Category Archives: Jennifer Lawrence

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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Why Jennifer Lawrence won’t win the Oscar, and that’s OK

Also read: Placing my bets: 2014 Oscar predictions Where to binge-watch Oscar-nominated movies Three-way battle for best picture See Oscar-nominated shorts in a three-and-a-half hour marathon There have been times that the Academy Award for best supporting actress seemed to … 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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It’s a good day for Kentucky actresses

Today began with news that Louisville actress Jennifer Lawrence has become a three-time Oscar nominee, with a fairly reasonable shot at at the rare feat of becoming a two-time winner in consecutive years. Lawrence’s performance in American Hustle earned her a best … Continue reading

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Will 2015 be the greatest year in movies? Not so fast…

Holy blockbusters, Batman. Have you seen what’s set to run across the silver screen in 2015? There’s Star Wars, Episode VII, a movie fans have been waiting three decades to see. Avengers: Age of Ultron, which will have even more … 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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