The 66th Golden Globe Winners are…

12 01 2009

Talk about Slam dunk… all the nomination of the Slumdog Millionaire won and garnered 4 Golden Globes including the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay in a Drama Film. I knew this film is going to win… The story is really good guys… better watch this film… For me if the film won the best picture, best screen play, and best director… it is a sure excellent film… I don’t rely on the actors… I rely on the people behind a film… Slumdog Millionaire is a slamming film of a  in call center agent in India who is one question away in taking the grand prize in who wants to be a millionaire. When the show takes a brake, he was accused of cheating. He is not a genius so he must have cheated… right… wrong… The film explained how Jamal is able to know the answers to the questions and the journey he went through to know the answers. I have never raved about a film ever since “Life is Beautiful”. The film is a revelation if all the people trying to join is game shows are all really after the money or something else more important like finding back a lost love?

A big win also is Kate Winslet for not only winning the Best Actress… she also won Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Film for playing a role in Revolutionary Road and The Reader. After consistently not winning awards in the past, she comes back with a vengeance proving that she is a THE Best Actress this year. Beating over veteran actresses like Meryl Steep and Marissa Tomei. I watched Revolutionary Road and she is indeed a brilliant actress in that film. I haven’t watched The Reader, maybe if I have some time, I will watch it.

Here are the whole list of winners:

Best Picture – Drama

 ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Best Director

 Danny Boyle – ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Best Actor – Drama

 Mickey Rourke – ‘The Wrestler’

Best Actress – Drama

Revolutionary Road Poster Kate Winslet – ‘Revolutionary Road’

Best Picture – Musical/Comedy

 ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’

Best Actor – Musical/Comedy

 Colin Farrell – ‘In Bruges’

Best Actress – Musical/Comedy

 Sally Hawkins – ‘Happy Go Lucky’

Best Supporting Actor

 Heath Ledger – ‘The Dark Knight’

Best Supporting Actress

 Kate Winslet  – ‘The Reader’

Best Animated Feature Film

 ‘Wall-E’

Best Foreign Language Film

 ‘Waltz with Bashir’ (Israel)

Best Screenplay

 Simon Beaufoy – ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Best Original Score

 ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Best Original Song

 The Wrestler  – ‘The Wrestler’

Best Television Drama

 ‘Mad Men’

Best Actor – Television Drama

 Gabriel Byrne – ‘In Treatment’

Best Actress – Television Drama

 Anna Paquin – ‘True Blood’

Best Television Musical/Comedy

 ’30 Rock’

Best Actor – Television Musical/Comedy

 Alec Baldwin

Best Actress – Television Musical/Comedy

 Tina Fey – ’30 Rock’

Best Mini-Series – Television

 ‘John Adams’

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture – Television

 Paul Giamatti  – ‘John Adams’

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture – Television

 Laura Linney – ‘John Adams’

Best Supporting Actor – Television

 Tom Wilkinson – ‘John Adams’

Best Supporting Actress – Television

 Laura Dern – ‘Recount’

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Reviving Melrose Place

29 10 2008

 

Yes… it is confirmed. After reviving the hit series Beverly hills 90210…. The next will be Melrose Place. CWtv is looking the possibility of resurrecting Melrose place. CWtv is the home for the hit series like Gossip girls, 90210, America’s Next Top Model, Smallville and Supernatural. Adding MP will surely be a instant hit.

Melrose place is definitely launched the careers of these stars:

 Thomas Calabro as Michael Mancini (1992–1999)[2]
 Josie Bissett as Jane Mancini (1992–1997, 1998–1999)
 Andrew Shue as Billy Campbell (1992–1998)
 Courtney Thorne-Smith as Alison Parker (1992–1997) 
 Grant Show as Jake Hanson (1992–1997) 
 Doug Savant as Matt Fielding (1992–1997)
 Marcia Cross as Kimberly Shaw (1992-1993, 1994-1997)
 Daphne Zuniga as Jo Reynolds (1992–1996)
 Vanessa Williams as Rhonda Blair (1992–1993) 
 Amy Locane as Sandy Harling (1992) 
 Laura Leighton as Sydney Andrews (1993–1997)
 Heather Locklear as Amanda Woodward (1993–1999)
 Jack Wagner as Peter Burns (1994–1999) 
 Kristin Davis as Brooke Armstrong (1995–1996) 
 Brooke Langton as Samantha Reilly (1996–1998) 
 Rob Estes as Kyle McBride (1996–1999)
 Lisa Rinna as Taylor McBride (1996–1998)
 Kelly Rutherford as Megan Lewis (1996–1999) 
 David Charvet as Craig Field (1996–1998)
 Alyssa Milano as Jennifer Mancini (1997–1998) 
 Linden Ashby as Brett Cooper (1997–1998)
 Jamie Luner as Lexi Sterling (1997–1999)
 John Haymes Newton as Ryan McBride (1998–1999)

One thing will surely be certain… the show should will always be true to the saying… “Love thy Neighbor”… Literally…

To give you a retrospective feel… here are some more pictures of the defunct Melrose Place:

  

 

 





Ellen DeGenres the new CoverGirl

17 09 2008

 

Ellen DeGeneres

 

Yep… you heard it right… Ellen DeGeneres. The Emmy-winning daytime queen has signed on as the latest face of CoverGirl Cosmetics and will star in a new print and commercial ad campaign that’s rolling out in January.

Check out this photo where she prepares for the photo shoot. I think CoverGirl did a clever choice of selecting Ellen. And the new image of CoverGirl. CoverGirl is known to represent fun and bubbly models and Ellen will do a good justice in exuding this theme.  With a fun and playful attitude, Ellen will surely rock CoverGirl.