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June 13, 2010

Full List of Tony Award Winners

Full List of Tony Award Winners

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List of winners for the 2010 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Sunday. BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Scarlett Johansson, “A View From the Bridge.” BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY: Eddie Redmayne, “Red.” BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY: Michael Grandage, “Red.”

Toy Story 3 – Reaches Level of First Two, Says McCarthy

Toy Story 3 – Reaches Level of First Two, Says McCarthy

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Todd McCarthy, writing on Indiewire’s Deep Focus blog, thinks that Toy Story 3 matches the genius of the first two Toy Story films, breaking the curse that says that sequels (Godfather, etc., as notable exceptions) are never as good as the original: Does ‚ÄúToy Story 3‚Äù break the jinx? Pretty much so, yes. Attended to in every creative department with all the care that one has become accustomed to expect…

Depp & Jolie in The Tourist

Depp & Jolie in The Tourist

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Best production still of the week comes to us ironically from WorstPreviews. Angelina Jolie channels a hyper-idealized Coco Chanellian version of herself while Johnny Depp appears to be schooling Russell Crowe on how to refine that scholarly shaggy dogged look from State of Play. Julian Fellows and Christoper McQuarrie get IMDb credit for adapting the screenplay — and we could hardly ask for a better pair of literate polishers –but…

Stephen Holt Interview: Marisa Tomei

Stephen Holt Interview: Marisa Tomei

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Marisa Tomei: Fair & Square By Stephen Holt Academy Award Winner Marisa Tomei has been dogged all her professional life with the annoying rumor that her Supporting Actress Oscar for ‚ÄúMy Cousin Vinny‚Äù in 1993 was Oscar‚Äôs biggest mistake. That wacky ole Jack Palance, who presented her with the trophy, and announced her name to many pundits‚Äô surprise, was actually thought to be a mistake by the superannuated octogenarian. The…