Forthcoming movies to get excited about in 2017.


2016 Oscar Nominations (by Mr. Peanutbutter and Todd Chavez)

Best Picture

  • Avatar
  • Midnight Hole
  • Nazi Who Played Yahtzee
  • Really Quite Upset Max
  • Broom
  • The Short Big Tall Small

Best Director

  • Nicole Holofcener
  • Ava DuVernay
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Mary Harron
  • Ana Lily Amirpour

Best Actor

  • Black People?
  • Colin Firth
  • Jurj Clooners
  • Bread Poot
  • Michael Fasbspenber (sp?)

Best Actress

  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Freida Pinto?
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Jennifer Lawrence

Best Supporting Actor

  • Mark Buffalo
  • Sylvester Stallion
  • Christian Snail
  • Shark Rylance
  • Tom Hardy (who is a cat)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Kate Winslet
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Jennifer Jason Lawrence

anonymous asked:

Hi! Is there any chance you could please share If/Then Broadway - 2014-09-09 ?


If/Then - Broadway - 2014-09-09 - Idina Menzel (Elizabeth), LaChanze (Kate), Curtis Holbrook (u/s Lucas), James Snyder (Josh), Jerry Dixon (Stephen), Stephanie Klemons (u/s Anne), Jason Tam (David), Tamika Lawrence (Elena)

i’m in love with so many famous people i’ve never met yet i can barely tolerate pretty much everyone i know in real life

MARCH 26, 2017

MARCH 26: Marcus Allen, Alan Arkin, Todd Barry, Ronald Bass, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Sarah Bernhardt, Jan Berry (Jan and Dean), Tinto Brass, James Caan, Raymond Chandler, Kenny Chesney, Noel Coward, Richard Dawkins, Eazy-E (N.W.A.), Robert Frost, Jonathan Glazer, Jennifer Grey, Paul Hester (Crowded House), James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins), Michael Imperioli, Erica Jong, Keira Knightley, Francis Lawrence, Vicki Lawrence, Jason Lytle (Grandaddy), Leslie Mann, Martin McDonagh, Von Miller, Tim Neilson, Leonard Nimoy, Jerzy Nowak, Sandra Day O’Connor, Niels Arden Oplev, Nancy Pelosi, Teddy Pendergrass, Diana Ross, Martin Short, Piotr Sobociński, Jan Sterling, John Stockton, Stella Tanner, Rufus Thomas, John Kennedy Toole, Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Walt Whitman, Tennessee Williams, Bob Woodward…

ALBUMS OF THE DAY: Aerosmith “Draw the Line” (1977), Band of Bees “Octopus” (2007), Crowded House “Recurring Dream” (1996), Eazy-E “Eternal E” (1995), Grandaddy “Last Place” (2017), “Under the Western Freeway” (1997), Jan and Dean “From Surf City to Drag City” (1996), N.W.A. “Straight Outta Compton” (1988), Teddy Pendergrass “Teddy Pendergrass” (1977), Diana Ross “Upside Down” (2012), Smashing Pumpkins “Rotten Apples” (2001), The Supremes “Meet the Supremes” (1962), Rufus Thomas “Do the Funky Somethin’” (1996)

BOOKS OF THE DAY: Raymond Chandler “The High Window” (1942), Alex Comfort “The Joy of Sex” (1972), Richard Dawkins “The God Delusion” (2006), Martin Short “I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend” (2014), John Kennedy Toole “A Confederacy of Dunces” (1980), “The Neon Bible” (1989), Walt Whitman “Leaves of Grass” (1855), Tennessee Williams “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1947)

CRITERIONS OF THE DAY: The Decalogue (1988), The Fugitive Kind (1959), Senso (1954)

DOC’S OF THE DAY: Heaven’s Gate: The Untold Story (1999), The Unbelievers (2013), Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002), The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer (2005)

FILMS OF THE DAY: All the President’s Men (1976), Argo (2012), Bend it Like Beckham (2002), Birth (2004), First Monday in October (1981), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Godfather (1972), Immortal Beloved (1994), In Which We Serve (1942), Sexy Beast (2000), Straight Outta Compton (2015), This is 40 (2012), Under the Skin (2014)

FOODIE: Nougat, Spinach

HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSNESS: 2000 - In Russia, acting President Vladimir Putin was elected president. 1997 - The 39 bodies of Heaven’s Gate members are found in a mansion in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The group had committed suicide thinking that they would be picked up by a spaceship following behind the comet Hale-Bopp. 1937 - Spinach growers in Crystal City, TX, erected a statue of Popeye. 1812 – A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term “gerrymander” to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection.

HOLIDAY: Purple Day

“Marriage requires searing honesty at all costs. I learned that from my third wife.” Arkin

“Applaud my friends, the comedy is over…” Beethoven

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” Bernhardt

“There is no trap so deadly as the trap you set for yourself.” Chandler

“Sex is the most important sort of adult play. If you can’t relax here you never will” Comfort

“I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.” Coward

“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” Dawkins

“I don’t want your turbo penis, I like your medium soft one.” Debbie (This Is 40)

“Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” Jong

“Resist much, obey little.” Whitman

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” Williams

pictured: Keira Knightley (Born 1985), Jason Lytle (Born 1969)

4/23: In conjunction with the current exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North, WQXR host Terrance McKnight curates an evening of music and performance with artists including Jim Davis, Kevin Maynor, Karen Chilton, Bill T. Jones, Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran, Damien Sneed, Bill Sims Jr., Ricky Gordon, Bob Stewart, and others.  

[Jacob Lawrence. The Migration Series. 1940–41. Panel 60: “And the migrants kept coming.” Casein tempera on hardboard, c. 12 x 18" (30.5 x 45.7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. David M. Levy. © 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Digital image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York]