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In Memory of Debbie Reynolds: 1932-2016

Propelled to stardom at the age of 19 with the success of Singin’ in the Rain, Reynolds was rarely not working.  From movie musicals to dramas to comedies, she charmed audiences for over six decades.  Passing one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, Reynolds is a bright star that will very much be missed. Athena […]

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In Memory of Carrie Fisher: 1956-2016

Known to most for her iconic Princess Leia role in the three 1970s-1980s Star Wars films (Episodes 4-6), Fisher appeared in many other films, as well as becoming a successful author.  The daughter of actress and singer Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher (who left Reynolds to marry Elizabeth Taylor), Fisher’s gave her life the […]

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In Memory of George Michael: 1963-2016

Starting out in the UK duo WHAM (who can forget “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”), Michael followed that up with an even more successful solo career.  Known for being outspoken in both his songs and his off stage life, Michael will be best remembered for some of the late 1980s and 1990s most iconic […]

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Oscars Countdown Begins!

Recently, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes nominations were announced AND the Critics Choice Awards were given out. Though, each in their own way are not necessarily direct precursors for Oscar nominations, these three awards “usually” gives us a pretty good idea who might or might not be nominated for Academy Awards, […]

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