Category Archives: COLIN FIRTH

Going Dutch: Dance & Otherwise

By Victoria Looseleaf Who knew that Den Hague, home to the World Court and Vermeer’s fabulous Girl With a Pearl Earring (the painting, not the flick starring Scarlett Johannson and recent Oscar winner Colin Firth as the sexiest artist to … Continue reading

Posted in ANNA PAVLOVA, COLIN FIRTH, DEN HAGUE, GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, HOLLAND DANCE FESTIVAL, HOTEL DES INDES, JIM VINCENT, JOHANNES VERMEER, NEDERLANDS DANS THEATER, SCARLETT JOHANNSON, SCHEVENINGEN BEACH | Comments Off

Oscars Brouhaha

By Victoria Looseleaf The less said the better about the 83rd Academy Awards presentation, save that James Franco was in uber-slacker mode and, while Anne Hathaway’s gowns were gorgeous, the painful patter coming from her Julia Roberts-like mouth was akin … Continue reading

Posted in ACADEMY AWARDS, ANNE BOLEYN, Anne Hathaway, ATTICUS ROSS, BILLY CRYSTAL, COLIN FIRTH, DAVID LETTERMAN, JAMES FRANCO, JAVIER BARDEM, KIRK DOUGLAS, KUSC-FM, OPRAH, RICKY GERVAIS, TRENT REZNOR, UMA | Comments Off

Bardem the Magnificent

By Victoria Looseleaf This soulful Spaniard has always gotten my vote, so if there is a better actor on the planet at the moment (aside from the always wonderful scenery-chewing Al Pacino and The Big Lebowski’s iconic dude, Jeff Bridges), … Continue reading

Posted in AL PACINO, ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ INARRITU, BIUTIFUL, CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, COLIN FIRTH, JAVIER BARDEM, JEFF BRIDGES, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, OSCARS, Pénelope Cruz, THE KING’S SPEECH | Comments Off

O, Blog Divine: Ring Out the Old, Bring On the New

By Victoria Looseleaf Greetings, blogophiles, and welcome to my second annual best/worst list (with less on the latter, in keeping with my new positive ‘tude). In any case, I’m thrilled to say that since I finally learned how to post, … Continue reading

Posted in BLACK SWAN, COLIN FIRTH, DAVID FINCHER, DIAVOLO, FACEBOOK, JACQUES HEIM, JESSE EISENBERG, JULIE TAYMOR, KUSC-FM, L.A. OPERA, MARK TAPER FORUM, Natalie Portman, NEW YORK TIMES, TILDA SWINTON, TRUE GRIT | Comments Off