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Oscar nominations announced

Posted by Ginger Liu on January 10, 2013 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning by Oscar host Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone.


"Lincoln" grabbed 12 nominations including Best Director for Steven Spielberg and Best Actor for Daniel Day Lewis. Other Brits nominated included Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Adele for co-writing "Skyfall."


Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" grabbed 11 nominations including Best Picture and Best Director.


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Ginger Liu Photography Exhibited - Perfect Exposure Gallery - Burlesque! ? The Monday Night Tease Retrospective - Los Angeles 1/10/12

Posted by Ginger Liu on January 8, 2013 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)



The Monday Night Tease Retrospective



Burlesque! — The Monday Night Tease Retrospective celebrates nine years of live performances at LA's longest weekly running burlesque show. Since 2004, Monday Night Tease has been a staple in the variety arts world. Described as the heartbeat of the Los Angeles burlesque scene, it is a home to local performers as well as a destination for out of town a...

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Women writers grossly underrepresented in Black List Screenwriting Honors

Posted by Ginger Liu on December 19, 2012 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

This years Black List was compiled from suggestions of around 300 film executives.

The more mentions, the higher up the ranking.

Only 11 scripts were penned by women from a list of around 78. This is staggering and says a lot about the unflinching male dominance and POV of Hollywood. Shocking indeed.

The 2012 Black List:


“Draft Day” by Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman: 65 mentions


Logline: On the day of the NFL Draf...

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Cecil B. Demille award to Jodie Foster as Golden Globe nominations announced

Posted by Ginger Liu on December 13, 2012 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The Golden Globe nominations for features and television programing have been announced.



Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” heads the pack with seven nominations, where four a piece go to “Argo,” “Les Miserables,” Django Unchained” and “Silver Linings Playbook.”



The 70th Annual Golden Globes will be televised live on January 13 from the Beverly Hilto...

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Academy's whopping 104 Original Scores in 2012 Oscar race

Posted by Ginger Liu on December 11, 2012 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The Academy announced 104 scores from 2012's feature length releases. Voters will whittle this down to nominations in the Original Score category and will be announced on January 10, 2013 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.


The alphabetical list follows:


"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," Henry Jackman, composer

"After the Wizard," Stephen Main, composer

"Alex Cross," John Debney and Sebastian Morton, composers

"The Am...

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