A Fond Farewell to ‘General Hospital’s Tyler Christopher

The Short Good-Bye I am so pleased to see a beloved character depart “General Hospital” via airplane instead of in a body bag. Though his exit storyline was incredibly rushed, Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher) managed to leave town with both his limbs and his integrity intact. After months of dilly dallying – which was understandable […]

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Raunchy Movies In Running For Teen Choice Awards

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Raunchy comedy movies “Hangover 2” and “Bridesmaids” will compete alongside old favorites like “Twilight” and “Harry Potter” at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, where 13-19 year-olds celebrate their hottest icons in film, music and television. Vampire movie franchise “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” led the Teen Choice nominations, announced on […]

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This Week’s Top 5 Movies On Demand: Harry Potter & More

No big surprise. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was the number one movie on XFINITY On Demand through the weekend. Here is the complete list. Remember, you can purchase or rent most of these movies online in the Xfinity Store and watch immediately. 1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows . [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Harry-Potter-and-the-Deathly-Hallows%3A-Part-1/148935/1597743022/-Harry-Potter—Deathly-Hallows-%3A-Trailer-2/embed 580 […]

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New On DVD This Week: Upstairs, Downstairs, The Civil War, Mad Men, Treme, Tangled

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Complete Collection The most popular and successful British drama series in television history, ‘Upstairs, Downstairs Complete Series: 40th Anniversary Edition‘ is now available on DVD from Acorn Media, featuring more than 25 hours of never-before-seen extras and collectible packaging with gold foil. Winner of seven Emmy Awards, two BAFTAs, a Golden Globe, […]

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SAG Awards Big Winners: ‘The King’s Speech,’ ‘Boardwalk Empire’ And ‘Modern Family’

It was a big night for “The King’s Speech,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “Modern Family” at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. All took best ensemble performances in their respective categories, motion picture, television drama and television comedy. Individual honors went to Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman for performances in motion […]

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Oscar Nominations: The Full List

Complete list of 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday: 1. Best Picture: “Black Swan,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “The King’s Speech,” “127 Hours,” “The Social Network,” “Toy Story 3,” “True Grit,” “Winter’s Bone.” 2. Actor: Javier Bardem, “Biutiful”; Jeff Bridges, “True Grit”; Jesse Eisenberg, “The Social Network”; Colin Firth, “The […]

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‘The Kings Speech’ Gets 12 Oscar Nominations

By DAVID GERMAIN BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The British monarchy saga “The King’s Speech” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. “This story has struck such a rich resonant chord with audiences of all ages, which is very exciting – […]

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