And to celebrate, here’s Bryn Terfel singing Suo Gan, the traditional Welsh lullaby,
Archive for the ‘entertainment’ Category
Doesn’t get much better than this:
Mario Bournissen & Laura Rusconi improvising to Di Sarli’s Tormenta, May 2014 at Tango Bristol Stockholm.
Mario’s THE tango teacher, folks!
Unlike the prior season, this season’s opener had me glued to the TV set from beginning to end. The episode is titled Time Zones, and Joel Murray as Freddy Rumsen opened it with an entrancing monologue (an ad for Accutron watches) that also serves both as a metaphor on time, and on the value of objects for those of us who are fond of our material possessions – especially our watches.
The pitch of Rumsen’s voice, the flat delivery, and the use of this monologue as the opener for the final season brings us into a Twilight Zone* of sorts, in keeping with the T-Zone title.
Read the rest of my review at Da Tech Guy Blog.
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Marcelo El Chino Gutierrez and Katherine Gorsuch
Best Supporting Actor Jared Leto remembered the Venezuelan protesters:
To all the dreamers out there around the world watching this tonight in places like Ukraine and Venezuela, I want to to say we are here, and as you struggle to make your dreams happen and live the impossible, we are thinking of you tonight.
Whoa! Kevin Spacey, too,
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) March 2, 2014
In Venezuela, most TV viewers could not watch the event as the private channel Venevision, for the first time in several decades of carrying the Academy Awards, did not broadcast the show Sunday night, which is hardly surprising, considering the Twitter campaign,
— Daniel Camarinha (@daracaca) March 3, 2014
Mexican Alfonso Cuarón was a double winner: Mark Sanger and he first won for Best Film Editing (a category close to my heart), causing Paco Almaraz to quip,
“And, as if were a livestock fair, the price of Alfonso Cuarón’s semen just quintuplicated . . .”
Y como si fuera feria ganadera, en estos momentos, el precio del semen de Alfonso Cuarón acaba de quintuplicar…
— Pacasso (@DrNetas) March 3, 2014
Once Cuarón took another Oscar for Best Directing, a commenter in Almaraz’s feed was wondering if Cuarón would get cloned.
The World Champions,
Carlos Copello & Anabela Brogioli performing an Apache dance,
Copello is the last guy Sally Potter dances with in this scene:
@DrNetas habla con un pajarito, pero no como lo hace Maduro: