The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Kathryn Bigelow‘s The Hurt Locker took home six awards at the BAFTAs (aka the British Oscars) this weekend, including best film, director, original screenplay, editing, cinematography and sound. Check out the red carpet fashion here. [via Guardian] 2. Johnny Depp has revealed that former costars Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom will not be on board for director Rob Marshall’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. In other news, Penelope Cruz could be involved. [via Vulture] 3. After a potential contestant’s dad complained, FOX is facing allegations reminiscent of the 1950s quiz show scandals over their yet-to-be-aired new series, Our Little Genius. [via LAT] 4. We’re confused: Abbey Road Studios is not for sale — but EMI is seeking financial help to save it. [via ArtsBeat] 5. Since his deal with NBC prohibits Conan O’Brien from appearing on TV until after September 1, he’s cooking up a stage show instead. [via Media Decoder]

Bonus Giveaway: We use Yahoo! Search to help find the top culture stories of the day. Now we’re giving you the chance to play editor, and you just might win a trip to Coachella.

Use Yahoo! Search to find an interesting link about Kathryn Bigelow, and drop it below in the comments below. Our favorite entry will receive a copy of The Hurt Locker and Point Break, and more importantly, be entered to win a VIP trip for two to Coachella. Topics will be changing throughout the week, so get your search on and keep playing to increase your chances of winning!

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