Tag Archives: Robin Williams

Robin Williams gives us one last cinematic gift with “Boulevard”

Throughout his all too brief career, Robin Williams was rightly praised as a comedic genius. He was also feted quite a bit for his dramatic work, but never quite as much as I felt that he deserved. We all know of his tragic passing, but this week he has one[...]

Robin Williams: The 10 Best Performances

It’s taken me a little bit to be able to write this piece, honestly. The death of Robin Williams hit myself and most of the industry harder than a celebrity’s passing usually does. Part of it has to do with the fact that it was a suicide, but more than[...]

Heath Ledger: The Top 25 (Best Supporting Actor)

Continuing on with this weekly series I’m doing for the site, we’re in the midst of talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something a bit harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or Mixing[...]

“Blade Runner” Screenwriter Hampton Fancher in Talks to Pen Sequel Idea for Director Ridley Scott

HollywoodNews.com: Hampton Fancher is in talks to reunite with his “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott to develop the idea for the original screenplay for the Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free, and Bud Yorkin produced follow up to the ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-Chief[...]

Robin Williams to be Honored at “The Comedy Awards”

HollywoodNews.com: “The Comedy Awards,” the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, announced today that Robin Williams will be honored as the recipient of the prestigious “Stand-Up Icon” award. This honor is bestowed each year to a modern icon, an individual who has made an[...]

Kelly Ripa to host the “10th Annual TV Land Awards”

The “TV Land Awards 2012,” honoring classic television, film and music icons, will return to New York City and be hosted by Kelly Ripa (nationally syndicated talk show “LIVE! With Kelly”), it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. Ripa previously hosted the show in 2007. [...]

Oscars: Brian Grazer producing the telecast, but who’ll host? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: UPDATE: Brian Grazer has been confirmed as the producer of the 84th Academy Awards, filling in for Brett Ratner, who resigned. FROM EARLIER: Oscar speculation is running rampant today following the news, inevitable as it may be, that Eddie Murphy is leaving his post as Academy Award host.[...]

Selena Gomez, along with Adrian Grenier, Dwight Howard, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Robin Williams help spotlight devastating impact of world water crisis on children

HollywoodNews.com: Celebrities from the worlds of music, film, television and sport have joined with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to engage consumers in a conversation about the lack of access to safe, clean water for nearly 900 million children and adults across the globe. The UNICEF Tap Project is[...]

‘Glee’ star Darren Criss on his character’s experimentation

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Darren Criss, who plays openly gay student Blaine on ‘Glee,’ talked about locking lips with Lea Michele’s Rachel on last week’s episode during an appearance Friday on ‘Access Hollywood Live.’ “It was clearly, for Blaine, an experiment, which I think is a cool thing to address,” Darren told[...]

This Week In Movies – “Megamind,” “Due Date,” “For Colored Girls”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: For the third time this year Dreamworks Animation has scored strongly at the boxoffice in their continuing challenge to Disney and Pixar to top the ‘toon parade. “Megamind,” a really funny twist on the superhero genre featuring the voices of Will Farrell, Tina Fey[...]
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