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...while slyly mocking the Oscars or parodying Michael...Lonely Island of the Oscar-nominated song "Everything...let some live out their Oscar dreams, handing out...celebrities. One former Oscar nominee, Viola Davis...problems run deeper than the Oscars."You have to greenlight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jake-coyle/2015-02-23
Reeling it in: The big win went to the smallest of the Best Picture Nominees

...watched, but needless to say, the show wasn't all everybody hoped it would be. I can't remember the last time that the Oscars telecast met expectations. In fact, I'm not sure why anyone has high expectations anymore. Neil Patrick Harris seemed like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-25-0
Arts & Entertainment

...from the opening cast that included Jerry Orbach and Rita Gardner, to stars such as Ricardo Montalban and Kristin Chenoweth to Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham.For nearly 42 years the show chugged along at the 153-seat Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-25-2
Arts & Entertainment
You were this close

...survivors. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm would have been more famous, had it not been for the colors of their skin. Oscar Wilde's niece, Dolly, lived a life nearly as scandalous as that of her famous uncle. And four-year-old Allegra Byron...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-25
Arts & Entertainment

...Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality.In a battle of B-movies for best picture, the Oscars awarded "Birdman" best picture, opting for a movie that epitomizes much of Hollywood - showy, ego-mad, desperate for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-02-23
Op-ed: The power of forgiveness

...Those behaviors are taught," he said. "We are all born innocent people."In the musical "South Pacific," librettist Oscar Hammerstein II wrote, "You've got to be taught to hate." One can also be taught to love.Again, Dr. King said it best...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-16/op-ed-the-power-of-forgiveness
Opinion
Reeling it In: 'American Sniper' an expertly crafted film

...anticipated before it came out, widely panned by the critics upon release, and then unexpectedly lauded by both audiences and the Oscars (it garnered six nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor, though Eastwood was shut out of the director's race...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-28/reeling-it-in-american
Arts & Entertainment
Reeling it in: Have some time off? The movies are on

...his experiences in World War II. "Unbroken" is one of those movies that seems tailor made to win Oscars but, because it's been generating Oscar-buzz for so long it started to suffer from some backlash before it ever came out. It's one of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-30/reeling-it-in-have-som
Arts & Entertainment

...reached Antarctica, where staff at the McMurdo and Palmer research stations performed standards.For Hancock, who won an Oscar for best original score for the 1986 film "Round Midnight" about expatriate American jazzmen in Paris, the French capital...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-25-1
Arts & Entertainment
'Nightcrawler' is certainly going to stick with one

...intermixing shadow and over-bright lights to depict Los Angeles in the wee hours of the night. "Nightcrawler" was up for only one Oscar nomination, and it's a shame because it's one of the best films I saw from 2014. Of the major awards, only the American...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-04-0
Arts & Entertainment

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