Why I Should Host the 2012 Oscars

  B-man, What up?  So kudos to you first for taking on the job on such short notice.  You’ve got the pedigree the Academy likes, and at this point, I don’t think anyone has any expectations for next year’s show. So having said that, I think this year is the perfect opportunity to do something […]

I Love L.A. – #13 Early Start Times

  Today was a typically long Sunday, some outside time, some personal things I had to get done – like all hardcore sports fans though, this particular Sunday meant planning everything around the NBA Finals.  So what time did the game start for me?  5 PM, perfect to get to a friend’s house for an […]

Oscar Nominations – First Impressions

  In no particular order… I overlooked Viola Davis (Doubt) during the Golden Globes, so let me start by saying I’m glad that sister got nominated.  But I’m really, really happy for Taraji P. Henson.  She’s moving up quickly and she more than deserves the attention. I usually don’t cover documentaries in my predictions, but I […]

My Golden Globe Pics

  Alright gang, the Globes is this weekend, and as you can probably guess, I’ve seen almost every nominated film and performance.  Here are my picks for the film categories: Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy or Musical I could make a case for Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia (the biggest hit) or […]

Golden Globes – First Thoughts

As you can probably guess, the first thing I do when the nominations come out is look for ‘mine.’  Beyonce got a nom for Best Song (I feel like she’s done this before, Dreamgirls?)  Raisin in the Sun got nominated for Best Made for TV film (fair enough, but that’s been a classic for decades […]