Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 1:06 pm
Visit Temecula Valley has announced that this year’s recipient of The PR Professional of the Year is the Santa Monica Mirror's Editor-At-Large Beverly Cohn. This annual award is bestowed upon a travel writer who has had the greatest impact through media in promoting Temecula as a tourist destination.
Posted Feb. 27, 2015, 8:47 am
Oscar Week, as always, is a time for Hollywood’s best to not only accept awards, but to share on the recent year’s activity, as well as the possibilities in the year ahead.
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 9:08 am
Intricately filmed, as if it was had been shot in a single take, and driven by the beat of a pounding drum, "Birdman" is soaring over Hollywood today, having claimed four Oscars, including best picture and best director, but its star, veteran Michael Keaton, was passed over.
Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 9:15 am
"Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas" took top honors if you can all it that by receiving the Worst Picture of 2014 at Saturday night's 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, held at Hollywood's Montalban Theatre.
Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 9:04 am
"Birdman," the Oscar-nominated dark comedy about a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, will enter Sunday's awards ceremony flying high, following it's three-award finish at the 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, presented Saturday in Santa Monica.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:09 am
The action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has a leading seven nominations heading into tonight's 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, the awards-show spoof that skewers the worst of movies from the previous year.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:05 am
"Birdman," the Oscar-nominated dark comedy about a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, has a leading six nominations for the 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, which honor the best of independent cinema and will be presented today on the beach in Santa Monica.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 8:53 am
Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons are probably as close as you can get to being "locks" on Oscar night, but the battle for best actor at Sunday's ceremony is still a toss-up, while "Birdman" and "Boyhood" are in a tight race for best picture.
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 10:18 am
The writers of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won the Writers Guild of America Award for best original screenplay tonight while first-time screenwriter Graham Moore won for best adapted screenplay for "The Imitation Game."
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 10:16 am
Cinematographers for "Unbroken," "The Imitation Game," "Birdman," "Mr. Turner" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" will compete tonight for the 29th annual American Society of Cinematographers Award for motion pictures.
News, Awards, Film, Television
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 10:08 am
The dark comedy and awards-season favorite "Birdman" has a leading 10 nominations for the 19th annual Satellite Awards, which will be presented tonight by the International Press Academy.
Posted Feb. 14, 2015, 9:22 am
The writers of "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Nightcrawler" and "Whiplash" will compete tonight for the Writers Guild of America Award for best original screenplay, a category made notable by the absence of awards-season favorite "Birdman."
Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 8:51 am
Alejandro G. Inarritu won the Directors Guild of America award for feature films Saturday night for "Birdman," making him the favorite for the best director Oscar.
Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 8:33 am
English singer-songwriter Sam Smith is poised for a big night at tonight's 57th annual Grammy Awards, carrying nominations in the top three categories of song, record and album of the year, along with a nod for best new artist.
Posted Feb. 6, 2015, 8:48 am
The hottest celebrity Oscars viewing party in town is set to be a bigger and better affair on Sunday, Feb. 22, with the 25th annual Night of 100 Stars changing location to the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom – the same venue as the Golden Globes.
Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 11:52 am
“How to Train Your Dragon 2″ won the top honor at Saturday night’s 42nd annual Annie Awards presented by the International Animated Film Society at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 10:02 am
“The Boxtrolls” has a leading 13 nominations heading into tonight’s 42nd annual Annie Awards, which honor achievement in animated films, while “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ has 10 nods.
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Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:26 am
"Birdman" capped a golden weekend by winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding ensemble cast tonight, although its star Michael Keaton lost his bid for best actor to Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything."
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:17 am
KCAL9, NBC4 and KTLA5 won the big awards for the best Los Angeles newscasts at the 65th annual Golden Mike Awards tonight.
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:11 am
The producers of the film "Birdman" took home the coveted Producers Guild of America Darryl F. Zanuck Award for motion pictures on Saturday night in Century City, an honor that typically leads to best-picture glory on Oscar night.
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:05 am
"Birdman" will carry a leading four film nominations into tonight's presentation of the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, while four-time comedy ensemble winner "Modern Family" leads the television pack with four nods.
Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:04 am
Awards-season favorites "Birdman" and "Boyhood" are among the 10 nominees vying tonight for the coveted Producers Guild of America Darryl F. Zanuck Award for motion pictures, an honor that typically leads to best-picture glory on Oscar night.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:52 am
John Ridley, screenwriter of last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years A Slave," was named today the feature film winner of the Humanitas Prizes, which honor writers whose work "explores the human condition" in a manner that inspires "compassion, hope and understanding in the human family."
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:38 am
"Birdman," and "Boyhood" were the big winners at tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, staged at the Hollywood Palladium.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:33 am
"Birdman," the story of a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, will carry a leading 13 nominations into tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, while surprise Golden Globe winner "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is close behind with 11 and fellow Globe-winner "Boyhood" has eight.