Tom Hanks – an Academy governor, two-time Oscar winner and five time nominee – will serve as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards.
By SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES — After a tumultuous week that saw the departure and replacement of the Oscar show’s host and producer, the film academy enjoyed a night of good vibes Saturday at its third annual Governors Awards. You might even say the force was with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. […]
UPDATE: The Hollywood Reporter got confirmation on this from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Looks like Billy Crystal will be the host of the 84th Oscars, replacing the departed Eddie Murphy. PREVIOUSLY: In the “what are we supposed to make of this?” department, this tweet came across our screens from none other […]
By Arthur Axelman – I discovered one of my favorite artists Thomas Pradzynski on the walls of Gil Cates’ magnificent home when Andrea and I had dinner one wintry evening. Pradzynski primarily depicted Paris street scenes in oil, but on Gil’s wall were his rare storefronts of New York. So, not only did I experience […]
By Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Producer and director Gilbert Cates, who oversaw a record 14 Academy Awards ceremonies and founded the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, has died. He was 77. The Directors Guild of America confirmed the death Tuesday. Cates also founded the School of Theater Film and Television at […]
“It might be fun.” Billy Crystal says he would consider returning to the stage as the host of the Oscars–under certain circumstances. “I think the show needs to change,” Crystal told the Associated Press Thursday. “There’s too many awards and it has to sort of freshen itself up, and if I can be a part […]
What do you want to watch movie-wise this weekend without leaving the comfort of your warm and snuggly home? Here’s a short list of movies On Demand and others you can watch free online. ON DEMAND FROM COMCAST: Watch for the Most Undead Fun Possible: Zombieland Woody Harrelson is Tallahassee and Jesse Eisenberg is Columbus, […]