Thursday, February 28, 2013
Anne Hathaway's co-star in "Les Miserables", Amanda Seyfried, may have derailed the Millburn graduate's plan for what to wear on the red carpet at the 2013 Academy Awards.
Thursday, February 28
The 2013 Oscar ceremony is history but there's still buzz about what the stars wore on the red carpet and why. Turns out Anne Hathaway's co-star in "Les Miserables," Amanda Seyfried, may have caused her to make a hasty last-minute gown selection change. According to recent reports on Entertainment Wise, when Hathaway saw a photo of the gown Seyfried planned to wear Sunday, Hathaway made a last minute wardrobe change because the gowns were so similar. Seyfried walked the carpet in a pale appliqued dress by British designer Alexander McQueen. Hathaway said she was planning to wear a Valentino gown up until just three hours before the awards ceremony. She ended up wearing a pale pink Prada gown with chest darts that accentated her, um, …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Anne Hathaway, 30, who started off acting in Millburn, won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Sunday night.
Anne Hathaway won her first Oscar Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Les Miserables." "I had a dream," Hathaway, 30, who grew up in Millburn, said backstage to reporters after recieving her Oscar, the New York Daily News reported."And it came true. And it can happen. And it's wonderful." Although Hathaway, 30, was born in Brooklyn, she moved to the Wyoming section of Millburn at an early age and started her acting career, according to the Item. Her first production, Hathaway starred in "Aladdin" at the Paper Mill Playhouse, the report stated. In high school Hathaway won Paper Mill Playhouse's Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre. Over 90 locals came out to …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Type in your ZIP code to find the latest showtimes. Don't forget to watch on Feb. 24 to see local resident Tim Squyres, nominated for best editing (Life of Pi.)
Saturday, February 23
The Academy Awards are this Sunday. There's still time to see nominated films playing nearby. Check out the Moviefone finder above and type in your zip code to find the latest showtimes in the area. As for this year's awards, director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" earned a leading 12 nominations Thursday for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, followed by Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" with 11, while the musical, "Les Miserables," directed by Tom Hooper, and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" tied with 8 nods each. Maplewoodian Tim Squyres has been nominated for Best Film Editing for "Life of Pi." "Lincoln" was nominated for best picture and gave Spielberg his eighth best director nomination. A win would be his third in …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Here's a look at what piqued readers' interests in Maplewood and South Orange this week.
PSE&G Responds to Latest Power Outage On Monday night, roughly 1,700 households lost power in a swath of central Maplewood. The outage, which lasted for roughly 90 minutes, was caused by a tree that fell onto a power line on Springfield Avenue and took out parts of a circuit. It was the third such outage since Superstorm Sandy, and some residents are frustrated. Maplewood' Tim Squyres Nominated for Oscar Tim Squyres, a longtime Maplewood resident, has been nominated for an Academy Award for Film Editing for the "Life of Pi." What's Up with the Wagon Wheel? Some Maplecrest neighborhood residents welcome it while others deem it a visual mess that makes the intersection less safe for pedestrians. Man Allegedly Assaulted, Robbed by Group of …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Jewelery and maternity wear among the gifts to celebrities.
Hollywood stars and media types have been collecting their Oscar swag this week and tucked inside some of those bags is merchandise from a Short Hills clothing designer and a Millburn jewelry designer. Millburn jewelry designer Debrah Block Krol, who was featured recently on Fox Business, had the opportunity to share her dbk designs in swag bags at both the Golden Globes in January in the Oscar swag at the GBK Celebrity Gift Lounge. Krol gave out a "mermaid" cuff (see photo) in association with The Artisan Group, and is watching the show tonight with extra interest. "Yes, I am watching - it has been an exciting few days," Krol said. "The GBK Celebrity Gift Lounge was open on Friday and Saturday, and so many celebs came to The Artisan Group…