Filed under: Cate Blanchett, Oscar | Tags: Australian Conservation Foundation, Carmen Sandiego, I'm Not There, No Country For Old Men, Queen Elizabeth, There Will Be Blood, Who On Earth Cares
Queen Elizabeth made it to the finals of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego.
The VMAs were a huge bust. The boozy decadence of the Golden Globes was reduced to an hour-long Access Hollywood. Now, the Oscars might not happen? Please end the strike. Hell hath no fury like a Beanstockd deprived of glitz and glamour.
And begin. The Oscar nominations were announced and “No Country For Old Men” and “There Will Be Blood” stood out with eight each. “No Country” scared us more than “Jeepers Creepers” and “There Will Be Blood” is about oil, so we’re pulling for Cate Blanchett. With two more Oscar nods—one as Queen Elizabeth and one as a houndstooth-clad Bob Dylan—Cate continues to prove that she is one of the best actors on the planet.
And it’s a planet worth saving. Cate agrees. She’s the spokesperson for the Australian Conservation Foundation’s “Who On Earth Cares” initiative. It helps people generate letters to politicians expressing concern over global warming. So far, over 18,000 Aussies have taken part.
Now, if the Academy needs help generating witty banter…