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TONY AWARDS TO FEATURE NEIL PATRICK HARRIS — AND SPIDER-MAN

April 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

This year’s Tony Awards will once again by hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, who hosted them two years ago and won an Emmy for his effort. This year’s ceremonies, to be carried by CBS on June 12, will originate from Broadway’s Beacon theater and could see an uptick in ratings due to interest in the […]

REPORT: BRIAN GRAZER TO REPLACE BRET RATNER AS OSCAR CO-PRODUCER

November 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Just one day after Brett Ratner resigned under pressure as co-producer of next year’s Oscar telecast, the motion picture academy has struck a deal with Brian Grazer — himself an Oscar winner for 2001’s A Beautiful Mind — to replace him, TheWrap.com reported today (Wednesday). An official announcement is expected to be made on Thursday, […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE SMURFS

July 29, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

The Smurfs is receiving little of the admiration that critics bestowed on that other movie with characters who were blue and in 3D. But here and there it is picking up some mostly favorable reviews. Neil Genzlinger in the New York Times observes that the funniest moments in the movie “are either raunchy or scandalous,” […]

ECLIPSE ECLIPSES ALL OTHERS AT PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

January 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It’s not likely to win the Oscar for best film — or even to garner a nomination — but The Twilight Saga: Eclipse was the People’s Choice winner for best overall movie Monday night. It also won for favorite drama, favorite onscreen team (Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, and Robert Pattinson), and best actress (Stewart). Toy […]

BETTY WHITE WINS EMMY FOR SNL HOSTING

August 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

This continues to be quite a year in “life with Elizabeth,” as one of Betty White’s early TV series was titled. On Saturday, the 88-year-old actress received a creative arts Emmy Award for best guest actress in a comedy series for her recent appearance as host of Saturday Night Live. She did not appear at […]