The 82nd Annual Academy Award Nominations

Nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards were announced this morning by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis and Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway. James Cameron’s Avatar (20th Century Fox) and Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker (Summit) tied for the most nominations with 9 each. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008Continue reading “The 82nd Annual Academy Award Nominations”

Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2009

Every year since 1952, the Book Review has asked a panel of judges to select 10 books from among the several thousand children’s books published that year. The judges this time around were Adam Gopnik, who writes regularly for The New Yorker and is the author of two novels for children, “The King in theContinue reading “Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2009”

2009 Grammy Award Winners

Album of the Year: “Raising Sand,” Robert Plant and Alison Krauss   Male Pop Vocal Performance: “Say,” John Mayer; track from “Continuum”   Female Pop Vocal Performance: “Chasing Pavements,” Adele, track from “19”   Record of the Year: “Please Read The Letter,” Robert Plant and Alison Krauss   New Artist: Adele   Rock Album: “VivaContinue reading “2009 Grammy Award Winners”

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