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Thursday, June 20, 2019

 Tony Awards Rainbow 2


The Tony Awards sank deep into underworld Sunday as “Hadestown” took home a leading eight statues and made Broadway history as first production written and directed by women to win best musical. “The Ferryman” picked up four awards including best play, but it was Anais Mitchell’s folk-operatic reimagining of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth that led the night. Mitchell took home the Tony for score, while Rachel Chavkin, the lone woman in her category, won for direction of a musical.  Ali Stroker made history as the first performer in a wheelchair to win a Tony, taking home honors for featured actress in the reimagining of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” The production also took the prize for musical revival.The cast of “The Prom” drove home the show’s themes of acceptance and inclusion with a same-sex kiss.

 jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper, the infamous serial killer who terrorized the streets of London greater than a century in the past, might have lastly been recognized by forensic scientists in Nice, Britain. Genetic assessments revealed final week within the Journal of Forensic Sciences level to Aaron Kosminski, a 23-year-old Polish barber and a major police suspect on the time.  Jack the Ripper was an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. In both the criminal case files and contemporary journalistic accounts, the killer was called the Whitechapel Murderer and Leather Apron.

 Oscars 2019

The 91st annual Academy Awards was a night of firsts for many Oscar winners and for the categories in which they won. The evening also delivered a surprise win for “Green Book,” which took home the Oscar for best picture, defeating strong competition from “Roma,” “A Star is Born” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” For the first time in 30 years, there was no host to usher the audience from category to category. The show, instead, started with concert-like performance by Adam Lambert and the band Queen and segued into a pseudo monologue featuring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph. The live telecast took place on Sunday, Feb. 24, on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.    See  Film Trailers Video Wall.


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golden globe awards

Netflix ruled Sunday’s 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, with Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Chuck Lorre’s “The Kominsky Method” taking home some of the night’s biggest awards.   “Bohemian Rhapsody” and star Rami Malek surprised with best drama and best actor in a drama wins, respectively. The best comedy prize also came as a shock, with “Green Book” winning over frontrunner “Vice.”

“Green Book” topped the night with three, while “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Roma” tied with two.  On the TV side, “Kominsky Method” won the best comedy prize and best actor in a TV comedy for Michael Douglas. The series tied with “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” for most wins, with two. “Gianni Versace” claimed the best limited series award and best actor in a limited series for Darren Criss. CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO WALL.