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78th Annual Golden Globes: Celebrity Statement Pieces and Stunning Fashion

Although we are in a time where we may not be able to celebrate the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, the hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (Tina was in the Rainbow Room in New York City and Amy was in the event’s traditional home, the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills) …

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Laurence Fishburne, Jared Harris dazzle the crowd at San Diego International Film Festival

SAN DIEGO – Six days brought the film world to San Diego as the 18th installment of the San Diego International Film Festival stole the focus from Los Angeles last week and saw the Southern California premiere of several films that are already generating award season buzz. That hum intensified into a roar with the …

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Emerson’s Georden West among film Academy’s honorees

LOS ANGELES, CA — An Emerson College student turned instructor has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the “Oscar” people). Georden West is one of 16 students as winners of the 46th Student Academy Awards competition for the film Patron Saint. For 2019, the Student Academy Awards competition received a …

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TONY AWARDS SPREAD THE LOVE, SHOWCASE VETERANS IN 2019

If there was a Tony Award for best dress worn by a presenter, then actor-director Billy Porter would have taken the prize. His flowing custom-made ballgown (created from the curtain of Broadway’s Kinky Boots) – the show that won him his Tony Award – was just one more bold choice by the star of TV’s …

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MASSACHUSETTS NATIVE RUTH E. CARTER, “BLACK PANTHER” COSTUME DESIGNER, OTHERS JOIN ACADEMY BOARD

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2019–20 Board of Governors, including Massachusetts native Ruth E. Carter, of the costume designers branch. They will assume their posts July 1. Born in Springfield, MA, Carter won an Oscar in 2019 for her work on “Black Panther.” …

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Clinton and Albright on the record at Wellesley College

They both attended Wellesley College and they both faced the usual uncertainty of attending college, surrounded by women of note and, in many cases, privileged. Those campus experiences started both on their paths to serving as the United States’ highest diplomatic position, Secretary of State. Madeleine Albright, Wellesley Class of ’59, and Hillary Clinton, who …

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LINDA HOLLIDAY, BILL BELICHICK HONORED BY BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION

BOSTON – 500 guests turned out for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation‘s 14th annual Boston Hot Pink Party, which raised more than $2 million for breast cancer research. The BCRF has awarded more than $8 million in grants this year. The swanky gala recognized New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick and his girlfriend, Linda Holliday, with the …

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‘Long Shot’: A Film Insider Series Exclusive Screening

By Jeanne Ferris SAN DIEGO – Hundreds turned out for the San Diego Film Foundation’s Film Insider Series special pre-release screening of Long Shot, which stars Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen, an unlikely duo at the center of an unlikely, but charming, comedy. At the Series screening, held every month through July at ArcLight Cinemas, …

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TCL, NICK CANNON AND PITBULL BRING STARPOWER TO SAN DIEGO

SAN DIEGO — The owners of TCL Chinese Theatre, known to most as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, are behind San Diego’s newest hot spot, The Theatre Box, a luxury theater, dining and entertainment complex.  And, the new venue was kicked off in grand style, with a private screening of “A Star Is Born,” which recently was …

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SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROCKS THE RED CARPET

    SAN DIEGO — One of this town’s biggest and best events took place last week and the celebrities came down to party. The San Diego International Film Festival’s “Night of the Stars Party,” held at the glamorous Pendry hotel, was electrifying in the excitement and buzz around this year’s honorees. Topher Grace, Kenny …

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