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Spielberg bestowed highest honor

Steven Spielberg was presented the America’s Democratic Legacy Award, which is the Anti-Defamation League’s highest honor. Director Abraham Foxman highlighted Spielberg’s creation of the USC Shoah Foundation, which has recorded over 52,000 Holocaust survivor stories. ADL reports that Foxman stated, “Your masterpiece, ‘Schindler’s List,’ literally changed the way we teach[...]

Billboard names Swift, Kanye best

Billboard magazine has named Taylor Swift and Kanye West as the top female and male performers of 2009. Beyonce came in second and Lady Gaga came in third place. According to AP, Swift’s “Fearless” has sold more than 4.5 million copies and jumped to the top of the media when[...]

Spielberg receives Sound award

The Editor’s Guild sent a press release today stating that Steven Spielberg has been selected to be the recipient of the 2010 Filmmaker Award from the Motion Picture Sound Editors. Regarding their decision, president Bobbi Banks said, “Steven Spielberg’s evolution of the sound experience and collaboration with the sound and[...]

Sundance announces short list

The Sundance Institute has announced the list of 70 short films that will premiere at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Those 70 were selected from 6,092 submissions, which was up 8% from last year. The four shorts that will kick off the festival at the opening[...]

“Anvil” takes documentary awards

“Anvil, The Story of Anvil” took two awards including best documentary at the International Documentary Assn’s 2009 Documentary Awards. The film about the canadian band directed by Sacha Gervasi was a memorable moment after failing to make the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ shortlist for a best documentary[...]

Up In the Air wins Board of Review

“Up In The Air” took home the honors for best film and best adapted screenplay from the National Board of Review who is mostly comprised of academics and filmmakers . Other winners were Clint Eastwood for Best Director, Carey Mulligan for Best Actress, and George Clooney and Morgan Freeman sharing[...]

Sundance’s Spotlight Announced

The out-of-competition films at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival have just been announced. The Festival takes place in Park City, Utah from January 21-31. Here is the full list: PREMIERES Abel – Mexico (Director: Diego Luna; Screenwriters: Diego Luna and Agusto Mendoza)—A peculiar young boy, blurring reality and fantasy, assumes the responsibilities of[...]

“Up in the Air” strong contender

“Up In The Air” has everyone talking and after watching this behind the scenes clip, you can’t wait for Dec. 25 to come any faster. Our guesses is this one is definitely going to be up for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay,[...]

Glee hoping for Golden Globe Nom

It’s getting close to the Dec. 15 announcement of the Golden Globe nominations for first year breakout shows and “Glee” could be among those to shake the system. From it’s catchy a cappella type tunes that have you singing along on your couch, to the simple love and rivalry games[...]

Precious/Last Station Top Spirit Awards

Gabby’s speech at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony this past October made me an instant fan when she proclaimed, “I’m just a random girl from Harlem and this room is way too big for me.” It’s no surprise that Precious has received the high nominations at the Spirit Awards[...]