Today, Tina Turner is ringing in her 75th birthday. The iconic performer, who first got her start in the ’50s as a singer with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm, shot to stardom with hits like “River Deep – Mountain High” and “What’s Love Got to Do with It.” Although the eight-time… 111 more words
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Every year, the Independent Spirit Awards attempts to be the lone stage where independent films aren’t overshadowed by their bigger-budget, blockbusting counterparts, and every year they shoot themselves in the foot by holding their ceremony a night before the Oscars, all but guaranteeing that the Oscars will completely overshadow them once the news cycle starts in earnest Monday morning. 1,212 more words
Today Rosario Dawson and Diego Luna announced the nominees for the 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, and the competition is stiff! “As we celebrate 30 years of great independent film, this year’s nominees are an astonishingly strong group of films and filmmakers which demonstrate the uniqueness of vision we honor at this show,” says Film Independent president Josh Welsh. 510 more words
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, the time when we take stock of our lives and acknowledge the amazing gifts we’ve been given.
Like most well fed, well cared for, comfy Americans, I have more things to be grateful for than I can list, especially this year, as my husband and I welcomed into our home a magical and mysterious creature, a now 10-month-old daughter who keeps us on our toes. 949 more words