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  January 21st, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Meryl Streep has received a BAFTA nomination as Best Actress for “Julie & Julia”. The British Academy Awards will be handed out on February 21, 2010.

CAREY MULLIGAN – An Education
SAOIRSE RONAN – The Lovely Bones
GABOUREY SIDIBE – Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
MERYL STREEP – Julie & Julia
AUDREY TAUTOU – Coco Before Chanel

  January 20th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Something truly fantastic is coming to DVD and Blu-ray. On March 23rd you’ll be able to own the critically acclaimed film adaptation of the beloved Roald Dahl children’s book, Fantastic Mr. Fox. After a squad-stealing mishap, Mr. Fox (George Clooney) promises his wife, Felicity (Meryl Streep), to find a safe and steady job. Two years later he’s a newspaper columnist living in a hole with Felicity and their son, Ash (Jason Schwartzman). Things are okay, but Fox craves more. He’s thrilled when he finds a great deal on a beautiful home. The only problem is that it’s located right near the factories run by the farmers Walter Boggis, Nathan Bunce, and Franklin Bean. The temptation gets the best of him, and Fox recruits his superintendent and visiting nephew to accompany him on the ultimate raid on all three facilities. More information on its special features, plus its cover art, after the jump.

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  January 18th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Congratulations to Meryl Streep for winning her career’s seventh Golden Globe Award tonight in the category of Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for “Julie & Julia”. Clips of her acceptance speech and her press room interview can be streamed in the video archive.

Streep set the record for most nominations last year when her double lead actress nods for “Doubt” and “Mamma Mia!” gave her 23 in total, breaking the tie with Jack Lemmon who racked up 22 lead nods and 4 wins. And with tonight’s win for “Julie & Julia”, she surpassed previous record holders Jack Nicholson and Angela Lansbury. The first pictures from the show as well as high quality screencaps can be found in the Image Library with more to follow.



 

And last but not least, Meryl’s speech:

Thank you. I wanna change my name to T-Bone (laughter). T-Bone Streep. I think it sounds good. Oh gosh. I, I’m gonna forget what I wanted to say, because I’m like overwrought. Darl, what was my first part? Yeah, I love Nora (laughter). I really am grateful to Nora and to everybody at Sony and Stanley, of course (applause) and everybody in the cast and crew. I just wanna say that I, in my long career, played so many extraordinary women that basically I’m getting mistaken for one. No really, I’m very clear about the fact that I’m the vessel for other people’s stories and other women’s lifes. And this year I got to play, not only one of the most beloved women in America, Julia Child, but I also got to secretly pay homage to my own personal, not so famous, hero. That’s my mother, who shared – who’s of the same generation as Julia – who shared her verve. Lot of the people in this room knew my mother and knew that she had a real joy in living and she just had no patience for gloom and doom. I’m not like that (laughter). I come to Golden Globes weekend. And I am really honestly conflicted how to have my happy movie self in the face of everything in that I’m aware of, in the real world. And I wanna say that that’s when I have my mother’s voice coming to me, saying ‘Partners in Health. Shoot some money to Partners in Health. Put the dress on. Put on a smile and be damn grateful that you have the dollars to help, and the next day, and the next day, and the next day’. I am really grateful. I am really grateful. So thank you!

  January 17th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

With many thanks to the fantastic Tina, we now have the complete video coverage of the Critics Choice Movie Awards – Meryl presenting the Joel Siegel Award to Kevin Bacon, winning Best Actress with Sandra’s speech as well plus Meryl’s press room interview! Enjoy! Also, Simply Streep has been listed on The Fan Carpet.

  January 16th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Congratulations to Meryl for winning the Critics Choice Movie Award as Best Actress for “Julie & Julia”. Just like last year the category resulted in a tie, honoring Streep for “Julia” as well as Sandra Bullock for “The Blind Side”. Judging from the pictures it must have been a fun night. A video of Meryl’s acceptance speech will follow, if you have managed to record it, please let me know. For now, 180 photos from the event can be found in the Image Library.



  January 12th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Hollywood Elsewhere has attended last night’s ceremony at the New York Film Critics Circle Award and has published a video of Meryl’s accepting her Best Actress award for “Julie & Julia”. The video can be also watched in the video archive. Don’t miss her fantastic speech!

  January 12th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Simona has kindly contributed a fantastic video clip of an Italian documentary on Meryl’s career, including an interview with Meryl that was taped at last year’s Rome International Film Festival. The documentary runs for 12 minutes and is really worth watching. So thanks Simona for sharing it!

  January 9th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Belinda from the Screen Actors Guild has brought my attention to a current auction, held by the Screen Actors Guild and Clothes Off Our Back, where fans can auction a bleacher seat on the SAG Awards’ red carpet.

Fans who love to see their favorite stars on the SAG Awards Red Carpet now have the chance to win tickets to the Red Carpet Bleachers. Winners will be able to take pictures, see the action of the Red Carpet and possibly get a chance to acquire your favorite celebrity autographs. You’ll also get to take home a unique gift bag put together by People Magazine. This package includes 2 tickets and 1 Parking Pass. Event will take place on Saturday, January 23, 2010, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. Winner is responsible for travel to Los Angeles.

 

Make sure to read more about this auction at the SAG Awards auction site as well as on Clothes Off Our Back. Good luck and thanks to Belinda for the heads-up!

  January 8th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

According to People Magazine, George Clooney, Alec Baldwin and Meryl Streep will be among the stars presenting at the Jan. 23 Screen Actors Guild Awards, it was announced Thursday. Clooney, a four-time SAG Award best actor winner, was nominated for his performance in Up in the Air. Baldwin, who will co-host the Oscars in March with Steve Martin, got a SAG Award nod again this year for the NBC hit show 30 Rock. Streep is up for leading actress for her role in Julie & Julia. Sandra Bullock, who is nominated for leading actress for The Blind Side, will present the Life Achievement Award to Betty White, her costar in The Proposal.

  January 8th, 2010       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

A bunch of new video clips have been added to the video archive, including some real treasures – the personal favorite being Meryl’s acceptance speech at the 1990 People’s Choice Awards, winning Favorite Motion Picture Actress.  While she has won six People’s Choice Awards between 1984 and 1990, Meryl has only attended twice, the first time being in 1986. If anyone has a video of this appearance as well, please let me know!

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