November 22, 2009
R.E.M.'s 'Live at the Olympia': One of the more distressing musical developments over the last decade has been R.E.M.'s tumble into mediocrity. This live "rehearsal" doesn't solve where Michael Stipe and Co. go next after 2008's promising "Accelerate," but it's wonderful to hear them burn through deep cuts like "Wolves, Lower" like the young, hungry band we once knew. 'Community's' Ken Jeong : We're not entirely sure about this show -- the smugness of Joel McHale's character is off the charts and his will-they-or-won't-they romance with Gillian Jacobs is tiresome.
February 20, 2013 |
"Skyfall," "Anna Karenina" and "Mirror Mirror" won the 15th annual Costume Designers Guild Award for excellence in feature film Tuesday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Jany Temime won for excellence in contemporary film for "Skyfall" and Jacqueline Durran earned the award in the period film category for "Anna Karenina. " Eiko Ishioka received the award in fantasy film for "Mirror Mirror. " On the television side, Molly Maginnis earned the award for outstanding contemporary television series for "Smash" and Caroline McCall received the award for outstanding period/fantasy television series for "Downton Abbey.