Category Archives: George Clooney

Placing my bets: 2014 Academy Awards

I’ve been in Kentucky almost 16 years now, and one thing I can tell you is I am a heckuva a lot better picking Oscar winners than picking Derby winners. I have only cashed a few tickets on the first … Continue reading

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George Clooney on Philip Seymour Hoffman

See more US News from ABC|ABC World News ABC News posted a segment of Popcorn with Peter Travers that starts out being a conversation with George Clooney about The Monuments Men, but turns into a bittersweet remembrance of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who … Continue reading

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Oscar picks: A very Kentucky Academy Awards

Sunday night’s Oscars will be drenched in the usual glitz and glamour of Hollywood. But there, among the nominees, is some earthy authenticity that will be familiar to Kentuckians. Most years, there is some rooting interest for the Bluegrass State … Continue reading

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George Clooney the perennial multiple Oscar nominee

Click here for a list of Oscar nominees. George Clooney’s two Academy Award nominations solidify his status as a perennial Oscar nominee and distinguish him a regular multiple nominee. In this year’s nominations, announced with considerable charm by Louisville’s Jennifer … Continue reading

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Is George Clooney on his way to another Oscar?

Sunday night, George Clooney won one of the bellwether honors for the Oscars: the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for his performance in The Descendants. That begged the question, is Clooney in line to add another Oscar to his trophy case, which includes the 2006 statue for best supporting actor in Syriana? Continue reading

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2010 Oscars nominations, Kentucky style

Lexington native George Clooney is once again an Oscar nominee, this year for Up in the Air, a movie that got a lot of love from the Academy when nominations were announced on Tuesday morning. The film, about a man … Continue reading

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Following the Golden Globes on Twitter

Join me in following the Golden Globe Awards on Twitter tonight. How will our own George Clooney and “Up in the Air” do? How will Ricky Gervias do as the host? Will he be allowed to drink and host, or … Continue reading

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