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August 7, 2017 – 1:37 am | 7 Comments

Summer is almost over and I’m relieved because I’m melting. But I’ve had more excellent reads this summer than I did in the past few years, and many of the standout books are August releases.
Here are our recommendations this …

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Recap of AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 Premiere

January 13, 2009 – 10:44 pm | 7 Comments

A.I. returned Tuesday night and was basically the same old song, which is a good thing. I’ll admit—I abhor reality TV but love my A.I. I liked the new judge, Kara DioGuardi—she was honest without …

They Said What?! Stars’ Quotes Not Televised During 2009 Golden Globes Ceremony

January 12, 2009 – 2:05 pm | 6 Comments
katewgg

These tidbits were heard during press, on the red carpet and at after-parties.

“Beer, but I think someone put a little bit of crack in it.” — Ricky Gervais explaining what was in the glass he …

2009 Golden Globes Fashion Round-Up

January 12, 2009 – 7:51 am | 10 Comments
simon_baker

OK, more “Nerdies” to hand out, this time for fashion.
Best Dressed (Female): Three-way tie for me between House‘s Olivia Wilde, lovely in a lavender gown that looked like cotton candy…Drew Barrymore, whose dress looked as …

My Own Awards and Reactions to 2009 Golden Globes

January 12, 2009 – 5:19 am | 3 Comments
t-fey

Overall, I enjoyed the show. Some deserving people won (click here for list of winners) and there were some entertaining moments so I thought I’d hand out the first annual “Nerdies,” my own awards for …

2009 Golden Globes Winners

January 12, 2009 – 2:17 am | 3 Comments
slumdog

Let’s get the official winners out of the way and then I’ll give out my own awards for the best and worst of the evening (click here for my reactions). My Globes mole took this photo.

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BEST DRAMA: …

Behind the Scenes Preview of the Golden Globes

January 10, 2009 – 11:37 pm | 4 Comments
gg5

The People’s Choice and Critics’ Choice Awards aired this past week but did anyone care? The first real kickoff for the awards season is Sunday night’s Golden Globes, airing from 8 p.m. to whenever on NBC. I’m …

SCRUBS and Other Returning TV Shows

January 7, 2009 – 2:01 pm | 3 Comments
courtney_cox_scrubs

Anyone watch Scrubs last night? I thought the two episodes were pretty good. I loved this show’s first two seasons but it became really uneven over the years, to the point where I almost stopped …

Sneak Peeks at 2009's Most Anticipated Movies

January 6, 2009 – 12:52 am | 11 Comments
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Happy New Year! Hope you all enjoyed the holidays and had a chance to see some movies. Now that the new year has begun, there’s a whole new slew of films to look forward to. …

My Oscar Picks

December 18, 2008 – 3:46 pm | 9 Comments
penn as milk

Though nominations haven’t even been announced, I think the following actors are going to win Oscars come February 22, 2009. This is not based on counting how many nominations/wins they’ve racked up from other organizations; …

Scores and Snores

December 12, 2008 – 5:57 pm | One Comment

Sometimes, I’ll read a bit of entertainment news and think, “Say what?!!” but a friend will say, “That’s awesome!” Below is a sampling of items I read recently and I want your feedback on them. …

Review of VALKYRIE

December 12, 2008 – 5:44 pm | 8 Comments
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My pal Eric went to a screening of Valkyrie last night and turned in this review.
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Valkyrie is a tight, very well-acted thriller with a passionate performance from Tom Cruise as Col. Claus Von Stauffenberg. …

Conversation with SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Filmmakers

December 11, 2008 – 4:49 pm | 5 Comments
slumdogmillionaire

Last week, on the day it was chosen Best Picture by the National Board of Review, I went to a screening of Slumdog Millionaire (about a slum kid who goes on the Indian version of Who …

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