As I prepare for my interpretation of the Grammys, Oscars, the Golden Globes or Fashion Week, I can't help but quickly recap my wonderful experiences ...
The Academy needs to return to a more stately, dignified format. Save the gags for their proper venues: cable TV, YouTube, late night talk shows, and the comedy clubs.
As the evidence shows, Monuments Men would not have been in the awards mix. Well-made and honorable, it's also a movie that never achieves much momentum.
Bestowed with an All Access badge and a headset, I was able to roam through every nook and cranny of the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles at the show.
The 2014 Oscar nominations for Best Picture lists only one bonafide blockbuster, Gravity, which attained a domestic gross of over $260 million to date. The rest of the mega blockbusters were snubbed.
We've all been trained to believe, since childhood, that sexual predators are true crazies, deviants, and the stranger in the black sedan cruising the playground for victims.
My hope is that, after the glitter and glamor of Grammy week has faded, the spotlight can continue to shine bright on, and draw the world's attention to music's critical role in these other areas of our lives and society.
This year's animated shorts are an impressive testament to the talents working in today's animation, harnessing the potential of the medium's inherent freedom.
Directors shoot two things, for the most part: their actors and their props. This, in my mind, makes the prop master one of the director's very most important assets. It's high time that we recognize them, formally.
Why do award shows mean so much to us? The Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Grammys, the Oscars -- it's as if our world comes scree...
We can talk all day about the ongoing tanning of America, but there are still large segments of the country where white folks and black folks live very separate lives.
Joni has written 40 books, most, not surprisingly, are inspirational. She is also an avid painter. Joni sketches, holding a pencil with her teeth and paints using a brush in the same manner.
Only two of the nine films nominated for Best Picture are genuinely about women, and the difference in how women's bodies are treated in those films versus the other seven is telling.
The question then remains: should a great actor receive an Oscar, not for the role he is nominated for, but because he has been passed over time and again?
The Oscars are the Superbowl of awards seasons. To get ready for the close ups that are tweeted round the world, A-listers kick up their styling regimens into overdrive.
With so many advances being made in entertainment, and so many allies for the LGBT community being outspoken about equal rights, why are we turning around and complaining about their help?