All posts tagged "billy crystal"

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Meg Ryan

    With "When Harry Met Sally" celebrating its 25th anniversary, Under the Circuit takes a look at Meg...

  • Television
    FX Orders “The Comedians” Starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad

    Read the Press Release from FX Networks: LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 – FX has ordered 13...

  • Film Reviews
    Monsters University (**½)

    Not even the coldest of hearts can resist the affable charm of monster-duo Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan (Billy Crystal and John Goodman, respectively), but that doesn’t mean it’s fair for them to carry a threadbare, unoriginal narrative on their backs and expect Toy Story 2-levels of greatness to transpire. Disney•Pixar’s...

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings: 12/25-12/28

    Quentin Tarantino’s career-long itch to put his stamp on the beloved Spaghetti Western finally takes form with the release of Django Unchained to begin the Christmas weekend.  It’s going head-to-head with Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the epic musical drama, Les Miserables.  Rounding out the long weekend is Gus Van Sant’s latest, Promised...

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings: (12/19-12/21)

    Having emerged as somewhat of the frontrunner in the awards race in recent weeks, Zero Dark Thirty opens to special limited engagements this week before nationwide release in January.  It’s a pretty strong week in terms of variety, with Judd Apatow’s latest, This Is 40, foreign drama powerhouse, Amour,and Walter Salles’ adaptation...

  • Film Reviews
    Monsters, Inc. 3D (***½)

    What better way to spend the holidays than curling up under the covers after a hard day of work and play, ready for a long nap only to then be woken up by a creaking sound, your closet door slowly opening and out emerges a vicious monster ready to steal your screams...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Disney/Pixar’s Monster’s University Teaser Trailer(s) Debut!

    Anyone who knows me by now, knows that how I much I absolutely LOVE Monster’s Inc., as it was my #2 film of 2001.  While my excitement is parked cautiously on the follow-up prequel, Monster’s University, I remember great films like Toy Story have only gotten better with each and every movie....

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour: Episode 5: News, Contenders, and Everything In-Between

    This week Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis is joined by Joey Magidson, Michael Ward, and Anna Belickis speaking about everything entertainment.  Here’s the profile of what is discussed: March blues? Any contenders so far? “The Grey” “The Lorax” “The Hunger Games” Box Office Numbers (The Artist crossing 40 million) Big weekend for 21 Jump...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 3: Post-Oscar Talk

    It’s been 24 hours and I’m joined by Joey, Robert, Anna, and Joseph to dish on the things of the night.  Here’s the agenda. The Not-So Surprising Wins (Plummer, Spencer) Quick note about our Academy Idol winner Billy Crystal:  How did he do? Technical aspects of the show (pacing, circus act, etc.)...

  • News
    EW’s exclusive interview with Oscar host Billy Crystal

    Entertainment Weekly sat down with Oscar host Billy Crystal and dug deep about Sunday’s ceremony.  An interesting read I might say.  Can’t wait to see Billy back where he belongs.  He also graces the cover of Entertainment Weekly this week! You can read the entire piece here.  Start reading after the jump.

  • Academy Idol
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 2: The Big Categories

    Welcome back to the Awards Circuit Power Hour.  I’m joined by Staff Writers Joey Magidson and Robert Hamer and we’re speaking about the Picture, Director, Screenplay categories.  I also reveal the Academy Idol Top 3 Results!!!! Here’s the agenda: News (Cinema Audio Society, USC Scripter, ACE) Talk a little about the Awards...

  • News
    OSCAR.COM Officially Kicks Off OSCAR® Season!

    Read the Official Press Release: Upcoming Features Will Include Award-Winning Second Screen Experience That Gives Movie Fans Unparalleled, Live, Behind-the-Scenes Access, Exclusive Original Video Series, Popular My Picks Game, Photos and Insider Commentary Oscar.com, the official online home of the 84th Academy Awards®, is launching its award-winning Oscar Digital Experience today with...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 11/13)

    The events of the previous week – as far as the Oscar season goes – were, shall we say, a complete and utter shitstorm.  Obviously the Ratner fiasco was the biggest thing on every Oscar-watcher’s mind for the past few days, but we at The Awards Circuit had plenty of other content...

  • News
    BILLY CRYSTAL TO RETURN AS HOST FOR 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS®

    Here’s the Official Press Release: Beverly Hills, CA – Producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer have announced that Billy Crystal will serve as host for the 84th Academy Awards. “I’m thrilled to welcome Billy back to the Oscar® stage,” said Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Tom Sherak. “He’s a...

  • News
    Billy Crystal Back as Host of the Academy Awards

    More information to come, but Billy Crystal revealed via Twitter he will be back to host The Academy Awards. “Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions,” Crystal tweeted. “Looking forward to the  show.” This news comes in light of...