Showbiz History: Marsha marries Neil, Barbra is "Guilty," and Blue is the Warmest Color

7 random things that happened on this day (October 25th) in showbiz history Neil Simon & Marsha Mason 1881 Pablo Picasso is born in Malaga Spain. He's been played onscreen by everyone from Antonio ...

Meryl Streep in ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’: A look back at her third Oscar nomination, the competition and the outcome

Meryl Streep in ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’: A look back at her third Oscar nomination, the competition and the outcome This article marks Part 3 of the 21-part Gold Derby series Meryl Streep at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at Meryl Streep’s nominations, the performances that competed with her, the results of ...

Remembering National Society of Film Critics Award-Winning Brazilian Superstar Pêra

Marília Pêra: Actress starred in Brazilian movie classic 'Pixote.' Marília Pêra: Brazilian film, TV and stage star Remembering Brazilian stage, television, and film star Marília Pêra, whose acting and ...

A Very Special Listicle: 15 Lessons We Learned from 'Very Special' Episodes of Blossom

A Very Special Listicle: 15 Lessons We Learned from 'Very Special' Episodes of Blossom Twenty five years ago this week, the sitcom Blossom debuted on NBC. Star Mayim Bialik was only 15 when the show began airing regularly on Jan. 3, 1991, and over the course of five seasons, viewers ...

National Society of Film Critics Award-Winning Brazilian Superstar Dead at 72

Marília Pêra: Actress starred in Brazilian movie classic 'Pixote.' Marília Pêra: Brazilian star and National Board of Review Best Actress winner dead at 72 This article is being revised and expanded. ...

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence Movie Review

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence Movie Review A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence Magnolia Pictures Reviewed by: Harvey Karten for Shockya. Databased on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: C+ Director: Roy Andersson Screenwriter: Roy Andersson ...

Q&A: Paul Merton

'What is the worst thing anyone's ever said to me? Are you Ian Hislop?' Born in Fulham, Merton, 57, made his standup debut at London's Comedy Store in 1982. He has been a regular on Radio 4's Just A ...

86th Academy Awards: Streep Shatters Nominations Record

Meryl Streep breaks Oscar record: Oscar 2014 nominations (photo: Meryl Streep in ‘August: Osage County’) The 2014 Oscar nominations were announced earlier today at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts ...

'The Lone Ranger' joins list of movies nominated for both Razzies and Oscars

'The Lone Ranger' joins list of movies nominated for both Razzies and Oscars On Wednesday, The Lone Ranger received multiple Razzie nominations, including the notorious Worst Picture nod. The next day, The Lone Ranger was nominated for an Oscar, for best makeup. This isn’t ...

And The Oscar Goes To ... Someone Who Didn't Deserve It.

It still provides a chuckle The history of The Academy Awards is littered with strange and inexplicable happenings: Revealed shortcomings, spontaneous pushups, "The winner is Paul Newman," Sandahl ...

Sins of Omission: 13 Past Performances The Academy Should Have Nominated

They have a right to be pissed. It's the most important morning of the year. Hollywood is temporarily jolted from its stupor for a ten-minute rollercoaster of natural highs and shattered dreams. ...

The depiction of the NHS on TV shows how much we love it | Marcus Prince

From the stuffed shirts of Doctor in the House to the anarchic humour of Green Wing, television continues to explore the bond between the NHS and the public, writes Marcus Prince As this government ...

The top 10 Oscars books | Peter Bradshaw

From red-carpet thrillers to insider accounts, the Guardian's film critic hands out his gongs to the best Oscars literature out there Partly because Academy Award madness is almost upon us, partly ...

Contest: Turner Classic Movies Oscars Giveaway

Calling all movie fanatics, we have a great giveaway for you. How many of you knew that Turner Classic Movie's 31 Days of Oscar festival is in full swing! It started on February 1st and is running ...

Turner Classic Movies' Annual 31 Days Of Oscar, the full schedule

TCM's annual roundup of the best of film will be presented in February/March 2010. This month-long event will feature 360 Academy Award-nominated and winning movies, all presented uncut and ...

Mark Kermode: It's only a movie | extract

The great iconoclastic film-maker Werner Herzog is used to shooting films – but being shot at? In this extract from his cinematic memoir Mark Kermode tells the remarkable story of how, in the middle ...

Turner Classic Movies Has 360 Reasons To Tune In

In the days leading up to the upcoming Academy Awards, Turner Classic Movies will be playing a long round of Oscar-nominated and winning films. The vintage movie network will air its perennial ...

Big Top: the first sitcom that manages to be less funny than its situation?

We've had shops, police stations, hospitals, newsrooms, prisons and offices – what about a circus sitcom? On BBC1. Starring Amanda Holden. What could possibly go wrong? Tonight, BBC One unveils its ...

The Run-up To The Razzies

Normal 0 false false false En-us X-none X-none MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Cinema Retro columnist David Savage takes a look at Hollywood's most dubious career achievement. . Elizabeth Berkley in ...