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13 Oscar Records That Could Be Shattered This Sunday

Damien Chazelle, Ryan Gosling and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among the folks who could make history on Sunday Source: 13 Oscar Records That Could Be Shattered This Sunday

02/25/2017 · 7 Comments

I’m an Arab actor who’s been asked to audition for the role of terrorist more than 30 times. If La La Land cleans up at the Oscars, I’m done | The Independent

I’ve worked as a professional performer in the UK since the age of 12 – and my Arab heritage has pitted me against some pretty awful racial profiling in the … Continue reading

02/25/2017 · 2 Comments

Mel Brooks: ‘Donald Trump doesn’t scare me. He’s a song-and-dance man’ | Film | The Guardian

One of America’s great comics for the past 60 years, the maker of films Blazing Saddles and The Producers talks about why he can’t take the president seriously – and … Continue reading

02/17/2017 · 5 Comments

Thoughts: Oscar Nominations and Predictions for the 89th Academy Awards – MovieBabble

Early Tuesday, the Academy released their nominations for the Oscars that will air on February 26th, 2017 on ABC.  With the release of the nominations comes predictions for what the … Continue reading

01/25/2017 · 2 Comments

“take your broken heart, make it into art.” – Art of Quotation

“As my friend, the dear departed Princess Leia, said to me once, take your broken heart, make it into art.” — Meryl Streep, actress, from her 2017 Golden Globes acceptance … Continue reading

01/10/2017 · 6 Comments

The Golden Globes: No Longer Just Respectable, They Now Have Taste | Variety

A lot of people still like to talk about the Golden Globes as if they were the less-serious, more-fun, loose-cannon, everyone-in-the-room-is-relaxed-because-they’ve-had-a-few-drinks alternative to the Academy Awards. Okay, that is what … Continue reading

01/09/2017 · 15 Comments

New Year’s Honours for Shakespeare | The Shakespeare blog

At the beginning of 2017 the New Year’s Honours List was published in which the great and the good were recognised for their services. Following the successful 2016 Rio Olympics … Continue reading

01/08/2017 · Leave a comment

I, Daniel Blake sweeps Evening Standard film awards | Film | The Guardian

Ken Loach’s drama wins best British film, best actress and most powerful scene, while Hugh Grant and Kate Beckinsale take acting honours Source: I, Daniel Blake sweeps Evening Standard film … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Dave Johns lands his first acting award : News 2016 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide

Comedian Dave Johns has won his first major acting award. The veteran stand-up scooped best actor at the British Independent Film Awards for his role in the Ken Loach film … Continue reading

12/05/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Emmy Awards Complete Winners List – DPNews

Outstanding Drama Series Game of Thrones (HBO) The Americans (FX) House of Cards (Netflix) Downton Abbey (PBS) Better Call Saul (AMC) Mr. Robot (USA) Homeland (Showtime)… Source: 2016 Emmy Awards … Continue reading

09/19/2016 · Leave a comment

A Single Man (dir. Tom Ford) 2009 | reviewdonkey

A Single Man is a day in the life of George Falconer, who is grieving over the sudden death of his partner, 8 months prior. It is set in California … Continue reading

05/25/2016 · Leave a comment

Black and White Portraits from Cannes Festival 2016 | Seroword

Using black and white to capture Cannes 2016 of actors, directors and other filmmaking elites, Desailly finds the perfect light and poses to give 2016 a ‘Golden Age’ feel. Source: … Continue reading

05/15/2016 · Leave a comment

Loach film on shame of poverty in Britain moves Cannes to tears

Director Ken Loach denounced the British government’s “conscious cruelty” towards the poor Friday after his film about the poverty and humiliation inflicted upon them by welfare cuts had critics at … Continue reading

05/14/2016 · 4 Comments

Did You Know…? REFUSING HONOURS • 2004

‘I’m putting the phone down now, goodbye,’ said Alan Bennett when, following the leaked document that revealed last month that many notable people in various fields had turned down honours … Continue reading

04/20/2016 · 2 Comments

Taxi Driver: Insights into Martin Scorsese’s Early Masterpiece | Seroword

On the 21 April, the cast of Taxi Driver will reunite for its 40th anniversary with a screening and panel at the Tribeca Film Festival. This week however, the then-rising … Continue reading

04/11/2016 · Leave a comment

The French Connection wins the Academy Award | If It Happened Yesterday, It’s History

April 10th 1972 The French Connection wins the Academy Award for best picture of 1971. The Library of Congress wasn’t wrong to include The French Connection into its registry as … Continue reading

04/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Olivier Awards: Record eighth win for Judi Dench – BBC News

Dame Judi Dench wins a record eighth Olivier Award, this time for best actress in a supporting role… Source: Olivier Awards: Record eighth win for Judi Dench – BBC News

04/04/2016 · 2 Comments

During WWII, the Only Men Getting Plastered for Oscar Night Were the Statuettes | Atlas Obscura

“Boy, it’s heavy!” Those were the opening words of Faye Dunaway’s acceptance speech when she won the Best Actress Oscar for Network in 1977. Estelle Parsons expressed the same sentiment at the beginning … Continue reading

03/01/2016 · 1 Comment

Oscars 2016: Winners Announced at 88th Academy Awards | Variety

In an upset victory, newspaper drama “Spotlight” won best picture at the 88th Academy Awards over heavily favored survival epic “The Revenant.”  The drama about the Boston Globe’s investigation into … Continue reading

02/29/2016 · 4 Comments

Let’s celebrate the silent movie stars who founded the Academy Awards! | Movies Silently

The Academy Awards will kick off tomorrow night and so this seemed like a perfect opportunity to remind everyone that the organization was founded almost a year before Al Jolson … Continue reading

02/27/2016 · 1 Comment

Oscar-Winner Sandy Powell Costumes The Stars : NPR

British costumer Sandy Powell already has three Oscars, and now she’s been nominated for two more. This year she’s up twice for best costume design: one for Cinderella — with … Continue reading

02/25/2016 · 3 Comments

Oscars 2016: Charlotte Rampling says diversity row is ‘racist to white people’ | Film | The Guardian

Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling has claimed the current campaign to boycott the 2016 Academy Awards over claims of a diversity deficit is racist to white people. Rampling, 69, is up … Continue reading

01/22/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Golden Globe Winners: Full List | Variety

I should have posted this in the week! The 73rd annual Golden Globes took place on Sunday night, with Ricky Gervais returning for a fourth hosting gig of the annual … Continue reading

01/17/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Golden Globe Winner Predictions: Television Categories | Seroword

Below are my [Seroward] 2016 Golden Globe winner predictions in the television categories. The Golden Globes can sometimes be unpredictable in where they lean for these categories, therefore these predictions … Continue reading

01/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Idris Elba, David Oyelowo Honored by Queen Elizabeth

British actors Idris Elba and David Oyelowo received a high honor from their queen.On Tuesday (December 29), both actors made Queen Elizabeth’s annual New Year’s honor list. Elba, who received a … Continue reading

01/01/2016 · 3 Comments

Quote • JANE FONDA • “You don’t learn from successes…”

Photo post by @toobeguiling. “You don’t learn from successes; you don’t learn from awards; you don’t learn from celebrity; you only learn from wounds and scars and mistakes and failures. … Continue reading

12/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Lithe spirit: Dame Angela Lansbury at 90

A lifetime achievement in musical theatre acknowledges Lansbury’s prolific career spanning seven decades. People like to pass landmark birthdays in meaningful places, so it seems right that Dame Angela Lansbury … Continue reading

10/16/2015 · Leave a comment

Emmys: Biggest Snubs and Surprises | Variety

This year’s Emmy race proved to be highly unpredictable, probably as a result of rule changes that opened up the voting to the broader membership.Among the biggest snubs of the … Continue reading

09/21/2015 · Leave a comment

ZAFAA GLOBAL AWARDS 2015 NOMINATION Announced Sept 13 2015 Nollywood

Originally posted on Ayo Oyebade:
Here are the Nominations. BEST SHORT FILM a. B+VE b. KEBOTI c. 33 d. THE JOURNEY e. TALES IF NAZIR f. SEEING BETRAYAL 1. BEST…

09/17/2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Emmy Awards Cheat Sheet | Seroword

Want to quickly have an idea of who to root for at this year’s Emmys on Sunday September 20th? This Emmy Awards cheat sheet ought to give you a quick … Continue reading

09/11/2015 · 5 Comments