Oscarcast puts a little English on it

Posted by · 3:40 pm · November 18th, 2009

When I heard that accomplished, slightly quirky and very British events director Hamish Hamilton had been tapped to direct next March’s Academy Awards ceremony, my first thought was that first-time producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic had made yet another spot-on decision. Apparently, however, not everyone in Hollywood agrees. Hamilton, who will also mastermind February’s […]

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More with Leary

Posted by · 9:50 am · July 13th, 2009

Just before I ducked out on vacation last week (big thanks to Guy for keeping the boat afloat), you might have caught my interview with comedian Denis Leary of FX’s “Rescue Me.”  Even though TV isn’t something we cover much around here, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to chat with a personal favorite of […]

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INTERVIEW: 20 questions with Denis Leary

Posted by · 11:32 am · July 3rd, 2009

We rarely cover television with any real focus around these parts, but as you’ve probably gathered from my sporadic posts on the matter, I’m really digging the new season of “Rescue Me.”  So it was a little difficult to pass up an opportunity to sit down with the film’s star and co-creator Denis Leary recently. […]

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Previewing tomorrow’s interview

Posted by · 4:52 pm · July 2nd, 2009

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Remember MTV’s ‘Oddities?’

Posted by · 1:29 pm · June 24th, 2009

MTV crashed and burned in the late-1990s.  The seeds of destruction were planted a little earlier, but once the Britney/Boy Band craze hit, and once hip-hop totally lost its edge, it was all downhill. But in those darker years, there were some bright spots.  Like MTV’s Oddities, which didn’t exactly excite me for “The Brothers […]

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MTV’s 2009 Oscar montage starring Josh Horowitz

Posted by · 8:24 am · February 18th, 2009

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