Eighty-two year old Donald Sutherland, incredibly never nominated for an Oscar, rounded out the evening by receiving his first as Governor Whoopi Goldberg, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Lawrence, and his one time agent of 20 years Ron Meyer all toasted him with kind words. But it was Sutherland himself who had the last laugh when he said that Academy President Bailey called to tell him he had been voted an Honorary Oscar. After his wife took the phone she explained to her husband just what Bailey was talking about as they were eating pasta in Rome where he was on location. “‘We’re going to have to lose some weight,’ she told me to which I replied after looking at my beautiful plate of spaghetti, ‘It will have to wait until tomorrow’.” At that point Sutherland, who told me afterwards that he refused to let them put his speech on a teleprompter, thanked all the “characters in my life.” A fitting sentiment for a great actor who … [Read more...] about Governors Awards Ignore Scandals, Hand Out Year’s First Oscars
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While the virtual awards show comes at unprecedented times, the Television Academy has created guidelines and rules fitting for the COVID-19 age. For this year’s ceremony nominees and virtual guests won’t have to adhere to black-tie dress requirements but can don anything they’d like, from gowns to sweats. … [Read more...] about Emmy Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, Anthony Anderson Among Stars To Make Appearances For Virtual Ceremony
“Michael Kaplan’s prolific career is both diverse and inspiring. His iconic projects such as Blade Runner, Fight Club, Flashdance, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and the most recent Star Wars series have become a part of our collective consciousness,” said Salvador Perez, President of the Costume Designers Guild. … [Read more...] about ‘Blade Runner’ & ‘Star Trek’ Costume Designer Michael Kaplan Set For CDGA Career Honor
Over the decade, Bollywood awards seem to have lost its originality! Gone are those days, when we used to sit in front of our TVs and prayed for our favourite actors/actresses/movies to win big at the award ceremonies! Nowadays, more than the credibility and talent, the presence of Bollywood celebs at the ceremony decide who gets the award. Difficult to digest, but that's the bitter truth! … [Read more...] about FILMFARE AWARDS ON SALE: Twitterati Trolls Filmfare For IGNORING Akshay Kumar & Randeep Hooda!
Marian Mohamed (The barrier between us is breaking: How politics brought my mom and me closer)KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio … [Read more...] about Gracie Awards: Michelle Williams, Amy Poehler And Niecy Nash Among Honorees