Sanata Barbara’s Kirk Douglas Award goes to… Michael Douglas!

Posted by · 10:36 am · September 7th, 2011

The press release, in part: In recognition of his contributions to the world of film, Michael Douglas will be bestowed with his father’s honor, the 2011 KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The 6th annual black-tie Gala dinner will take place at The Four Seasons Biltmore in […]

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Harrison Ford to receive Santa Barbara’s Kirk Douglas Award

Posted by · 3:44 pm · September 29th, 2010

The press release, in part: In recognition of his contributions to the world of film, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival is honored to present the fifth annual KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM to the legendary Academy Award-nominated actor/producer Harrison Ford… “I’m delighted to give this award to Harrison Ford,” commented Kirk Douglas. […]

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1/29 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:53 am · January 29th, 2010

• Krista Smith sits down with dark horse Best Supporting Actor contender Christian McKay. [Little Gold Men] • Pete Hammond reports on the town’s goings-on, including Jason Reitman’s program of films for the New Beverly Theater. [Notes on a Season] • A master list of FYC screenplays available for download. [MovieCultists]

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‘Basterds’ gets dolled up for Oscar as Tarantino receives Santa Barbara’s Kirk Douglas Award

Posted by · 11:09 am · October 24th, 2009

There was a moment last season where I gave up going against the grain on the notion that “The Dark Knight” would be nominated for Best Picture.  I was called a fool, I was told I wasn’t with the program, I was told certain milestones related to the film would not be overlooked, etc.  I […]

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