Victoria Beckham and son Brooklyn arrive for the Glamour Awards at Berkeley Square Gardens on Tuesday. BROOKLYN CAN GROW ON YOU He’s a chip off the old block. Brooklyn Beckham could’ve been mistaken for a younger version of his goal-scoring pop as he stood by mum Victoria at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London’s Berkley Square Gardens Tuesday. Dressed in a black jumpsuit by Maison Martin Margiela, Victoria, 39, looked almost young enough to be a teen herself as she made the scene with her dapper 14-year-old son. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Miranda Kerr was one of the stunners at the CFDA Fashion Awards at Lincoln Center on Monday, then hit ‘Fox and Friends’ Tuesday morning.
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London is the New Hollywood
Rest in peace, my friend.” David blamed Brooks for his idle years as an aspiring comedian. “Mel Brooks didn’t get me into comedy, he kept me away from it,” David said, recalling how he was intimidated by Brooks’ talent. “I spent years doing nothing because of him.” Past recipients of the AFI honour include Elizabeth Taylor, Kirk Douglas, Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese, who presented Brooks with his award. Scorsese put the Oscar and Tony-winning talent in the same category as the Marx Brothers, Laurel & Hardy and Abbott & Costello. “Mel has made his own tradition of greatness, and it’s that tradition – drawing from the past, honouring it, toying with it, vamping on it, extending it to places wise men, very funny men previously feared to go – that’s what we’re celebrating here and honouring tonight,” Scorsese said.
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Hollywood Heart Helps Teens Take the Spotlight
Disney and Lucasfilm also announced this year that ‘ Star Wars 7? will be shot in the UK in 2014 . All in all things are looking very positive for the UK. Back in Hollywood, the California Film Commission recently announced that 31 projects had been chosen for tax breaks, but only a select few were able to benefit from the scheme. Many of the productions that have taken place in Hollywood in previous years are now moving to other states or abroad, including the UK. Some of the big advantages of London include an excellent public transport network, a diversity of shooting locations, and the close proximity of studio facilities. The workforce is also a major asset with expertise in all areas of production.
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Mel Brooks: Hollywood Honours Star Producer
Many are badly injured. They band together to search for a way back to civilization. Sound familiar? Well, this “Lost” weekend was actually an exercise. And the “survivors” were at-risk teens and chronically ill young adults participating in a workshop held by the nonprofit org Hollywood Heart, which teamed up with electronics maker Rohde & Schwarz DVS to teach the ins and outs of filmmaking, courtesy of those inside the biz, helping them to create their own short films.
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