‘Greek’ Rocker Aldous Snow Hits Close To Home For Russell Brand

Aldous Snow is a flamboyant, drug-addled rock star who lives that life to its fullest extent, which masks an inner intelligence that’s constantly surprising when he lets it show. Swap in ‘comedian’ for ‘rock star’ and ‘recovering addict’ for ‘drug-addled’ and you’ll get Russell Brand, the man who played Snow in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and […]

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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin Give Oscars a One-Two Punch

Forget Martin and Lewis – now it’s Martin and Baldwin. Picking up where their sizzling onscreen chemistry in the recent comedy ‘It’s Complicated‘ left off, the two Hollywood vets traded barbs and drolly roasted each other, as well as the nominees, with humility and precision as co-hosts of the 82nd annual Oscar Awards. The dual […]

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Live Report from the Academy Awards

Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]

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2009 Golden Globe Movie Nominations

It’s that time of year again. The Academy Awards bellwether ceremony, aka the Golden Globe Awards, have announced their nominations. You can check out the TV nominees here, but the movie nominees are an interesting selection. See if you agree with what the Hollywood Foreign Press had to say about 2009’s cinematic offerings. They really […]

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On Demand Today: State of Play, Sin Nombre

Here’s what’s available on Comcast On Demand today, which you can order through your cable system and watch immediately. There’s the political journalism thriller State of Play, starring Russell Crowe as a dogged Washington Post reporter, Rachel McAdams as the cub blogger learning by doing, Helen Mirren as their editor-in-chief struggling with the bottom line […]

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