Partial list of 85th annual Academy Award winners Partial list of the 85th annual Academy Award winners announced Sunday in Los Angeles: 1. Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, "Django Unchained." 2. Animated Short Film: "Paperman." 3. Animated Feature Film: "Brave." 4. Cinematography: "Life of Pi." 5. Visual Effects: "Life of Pi." 6. More
Guild gold: Actors gather for SAG's big night A puzzling Academy Awards season will sort itself out a bit more on Sunday with the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where top performers gather to honor their own in what often is a prelude for who'll go home with an Oscar. More
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While World Waits for Black Panther Movie, Legend of the Mantamaji Graphic Novel Gives Parents More of Black ... With the release of Book Two of the Legend of the Mantamaji graphic novel series, television director Eric Dean Seaton continues to appeal to superhero fans of all ages with multicultural characters and a thrilling, plot full of action and fun. Legend of the Mantamaji Book Two is available for pre-order ahead of its December 11th release, just in time for the holidays. (PRWeb October 31, 2014 ... 10/31/2014 - 10:26 am | View Link
Diversity in Comics: Television Director Eric Dean Seaton Launches Graphic Novel Series featuring African American ... In-demand director Eric Dean Seaton isn't waiting for mainstream comic book publishers to create new characters of color, he's taking his directing experience with Disney, Nickelodeon, NBC and BET and creating diverse characters in his new graphic novel series "Legend of the Mantamaji" which is already gaining social media buzz. (PRWeb October 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb ... 10/2/2014 - 11:28 am | View Link
'The Help' Leads NAACP Image Award Nominees LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Help" has been served eight Image Award nominations. The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel about black maids speaking out about their white employers during the civil rights movement led the 43rd annual NAACP ... 01/20/2012 - 6:01 am | View Link
"The Help" leads NAACP Image Award nominees (Reuters) - The civil-rights era drama "The Help" led the nominees for the NAACP Image Awards on Thursday, with eight nods, including best movie and for five actresses from its cast. The summer box office hit about black maids in the U.S. South in the ... 01/19/2012 - 4:41 pm | View Link
"The Help" leads NAACP Image Award nominees (CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES - "The Help" has picked up eight NAACP Image Award nominations. The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel about black maids speaking out about their white employers during the civil-rights movement era led nominations for ... 01/19/2012 - 11:07 am | View Link
'The Help' leads NAACP Image Award nominees LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Help” has been served eight Image Award nominations. The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling novel about black maids speaking out about their white employers during the civil-rights movement led the 43rd annual ... 01/18/2012 - 11:16 pm | View Link
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In his secrecy-shrouded sci-fi extravaganza "Interstellar," filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn't just taking audiences to outer space.
"The idea was that they'd been designed to put humans at ease during extended periods of time," said "Interstellar" screenwriter Jonathan Nolan.
The sleek grey 'bots, which can be briefly glimpsed in the movie's trailers, are walking-and-talking rectangular slabs of shiny metal that operate like a cross between a Swiss army knife and an iPhone.
Paramount declined to provide images of the characters for this story.
In "Interstellar," out next Wednesday, a particularly acerbic robot named TARS (portrayed by Bill Irwin) accompanies a team of astronauts led by Matthew McConaughey's pilot Cooper to find humankind a new home after an ecological disaster wrecks Earth.
In an interview with The Associated Press, "Interstellar" writer-director Christopher Nolan discussed his vision of the robots, their artificial intelligence and importance to the film's story:
In my brother's draft, he was really into robots and artificial intelligence.
The robots are presented as being physically superior to humans and able to lift heavier things and follow orders perfectly.
When the Japanese singer-songwriter Miyavi came to Los Angeles for the first time in 2006, he had none of the clichéd rock-star aspirations of breaking into acting. A flashy, high-energy musician known for his unconventional finger-slapping style of guitar playing, he simply wanted to
Hardcore Legend Mick Foley has explained why he turned down an offer to play Santa Claus in New Girl.
Writing on his Facebook, Foley notes that the New Girl star, Zooey Deschanel, is one of his favourite actresses, and that saying 'No' was indeed "heartbreaking!"
"I got the inquiry from my agent (I wasn't definitely 'in', but really think I would have gotten the role)," Foley writes, "and was absolutely thrilleduntil I saw that the role called for me to be a rather sleazy St Nick, throwing some sexual innuendos at the lovely Ms Deschanel - and unfortunately, I just can't do that as Santa."
Foley admits that had he been playing a variation on himself, he'd have no problem being a sleazy degenerate.