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We Love Bree!

March 9, 2008 — 4 Comments

Let’s start off with a quote from EW.com:

Bree Van De Kamp has a deeper role: She is Wisteria Lane’s beacon of perfection — the exquisitely starched pleat in a wash-and-wear world — and God love her, it’s the only thing keeping her sane.

We didn’t always love Bree, so correct in her deportment she made Miss Manners look sloppy.

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Juliette Binoche - hc916After obsessing just a bit with watching Dan in Real Life, HBO showed a re-run of Chocolat. I love the movie, mainly because of the Chocolate-y goodness… I can just smell the chocolate coming from the TV. LOL’ Anyway, after that, I was on the boards at IMDB and run into a transcript of a recent interview with Juliette Binoche. Since it’s posted on the forum, you would need to have an IMDB account – so I’m posting here…

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There were some good bits in some of the speeches for the SAG! Here are some of my faves~

JAVIER BARDEM:

My grandparents were actors in a time when actors were not allowed to be buried on sacred land, because they were homosexuals and prostitutes. So, it’s been a long way to come here, and that’s something we the actors should apply to ourselves.

TINA FEY:

If you’ve seen me on the show with Alec Baldwin, then you know it’s sort of like watching Fred Astaire dance with a hat rack. And after a while, you’re like, “Oh, that hat rack is pretty good, too.”

CHARLES DURNING:

Hello, Mic.

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS:

Heath Ledger gave it to me. [applause] In “Monster’s Ball,” that character that he created, it seemed to be almost like an unformed being, retreating from themselves, retreating from his father, from his life, even retreating from us, and yet we wanted to follow him, and yet we’re scared to follow him almost. It was unique. And then, of course, in “Brokeback Mountain,” he was unique, he was perfect. [applause] And that scene in the trailer at the end of the film is as moving as anything that I think I’ve ever seen. And I’d like to dedicate this to Heath Ledger. So, thank you very much. Thank you so much.

JULIE CHRISTIE:

And if I’ve forgotten anybody, well, it’s just that I’m still in character.

SAG Winners Announced!

January 27, 2008 — Leave a comment

The Screen Actors Guild award winners are in! Please throw me a film bone, SAG announcers!

Supporting Actor Film
Javier Bardem

Supporting Actress Film
Ruby Dee (oh bam! snap!!)

Lead Actor Film
Daniel Day-Lewis

Lead Actress Film
Julie Christie (no!!! teary eyed for Marion)

Outstanding Cast Film
No Country for Old Men

Full list of winners here (with speeches)!

Thoughts?
I’m so sad for Marion not winning, though Christie’s performance was moving… I’m still supporting Marion for the Oscar. LOL’ Come on! They showed the “Marcel! Marcel!” clip… that is like the best clip in the film, one of the longest scenes on the film and one of Marion’s finest!

The nominations for the Screen Actors Guild are in! Marion got a nod, woohoo!

Other nominations include, Ryan Gosling, Javier Bardem, Ellen Page, Julie Christie, etc.

Having Gosling for a SAG nod and not Johnny ups his chances for a GG win, non?

For a complete list of nominees, go here.

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