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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Full List Of Golden Globe Nominees

Nominees for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: TELEVISION + Series, Drama: “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO; “Dexter,” Showtime; “The Good Wife,” CBS; “Mad Men,” AMC; “The Walking Dead,” AMC. + Actor, Drama: Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”; Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”; Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”; Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”; Hugh Laurie, […]

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HBO’s ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ Scores

Al Pacino stepped onto HBO last night in ‘You Don’t Know Jack,’ a biopic of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the man who advocated doctor-assisted suicides for terminally ill patients. If you’re a Comcast subscriber with HBO, you can watch the movie right here. Or you can watch it on television. The reason for this post is […]

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Kevorkian: Assisted Suicide ‘Discussed to Death’

By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press Writer DETROIT — Jack Kevorkian says assisted suicide has been “discussed to death.” The assisted suicide advocate known as “Dr. Death” said Thursday the HBO biographical movie ‘You Don’t Know Jack‘ is unlikely to inspire much action but he’s delighted and honored by the “superbly done” film about his crusade. […]

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Al Pacino Takes on Kevorkian’s Story in HBO Film

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — Barry Levinson was preparing to direct HBO’s new film about Jack Kevorkian when a family crisis brought home the entrenched power of the assisted-suicide advocate’s name. Levinson’s father-in-law, hospitalized after a massive stroke, was unable to speak and in obvious distress. A nurse was asked to give […]

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