The main theme of this year’s Sundance Film Festival — you know, other than sex — seems to be big actors looking to push the envelope and break free from the types of characters that mainstream audiences know them for. You had it with Michael Cera, in the hallucinatory Chilean flick “Crystal Fairy”; you had it with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, in the porn-heavy “Don Jon’s Addiction”; and you had it with… Continue reading 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints': Rooney Mara's Impressive Post-'Dragon Tattoo' Movie
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Should an Oscar nominee’s behavior on the awards circuit affect her chances of taking home a statuette? Whether or not you think so, conventional wisdom holds that it does.
So when an actress declines to play the “Oscar game,” as Best Actress nominee Rooney Mara mostly has this season, people tend to talk. A lot. After the Academy Awards luncheon earlier this month, Scott Feinberg of The Hollywood Reporter tweeted, “I’m… Continue reading Oscars 2012: Rooney Mara, Awards Season Behavior And The Academy Awards
From 1978 to just a few weeks ago, Andy Rooney entered our homes and faithfully delivered the cantankerous opinion pieces that concluded each new episode of 60 Minutes, like a sour candy at the end of a heavy meal. And just six weeks after retiring from the TV news magazine, Rooney passed away at age 92, from complications following a minor surgery. Clearly, Rooney was a man who lived for… Continue reading Andy Rooney is Dead
Andy Rooney, the wry observer of current events for 33 years on 60 Minutes, died Friday night in a New York City hospital, CBS News reports.
The TV journalist was 92 and had undergone minor surgery during the third week of October, only to suffer what were termed “serious complications.”
Rooney, a widower since 2004, is survived by
Wayne Rooney struck twice, doubling his tally in the league this season, as Manchester United beat Aston Villa 3-1 Tuesday. United remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League table after Arsenal came from behind to beat Everton. There had been doubts about Rooney’s form, but he struck within a minute, running [...] Continue reading Rooney drought broken as United beat Villa