March 5, 1992
Team League Overall Fountain Valley 10-2 24-6 Ocean View 10-2 16-8 Edison 5-7 17-13 Huntington Beach 5-7 12-13 Santa Ana 5-7 13-10 Westminster 5-7 11-13 Marina 2-10 11-14 League MVPs: Derek Fahs (Fountain Valley), Randy Karliner (Ocean View).
January 29, 1992
Nominations for the third annual Producers Guild of America awards were announced on Tuesday and the winners are to be named on March 4. Nominated for the Darryl F. Zanuck Theatrical Motion Picture Award are the producers of "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," "Boyz N the Hood," "The Commitments," "JFK," "The Prince of Tides" and "The Silence of the Lambs."
January 29, 1992 |
Barbra Streisand said she was "thrilled" and Oliver Stone felt "vindicated" by the nominations they received Tuesday from the Directors Guild of America for best director of 1991. Streisand became only the third woman in the 44-year history of the guild to receive a nomination. She received the nod for directing the psychological drama "The Prince of Tides," in which she co-stars with Nick Nolte.
January 26, 1992 |
Having written about the Oscars for three decades now, I'm bound to say I can't remember a year when the choices facing the 5,000-odd academy voters seemed so vexingly perplexing. Not, heaven forfend, because of a glut of masterworks. As Kenneth Turan and other critics have complained, there is indeed a severe shortage of masterworks and hardly an important film that is not in one degree or another flawed.
January 20, 1992 |
The stage is set for the most wide-open Oscar race for best picture in years. That scenario unfolded at Saturday night's glittering Golden Globe Awards ceremonies during which Walt Disney's animated musical "Beauty and the Beast" captured three prizes, including best musical or comedy picture of 1991, and TriStar Pictures' "Bugsy," starring Warren Beatty, won in the best dramatic picture category.
January 19, 1992 |
As Hollywood heads into the new year, there are two ways to look at the state of the industry: The total American box-office results for 1991 are both the third-best ever . . . or the second consecutive year of a downturn. 1991 was the year the American economic recession caught up with freewheeling Hollywood. The cost of moviegoing became more than many people could afford and, as a consequence, audiences were even more selective. Or stayed at home and rented movies.