November 20th, 2014348Mike Nichols, the Oscar-winning director of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Graduate, has died at the age of 83. I first saw those two movies on TV when I was in middle school. It was clear to me even then, even to a tween at the beginning of my adventures in Oscarology, that the films of Mike Nichols represented something...
August 24th, 2014112Richard Attenborough, who guided Gandhi to 8 Oscars including 2 for himself, has died at the age of 90. In 1947 he played a lowlife yob in Brighton Rock, one of my favorite films noir and #15 on the BFI list of Best British films of all time.
August 12th, 2014202Heartsick to report more sad news.
2010 - Honorary Award - In recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures.
2007 -Nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Golden Globes, USA
1997 Won - Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a...
July 3rd, 2014320
Louis Zamperini has passed away at the age of 97. Olympic athlete and World War II hero, Zamperini was the subject of Laura Hillenbrand's biography which has been adapted for the forthcoming film, Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie.
Zamperini's family released a statement saying, "Having overcome insurmountable odds at every...
(LATimes) Michael Clarke Duncan, the tall and massively built actor with the shaved head and deep voice who received an Academy Award nomination for his moving portrayal of a gentle death row...AWARDS CHATTER
The news has just been passed on by Variety but hasn't yet hit the wire. In tribute to one of my favorite performances by Ms. Russell - Anne Hathaway doing this dance number at last night's Oscars?...Obits