Posts Tagged ‘meryl streep’

Reviewed: Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia
Directed by Nora Ephron
Husbands, boyfriends, and anyone else not particularly interested in French cooking and feminine angst who is dragged to Julie & Julia should at least enjoy one moment: a clip of Dan Aykroyd channeling a bloodied Julia Child on Saturday Night Live.
Meryl Streep does an impressive impersonation, too, but big-girl body [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Best Owner List Shocker: Leonsis Left Off! Worst Owner List Non-Shocker: Snyder, Lerners Left On!

Sports Illustrated released Top 5 best/worst owners lists for all the major sports. Our town's fabulously represented, though only on the dark side.
First off: Ted Leonsis somehow wasn't included among hockey's best. If there's ever been a more beloved sports owner in this town than Leonsis circa 2009, I can't remember him.
Hard to believe it's [...]

Forget the Screen Actors Guild. What Does AARP Think?

I missed the SAG Awards last night — allegedly the most appreciated among dog-and-pony shows because the winners are chosen by other actors — but a quick scan of the recipients reveals no surprises. Slumdog, of course. Meryl Streep, yawn.
This afternoon, though, I received a press release announcing the picks of a group Sean Penn [...]

The Golden Globes

An odd thing occurred to me as I was watching the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards last night — I wasn't all that excited. Maybe it was because I was tired from an evening spent running around. Maybe it was because Thursday's Critics Choice Awards had sapped some of my I LOVE MOVIES! gush.
(Seriously. [...]

D.C. Critics Association Names Slumdog Best Picture

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association today announced its pick of Fox Searchlight's Slumdog Millionaire as Best Film of 2008, additionally awarding it Best Director (Danny Boyle), Best Breakthrough Performance (Dev Patel), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Simon Beaufoy).
Other notable nods include a posthumous Best Supporting Actor win for Heath Ledger, whose creepy, mesmerizing Joker [...]

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