AFI honors Mike Nichols

Posted by · 3:15 pm · October 11th, 2009

Screen International reports that veteran film, TV and theater director Mike Nichols will be the next recipient of the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award, to be presented next summer: “Genius is a word oft overused in our world, but surely not in the case of Mike Nichols,” [AFI board of trustees chair Sir Howard] […]

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Cheer up, Meryl — you have your masterpiece

Posted by · 6:03 pm · August 28th, 2009

You may well have spotted this very funny (and frequently accurate) Onion piece doing the web rounds today, in which a writer claiming to be Meryl Streep shoots down her career with all the withering disdain of Miranda Priestly. The gist of the argument is that, as fine an actor as Streep is, she has […]

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