Tomorrow Land

tomorrowland 1aBound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as “Tomorrow Land.”

George-ClooneyGeorge Clooney is an American actor, writer, producer, director, husband and activist. He received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing.

Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Emmy Award nominations. He also did leading roles in films such as superhero film Batman & Robin (1997), crime comedy Out of Sight (1998). In 2001 the heist comedy Ocean’s Eleven, as Danny Ocean and the trilogy of the movie. He directed a biographical thriller Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), the sports comedy Leatherheads (2008), the political drama The Ides of March (2011), and the comedy-drama war film The Monuments Men (2014). In 2013, he received the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing the political thriller Argo, alongside Ben Affleck and Grant Heslov. He is the only person ever to be nominated for Academy Awards in six categories.

britt-robertsonBritt Robertson is an American actress. Her film debut was in The Ghost Club (2003), for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. Her subsequent films include Keeping Up with the Steins (2006), Dan in Real Life (2007), The Tenth Circle (2008), Mother and Child (2009), Avalon High (2010), Scream 4 (2011), Delivery Man (2013) and Tomorrowland (2015). Her television series work includes Swingtown (2008), Life Unexpected (2010–11). She was best known for CW The Secret Circle (2011–12) and CBS Under the Dome (2013–14).

Raffey Cassidy is an actress, known for Dark Shadows (2012), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Tomorrow Land (2015). She is the youngest-ever actor to feature in Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow.

Hugh-Laurie

Hugh Laurie is an English actor, writer, director, musician and comedian. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double act with his friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry, whom he joined in the cast of A Bit of Fry & Laurie, Blackadder, and Jeeves and Wooster in the 1980s and 1990s. From 2004 to 2012, he played Dr. Gregory House, the protagonist of House, for which he received two Golden Globe awards, two Screen Actors Guild awards, and six Emmy nominations. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television.

Tomorrow Land was interesting to watch, it had my favorite stars George Clooney, Brit Robertson and Hugh Laurie. Did you know Hugh Laurie was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television. What about George Clooney? Brit Robertson, she’s hot and beautiful. So was her robot friend Raffey Cassidy, she cute too. Is she a little bit young to drive a truck? I need her to drive me to California. I like one scene when Athena, an Audio-Animatronic droid recruiter and Casey Newton were in the truck and she shuts off because Casey was asking too many questions.

That’s a good idea to let the other person shut up and shut down.

While Casey hijacked a truck, Athena chases Casey on foot, after the truck. Athena jumped and landed on the back of the truck and crashed into the front seat of the vehicle.

Overall, the movie was good to watch, not too much violence and graphic language. It had suspense, action and adventure. It kept me awake and I did not want to go the bathroom. I held it in. Casey wanted to keep her unemployed dad busy by sabotage the cranes at Cape Canaveral, that’s where they move the Space Shuttle in and out of the garage. Her dad was an electrical engineering.

So, parents with children, tell your child to major in electrical engineering as a trade. Easy to get jobs.

She got arrested and she was held in a holding cell and she got her things back. She got her phone, wallet, gum and some unusually pins. One pin was a T-pin. When she touches it, it switch from the future to present. In one scene, when she trying to get it back from her dad in his nightstand. She walked around the house and fell down the stairs. And when she walked across the field she almost drowned. And when she tried to activated again the power shut off.

So that’s when the adventure begins. And you have to see it. You would not be disappointed.

Divergent

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If you read the books and follow the movie, the story for Divergent is about surviving. Shailene Woodley as Tris, a young woman in a society where people are classified based on virtues such as bravery and intelligence. Woodley, whose credits include “The Descendants,” learns she’s part of a group seen as dangerous and targeted for annihilation. Theo James is her male co-star Four.

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley is an American actress, best known for portraying Amy Juergens in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–2013). Co-starring alongside George Clooney in the critically acclaimed 2011 film The Descendants, for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture. For her performance in the film The Spectacular Now, she won the Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. In 2014, Woodley starred as Beatrice Prior in the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s novel Divergent. And will play Hazel Grace Lancaster in the film adaptation of John Green’s novel The Fault in Our Stars.  Did you know she audition for The Hunger Games? Well the lead went to Jennifer Lawrence.  And did you know she was in The Amazing Spider Man 2? Well she did some scenes and then got replace with another actress. But it’s okay, she got a better role in Divergent. Shailene Woody is an incredible actress and one she will win an Oscar for her performance.

Theo James

Theo James is an English actor known for portraying Jed Harper in Bedlam. In 2013, James played the lead as a rookie detective and future New York City police commissioner Walter William Clark, Jr., in the CBS crime drama Golden Boy. In 2014, he played “Four” in the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s novel, Divergent.

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is an English actress and singer. She was the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Reader (2008). She has won awards from the Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association among others, and has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for television acting, winning once for her performance in the 2011 miniseries Mildred Pierce, in which she played the title role. In 2012 she received the Honorary César Award. She is one of the few actresses to have won three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT), with her Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.

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Maggie Q is an American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model. She achieved international fame starring as the title role on The CW’s action-thriller series Nikita that aired in 2010-2013. In 2014, she began portraying Tori Wu in the film adaption of Veronica Roth’s bestselling novel, Divergent. And soon star in a CBS untitled drama as Detective Beth Davis. With her outfit she knows how to grab attention, she looked stunningly beautiful, I hope she wore something underneath. She’s definitely one to watch.

Neil Norman Burger is an American film director who has filmed the pseudo-documentary Interview with the Assassin (2002), the period drama The Illusionist, and the 2011 thriller Limitless. Burger directed Divergent (2014), based on the novel of the same name by Veronica Roth.

So please check out Divergent in your local theaters playing now.

The 2012 Oscars Goes to

Morgan Freeman starts the show with a short introductory speech about history of Hollywood and why we love going to the movie theater. Mostly we transport our selves to different places, like the make believe world of Avatar, or the last film of the Harry Potter books. It is magnificent to see how the writers and directors put a scene together and the visual interpretation what was written to the big screen.

Billy Crystal starts his opening scene traipsing through the Best Picture nominees, a quick monologue and then a brilliant song and dance routine.  In case you didn’t think this Oscars would be dignified, Billy Crystal is definitely getting some laughs in the press room, especially that Bieber bit. It was funny to see it. He knows how to entertain us.

When would Sacha Baron Cohen ever stop pulling pranks, George Clooney is better pulling of pranks on his cast mates, but for Sacha, he get’s into trouble just to promote his movie? Do what everybody does when promoting a movie, go on a talk show and talk about the movie.  He actually poured pancakes mix ashes from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il on to Ryan Seacrest. I did not know that he liked pancakes, and I did not know when we died, we look like a pancake mix.

Emma Stone had a big moment last night when she presented at the 2012 Oscars with Ben Stiller. The skit, Emma talking excitedly — at length — about how it was her first time presenting, with Ben playfully shutting her down. Here’s one of their exchanges:

“You don’t want to be the presenter who tries too hard.” Ben Said

“What do you mean, like a guy who would dress in full Avatar makeup or something? I’m surprised you’re not in a Planet of the Apes outfit.” Emma said sarcastically.

And she wanted to hug an actor. I was there. I wanted to hug her. Well, I wasn’t, but I wished I was there.  The skit was a little bit corny, and she really pulled it off, and it got to us thinking about our other favorite awkwardly adorable onscreen Emma Stone moments.

Jennifer Lopez stepped out in her trademark plunging gown in a Zuhair Murad dress which hugged her curvy figure to perfection.  However, Jennifer Lopez may not get an Oscar for the revealing dress she had on and the costume designer award. But her out fit did. Are you tilting your head to one side? To see what she had on. She looked gorgeous.

Jim Rash posing like Angelina Jolie was a highlight of Oscar night. But it was far from the only Jolie-related subject to be buzzed-about Sunday and today.  The outfit she was wearing was black velvet Versace Atelier gown, strapless and striking. Her right leg appears and said thank you.

Here’s the list of winners

Best Picture – “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer

Directing – “The Artist” Michel Hazanavicius

Actor in a Leading Role – Jean Dujardin in “The Artist”

Actor in a Supporting Role – Christopher Plummer in “Beginners”

Actress in a Leading Role – Meryl Streep in “The Iron Lady”

Actress in a Supporting Role – Octavia Spencer in “The Help”

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – “The Descendants” Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

Writing (Original Screenplay) – “Midnight in Paris” Written by Woody Allen

Animated Feature Film – “Rango” Gore Verbinski

Art Direction – “Hugo” Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

Film Editing – “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

Cinematography – “Hugo” Robert Richardson

Costume Design – “The Artist” Mark Bridges

Documentary (Feature) – “Undefeated” TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

Documentary (Short Subject) – “Saving Face” Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Foreign Language Film – “A Separation” Iran

Makeup – “The Iron Lady” Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

Music (Original Score) – “The Artist” Ludovic Bource

Music (Original Song) – “Man or Muppet” from “The Muppets” Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

Short Film (Animated) – “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg

Short Film (Live Action) – “The Shore” Terry George and Oorlagh George

Sound Editing – “Hugo” Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty

Sound Mixing – “Hugo” Tom Fleischman and John Midgley

Visual Effects – “Hugo” Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning

Golden Globes 2012

The Golden Globes was on last night, and Ricky Gervais hosted the show for the third time. Ever since he hosted the ratings of the show has gone up. Ricky said, “the biggest British comedian was hosting the second-biggest awards show on the third-biggest network [NBC] “… oh, wait, its fourth,” He then compared the Golden Globes to Oscars he said “what Kim Kardashian is to Kate Middleton — louder, trashier, drunker and more easily bought.”

Upon following the rules on the Golden Globes and his satire, he read aloud the rules he was to follow — no profanity, no nudity, no smut or innuendo, no Mel Gibson jokes — which followed a quip about Jodie Foster’s “Beaver” (a film in which Gibson starred), which Foster seemed to take with good grace.

Then he vanished and reappearing only occasionally to introduce presenters. There was one awkward but funny moment. When Ricky Gervais introduce Seth Rogen with his co-presenter Kate Beckinsale Seth, who was standing beside her and mention about his enormous erection. A huge laugh, Kate(mildly horrified  at the time) laugh too. Seth’s smile in embarrassing.

Real-life spouses William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman sang a surprisingly charming song to introduce nominees for supporting actress in a TV series/mini-series   (won by “American Horror Story’s” Jessica Lange), and Rob Lowe covered nicely for a malfunctioning teleprompter, asking co-presenter Julianne Moore “When was the last time you did a cold reading in front of Steven Spielberg?”

When Gervais was introducing Madonna for presenting, he introduced her as “Just like a virgin” then erupted with a theatrical cough. Madonna fired back: “If I’m still just like a virgin, Ricky, then why don’t you come over here and do something about it?” She paused. “I haven’t kissed a girl in a few years. …”A camera caught him dashing across the stage – streaking? He was fully clothed.

Ricky Gervais he will come back next year. His humor is off the chart and by the way, if you haven’t seen his TV show on the science channel called An Idiot Abroad, it’s hysterical watch.

Any way, here’s a list of the winners of the Golden Globes:

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— Picture, Drama: “The Descendants.”

— Picture, Musical or Comedy: “The Artist.”

— Actor, Drama: George Clooney, “The Descendants.”

— Actress, Drama: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady.”

— Director: Martin Scorsese, “Hugo.”

— Actor, Musical or Comedy: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist.”

— Actress, Musical or Comedy: Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn.”

— Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners.”

— Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, “The Help.”

— Foreign Language: “A Separation.”

— Animated Film: “The Adventures of Tintin.”

— Screenplay: Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris.”

— Original Score: Ludovic Bource, “The Artist.”

— Original Song: “Masterpiece” (music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry), “W.E.”

TELEVISION

— Series, Drama: “Homeland,” Showtime.

— Series, Musical or Comedy: “Modern Family,” ABC.

— Actor, Drama: Kelsey Grammer, “Boss.”

— Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, “Homeland.”

— Actress, Musical or Comedy: Laura Dern, “Enlightened.”

— Actor, Musical or Comedy: Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes.”

— Miniseries or Movie: “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece),” PBS.

— Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Kate Winslet, “Mildred Pierce.”

— Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Idris Elba, “Luther.”

— Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story.”

— Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones.”

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Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Morgan Freeman.