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J.J. Abrams is set to direct the next "Star Wars" movie, according to The Wrap.
Somewhere, Chewbacca is screaming. I think he's happy, but it's tough to tell with that guy.
Abrams and "Argo" director Ben Affleck had been rumored to be on the short list of potential directors to take the helm of the iconic, and perhaps definitive, sci-fi franchise — one that has made...Read more »
Mark Wahlberg's latest movie, "Broken City" hits theaters today, and there are at least three Hudson Valley connections to the flick.
Set in New York City, the thriller noir follows former cop Billy Taggart (Wahlberg), who's hired by the mayor (Russell Crowe) to keep an eye on the mayor's wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones). But the mayor's assignment isn't as it seems, and Taggart later...Read more »
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding representations of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities in media and entertainment, and some of this year’s nominees, announced today, have Hudson Valley ties.
“Cloud Atlas,” starring Susan Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, received a nod for outstanding film (wide release). The film is up against “Paranorman,”...Read more »
“Beasts of the Southern Wild” and the film's Hastings-on-Hudson-raised director, 30-year-old Benh Zeitlin, scored four Oscar nominations last week, including nods for best picture and best director.
On Sunday, his proud mom and dad shared behind-the-scenes tidbits with friends and neighbors following an afternoon screening of "Beasts" at the Andrus Senior Residence auditorium in...Read more »
The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards air tonight, and a number of movie and TV stars with Hudson Valley connections are nominated in major categories.
Bill Murray, a Palisades resident, received a best actor in a musical or comedy nod for portraying Franklin D. Roosevelt in "Hyde Park on Hudson." He's up against Hugh Jackman for "Les Miserables," Jack Black for "Bernie,"...Read more »
Anne Hathaway and Daniel Craig were among the celebrities with Hudson Valley connections to claim trophies at Thursday night’s 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Hathaway, who briefly attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, won the Best Supporting Actress award for her performance as Fantine in “Les Misérables.” Earlier Thursday, she was nominated in that category for an Academy Award. Craig,...Read more »
Four films with Hudson Valley connections -- “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Life of Pi,” “Flight” and “Les Miserables” -- received Oscar nods in major categories this morning.
“Beasts of the Southern Wild,” directed by former Hastings resident Benh Zeitlin, was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (for Zeitlin), Best Actress in a Leading role (for newcomer Quvenzhané Wallis) and Best...Read more »
The prestigious Directors Guild of America nominees were announced today, and local director Ang Lee was named one of the honorees.
Ang Lee, who has called Larchmont home, was recognized for his work helming “Life of Pi.” Lee won the DGA award for 2000's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and 2005's “Brokeback Mountain,” and in the latter case, went on to win the Oscar that same...Read more »
The "Star Trek: Into Darkness" teaser trailer sent Trekkers into a tizzy today, with fans raving about snippets they've seen of the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel.
Abrams, who graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville/Yonkers, directed and produced the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot that hauled in more than $250 million at the domestic box office. Its sequel is slated for...Read more »
Taylor Swift, Alec Baldwin, Lorraine Bracco and Jerry Springer were among the celebrities to walk the red carpet at Monday night's gala for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in Manhattan.
Among the last to arrive was Swift, who posed for photos with RFK Center president and Mount Kisco resident Kerry Kennedy, before bypassing reporters on the red carpet....Read more »