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Winona among TCM’s Upcoming Guest Programmers

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is set to welcome eight notable stars from the worlds of film, television and music to participate in the network’s ongoing GUEST PROGRAMMER series. The upcoming roster features Oscar® and Emmy®-winning writer-producer-director James L. Brooks, filmmaker John Carpenter, Oscar-winning actress and singer Cher, film producer Peter Guber, singer and actor Chris Isaak, late-night host Conan O’Brien, character actor Ron Perlman and Oscar-nominated actress Winona Ryder. Each star has programmed an entire night of their favorite films, which they will present with TCM host Robert Osborne.

Winona Ryder, whose film career includes Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan and Oscar nominations for The Age of Innocence and Little Women, will present four films in December. Her chosen movies include The Front (1976), starring Woody Allen; the Barbara Stanwyck-Gary Cooper screwball comedy Ball of Fire (1941); Born Yesterday (1950), with Judy Holliday in her Oscar-winning role; and Elia Kazan’s A Face in the Crowd (1957).

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Winona Ryder, 25 years of acting

March 28th 1986. Winona’s first movie, Lucas, hit the movie theaters. Winona was Rina, best friend of the outsider Lucas, and, well, you already knows that…

Twenty-five years later, Black Swan hits DVD and Blu-Ray. Winona’s performance as Beth, the retiring prima ballerina, was so powerful that Noni love seems to be everywhere all over again.

These are only two moments of an extensive and brilliant career. Let us know, in the comments, which Winona’s performance are your favorite.

Winona featured at GQ US

Thanks to Magazine Shelter, we learn that Winona has a 4 page feature in the January issue of GQ US.

You’ll have more info, photos and scans asap.

Girl, Ressurrected: Winona featured at Elle/January 2011

Amazing, amazing, amazing! That’s all I have to talk about the new photoshoot featured at January issue of Elle US.
Thanks to Sans Artifice for the pics below. Scans are on the way, as soon I got my hands on this magazine.

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Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ Trailer

The trailer for one of the most anticipated films of the year is finally here. Darren Aronofsky has made some of the best films of the previous decade with Requiem For a Dream, The Fountain and The Wrestler. Kicking off this new decade with a supernatural ballerina thriller, Black Swan, he looks to continue his greatness.

The film stars Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey and Winona Ryder. Check it out trailer:

Synopsis: BLACK SWAN follows the story of Nina (Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica (Barbara Hershey) who zealously supports her daughter’s professional ambition. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Winona Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side with a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.

Winona Ryder & More to Honor Ron Howard

A host of celebs are stepping out to celebrate the career of Oscar-winning director Ron Howard.

Vaughn, Ryder, Kevin James and Jennifer Connelly – the stars of Howard’s upcoming comedy ‘Cheaters,’ due out next January — and Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer will help celebrate the ‘Angels & Demons’ director’s career achievement award at the 46th Chicago International Film Festival’s annual summer gala this Saturday.

“The Chicago International Film Festival’s Summer Gala is the most anticipated event of the year, with all proceeds to benefit the year-round programs of Cinema/Chicago,” said managing director Vivian Teng. “We’re thrilled to have Ron Howard as this year’s honoree.”

Source: ET Online

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