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2009-03-06 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- What stories do distinguished photographers Ansel Adams, Edward Weston and Toyo Miyatake's photographs tell in this motion picture? Toyo's Camera reveals a riveting chapter of Japanese-American history during WWII. The award-winning film Toyo's Camera (http://www.toyoscamera.com) captures this history through Toyo Miyatake's lens. And internationally acclaimed Grammy and Golden Globe award-winning recording artist Kitaro provides the accompanying CD...

2009-03-05 08:30:00

Toyo's Camera Makes Its U.S. Premiere in Los Angeles on March 6 LOS ANGELES, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- What stories do distinguished photographers Ansel Adams, Edward Weston and Toyo Miyatake's photographs tell in this motion picture? Toyo's Camera reveals a riveting chapter of Japanese-American History during WWII. The award-winning film Toyo's Camera (http://www.toyoscamera.com) captures this history through Toyo Miyatake's lens! And internationally acclaimed Grammy and Golden Globe...

2009-02-22 11:23:04

Expectations that Slumdog Millionaire will win a best picture Oscar Sunday reflect a growing favoritism toward independent movies, U.S. film executives say. The New York Times said with Slumdog a heavy favorite at Sunday night's Oscar awards show, some industry executives have expressed concern about the academy's apparent preference for independent and foreign movies. The unidentified executives have warned that if the trend continues, big Hollywood studios may limit their efforts to win...

2009-02-21 16:14:55

U.S. actress Anne Hathaway says she is confident British actress Kate Winslet has the best actress Academy Award in the bag. Hathaway, who is nominated in the best actress category for Rachel Getting Married, said Winslet has the edge for her performance in The Reader, USA Today reported Saturday. My category is sewn up, Hathaway said, referring to Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony. It's going to be (Kate) Winslet all the way. The other best actress nominees are Angelina Jolie for Changeling,...

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2009-02-19 12:44:09

The father of late Australian actor Heath Ledger has made the trip from Perth to Los Angeles for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, Radar Online reported. Ledger, who died of a prescription drug overdose last year at the age of 28, is posthumously nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for his riveting portrayal of the villainous Joker in The Dark Knight. Radar Online said Thursday Kim Ledger traveled to Los Angeles so he can attend the awards show and accept the Oscar on Heath's behalf should he...

2009-02-04 13:04:00

Nominations for the 2009 NAMIC Vision Awards Honoring Achievements in Television Programming Diversity to Be Announced Wednesday, February 11th LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) today announced Emmy award-winning journalist and author, Shaun Robinsonas host of the 15th Anniversary NAMIC Vision Awards. A weekend co-anchor and correspondent for entertainment newsmagazine, "Access Hollywood," Robinson will reprise her...

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2009-01-19 12:03:13

British actress Kate Winslet says she is working on a BAFTA speech so she will appear calm and composed if she snags an award at the upcoming event. After her surprise double win at the recent Golden Globes ceremony left her clearly emotional, Winslet said she wants to be prepared if she wins an Orange British Academy Film Award or BAFTA, which is known as the British Oscar, next month. As with the Globes, Winslet has been nominated for her work in both Revolutionary Road and The Reader....

2009-01-12 14:57:55

U.S. TV ratings for the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards showed marked improvement over last year's truncated version, Nielsen figures show. With an average of a 4.8 rating/11 share in adults 18-49 and 14.6 million viewers overall from 8 to 11 p.m., NBC's awards telecast easily bested the press conference-style 2008 show necessitated by a writers strike and were solid, Variety reported. Even so, the numbers represented the lowest Nielsen ratings for a regular Golden Globes ceremony since NBC...

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2009-01-12 08:05:00

The father of Australian actor Heath Ledger says he received the news of his son's posthumous Golden Globe acting award with both elation and sadness. Bittersweet was how Kim Ledger of Perth, Australia, described his family's feelings at the seeing Heath Ledger being awarded the Best Supporting Actor prize at Sunday's 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., for his role as The Joker in The Dark Knight. Heath Ledger died Jan. 22, 2008, in New York from what was determined to...

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2009-01-11 21:58:21

British film star Kate Winslet won two Golden Globes Sunday night -- for best actress in a drama and best supporting actress in a motion picture. Winslet, who previously starred in the movies Iris and Little Children, won the best actress award for her performance in Revolutionary Road and a best supporting actress honor for The Reader. I have a habit of not winning things, a surprised-looking Winslet said as she took the stage to collect her supporting actress statuette, the first award...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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