Sunday, March 1, 2015

Ronda Rousey Wins In Record Time !4 Seconds

In her main even fight at UFC 184 against Cat Zingano. Ronda Rousey was able to make her tap out in a UFC record time of 14 seconds.


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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Gina Carano - Abe's Beauty Of The Month March 2015











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Monday, February 23, 2015

78th Annual Academy Awards Winners




Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Whiplash

Best Makeup
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Mark Coulier
Frances Hannon

Best Costume Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Milena Canonero

Foreign Language Film
Ida
Poland; Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski

Benedict Cumberbatch and Naomi Watts


Best Live Action Short Film
The Phone Call - Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

Best Documentary Short Subject
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 - Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry

Sound Mixing
Whiplash
Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

Sound Editing
American Sniper
Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Actress in a Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette
Boyhood




Visual Effects
Interstellar
Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher

Short Film Animated
Feast
Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Animated Feature Film
Big Hero 6
Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli

Production Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock

Sienna Miller and Chris Evans


Cinematography
Birdman
Emmanuel Lubezki

Editing
Whiplash
Tom Cross

Documentary, Feature
Citizenfour
Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy, Dirk Wilutzky

Music
Original Song
"Glory" from SELMA
Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn



Music
Original Score
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat

Writing
Original Screenplay
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo

Writing
Adapted Screenplay
The Imitation Game
Written by Graham Moore

Lady Gaga tribute to Julie Andrews and The Sound of Music


Directing
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Actor
in a Leading Role
Eddie Redmayne
The Theory of Everything

Actress
in a Leading Role
Julianne Moore

Best Picture
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole

Sunday, February 22, 2015

78th Annual Oscars Fashion

Adam Levine Behati Prinsloo
Anna Kendrick

Carmen Ejogo

Dakota Johnson

Felicity Jones

Genesis Rodriguez

Chrissy Teigen John Legend

Julianne Moore

Kelly Ripa

Lara Dern

Lupita Nyong'o

Margo Robbie

Marion Cotillard

Melanie Griffith

Naomi Watts

Patricia Arquette

Rachel Harris

Reese Witherspoon

Rene Russo

Rosamund Pike


Sara Haines









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Abe's Words 87th Academy Awards Picks

My prediction for the 87th annual Academy Awards.

BEST PICTURE
American Sniper
Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole

Boyhood
Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson

The Imitation Game
Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman

Selma
Christian Colson, Oprah Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner

The Theory of Everything
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten

Whiplash
Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster

ACTOR
in a Leading Role
Steve Carell
Foxcatcher

Bradley Cooper
American Sniper

Benedict Cumberbatch
The Imitation Game

Michael Keaton
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Eddie Redmayne
The Theory of Everything

ACTRESS
in a Leading Role
Marion Cotillard
Two Days, One Night

Felicity Jones
The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore
Still Alice

Rosamund Pike
Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon
Wild




ACTOR
in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall
The Judge

Ethan Hawke
Boyhood

Edward Norton
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Mark Ruffalo
Foxcatcher

J.K. Simmons
Whiplash



ACTRESS
in a Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette
Boyhood

Laura Dern
Wild

Keira Knightley
The Imitation Game

Emma Stone
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Meryl Streep
Into the Woods


ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Big Hero 6
Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli

The Boxtrolls
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable and Travis Knight

How to Train Your Dragon 2
Dean DeBlois and Bonnie Arnold

Song of the Sea
Tomm Moore and Paul Young

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Isao Takahata and Yoshiaki Nishimura

Top
CINEMATOGRAPHY
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Emmanuel Lubezki

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Robert Yeoman

Ida
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski

Mr. Turner
Dick Pope

Unbroken
Roger Deakins

COSTUME DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Milena Canonero

Inherent Vice
Mark Bridges

Into the Woods
Colleen Atwood

Maleficent
Anna B. Sheppard

Mr. Turner
Jacqueline Durran

DIRECTING
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Boyhood
Richard Linklater

Foxcatcher
Bennett Miller

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson

The Imitation Game
Morten Tyldum

Top
DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
CitizenFour
Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky

Finding Vivian Maier
John Maloof and Charlie Siskel

Last Days in Vietnam
Rory Kennedy and Keven McAlester

The Salt of the Earth
Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and David Rosier

Virunga
Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry

Joanna
Aneta Kopacz

Our Curse
Tomasz Śliwiński and Maciej Ślesicki

The Reaper (La Parka)
Gabriel Serra Arguello

White Earth
J. Christian Jensen

FILM EDITING
American Sniper
Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach

Boyhood
Sandra Adair

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Barney Pilling

The Imitation Game
William Goldenberg

Whiplash
Tom Cross

Top
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Ida
Poland; Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski

Leviathan
Russia; Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

Tangerines
Estonia; Directed by Zaza Urushadze

Timbuktu
Mauritania; Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako

Wild Tales
Argentina; Directed by Damián Szifron

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Foxcatcher
Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

Guardians of the Galaxy
Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White

MUSIC
Original Score
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat

The Imitation Game
Alexandre Desplat

Interstellar
Hans Zimmer

Mr. Turner
Gary Yershon

The Theory of Everything
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Top
MUSIC
Original Song
"Everything Is Awesome" from THE LEGO MOVIE
Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson

"Glory" from SELMA
Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn

"Grateful" from BEYOND THE LIGHTS
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren

"I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from GLEN CAMPBELL...I'LL BE ME
Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond

"Lost Stars" from BEGIN AGAIN
Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois

PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)

The Imitation Game
Maria Djurkovic (Production Design); Tatiana Macdonald (Set Decoration)

Interstellar
Nathan Crowley (Production Design); Gary Fettis (Set Decoration)

Into the Woods
Dennis Gassner (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)

Mr. Turner
Suzie Davies (Production Design); Charlotte Watts (Set Decoration)

SHORT FILM
Animated
The Bigger Picture
Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees

The Dam Keeper
Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi

Feast
Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Me and My Moulton
Torill Kove

A Single Life
Joris Oprins

Top
SHORT FILM
Live Action
Aya
Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis

Boogaloo and Graham
Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney

Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)
Hu Wei and Julien Féret

Parvaneh
Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger

The Phone Call
Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

SOUND EDITING
American Sniper
Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Martin Hernández and Aaron Glascock

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Brent Burge and Jason Canovas

Interstellar
Richard King

Unbroken
Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro

SOUND MIXING
American Sniper
John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga

Interstellar
Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten

Unbroken
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee

Whiplash
Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

Top
VISUAL EFFECTS
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist

Guardians of the Galaxy
Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould

Interstellar
Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher

X-Men: Days of Future Past
Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer

WRITING
Adapted Screenplay
American Sniper
Written by Jason Hall

The Imitation Game
Written by Graham Moore

Inherent Vice
Written for the screen by Paul Thomas Anderson

The Theory of Everything
Screenplay by Anthony McCarten

Whiplash
Written by Damien Chazelle

WRITING
Original Screenplay
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo

Boyhood
Written by Richard Linklater

Foxcatcher
Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness

Nightcrawler
Written by Dan Gilroy




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Monday, February 9, 2015

57th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

Ariana Grande


Record of the Year
Sam Smith – "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)"
Steve Fitzmaurice, Rodney Jerkins & Jimmy Napes, producers; Steve Fitzmaurice, Jimmy Napes & Steve Price, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer Label: Capitol Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Songs LLC obo Naughty Worlds Ltd./Universal-Polygram Int. Tunes, Inc. obo Salli Isaak Songs, Ltd./Universal Polygram Int. Tunes, Inc. obo Method Paperwork

Sam Smith


Song of the Year
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)"
James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith, songwriters


Beck

Album of the Year
Beck - Morning Phase
Beck Hansen, producer; Tom Elmhirst, David Greenbaum, Florian Lagatta, Cole Marsden Greif-Neill, Robbie Nelson, Darrell Thorp, Cassidy Turbin & Joe Visciano, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer

Best New Artist
Sam Smith

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
A Great Big World With Christina Aguilera - "Say Something"

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Cheek To Cheek

Best Pop Solo Performance
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"

Best Pop Vocal Album
Sam Smith - In The Lonely Hour

Best Rock Album
Beck - Morning Phase

Best Rock Song
Paramore - "Ain't It Fun"
Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters

Best Alternative Rock Album
St. Vincent - St. Vincent

Best Metal Performance
Tenacious D - "The Last In Line"

Best Rap Performance
Kendrick Lamar - "I"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Eminem Featuring Rihanna - "The Monster"

Best Rap Song
Kendrick Lamar - "I"
K. Duckworth & C. Smith, songwriters

Best Rap Album
Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP2

Best R&B Performance
Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z – "Drunk In Love"

Best Traditional R&B Performance
"Jesus Children"
Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner


Best R&B Song
Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z - "Drunk In Love"
Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor & Brian Soko, songwriters

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Pharrell Williams - Girl

Best R&B Album
Toni Braxton & Babyface - Love, Marriage & Divorce

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer - Bass & Mandolin

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Aphex Twin - Syro

Best Dance Recording
Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne - "Rather Be"

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Frozen
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall & Chris Montan, compilation producers

Taylor Swift



Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat, composer

Best Song Written for Visual Media
"Let It Go" from Frozen
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel)

Best Country Album
Miranda Lambert - Platinum


Best Country Solo Performance
Carrie Underwood - "Something In The Water"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
The Band Perry - "Gentle On My Mind"

Best Country Song
"I'm Not Gonna Miss You"
Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell)

Best Bluegrass Album
The Earls Of Leicester - The Earls Of Leicester

Best American Roots Performance
Rosanne Cash - "A Feather's Not A Bird"

Best American Roots Song
Rosanne Cash - "A Feather's Not A Bird"

Best Americana Album
Rosanne Cash - The River & The Thread

Best Folk Album
Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy

Best Music Video
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"

Best Music Film
20 Feet From Stardom
Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill
Morgan Neville, video director; Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers, video producers
We Are From LA, video director; Kathleen Heffernan, Solal Micenmacher, Jett Steiger, video producers

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Max Martin
"Bang Bang" (Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj)
"Break Free" (Ariana Grande Featuring Zedd)
"Dark Horse" (Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J)
"Problem" (Ariana Grande Featuring Iggy Azalea)
"Shake It Off" (Taylor Swift)
"Unconditionally" (Katy Perry)


Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Pentatonix - "Daft Punk"

Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals
Billy Childs - "New York Tendaberry"

Best Recording Package
Jeff Ament, Don Pendleton, Joe Spix & Jerome Turner, art directors
Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Susan Archie, Dean Blackwood & Jack White, art directors
The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)

Best Album Notes
Ashley Kahn
John Coltrane - Offering: Live At Temple University

Best Historical Album
Colin Escott & Cheryl Pawelski, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer
Hank Williams - The Garden Spot Programs, 1950

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Beck - Morning Phase
Tom Elmhirst, David Greenbaum, Florian Lagatta, Cole Marsden Greif-Neill, Robbie Nelson, Darrell Thorp, Cassidy Turbin & Joe Visciano, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer
John Legend – "All Of Me (Tiesto's Birthday Treatment Remix)"

Best Surround Sound Album
Beyoncé - Beyoncé
Elliot Scheiner, surround mix engineer; Bob Ludwig, surround mastering engineer; Beyoncé Knowles, surround producer

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Jo-El Sonnier - The Legacy

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy Marley - Fly Rasta

Best World Music Album
Angelique Kidjo - Eve

Best Children's Album
Neela Vaswani - I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (Malala Yousafzai)

Best Musical Theatre Album
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast)

Best Blues Album
Johnny Winter - Step Back

Best Spoken Word Album
Joan Rivers - Diary Of A Mad Diva

Best Comedy Album
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Mandatory Fun

Best New Age Album
Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman - Winds Of Samsara

Best Improved Jazz Solo
Chick Corea - "Fingerprints"

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Dianne Reeves - Beautiful Life

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Chick Corea Trio - Trilogy

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band - Life In The Bubble

Best Latin Jazz Album
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra - The Offense Of The Drum



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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Pearl Jam Wins A Grammy for Best Recording Package For Lightning Bolt






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