Monthly Archives: February 2013

2013 Oscar Awards

Clocking in at  three hours and 35 minutes, this year’s Academy Award presentation saw a democratic spread of trophies among the films nominated, with Life of Pi taking home four statues and Best Picture winner Argo and the musical Les … Continue reading

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2013 BAFTA Awards

The 66th British Academy Film Awards were handed out on Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, in a ceremony hosted by actor Stephen Fry. Ben Affleck was voted as Best Director and his film, Argo, as Best Film. … Continue reading

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2013 Grammy Awards

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences handed out their 55th annual Grammy Awards last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in a ceremony hosted by rapper LL Cool J that was broadcast live on CBS. Dan … Continue reading

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Fiorello Review Roundup

The concert revival of the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning 1959 musical Fiorello!, presented as the season opener of the Encores! series at City Center this past weekend, received mixed reviews but universal acclaim for supporting actor Shuler Hensley. The creative team … Continue reading

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Smash Premiere Review Roundup

Critics who previewed “On Broadway,” the second-season opener of Smash that airs Feb. 5 at 9 p.m. on NBC (and has been available for online streaming since Jan. 14), have responded with mixed but promising notices. The creative team for … Continue reading

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Manilow on Broadway Review Roundup

Barry Manilow has received positive reviews for his third Broadway concert, simply titled Manilow on Broadway. His last appearance was the 1989 show Barry Manilow at the Gershwin; his first concert was Barry Manilow on Broadway, in 1976 at the Uris (which is … Continue reading

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