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The Cricket's Daily 3: The selfie seen 'round the world

Published March 3, 2014 9:18 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Here's what's being talked about today in pop culture (besides who won the Oscars):

• Yes, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar selfie — which featured Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Kevin Spacey, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o and her brother — broke Twitter briefly Sunday night, then broke the record for most retweeted photo. [Reuters]

• Meanwhile, in the competition Hollywood really cares about, "Non-Stop" took the weekend's box-office, earning $30 million to overtake "Son of God" and "The LEGO Movie." [Box Office Mojo]

• Director Alain Resnais, one of the last members of the French New Wave and the auteur behind "Hiroshima Mon Amour" and "Last Year at Marienbad," has died at the age of 91. [The Guardian]