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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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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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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Stars React to Nominations for Golden Globe Awards

Reactions to nominations for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: “I’ve had dreams of getting nominated for things so much that I have to make sure that I’m actually awake. But then it was great when I realized it was actually happening.” — Chris Colfer of “Glee” on his […]

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‘King’s Speech’ Leads Globes with 7 Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The British monarchy tale “The King’s Speech” led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Other best-drama nominees were the psychosexual dance thriller “Black Swan,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi blockbuster “Inception” and the Facebook […]

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‘Black Swan’ Earns 12 Critics’ Choice Nominations

BY: DAVID GERMAIN LOS ANGELES – Natalie Portman’s ballet drama “Black Swan” led contenders Monday for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with a record 12 nominations, among them best picture and actress. Other best-picture nominees were the survival story “127 Hours,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi smash “Inception,” the British monarchy tale “The […]

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