We’re over the Oscars
Sam Mendes to direct Empire of Light Olivia Colman and Colin Firth. Great. They are told that everyone involved has either received an Oscar or been nominated. Great. These are the stars, the director, the producer, the photographer, the hair and make-up, the editor, the sound engineer, the costume designer. Great.
Bill O’ReillyHis upcoming book is called Killing the Oscars. He says the idea is dead and the awards are dead.
This film is set in a 1980’s cinema on the south coast of England. Films in Margate and along the coast. Should be great even if it’s not an Oscar name. oscars Nobody cares what happens on the 27th. “Belfast” is on seven. Then Belfast – now Ukraine.
Kenneth Branagh: “The need to tell the story is to understand the profound transformation of Belfast at the start of lockdown. It’s really about what can you understand and comfort in times of turmoil? It starts with a sense of self and one’s personal identity. The lockdown and uncertainty we felt helped produce this film.”
Erin, go Branagh.
Hitler’s extermination course
After the narcissistic demagogue Hitler burned down the Reichstag, which housed the German Congress, he began his course of sedition and insurrection. This specific destruction gave Hitler’s NSDAP the pretext to seize power against its deniers.
Thus began his course of turmoil and insurrection. A day later, Hitler issued executive orders that eliminated all opposition and began a ruthless purge of political enemies. The next month he opened Dachau, his first concentration camp. Mein Kampf predicted that the Reichstag fire would help frighten and divide the German people.
Department of Destiny
Known as the sharpest nail in DC’s drawer, Never2 is a staggering old-timer with diminished abilities, biden‘S the economy badly managed and cannot win another election. Putin is evil but not stupid. If Putin bluffed this invasion of Ukraine to ridicule Biden, it worked. . . AND now the defensive armor has found its way onto the runway. Military headgear, originally worn by soldiers in the 17th century, shot up onto the catwalk. Protective breastplates and shields arrived at Paris Fashion Week via Balmain. Some are from Aspetto, Abbas Haider‘s first 007-style bulletproof clothing line, communicating with the State Department to provide real-time protective equipment – armor, plate carriers, ballistic goggles, shields, medical kits.
Being defensive becomes today’s current position. Cuomo and Christie Lunch together at Fresco by Scotto was reported before her dessert. Cuomo has organized meals for himself and also sniffed around at first to see who’s coming – how Eric Adams – that wasn’t a hard move, because this mayor craves publicity.
To save his image, Cuomo needs to be seen everywhere for his new ad campaign. He only frequents friendly restaurants and is now known for arranging a warm welcome with some not-so-random, well-placed supporters who just happen to be there at just the right time to greet him. Trust mother, more sightings may be planned.
Last week at the Garden City Hotel Andrew Giuliani threw for the republican nom for governor. was with him Curtis Sliwa and dad Rudi. As expected, zeldin got the nod. Her shot was Westchester County’s Astorino and late-entry millionaire Wilson. The primary is in June.
A newly unemployed couple locked at home because of the pandemic suddenly found differences in their marriage. They were about to get divorced. The problem? She adored money and he didn’t have a dime.
Only in New York, kids, only in New York.
https://nypost.com/2022/03/06/academy-awards-are-no-longer-what-they-used-to-be/ Academy Awards aren’t what they used to be