Category Archives: Film/Television

Rihanna Selected to Perform at Next Super Bowl

  By BERNICE FOX   Former Palisadian Rihanna will be the halftime headliner at the next Super Bowl. The multi-Grammy winning pop and R&B singer will take the stage at Super Bowl LVII, on Sunday, February 12, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona. This … Continue reading

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Palisades Residents Featured During the 2022 Emmy Awards

By BERNICE FOX Michael Keaton, Bill Hader, Martin Short and Larry David – all Palisadians — went into Monday’s Emmy Awards as nominees. If they were optimists, they were hopeful they’d bring home that winged statue. Keaton’s category came up … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Celebrities: Billy Crystal, Ben Affleck, Tom Hanks

BY BERNICE FOX   FORMER CO-HONORARY MAYOR BILLY CRYSTAL Former Pacific Palisades co-honorary mayor Billy Crystal is looking beyond the upcoming end of the Broadway run of his musical comedy, Mr. Saturday Night. The final Broadway performance will be September … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Residents Receive Emmy Nominations

By BERNICE FOX It’s always a good day to be a Palisadian. But Tuesday was even better than usual for some Palisadians in the world of entertainment. Tuesday was Emmy nomination day. And several in and around Pacific Palisades heard … Continue reading

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Comedian Kevin Nealon Awarded Doctorate Degree

Comedian and actor, Kevin Nealon is racking up the honorary titles. He was honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades from 2016-2017. Now he has been given an honorary doctorate. On Saturday, Nealon’s alma mater, Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, gave … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal’s New Musical Honored with Tony Nominations

By BERNICE FOX Opening night for Billy Crystal’s new musical was only two weeks ago, following a few weeks of preview performances. But “Mr. Saturday Night” already has made an impact because it just got five Tony nominations. They were … Continue reading

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Respected L.A. Film Critic Turan Offers Oscar Picks

One of the favorite speakers at the Palisades Optimist Club is now retired L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan, who makes a yearly visit to offer his wisdom in selecting Oscar awardees. The 94th Academy Awards will be held on … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal Honored, Michael Keaton Wins at Critics Choice Awards

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Being honored with a lifetime achievement award was a great way for Billy Crystal to celebrate his birthday, one day early. He turns 74 today. The award was given yesterday, Sunday, at … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal to be Honored at Critics Choice Awards

  By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Among his awards, Billy Crystal already has six Emmys and a Tony. And of course, along with his wife Janice, he was a recent honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades. Now there’s … Continue reading

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Renée Zellweger Turns to a True-Crime Project on TV

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News It might require more than a double-take to realize that’s former Palisadian Renée Zellweger in a new NBC miniseries about a murderous friend. The real-life woman she plays in “The Thing About … Continue reading

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