Monday in the Park with 007
Not to take anything away from the fine nominees for this year's Oscar's acting categories, but there were five people--all men, it seems--who I feel were robbed of a nod, and I'm here to graciously present them with La Daily Musto nominations to make up for that. You're welcome, guys. They are:
That could happen if "Skyfall" cops Best Song on February 24. A lot of people are predicting that number--cowritten and sung by Adele--to go all the way, even though Bond tunes don't ever nab the gold on Oscar night. Even the classic "Goldfinger," which wasn't even nominated! (Neither were "The Ma ... More >>
The following folk were excluded by the Oscar nominators and will have to either jump off a cliff or just learn to deal with it.
I generally loathe one-person shows because they often fail to be all that dramatic, usually consisting of a long-winded famous person pretending to be another long-winded famous person, taking an occasional breath only when the phone rings. But the three one-woman shows that are coming sound like ... More >>
Pungent and informative and so cute I wanted to pinch my cheeks through the screen when I got home and watched it. On CNN International, I was the featured guest brought on to prognosticate about the Oscar nominations, which are coming this Thursday like a whole other Christmas morning.
The Hollywood Reporter listed the top 20 of the year a few days ago, but let's zoom in on their big 10--the ones that really rocked the box office, a handful of them going over the billion mark! Bear in mind that some of these epics are still playing, so they'll be racking in even more dough. (I've ... More >>
From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip
Says this link: "There were low expectations for producer Brad Pitt's R-rated ruthless star turn in Killing Them Softly" because it was released on the weekend after the Thanksgiving one, generally not a prime time for box office magic. But not that low.
Jack Frost and the Secular Pantheon
What do college students do when they're not trying to get drunk or laid? They send food to space. At least that's what these five guys from Harvard did last week when they attempted "Operation: Skyfall."
License to feel
The Economist has composed a chart of James Bond's alcohol consumption in relation to his take-downs and hook-ups. [See More Drink Up: 5 Great Sodas in NYC | 5 Best West Village Wine Bars | The 10 Best Draft-Beer Bars in New York]