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Posts Tagged ‘Ving Rhames’

Memo to Bob Newhart’s Primetime Emmy Co-Nominees

We’re talking to you: Justin Timberlake, Will Forte, Bobby Cannavale, Louis C.K. and Nathan Lane.

Each one of you is nominated alongside comedy legend Bob Newhart in the 2013 Primetime Emmy category of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. Should any of you win at the Creative Arts ceremony, please consider a variation of Ving Rhames’ priceless move at the Golden Globes and making Newhart your version of Jack Lemmon.

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Where Does Jodie Foster Speech Rank in the Golden Globes Pantheon?

The most miraculous aspect of last night’s Golden Globes Lifetime acceptance speech by Jodie Foster is that it put forth the same level of ballroom and telecast entertainment as Ving Rhames‘ hand-off of his Don King: Only in America 1998 acting statuette to Jack Lemmon. With Mel Gibson providing the throw-to audience celebrity extra flavor rather than Jack Nicholson and Jim Carrey.

Seriously. We watched the above clip before last night’s 70th Golden Globes and told ourselves how lucky we and everyone else would be if something came close. Well, thanks to Foster’s remarkable six-and-a-half-minute speech, that’s exactly what happened.

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LA Set Designer Makes Good Use of Ohio Vacation Home

Six years ago, set designer Robert Harbour (The Mentalist, Heroes, The X-Files) bought a lakeside property in Goshen, Ohio sight unseen. Later this summer, the native of nearby Anderson will be renting out the vacation home as the principal filming location for Seven Below Zero, a low-budget thriller starring Ving Rhames and Val Kilmer.

What really caught FishbowlLA’s eye is the way news of this upcoming under-$5 million production was reported by WCPO Channel 9. Seriously, in LA, Kilmer remains the butt of tired, has-been jokes. But removed from the jaded confines of Hollywood, the 51-year-old actor becomes part of the reason Ohioans can “almost feel the excitement”:

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