Coming to a Screen Near You: the MFG Awards Gala

For the first time, AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards Gala is coming to national TV. The star-studded broadcast to air later this month will feature all the excitement of the red carpet, as well as highlights from the awards podium. Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Jeremy Irons and Octavia Spencer were just some of the stars who dazzled on the red carpet in Beverly Hills at the Feb. 2 event. Other glitterati who attended the gala made up a parade of current …

Where Will Hollywood’s Hottest Be Monday? With AARP

Oscar winners and hopefuls as well as some of 2014’s most delightful performers will collect their Movies for Grownups awards Monday at AARP The Magazine’s annual gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. With Chef star John Leguizamo as host and Kevin Costner as recipient of the Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award, the gala celebrates the best of films with special relevance and appeal to the 50+ audience. Expected among the stars on the red carpet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel are two performers who won Screen Actors Guild awards last weekend and are considered …

Laura Dern’s ‘Enlightened’ Takes on Goliath in Season 2

If you have yet to sample Laura Dern’s “Enlightened,” now would be a good time, as the dark comedic poem of a series embarks on its second season tonight (1/13) – with the much-talked-about “Girls” as its lead-in – and its Season 1 DVD is newly in release. Season 1 saw Dern’s self-destructive corporate executive, Amy Jellicoe, returning from a breakdown and rehab a new – enlightened – woman on a mission the change the world.  Her mission was so vastly …