August 5, 2013 |
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced Monday morning that Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") and Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley ("Gandhi") will be honored at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards. The ceremony will take place Nov. 9 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air the following evening on BBC America. PHOTOS: Billion-dollar movie club Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty") will receive the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for excellence in directing, while Kingsley, last seen in "Iron Man 3," will receive the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for worldwide contribution to entertainment.
July 27, 2013 |
Not only does Antonia Crane know her way around a movie set, she also knows her way around a stripper pole. As someone with experience as an exotic dancer, Crane served as an expert consultant for Film Arcade's "Afternoon Delight," which stars Kathryn Hahn as a bored housewife who befriends a young sex worker played by Juno Temple. Crane, 41, started dancing at age 3. The daughter of a lawyer and a paralegal, she grew up in Humboldt County, playing in the redwood forest, skiing, camping, horseback riding and cheerleading.
June 21, 2013 |
A warning to amateur history buffs out there: Kathryn Allison Mann has a job that might just make you blind with envy. As head of research on "Mad Men," which winds down its sixth season June 23 on AMC, Mann is responsible for upholding the period drama's well-earned reputation for authenticity and for mining the tumultuous history of the 1960s for potential fodder for series creator Matthew Weiner and his writing team. "It's relentlessly interesting," says Mann, 29, who studied English and philosophy at Bates College in Maine and started on "Mad Men" as a production assistant before stepping into her current position in Season 4. PHOTOS: The women of 'Mad Men' Mann is typically one of the first staff members to return at the start of a new "Mad Men" season.
February 24, 2013 |
Winning an Oscar isn't easy, but film editor William Goldenberg has stacked the odds in his favor this year: He's competing against himself. The veteran splicer is nominated twice for his work on this year's CIA-themed films: Ben Affleck's "Argo" and Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty. " Since August 2011, Goldenberg has been working nonstop: first spending 15 months pulling together Affleck's 1970s Middle East drama before jumping into Bigelow's Osama bin Laden manhunt alongside co-editor Dylan Tichenor.
February 4, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning Ed Whitacre. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Katharine McPhee; Tiffani Thiessen; Nick Savoy; Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Leeza Gibbons. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Katharine McPhee; Leeza Gibbons. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Jewel. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Wendy Williams Show Diahann Carroll; LeVar Burton, Leslie Uggams and Louis Gossett Jr.; Zumba.
January 31, 2013 |
Editor's note: Taking a moment from her vigilant defense of depicting scenes of torture in "Zero Dark Thirty," director Kathryn Bigelow here addresses something else close to her heart about the film: The power, strength and vulnerability that lead actress Jessica Chastain brings to the work. *** Talent comes in many guises, but all original talents share the same quality: They're unique, one of a kind. Totally unlike the rest of the crowd. Jessica Chastain, at least to my mind, is one of our original talents, a rare and gifted actress.