humbled. You go, girl!

Best Acceptance Speech (2)
We couldn't forget about Lincoln's dashing Daniel Day-Lewis who was charming, eloquent and hilarious as he intimated that he was supposed to swop roles with Meryl Streep and play the Iron Lady instead. LOL.

Rudest Moment
An usher very obviously rushing Searching for Sugar Man producer Simon Chinn off stage while he was still giving his thank-you speech.

'And then that happened' Moment
Charlize Theron and Channing Tatum entertaining the audience with a fun, floaty dance number. It seems Charlize has still got some moves after giving up on ballet all those years ago.

Les Misérables Award
Kristen Stewart. She arrived on crutches, she was her usual nervous, uncomfortable and awkward self on stage and her hair looked like it hadn't seen a brush in a week. What was she doing there anyway?

Hottest Date
Jamie Foxx brought this gorgeous 18-year-old with him... his daughter Corinne. See a photo of dad and daughter on the red carpet here.

And with all that fanfare, awards season dies down and we return to other news, other outfits and other Oscars.

Here's to all the great movie folk - may their excellence continue!

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