02/04/2013 05:31 pm ET Updated Apr 06, 2013

Huffington : The Oscar Issue

In a special Oscar edition of Huffington, we tackle the perennial question: How to fix an award show everyone loves to hate. After canvassing an exhaustive group of critics, producers and writers for their suggestions, we offer alternatives to energize the staid production, from presenting Best Special Effects in Cher's personal day spa to an inventive use of ringtones. Elsewhere in the issue, we discover that all roads in Hollywood lead to Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anne Hathaway remembers that time Valentino spilled a vat of red wine on her white dress and we remember Oscar jokes that must have seemed relevant at the time.

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