Ebertfest ~ Film Festival

Roger Ebert created Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival or better known as Ebertfest. Ebert was a TV and Chicago Sun-Times film critic. This festival is held at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign IL. This location is near Ebert’s hometown, Urbana. This year celebrates 20 years of Ebertfest. The film festival is set to bring back some…

Cannes Film Festival ~ Seventy Years Influencing Film

Festival De Cannes seventy years of influencing the film industry. The top international film festival worldwide. This festival, held in the beautiful resort town on the French Riviera, is the top publicized event from the films presented to celebrities on the red carpet. The Cannes® Film Festival started in 1947 by, Jean Zay, Minister for Education and…

The Oscars® Celebrates 90 Years ~ Red Carpet Beauty

The Oscars® celebrate 90 years with a red carpet filled with the top fashion and style.  The Oscars® closes out the award season in Hollywood. The season began with a call for all celebrities to wear all black in honor of #TimesUp at the Golden Globes. The Academy Awards® close out the season with exceptional style and…

Oscars 90th Celebration Red Carpet ~ Photos

Allison Janney takes the stage and red carpet in beautiful red Reem Acra red gown with Forevermark diamonds. Her styling team presents a strong beautiful woman her hair by Jill Crosby, makeup by Collier Strong, and stylist Tara Swennen. The red is a favorite color on the red carpet this evening.

Oscars®  Celebrate 90 Years with Nomination Announcements

This year the Oscars®  will celebrate 90 years. The much-anticipated nomination announcement begins honoring the best talent and film for the last year. Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards.® The nomination announcement includes 24 categories for The Oscars’® nomination. Priyanka Chopra, Rosario Dawson, Gal Gadot, Salma…

Hollywood’s Award Season Begins ~ Golden Globes

Hollywood’s award season begins with the Golden Globes January 7. This year is a memorable award season with the 90th year of the Academy Awards, the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globes, and 60th year of the  Grammys. The Golden Globes is the start of award season in Hollywood with the Oscars closing out the…

Golden Globes Golden 75th Anniversary Dinner

This year the Golden Globes present their golden anniversary.  The evening is center for celebrities to honor top actors and have an exceptional party. This year’s menu is from Italy specifically where Chef Alberico Nunziata grew up, Sorrento, Italy. He brings an Italian farm to table menu to celebrate 75 years of Golden Globes.    …

Award Season Underway ~ SAG Awards Nominations

Screen Actors Guild Awards announce nominees for the 24th annual award ceremony for, “industry’s most prized honors. The only televised awards show to exclusively honor performers, it presents thirteen awards for acting in film and television.” This year’s nominees bring the top in film and television to the nomination and Lifetime Achievement Award. This year…

The Meyerowitz Stories, Daddy Issues, Cannes Film Festival

Noah Baumbach director of The Meyerowitz Stories presents for the first time at Cannes Film Festival. This comedy-drama brings a star-studded cast: Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Emma Thompson. Baumbach is a singular filmmaker, he is precise in his writing and an expert. The film feels personal and emotional bringing truthfulness. Film synopsis: Estranged siblings gather…

Only The Brave Movie Premiere ~ Granite Mountain Hotshots

Only The Brave, the movie about the Granite Mountain Hotshots from Yarnell, premieres at the Tempe Marketplace at the Harkins Theater. This movie brings the story of the 20 hotshots who fought the Yarnell fire and 19 lost their lives June 30, 2013. “Donut” is the only survivor of this firefighting group. This film is bringing…