No one under 40 knows who Pauline was. So many Americans were helped by Phillips, I’m sure.
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 18.1.13~
It was the week that saw Hugh Jackman get his star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. More celebrity pics @ People Magazine.
The Horiwood Top Ten are:
1. Bold Ideas
10. JK Rowlings
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 17.12.12~
Ridley Scott is producing a film about Ronald Reagan‘s star turn from actor to US President. Mike Newell is slated to direct.
Industry news reports: “Michael Douglas may sign to play Reagan. The actor and active Democratic fundraiser is in discussions to star as the actor-turned-Republican President Ronald Reagan in the indie Reykjavik. Brit helmer Mike Newell (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) is in talks to direct the film that once was being eyed by Ridley Scott as a directing vehicle.”
It’s specifically a USA-Russian historical movie.
The younger Douglas is always so good, whatever role he selects for the screen.
[Photos: Hollywood Reporter and blogger's own]
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 31.8.12~
Once upon a time: One for Fairfax Canter’s Deli’s Mr King. . .
Hollywood King TV.
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 29.8.12~
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS WORLD NEWS 13th JUNE 2012 – SIMON DALLOW, HILARY BARRY, WENDY PETRIE & MIKE McROBERTS – TOP GUNS NEW ZEALAND
However when I do really focus on you the audience – it’s a joy to share world views of us all. That’s what a blog should be about too.
Here we go
New Zealand News – It’s all about the gift of water and Maori tribes role in its regenerating life’s flow. New campaign for Women’s Refuge (added). In sports news: Garth Bray: Goes Inside the Games. Te Karere News does too with Trevor Shailer and a leading artist Rangi Kipa – both on Kaitiaki spiritually aware duties – Maori Cultural Advisor Trevor Shailer says a Maori figure will be brought in to back the team feel at home. Magic confident ahead of biggest derby. Sensible Kiwi Celebrity News: Jacko Gill happy to miss Olympics after title defence
So, in news rheel video above, here’s four of our top guns in the Kiwi artform of New Zealand’s fine broadcasting traditions of our top broadcasters serving it up down the gunnel in the sexy Kiwi accent. In a rare treat for those outside of New Zealand’s paradise isles, here’s news from Simon Dallow, Hilary Barry, Wendy Petrie and Mike McRoberts.
This is the world that was, Friday Night from New Zealand.
United States: Blending: Mitt Romney fancies military pianist Condoleeza Rice as a frontrunner. Obama: my biggest mistake was ‘not telling a story.’ Steven Tyler leaves American Idol. A story with ‘oil’ & ‘gold’ will always get the USA’s attention. Here’s one:Turkey gave Iran 60 tons of gold in return for oil. In sports shake ups news: Debbie Dunn has a doping cheater tale fueling a culture of BigPharma excess culture from the USA. Anthony Davis joins basketball team for Olympics. Puerto Rico and The Bronx’s Jennifer Lopez says goodbye to Idol.
United Kingdom: The Hindu goes for: United Kingdom of surveillance. M16 chief Sir John Sawers does military pr that proves he’s worth his weekly intake of pita chips and hummus. On ‘ya. Plane meddles news of air show displays sports. Two British brothers of Olympics triathlons: Meet The Brownlee Bros. End in sight for Terry’s racism claims. Brit casualties in the alpine avalanche news. Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger are on evidence of night life marketing duties pre-Olympics in London. Click below.
India: Media turn to Dara Singh for He-Man standards comparisons. In New York an Indian businessman admits to ‘illegal ivory sales.’ Guwahati deals with child molestation gang. Girija Vyas claims women have a right to party.
Italy: Moody’s makes Italy moodier.
Germany: Germany’s circumcision law is out there. Raises issues of Abrahamic ties between Muslim nations and Jews.
Japan: Record rainfall in Japan forces 50000 to flee, 19 dead.
Ecuador: Newsweek fancy Ecuador as a photovoltaic research center.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s princess independance program improves: First female athletes are Olympics bound.
Peru: Peru and Iraq renew diplomatic ties. Volleyball: Peru 3. Argentina 1 -Women’s Pan American Cup match. US returns stolen artefacts to Peru. Bank holds benchmark rate. Peru fights to preserve whale cemetary.
Swaziland: Infrastructure improves.
Saint Kitts and Nevis: Netball news: St. Vincent Defeats St. Kitts for OECS – ECCB Netball Championship.
Poland: Inflation accelerating.
Argentina: Venezuela is no longer highest inflation nation in Latin America – Argentina is.
Colombia: Juan Manuel Santos & co.
Bangladesh: Economic indicators - July 13.
Guadeloupe: Twitter feed
[In a tough rugby match between The Hurricanes of Wellington and The Chiefs of Hamilton: It was a result that did neither the Hurricanes nor the Chiefs any favours. Watch above the highlights footage of one of New Zealand's national football codes].
Venezuela: Opposition candidate to address Venezuela military, role of soldiers in presidential election.
Portugal: Soccer’s Sunil Chetri arrives in Portugal.
Finland: Finland may get bank shares as collateral, Urpilainen says.
Brunei: Qatar and Brunei’s women Olympians make history.
Puerto Rico: Solving socioeconomic crisis – a call to thought and action.
Nepal: Nepal Maoist chief’s son accused of Everest affair. Sex trafficking offender jailed for 170 years.
Spain: Economy challenged.
Jordan: Jordan Local Daily News
Costa Rica: Growing agriculture sharing knowledge.
Serbia: Coalition government talks occur. Price pressures forces rates rise.
[Jessica Mutch brings the latest story of where Maori water rights sits at The Waitangi Tribunal. Crown lawyers say asset sales should not be delayed because of questions over Maori water rights. Though it's unusual to sell a 3/4's full bottle of wine at market - before suring up the product is a priority of solid due diligence management of business, take a look at the marae where the court is sitting. Mutch highlights lawyer Paul Raddich for The Crown and Donna Hall and veteran activist and mother of a New Zealand politician, Titewhai Harwira. Priceless].
[Gene Rodenberry's star tribute (the Maori version), Hollywood Boulevard Grauman's Chinese Theater. Photo: Author's own].
Music pick: The mood: Janet Jackson‘s Rhythm Nation live concert – no prejudice, no racism, just dance with Peace always to the fore.
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 13.7.12~
New Zealand is home to Oscar winning costume designers on movie sets. Zany creative is how I’d describe filmmakers and the talented crew in Aotearoa, NZ of the arts fashion community of style.
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 12th June 2012~
Claire Noland writes for the Los Angeles Times today: “Frank Cady, 96, a character actor who played Hooterville general-store proprietor Sam Drucker on the TV sitcoms Green Acres and Petticoat Junction, died Friday at his home in Wilsonville, Ore., said his daughter, Catherine Turk. No specific cause was given.
Like Mr. Haney, Eb Dawson, Hank Kimball and Arnold the Pig, Cady’s Sam Drucker was a supporting cast member on Green Acres to lawyer Oliver Wendell Douglas and his socialite wife, Lisa, played by Eddie Albert and the beautiful and exotic, Eva Gabor, who had ditched the high life in New York City for the charms of a farm in Hooterville.
Cady played Drucker for the entire run of Green Acres on CBS, from 1965 to 1971, when it was canceled. The show continued to air for years in syndication. He also portrayed Drucker on Petticoat Junction and The Beverly Hillbillies, programs that shared some secondary characters. He reprised the role for the 1990 TV movie Return to Green Acres.
Down on the real farm in Aotearoa New Zealand, we loved Cady and cast! He made rural farming life fun on black and white TV sets, and later color TV too. RIP.
[Photo - CBS 1996. Photo of Star - Author's own, Hollywood Walk of Fame].
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 11.6.12~
“So excited to be going to Austin this week for @TheXFactorUSA auditions! Will I see any of y’all there on Thurs or Fri? (sic)”–Britney Spears tweeted earlier in the week.
Boston.Com seems to like the fact that Britney is speaking her mind. She is Britney! “I feel like your song was just in the wrong key,” Spears told a contestant Friday, adding that choosing a different song would have been “more interesting.” To another contestant Spears said: “Your voice is really sweet, but I feel like you need a little more training.”
Spears, 30, was brought in to help boost ratings for “The X Factor” after the American Idol and The Voice talent show rival did not do as well as show’s producer Simon Cowell had planned. Cowell turned to Spears, the former child performer to boost ratings. Brit Brit became an international star with her 1999 debut album. More here.
[Photo captions -1. Britney Spears arrives on the X-Factor set, Austin, Texas. 2. This May 24, 2012 photo released by Fox shows judges, from left, L.A. Reid, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears and Simon Cowell from the singing competition series, "The X Factor," in Austin, Texas. Photographer - Ray Mickshaw].
~Posted by Horiwoodblog.Com, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 25.5.12~
Kurt Schlosser writes for MSNBC today, “Jennifer Aniston became the first member of the “Friends” television series to be immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”
Corinne Heller writing for On The Red Carpet, reported Jen saying, “This is crazy. I mean, literally. I mean, I walk the streets of Hollywood Boulevard,” from 6270 Hollywood Boulevard, in front of The W Hotel, where her star is located.
It must be a very surreal moment for Jen, especially when she jets up the elevator at the W for a night cap after Hollywood events.
Los Angeles CBS reports that celebrating the special moment with Aniston was her boyfried, actor Justin Theroux, her dad John (see photo) and comedic actor peers, box office heavyweight Adam Sandler, Malin Akerman and Kathryn Hahn.
Her journey in entertainment is best summed up in the titles of the projects she’s worked on. Some of them being: Molly, Ferris Bueller comedy series, The Edge comedy series for Fox, CBS’ Muddling Through, the breakthrough role - Friends, Then There Was You, Pefect Picture, Dreams For an Insomniac, She’s The One, Rock Star, The Object of My Affection, Bruce Almighty and The Good Girl. In 2004, Jen then launched into filmwork on Rumor Has It, Derailed, Friends With Money, Marley & Me, He’s Just Not That Into You, The Bounty Hunter, Love Happens, Just Go With It, The Switch and Horrible Bosses.
There’s something for everyone in Jennifer Aniston’s stellar career moves across Hollywood’s starwalk empire. Her gift to the American concept of stardom is ‘bad hair is totally unacceptable,’ if your star fades ever, ‘just throw in a batch of cute puppies,’ ’be sweet and forgiving no matter what,’ ‘don’t take yourself too seriously, as the chances are – nobody cares as much as you do,’ even when you plan, ‘hold things in your world lightly as precious gifts are always on loan.’ She also learned from the tabloid industry, ‘being cast in America’s longest running and most favorite Hollywood tabloid triangle can lead to type casting in real life - but what can you do? Just go with it.’
Most of all through the pain and joys of life, in her onscreen role as Rachel Green, Jen gifted America the concept of although it is often ’a thankless task,’ one should ‘always endeavor to be a good friend.’
[Photographs - Chris Pizzello for Associated Press].
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 23.2.12~
Sir Paul McCartney gets his star, Hollywood Walk of Fame–LA Times has more.
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 13.2.12~
Sharing a link to the I Am Not Defined blog - who I notice gives quite solid relationship advice for the ladies.
Thumbs up! Rock on.
[Photo: cf: That's What Friends Are For Archives, Hollywood].
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 11.2.12~
When you click upon a star… sometimes if you’re lucky… vintage jazz Duke Ellington magic happens.
Click to take a listen.
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 31.1.12~
[Music - Adele: Set Fire To The Rain. Live - Royal Albert Hall]
MTV lists the major music genre nominees like so:
Album of The Year:
» Adele, 21
» Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
» Lady Gaga, Born This Way
» Taylor Swift, Speak Now
» Tony Bennett Duets II
Record of The Year:.
» Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
» Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
» Foster the People, “Pumped Up Kicks”
» Jason Aldean (featuring Kelly Clarkson), “Don’t You Wanna Stay”
» Katy Perry, “Firework”
Song of The Year:
» Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
» Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
» Katy Perry, “Firework”
» Lady Gaga, “Yoü and I”
» Taylor Swift, “Back to December”
Best New Artist:
» The Band Perry
» Bon Iver
» Ellie Goulding
» Foster the People
» Nicki Minaj
[Music: Kanye West feat Kid Cudi & Rihanna, All of the Lights].
Full nominees list, can be viewed here. What an impressive line up of artists.
Thumbs up to all nominees. What a line up!
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 1.12.11~
Cute is the Patea Maori Club singing and swinging the Maori poi via Taranaki.
Poi E is one of those classic Kiwi songs that always brings a smile, when you watch it.
The song is like a gift of authentic culture, uniquely created in Aotearoa New Zealand and loved by the people of Hawaii, USA, that keeps on giving.
Enjoy. Let’s go Maoris! :)
Maori – Kiwi Star Power tribute as Hollywood Art Today – Russell Crowe‘s Hollywood star, Walk of Fame, Hollywood California USA. Photographed by Horiwood.Com.
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Hollywood California USA. 3.13.11~
O Kilauea from the ocean floor you rose to be a Polynesian-kissed summit in paradise King isles. ... Today fiery ribbons stream like red hair strands from the eye of your looming blue mountain peaks. ... Eagle choppers fly with matchstick wings high above Manu Loa skies with camera eyes as a cheeky Aussie from Wales visits in Amerika. ... From the eye of this poet from Tarawera's Shakey Isles, you bear witness of the need to give The Water of Life to those who thirst on our earth's watch while we swim as mates so hip, among the sharks at the feet of Pu'u O'o's spark bright rain from within a ring of fire. --Mauri 'Ola Hawaii
[Photograph - Tim Wright photographs Kilauea's fiery eruption for National Geographic]
Hollywood entertainment news as voted by you the people from Hollywood today, is reflected as follows:
9. Cliff Curtis
Go here for Spectacular footage of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.
Kileaua Scientifc facts: “A fissure opening in this area is not unusual—a similar event occurred in 1997, according to John Eichelberger, coordinator for the USGS Volcanic Hazards Program.
In fact, Kilauea is the world’s most active volcano, and it has erupted 34 times since 1952, according to the observatory. Kilauea has been erupting consistently since January 1983, during which time the volcano has spewed at least 0.5 cubic mile (2 cubic kilometers) of lava, Eichelberger said.”
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Hollywood California USA. 3.7.11~