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'The Help' Leads 2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

January 19th, 2012 2:40pm EST
The Help
Critically-acclaimed drama The Help looks set to dominate the 2012 NAACP Image Awards after landing eight nominations.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture against seven-time nominee Pariah, comedy Tower Heist, Jumping The Broom and The First Grader, while stars Viola Davis and Emma Stone will go head-to-head for the title of Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.

The Help co-stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Cicely Tyson are also nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress field, alon...
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Lady Gaga And 'Glee' Lead 2012 GLAAD Awards Nominations

January 19th, 2012 11:33am EST
Lady Gaga
Pop superstar Lady Gaga and hit show Glee are among the nominees for this year's Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Awards.

The Poker Face hit-maker has been named as a contender for the outstanding music artist category alongside MEN, Girl In A Coma and Beverly McClellan.

Glee is in the running for outstanding comedy series, and goes up against other shows including Modern Family and The Big C, while Grey's Anatomy and Shameless have been nominated for outstanding drama series.

The best film category contenders include J. Edgar, Beginners and Albert Nobbs, while Dancin...
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Fashion No-No: Parker Posey Wears Way Too Much Red To 'W.E.' Screening

December 5th, 2011 2:15pm EST
Parker Posey
We adore Parker Posey, but we don't always like her fashion choices. The actress attended the screening of Madonna's movie "W.E." at the MOMA in New York City on Sunday looking clownish in a very red dress, tights and pumps.She accentuated her look with a gigantic scarf.

The actress, who recently appeared in episodes of "The Big C" and "The Good Wife," stars in several upcoming films, including "Price Check," "And Now A Word From Our Sponsor" and "Highland Park."

What do you think of her look?
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'Drive' And 'War Horse' Lead 2011 Satellite Awards Nominations

December 2nd, 2011 9:18am EST
Drive Movie
Action thriller Drive and Steven Spielberg's latest epic War Horse lead the International Press Academy's nominations for the 2011 Satellite Awards with eight nods apiece.

Both movies are up for Best Film, alongside The Artist, The Descendants, The Help, Hugo, Moneyball, Midnight in Paris, Shame and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy while Drive's Ryan Gosling and Albert Brooks are among the nominees for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively.

Competing with Gosling for the Best Actor trophy will be George Clooney (The Descendants), Leonardo DiCaprio (J. Edgar), Michael Fassbender (Sh...
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Early 2011 Emmy Predictions: Here's Who Will Win

August 20th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Mad Men
It may be a little early to predict the Emmy winners, but unlike the Oscars, not much changes in the Emmy Awards season once the nominations are out.

The Emmys can be very tough to predict, but we'll take our best shot. Here's who we think will go home with the gold on Sept. 18th. Do you agree?

Outstanding Drama Series
'Boardwalk Empire'
'Dexter'
'Friday Night Lights'
'Game of Thrones'
'The Good Wife'
'Mad Men'

After yet another outstanding season, it looks like 'Mad Men' may make it four in a row. Its only real competition is 'Boardwalk Empire,' which took the Golden Globe, and...
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Summer Preview: "The Big C"

June 27th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
The Big C
I was intending on giving you a sneak peek into season two of Showtime's The Big C. That was before I actually screened it and lost the plot a bit. So this isn't going to be that type of column, folks, and for that, I do apologize.

It didn't hit me until I popped that disc into my DVD player, but I'm probably not the person who should've screened this show for you. Not when I'm going through my own health crisis. But while that made me lose focus when it came to the specifics of the season premiere, it gave me a sharper one when it came to what the show as a whole is actually mad...
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2011 Golden Globe Awards Fashion - The Hits & Misses

January 17th, 2011 9:07am EST
2011 Golden Globes Fashion
Strapless and shoulder-baring dresses were popular at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, and many celebrities walked the red carpet wearing all sorts of beautiful dresses.

Of course, there were a few duds as well, including "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen who showed a little nipple and Helena Bonham Carter who wore two different colored shoes.

Take a look at the photos below, and tell us what you think were the best and worst of the evening!

THE MISSES!

"Mad Men" star January Jones showed too much for such a classy event

Christina Aguilera

Sandra Bullock looks like she got stuc...
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Laura Linney Doesn't Mind Showing Off Her Naked Body

August 17th, 2010 8:51am EDT
Laura Linney
Laura Linney has no qualms about baring all onscreen.

She explained, "I'm a real tart. I've been naked in a lot of movies. I feel that the nudity in some way will add to the story or the understanding of the character, I'll do it."

Laura is the latest Academy Award nominee to star in a TV series. In "The Big C" she plays a woman diagnosed with terminal melanoma.

Linney plays Cathy, who no longer takes any crap from her son or her husband. She’s emboldened to stand up to bullies and help her teenage students without sugarcoating their obesity issues. She attacks a school bus with a paint...
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Laura Linney Q&A: 'The Big C' Premieres Tonight On Showtime

August 16th, 2010 11:30am EDT
Laura Linney The Big C
Laura Linney is the latest Academy Award nominee to star in a TV series. In The Big C, she plays a woman diagnosed with terminal melanoma. This is actually the beginning of her new life, making the most of her last days. Showtime expects there to be several years still left in this character’s lifespan.

For starters, Cathy (Linney) no longer takes any crap from her son or her husband. She’s emboldened to stand up to bullies and help her teenage students without sugarcoating their obesity issues. She attacks a school bus with a paintball gun, sunbathes nude in her yard and goes for a hilari...
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Cynthia Nixon Heading Back To Television

June 24th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon is swapping Sex And The City for The Big C - the actress has signed up to join the cast of the new TV show.

Nixon shot to stardom in Sex And The City and was last seen on the big screen in the second movie sequel spin-off from the hit small screen show. The 44 year old is now heading back to TV once again, starring opposite Laura Linney in the new series, about a teacher who is given a terminal cancer diagnosis. Nixon will enjoy a four-episode recurring role, according to Access Hollywood.

The program's subject matter is one close to Nixon's heart - in 2008, she revealed s...
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