Houma actress, hopeful learns, Who's Oscar?'

January 12, 2013

“I woke up, and (my mother) said, ‘You’ve been nominated! You’re nominated!’” recalls Quvenzhane (Kuh-VAHN-zuh-nay) of training she’s adult for a best singer esteem during a 85th annual Oscars. “I was like, ‘Oh my God!’ But it was on a inside. It wasn’t on a outside.” At 9 years old, a “Beasts of a Southern […]

Child star of 'Beasts of a Southern Wild' holding Oscar assignment in stride

January 11, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Quvenzhane Wallis was experiencing something of an inner onslaught when she found out she’d been nominated for an Academy Award early Thursday morning. “I woke up, and (my mother) said, ‘You’ve been nominated! You’re nominated!’” recalls Quvenzhane (Kuh-VAHN-zuh-nay) of training she’s adult for a best singer esteem during a 85th annual […]

Child star of 'Beasts' holding Oscar curtsy in stride

January 11, 2013

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quvenzhane Wallis was experiencing something of an inner onslaught when she found out she’d been nominated for an Academy Award early Thursday morning. “I woke up, and (my mother) said, ‘You’ve been nominated! You’re nominated!’” recalls Quvenzhane (Kuh-VAHN-zuh-nay) of training she’s adult for a best singer esteem during a 85th annual […]

A long-lost sister and a hint of an idea

June 25, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Seven and a half years ago, a lady approached screenwriter Alex Kurtzman during a celebration and introduced herself. “She said, ‘Hi, I’m your sister,’” Kurtzman said. “I was in shock.” Kurtzman clearly saw his father’s facilities reflected in a woman’s face, though here he was during age 30 and he’d never met […]

The writer-director: Alex Kurtzman's 'People Like Us' explores family

April 30, 2012

Seven-and-a-half years ago, a lady approached screenwriter Alex Kurtzman during a celebration and introduced herself. “She said, ‘Hi, I’m your sister,’” Kurtzman said. “I was in shock.” Kurtzman clearly saw his father’s facilities reflected in a woman’s face, though here he was during age 30 and he’d never met her. The overwhelming knowledge of encountering […]

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ insinuate and entertaining

August 11, 2011

“Little Shop of Horrors” Cygnet Theatre When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Through Sept. 11. Where: 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town Tickets: $39-$59 Phone: (619) 337-1525 Online: cygnettheatre.com Starring in “Little Shop of Horrors” are Cashae Monya, Rhea Elizabeth de Armas, Geno Carr and […]

Finding difference for ‘The King’s Speech’ took decades

February 23, 2011

Los Angeles (CNN) — “The King’s Speech” story knocked around in David Seidler’s conduct for half a century before he finished essay a screenplay for a film, that is now nominated for a dozen Academy Awards. Any earlier and it competence have been “a sincerely reasonable script,” though not expected good adequate to acquire an […]