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A Great Actor get Graffitied

“I think we all have the urge to be a clown, whether we know it or not.”  —Ernest Borgnine (1917–2012) 263 more words

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Presentation Lessons from Billy Wilder

Academy Award winner producer, director and screenwriter Billy Wilder can teach us a thing or two about presentation. Below are some things we can apply to make our stories stick to our audience: 149 more words


Oscar Classics: Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Director: Pete Docter

Starring: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Oscars: Won – Original Song; Nominated – Original Score, Sound Editing, Animated Feature… 386 more words


From #Maverick to #Rockford: Rest in Peace, James Garner (1928-2014)

Ask anyone of my generation or younger, and they’ll probably tell you that James Garner is “the guy from The Notebook.”  My response to that  is, “ 251 more words

Quotation: Babette's Feast

The quotation referenced here is taken from my personal favorite film, Babette’s Feast. The Danish film became the first to win an Academy Award for Denmark, when it won Best Foreign Language Film in 1988. 45 more words

'Cutie and the Boxer': two artists sharing the same palette

Noriko and Ushio Shinohara seem younger than they are. When Zachary Heinzerling’s award-winning feature-length debut documentary, “Cutie and the Boxer,” begins, the couple’s celebrating Ushio’s 80th birthday. 406 more words


It's Like I'm Meryl Streep...Kinda {Awards Season}

Oh boy, no matter how much you try to imagine what this is like, it’s just so incredibly thrilling right down your toes.”

- Meryl Streep, on winning the 1983 Best Actress Oscar for “Sophie’s Choice”‘ 2,257 more words