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Jan

SAG Awards Recap

And the SAG winners are…

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were presented on January 29, 2012 at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, California. The awards honor the best performances in film and television in 2011. It was a significant night for “The Help”, who won many awards. The full list of winners are as follows:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: The Help

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Jean Dujradin in “The Artist”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Viola Davis in “The Help”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer in “Beginners”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer in “The Help”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Boardwalk Empire

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Modern Family

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Steve Buscemi in “Boardwalk Empire”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Jessica Lange in “American Horror Story”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin in “30 Rock”

 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Betty White in “Hot in Cleveland”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in Television Movie or Miniseries: Paul Giamatti in “Too Big to Fail”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Kate Winslet in “Mildred Pierce”

SAG Honors for Stunt Ensembles: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series: Game of Thrones

24

Jan

84th Academy Awards Nominations presented by Jennifer Lawrence in Beverly Hills, California.

And the Oscar Nominations go to…

On the morning of January 24, 2012 Jennifer Lawrence announced the 84th Academy Awards Nominations in Beverly Hills, California. Some of the most popular nominations included “The Decedents”, “Moneyball”, “Hugo” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “War Horse”, “Midnight in Paris”, and many more. Nominations for Best Picture went out to “Hugo”, “Moneyball”, “The Decedents”, “War Horse”, “The Artist”, “Extremely Close and Incredibly Close”, “The Help”, “Midnight in Paris” and “The Tree of Life”. There was a diverse amount of nominations with many different titles and first time nominated actors and actresses. Billy Crystal will host the 84th Academy Awards, which will air Sunday February 26th on ABC. For a full list of the nominations, click here!

22

Jan

69th Golden Globes Recap

And the 69th Golden Globe Award Winners Are…

The 69th Golden Globe Awards were presented on Sunday, January 15, 2012 on NBC. The winners are as followed…


Best Motion Picture- Drama: The Decedents

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama: Meryl Streep in “Iron Lady”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture- Drama: George Clooney in “The Descendants”

Best Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical: The Artist

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical: Michelle Williams in “My Week With Marilyn”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical: Jean Dujardin in “The Artist”

Best Animated Feature Film: The Adventures of Tintin

Best Foreign Language Film: A Separation (Iran)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Octavia Spencer in “The Help”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Christopher Plummer in “Beginners”

Best Director- Motion Picture: Martin Scorsese for “Hugo”

Best Screenplay- Motion Picture: “Midnight in Paris” by Woody Allen

Best Original Score-Motion Picture: Ludovic Bource

Best Original Song- Motion Picture: “Masterpiece”- W.E. Music and Lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry

Best Television Series- Drama: Homeland (Showtime)

Cecil B. DeMile Award: Morgan Freeman

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series- Drama: Claire Danes in “Homeland” (Showtime) 

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series- Drama: Kelsey Grammer in “Boss” (Starz) 

Best Television Series-Comedy Or Musical: Modern Family (ABC)

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical: Laura Dern in “Enlightened” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical: Matt LeBlanc in “Episodes” (Showtime)

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television: Downtown Abbey (Masterpiece) (PBS)

 Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Kate Winslet in “Mildred Pierce” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Idris Elba in “Luther”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Jessica Lange in “American Horror Story” (FX)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Peter Dinklage in “Games of Thrones” (HBO)

Some of the Best Dressed stars of the night included Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Emma Stone, Lea Michelle and Rooney Mara.

14

Jan

Celebrity Stylist, Anita Patrickson

Anita Patrickson: Renowned Celebrity Stylist

“Who are you wearing?” It is one of the most important and most common questions asked on the red carpet. That is why renowned celebrity stylist, Anita Patrickson, takes her job so seriously. She has helped dress some the biggest stars in the entertainment and fashion industry, such as Emma Watson, Britney Spears, Katherine Heigl, or Jennifer Lopez to name just a few. Her style debuts range from editorial, like Elle, InStyle, Lucky and more, to film, commercials, and television. Anita currently resides in Los Angeles, but her experience and accomplishments has defiantly put her on the global map.

"Glory" by Jay-Z

It’s a girl!

Congratulations to the power couple, rapper Jay-Z and pop star Beyonce Knowles, who gave birth to their first daughter on January 7, 2012, naming her Blue Ivy Carter. According to USAtoday.com, the couple released a public statement reading, “Hello Hello Blue Ivy Carter! We are happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Her birth was emotional and extremely peaceful, we are in heaven. She was delivered naturally at a healthy 7 lbs and it was the best experience of both of our lives. We are thankful to everyone for all your prayers, well wishes, love and support”. On January 9, 2012, Jay-Z released a song dedicated to his newborn child called, “Glory”. In the song (which has been rapidly climbing the Billboard Chart) he raps, “The most amazing feeling I feel/Words can’t describe what I’m feeling for real/Baby, I paint the sky blue/My greatest creation was you/ You, you, glory”.