Great Performances (1971– )
History could also be made for its original creators, composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. An Emmy win would allow them both to join the elite Egot club of 12 that have won the big-four showbiz prizes: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. But just as the talents behind this retelling of Jesus’ last days through the eyes of his disciple Judas have waited for the full recognition of their Bible-inspired rock opera, “Superstar” itself and its iconic characters has been long overdue for
Carl St. Clair conducts the Pacific Symphony in the hour-long broadcast, taped last year as part of the orchestra’s annual American Composers Festival. Actors Barry Bostwick, Camryn Manheim and Michael Nouri are among those speaking the words of immigrants who came through Ellis Island during the early years of the 20th century. Hundreds of historical photos provide a visual backdrop for both actors and orchestra.
Boyer talks about the challenge of writing “Ellis Island” in the below:
Boyer received a 2005 Grammy nomination for “best classical contemporary composition” for the work, which draws on the true stories of seven immigrants and frames their words with dramatic orchestral music that is very much in an Americana vein. The piece concludes with a
That Floyd LP, a mono mix being reissued on vinyl for the first time in a half-century, could be this year’s most widely coveted piece. But there are 421 other titles also going on sale Saturday, as listed here. If lining up isn’t your thing, don’t despair; some of these will still be available in the days or even weeks to follow… or forever, on Discogs and eBay. But honestly, doesn’t all music sound
Besides Chazelle, the other former DGA champs who will present a trophy at Saturday’s ceremony are Don Mischer, Jay D. Roth and Thomas Schlamme. Mischer is a multiple DGA winner for “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial,” “Great Performances” and “The Kennedy Center Honors,” to name just a few. Roth was last year’s President’s Award DGA honoree.
Alfre Woodard, Jason Clarke, Mark Hamill, Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn, Shari Belafonte, Willem Dafoe, Kelly Marie Tran, Doug Jones, Michael Gracey, Molly Bloom and others will join host Alan Cumming at the star-studded event that will be celebrated on Monday, February 5th at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. The awards celebrate 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.
“When the editors of Aarp The Magazine decided 16 years ago that is was time to challenge Hollywood’s perspective on aging, we hoped that the Movies for Grownups Awards would ignite a cultural change,” said Aarp CEO Jo Ann Jenkins. “This year, it is clear that change has arrived. There’s been an explosion of movies that disrupt conventional thoughts on aging,
So now that The Detour‘s Edie a) has a bead on where the Parker family is hiding out and b) is under the very strong influence of fertility drugs as she attempts to conceive, prepare for a rather emotionally unbalanced reckoning, recently promoted series regular Laura Benanti tells TVLine.
“Edie is discharged from the Postal Inspection Service, because she’s terrible at her job,” she says, laughing. “But then she becomes obsessed with the family, so she takes it upon herself to follow them to Alaska.
The awards celebrate 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognize the inspiring artists who make them. Award-winning film and stage actor Alan Cumming will host the star-studded evening at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills on Monday, February 5.
In the Best Actress category, nominations go to Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool), Judi Dench (Victoria & Abdul), Salma Hayek (Beatriz at Dinner), Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) and Meryl Streep (The Post). In the Best Actor category, Steve Carell (Battle of the Sexes), Daniel-Day Lewis (Phantom Thread), Tom Hanks
The Aarp Movies for Grownups multimedia franchise was established in 2002 to celebrate and encourage filmmaking with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind—and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.
Mirren, an Academy, Golden Globe, Emmy, Tony, BAFTA & Olivier Award-winning actress will receive Movies for Grownups’ highest honor on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. Aarp The Magazine will host the 17th annual Movies for Grownups Awards, where many other awards, including best actor, best actress and best director, will be presented. Event proceeds benefit Aarp Foundation, which works to end senior poverty by building economic opportunity and social connections for vulnerable older adults in L.A. and across the country.
“I am greatly honoured by this award. I consider film to be a high art form,
Sequel plans to the classic Ridley Scott sci-film were met with a healthy dose of scepticism initially, but as time went on, and with the trust so many have in director of the film Denis Villeneuve, a more optimistic outlook was quickly adopted.
And now it seems that any remaining fears can be put to bed as those critics lucky enough to see the film early have reported back with tremendous praise for the movie, Villeneuve, and legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins.
The founder of Fandango.com, Erik Davis, tweeting that the film was a “masterpiece” and others have even compared it favourably to the original movie.
Blade Runner 2049 is sci-fi masterpiece; the kind of deep-cut genre film we don't see anymore. Visually mind blowing, absolutely fantastic pic.twitter.com/A1d6ohmj3s
— ErikDavis (@ErikDavis
Here’s a sample.
#BladeRunner2049 is a film that fans will discuss and theorize about for years. A deeply engaging and visually dazzling sci-fi excursion. pic.twitter.com/tHDDcpSYIC
— Mark Daniell (@markhdaniell) September 26, 2017
#BladeRunner2049 is nearly 3 hours and kept me entranced, tense, and engaged the entire time. That speaks volumes. The time flew by.
— Drew Dietsch (@DrewDietsch) September 26, 2017
#BladeRunner2049 is absolutely stunning & a sci-fi masterpiece. It took special effects to a whole other level. One of 2017’s best films. pic.twitter.com/zA2QNZ9swo
— Umberto Gonzalez (@elmayimbe) September
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