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Monday: TV Celebrates TV on TV at the Emmys

And we wouldn't miss it for the world. As I've crowed in the past, appearing on live television is one of the most generous and dangerous things a celebrity can do, and a whole bunch of them will be doing it this coming Monday starting at 5 pm on NBC , and I will be watching and reporting on the proceedings in real time right here on Slog.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 22, 2014


13(3) LGBT Actors Emmy-Nominated For Playing LGBT Characters

As we know, playing an LGBT character has been a Oscar good luck charm to many an actor, from Sean Penn to William Hurt to Charlize Theron or Hilary Swank to Jared Leto... But how many openly LGBT actors have won Oscars for playing LGBT characters? None.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Girl, Interrupted, Celebrities, Jared Leto, Gia, George Wallace, Angelina Jolie

The Independent

Emmys look set to overhaul the Oscars as Hollywood's prize draw

Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, House of Cards

Discovery Educator Network

Fun Fact Friday: The Plaster Oscars

Did you know that during World War II, metal was so scarce that the Oscar trophy given out by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was made of plaster? It's true! Because the focus on the war effort, any spare manufacturing and material resources were funneled into making tanks, planes, and other items needed to sustain the ... (more)


The Age

Australian comics nominated for Edinburgh Fringe Festival's top awards

A banner year for Australian talent at the Edinburgh's Fringe Festival could mean we say goodbye - at least temporarily - to one of our biggest comedy talents.



This Week's 10 Best Dressed Stars Are Already in Award Season Mode

With Summer coming to a close, the stars are heading back from their exotic vacation spots and getting down to business.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Guardians of the Galaxy, Zoe Saldana, Hot Chicks, Fashion, Designers, Givenchy

Pocono Record

'Babe' on screen at Pike library

Pike County Public Library will screen "Babe" from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the library's Community Room, 119 E. Harford St., Milford.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Milford, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

LA Daily News

Fernando Award goes Hollywood

For this year's annual event honoring the San Fernando Valley's top volunteers, organizers ditched the ballroom at the Woodland Hills Marriott and moved east to the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood.


Related Topix: Woodland Hills, CA, Opinion


The Diversity of Academy Awards 2014 Illustrates a Changing Film Industry

The March 2014 Academy Awards was a very different Academy Awards from what I'm used to.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Emmys 2014: Award show highlights how far TV has come despite being weak itself

This image released by HBO shows Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective."


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins

Christian Science Monitor

'Inherent Vice': Will Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas...

The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix , Josh Brolin , Owen Wilson , Benicio Del Toro , and Reese Witherspoon and is written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson , who was nominated for the Best Director Oscar for his 2007 movie "There Will Be Blood" and nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on "Blood" and for Best Original Screenplay for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Boogie Nights


From Whitney to Beyonc , 16 VMA Moments We Wish We Could Relive

It's really the one award show where anything- anything! -can happen. Remember how you gasped when you first saw Rose McGowan's super scandalous red carpet dress ? Or how about the surge of joy you felt when, after a roof-burning performance of "Love on Top," BeyoncA© announced that she was pregnant with a smile and a baby bump rub ?


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Opening Credits: "Ida", "If I Stay", "Sin City 2"

Ida : In what The New Yorker has already called a "film masterpiece", the latest from director Pawel Pawlikowski is Poland's selected entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscars ceremony next year.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, New York, The Fault In Our Stars, Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Twilight

Bill Murray Heads To Toronto Film Festival 2014, Line-Up Now Complete

Bill Murray is heading to the Toronto Film Festival with his latest movie St Vincent in which he plays a boozy war veteran who befriends Melissa McCarthy's young son.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, The Expendables

Illawarra Mercury

Illawarra business gets ready for 'Oscars' night

After his business, Fibre Optics Design and Construct, was named business of the year at the 2013 Momentum Energy Illawarra Business Awards, Michael McKeogh will be one of many business leaders invited to walk the red carpet again this October.


International Business Times

Jordan Belfort and James Packer Turning 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Into a TV Show

Leonardo DiCaprio, best actor nominee for his role in the film "The Wolf of Wall Street", arrives at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014.


Related Topix: The Wolf of Wall Street, Books, Wolf of Wall Street, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brett Ratner

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Ken Watanabe to Host 2014 Busan Film Festival Opening Ceremony

Japanese actor Ken Watanabe and South Korean actress Moon Sori will co-host the opening ceremon y of the 19th Busan International Film Festival on Oct. 2. The South Korean film festival, which is the largest event of its kind in Asia, will run through Oct. 11 in the southern coastal city of Busan.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Inception, South Korea, World News, Memoirs of a Geisha, Drama Movies, Ken Watanabe, Entertainment


Petition to rename tunnel after Robin Williams

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, The World According to Garp, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Sausalito, CA


Clint Eastwood Already Generating Oscar Buzz

We're still in the heart of summer blockbuster season, however, Clint Eastwood's latest directorial effort American Sniper is already receiving Oscar buzz .


Related Topix: Gran Torino, Thriller, Unforgiven, Crime Movies, Dirty Harry, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood, US Navy, US Military

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Christian Bale Becomes A Father For The Second Time

The British actor and his wife, Sibi Bale, are now parents to a 9 year-old daughter, and a baby boy.


Related Topix: Christian Bale, Celebrities