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• His work with Artists for Peace and Justice
• UN Ambassadorship for The World Food Programme
Monday, February 25, 2013
Like a bouquet of spring flowers, fresh new shows this week.
Monday Feb 25
Author and Dragon David Chilton
Panel guest actor from 18 To Life Peter Keleghan
Tuesday Feb 26
Actress and legend, recently honored by ACTRA, Shirley Douglas
Author of The Shack and Cross Roads Wm. Paul Young
Panel guest stand up comedian Jeff McEnery
Wednesday Feb 27
American network news anchor from CNN Don Lemon
Actress Touched by and Angel and The Bible Roma Downey
Panel guest CBC's own Mr. Ron James
Filmmaker John Singleton talks about Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino
here is a preview
Panel guest, friend of the show, comedian Arthur Simeon
Friday Mar 01
The best of the week
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
Quentin Tarantino recieved an Oscar nomination for for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly For The Screen. "Django: Unchained" is also up for Best Picture, Cinematography, Sound Editing and Supporting Role for Christoph Waltz . The film recently won the AFI Award for Movie of the Year.
Tarantino also recieved Oscar nominations for Best Directing and Best Writing, Original Screenplay in 2010 for "Inglorious Basterds". He also recieved an Oscar nomination for Best Directing for "Pulp Fiction" in 1995, but ended up winning an Oscar for Best Writing, Written Directly for the Screen.
Tarantino has recieved 73 nominations and 80 awards in his career.
Xavier Dolan is a 23 year old filmmaker with 19 film nominations and 29 wins. He most recently won the Queer Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival for "Laurence Anyways". The same film won TIFF's Best Canadian Feature Film Award and was featured in TIFF's Canada's Top 10. It is also one of the leading awards for the upcoming Canadian Screen Awards.
William H Macy recieved 31 nominations and won 30 awards in his career. He was nominated for an Oscar in 1997 for his supporting role in "Fargo". He recently starred in "The Sessions" which recieved an Oscar nomination this year for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
Giovanni Ribisi recieved 13 nominations and won 3 awards in his career. He starred in "Avatar" and "Saving Private Ryan" along with a recurring role in "My Name is Earl" and "Friends"; all of which have recieved numerous awards.
Marisa Tomei recieved 27 nominations and won 17 awards in her career. She won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 1993 for "My Cousin Vinny". She recieved an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2002 for "In The Bedroom" and 2010 for "The Wrestler."
Margot Kidder recieved 4 nominations and won 2 awards in her career. She will always be best known for her role as Lois Lane in Superman along with creating awareness for people who live with paranoia and are bipolar.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau recieved 4 nominations in his career. Although Nikolaj is a movie star in his homeland, he is most known for his role as Jamie Lannister in "Game of Thrones". The show has recieved 66 nominations and won 25 awards.
Richard Armitage recieved 2 nominations in his career. He recently starred as Thorin in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" which recieved three Oscar nominations this year for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Production Design, and Best Visual Effects.
Spike Lee recieved 46 nominations and won 35 awards in his career. He was nomainted for an Oscar for Best Writing, Written Directly for the Screen in 1990 for "Do The Right Thing" and Best Documentary, Features in 1998 for "4 Little Girls."
George A Romero recieved 4 nominations and won 12 awards in his career. He is often credited for creating the zombies that we now think of and use in films along with his legendary work in the horror genre.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Friday, February 15, 2013
- A little insight from thestar.com, into our man George and one of his passions: his love of traveling by motorcycle.
- Also here is a fascinating article in The Globe and Mail from 2010 about one of his road trips from Toronto to LA.
- For the real motorcycle enthusiasts among you, we have motorcycle art. Yes, it's actually a thing.
- Enjoy some additional shots!
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Monday Feb 11
Canadian actor and musician Bruce Greenwood
Panel guest Lawrence Morgenstern
Tuesday Feb 12
Canadian broadcast journalist for CTV Seamus O'Regan
Panel guest comedian Trent McLellan
Wednesday Feb 13
Actor and proud NDGer Jay Baruchel
Panel guest comedian Dave Hemstad
Thursday Feb 14
Named by the NGS as one of the Explorers for the Millennium Wade Davis
Panel guest the very hot comedian Jeremy Hotz
Friday Feb 15
Best of the week
Friday, February 08, 2013
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Monday Feb 4
Funny and charming Canadian crooner Matt Dusk
Two Shots Of Happy One Shot Of Sad. His new album MY FUNNY VALENTINE: The Chet Baker Songbook will be in stores or on his website before Valentines Day
Director and activist Paul Haggis
Panel guest comedian Simon Rakoff
Tuesday Feb 5
From BNL the talented and multifaceted Ed Robertson
plus singer songwriter k-os is in the house for GST and The Strombo Show!
Wednesday Feb 6
Television show creator Mark Burnett
Panel guest actress and comedian Kate Davis
Thursday Feb 7
Canadian figure skating champion Patrick Chan
Panel guest comedian and star of his own show Ron James
Friday Feb 8
The best of the week as always.
Sunday Feb 3
8pm -11pm The Strombo Show CBC Radio 2
Eric Alper and Matt Dusk together in the atrium of the CBC. Both men have been guests on the podcast I produce, The Ward and Al Show, that is unrelated to this blog or the CBC. But the degrees of separation are less than three...That's the Canadian entertainment industry for you.