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The Oscars® were no enormous shame, a few good jokes, no great shocks

I’m a big fan of Ellen DeGeneres and her understated, often brilliant humor. This was most evident when she hosted the 2001 Emmy Awards after the horrific events in New York and Washington that year. The show was postponed twice, and when it finally aired a couple of months later[...]

Joaquin Phoenix about the Oscars: “I didn’t know I had a choice”

Twas the night before Oscars and all through the town, everyone was stirring and no one was down. Indeed, Hollywood seemed ebullient on Saturday night as limos careened back and forth up and down Sunset Blvd. from the Chateau Marmont to Soho House and up to the Beverly Hills Hotel[...]

Shirley MacLain Receives AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

HollywoodNews.com: Last night, stage and screen legend Shirley MacLaine was lauded with the 40th annual AFI Life Achievement Award – the highest honor for a career in film. Some of Hollywood’s most revered luminaries turned out to pay tribute to one of America’s most beloved artists. The gala,[...]

Felicity Jones cast in Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Felicity Jones gives a raw, heart-on-her-sleeve performance in Drake Doremus’ Sundance hit “Like Crazy,” one which has triggered a breakthrough year for the young actress. While she has stayed busy acting prior to “Crazy,” the young-lovers drama is kicking open new doors for the fragile actress. Warren[...]

Mary Tyler Moore gets SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

HollywoodNews.com: Everyone loves Mary Tyler Moore, so it’s no shock: the beloved TV star will receive the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award this January. Mary, of course, has many Emmy awards and nominations for her own show and of course “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” and a 1981 Oscar[...]

Turner Classic Movies paying tribute to Arthur Penn

HollywoodNews.com: Arthur Penn will be getting a special tribute this Saturday and fans of the director will want to tune in. Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will pay tribute this Saturday, October 2nd, to acclaimed stage, television and film director Arthur Penn, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 88. At[...]

Robert Pattinson among GQ’s 50 Most Stylish Men of the past half century

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: GQ has selected the 50 Most Stylish Men of the past half century and includes such icons as Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and some modern-day stars including Brad Pitt and Robert Pattinson. But I am sharing with you the three who stand out to me the[...]

Academy to pay tribute to life and career of Petro Vlahos

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the life and career accomplishments of special effects inventor and engineer Petro Vlahos on Thursday, July 29, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Presented by the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, the[...]

Michael Jackson used to sing to Mickey Rooney

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Mickey Rooney called me on Monday night with his talented wife, Jan. I was thrilled to hear from them. I told them I was worried this year because I hadn’t seen them at the Oscars. Our meetings on the red carpet are a tradition. “We were there!” Mickey[...]

Warren Beatty ‘crushed’ by his child’s determination to change gender

By Andy Pemberton HollywoodNews.com: First it was chastity Bono, now it’s Kathryn, daughter of Warren Beatty. Why do celeb children want to have sex changes? Kathlyn Beatty, 18, is now known as Stephen Ira and is said to be planning a sex-change operation. According to reports in the U.S., Hollywood veteran Beatty, 73,[...]
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