Fabelmans, Abbott, White Lotus among Golden Globe winners

Hosted by comedian Jerrod “I’m here ’cause I’m Black,” Carmichael, The Golden Globes returned to NBC and Peacock last night. Amid the designer gowns, created for the red carpet experience, and Carmichael’s jokes, many of which didn’t land, ABC’s Abbott Elementary and HBO’s The White Lotus were winners in TV while The Banshees of Inisherin … Continue reading “Fabelmans, Abbott, White Lotus among Golden Globe winners”

Golden Globes 2023: See full list of nominations

The nominees of the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Banshees of Isherin and Abbott Elementary lead the nominees with 8 and 5 respectively. Searchlight Pictures led all studios with 12 nominations and HBO Max and Netflix tied at 14 apiece. The nominations were announced … Continue reading “Golden Globes 2023: See full list of nominations”

The Bear receives two Golden Globe nominations

The nominees of the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Good news for fans of the Chicago-based comedy series, The Bear. The Bear was nominated for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical … Continue reading “The Bear receives two Golden Globe nominations”

Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards

It was like the HFPA wore Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. After a year of controversy and scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the winners of the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards via Twitter on Sunday night. No media or celebrities were in attendance. There was no red carpet. WandaVision was shut out. And there was no … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards”

Female directors kick ass in Golden Globe noms… finally

“And here are the all-male nominees.” Natalie Portman remarked as she presented the award for best director  at The Golden Globes in 2018.  The actress made headlines for calling out the lack of female directing nominees, not just in 2018 but throughout history.  Just last year, in 2020, Issa Rae unveiled the nominees for the 92nd Academy … Continue reading “Female directors kick ass in Golden Globe noms… finally”

Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Six-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees. For the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually, following the current safety measures … Continue reading “Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show”

HFPA announces Golden Globe Awards timetable

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the awards timetable for the 78th Annual Golden Globe® Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The February 28, 2021 ceremony will air live coast to coast 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.  The HFPA also announced an additional … Continue reading “HFPA announces Golden Globe Awards timetable”

Golden Globes pushed from January to February 2021

Gear up for laughs, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be the 78th annual Golden Globe awards on Sunday, February 28th, 2021. Celebrating the accomplishments of the film and television community, the event will air live 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET coast to coast on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. After … Continue reading “Golden Globes pushed from January to February 2021”

Chicagoans shine at Golden Globes

Chicago-born Frances McDormand, Highland Park’s Rachel Brosnahan and Oprah Winfrey stood out in a sea of black dresses which symbolized the #Metoo #Timesup movements by women in Hollywood during the 75th Golden Globes. McDormand was named “Best Actress in a Drama” for her portrayal of a woman who demands justice in the excellent Three Billboards … Continue reading “Chicagoans shine at Golden Globes”

8th annual Gold Meets Golden Event goes virtual

The 8th annual “GOLD MEETS GOLDEN” event has gone virtual this year, with inspiring “Stay Gold” conversations between Hollywood’s most loved actors and athletes. While usually taking place during the Golden Globes, the pandemic pivoted LGBTQ organizers Charley C. Walters and Scott Orlin to create a more intimate video event surrounding the 2021 Olympics, raising … Continue reading “8th annual Gold Meets Golden Event goes virtual”

Melissa McCarthy pre-games in Booking.com teaser

It’s almost time for Super Bowl LVII and brands are beginning to trot out teasers featuring a who’s who of stars and newsmakers. Zulu Alpha Kilo NY has launched the official 15-second teaser video for Booking.com’s 2023 ‘Big Game’ commercial. The teaser stars Emmy Award-winning, Academy and Golden Globe-nominated American actress and producer Melissa McCarthy … Continue reading “Melissa McCarthy pre-games in Booking.com teaser”

2023 Mammoth Film Festival announces first films

The highly anticipated Mammoth Film Festival 2023 confirmed to take place March 2-6th, 2023 is thrilled to announce the first round of the 2023 festival slate selection highlights and official judges panel names. The five-day festival will feature over 80 films selected from an overwhelming response of submissions via  FilmFreeway, inclusive of U.S and International … Continue reading “2023 Mammoth Film Festival announces first films”

MLK weekend earns over $100 million at the box office

The good news is, box office sales were over $100 million this past weekend, the bad news is, we are still not reaching pre-covid numbers in theaters. 2018-2020 grossed between $130-$197 million, with lower ticket prices during MLK weekend.  The winners this past weekend were Avatar: The Way of Water (Disney) the #1 movie at … Continue reading “MLK weekend earns over $100 million at the box office”

Lisa Marie Presley passes at age 54

Singer-songwriter, only child of singer and actor Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla Presley, and sole heir to her father’s estate, Lisa Marie Presley has passed away at age 54.  Priscilla Presley confirmed her daughter’s death in a statement to the press on Thursday, “Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and devastated by the … Continue reading “Lisa Marie Presley passes at age 54”

Abbott, Lotus, Bear among WGA TV noms

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2022. Winners will be honored at the 2023 Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 5, 2023. After wins at the Golden Globes and nominations … Continue reading “Abbott, Lotus, Bear among WGA TV noms”

The Bear, Andor, The Batman among SAG noms

Nominees for the 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced this morning by Ashley Park (Emily in Paris) and Haley Lu Richardson (The White Lotus) via Instagram Live. Among the TV nominees are Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul, Adam Scott for Severance, Jeremy Allen White who just won … Continue reading “The Bear, Andor, The Batman among SAG noms”

Whoopi Goldberg launches new Prosecco brand

Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy, the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, the Emmy and a Tony. Now, she is owner of a new Prosecco brand. Today, The View host announced the inaugural release of Whoopi Prosecco Superiore DOCG (“Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita”). … Continue reading “Whoopi Goldberg launches new Prosecco brand”

HBO renews Curb Your Enthusiasm for 12th season

We are pretty, pretty happy about this. HBO has renewed the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, starring everyone’s favorite grump, Larry David, for the twelfth season. Originally debuting on HBO in 2001 and with 110 completed episodes to date, Curb stars Seinfeld co-creator David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing … Continue reading “HBO renews Curb Your Enthusiasm for 12th season”

Olivia Newton-John passes at 73

The beautiful, elegant and talented, multiple Grammy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee, who sang and danced her way into our hearts in 1978 hit musical film Grease, Olivia Newton-John has passed away at age 73 after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.  John Easterling, Newton-John’s husband shared the news on her official Instagram page: … Continue reading “Olivia Newton-John passes at 73”