The nominations for the Tonys will be announced tomorrow, as anyone with a Playbill collection knows. For some educated guesses as to who the chosen will be, here are the predictions that have been ventured by myself and some other esteemed theater scribes who sit still for a living.
Oscar know-it-all Tom O'Neil asked me to chat with him on his site goldderby.com for updates on the Oscar race and how it's been morphing by the minute. But it turned out to be just a trick to get me there so he could bitchslap me for my boring predictions!
I discussed that in a spicy and informative webcam interview with Goldderby.com's Tom O'Neil. I pointed out that Nicole Kidman is getting Oscar nomination buzz for her role as a human Barbie in The Paperboy, even though her perf wasn't terribly good--with the emphasis on terribly. Tom points out t ... More >>
Check out my new column, in which I detail my exclusive, highly knowledgeable takes on who will win the major categories at the Oscars this Sunday, causing them to exude a kindly glow at least through Tuesday. Not among the victorious for the kazillionth time in a row is my gal Meryl Streep. She w ... More >>
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Academy Awards heads-up: Basterds and biopsies.
All year long, I draw up crazy, neurotic lists for myself of who will surely get Oscar nominations, sometimes before the films have even been made. So it makes perfect golden sense that I've been chosen by Tom O'Neil, the editor of the esteemed Goldderby site, to be one of his stellar Oscar prognost ... More >>