"Suffolk took it right on the chin," Governor Andrew Cuomo said about the historic winter storm. "Two feet of snow is a lot of snow, any way you slice it." Even though emergency declarations and travel restrictions have been lifted on Long Island, the East End is still struggling with the aftermath of the first blizzard of 2015.
"Birdman" starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton took home the top honor of the night with a win for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture during the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. "The Theory of Everything" star Eddie Redmayne was honored with Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, while "Still Alice" star Julianne Moore won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. "Whiplash" actor J.K. Simmons took home Best Supporting Male Actor and "Boyhood" actress Patricia Arquette was named Best Supporting Female Actress. On the TV side, "Downtown Abbey" took home Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and "Orange Is the New Black" was named Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Chloe Grace Moretz, Ethan Hawke, Candice Bergen, Ellen Barkin, Billy Crudup, Sarah Paulson, Melissa George, Nigel Barker, and Dylan Lauren were among attendees who paid tribute to one of the most accomplished actors of today, Julianne Moore. With her family by her side, the "Still Alice" star walked the red carpet of the Moving Image's 29th Annual Gala Salute. Along with honoring Moore during the gala, the Manhattan Museum is hosting a film series featuring some of the Moore's most notable roles like "Boogie Nights," "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Far From Heaven."
The Cinema Society and Tod's hosted a screening of Anne Hathaway's latest project, "Song One," at Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York City. Hathaway stars along with Johnny Flynn in the drama, which she produced with her hubby Adam Shulman, and Marc E. Platt, Jonathan Demme, Christopher Woodrow, and Molly Conners.
"Strange Magic" stars Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelley, and Sam Palladio were among attendees at a New York City screening of the animated fantasy film hosted by Lucasfilm and Touchstone Pictures with The Cinema Society.
"Constellations" starring Ruth Wilson and Jake Gyllenhaal opened to a star studded crowd at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre including Wilson's "The Affair" co-star Dominic West, "Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens, a newly slimmed down Kirstie Alley, Jason Biggs, Tate Donovan, Jessica Seinfeld and Jerry Seinfeld, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Julia Stiles, Chazz Palminteri and Tommy Mottola. The two person play was written by Nick Payne and directed by Michael Longhurst.
Following Julianne Moore's Golden Globe win for best actress for "Still Alice," Moore along with co-stars Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworth supported a New York City screening presented by Cinema Society with Montblanc and Dom Perignon. Other attendees included Alec Baldwin, Sting, Bridget Moynahan, Prabal Gurung, Cristen Barker and Nigel Barker, Sami Gayle, Lindsay Ellingson, Dan Abrams, Alysia Reiner and Laverne Cox.
Mariska Hargitay and Peter Herman, Josh Radner, Judy Gold, Richard Kind, Alysia Reiner, and David Alan Basche showed off their bowling skills at Lucky Strike Lanes in New York City during Paul Rudd's Annual All Star Bowling Benefit for SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young.
Awards season kicked off with the 2015 Golden Globe Awards hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. "Boyhood" took home the coveted award for Best Drama Motion Picture, and other notable mentions include "The Theory of Everything" star Eddie Redmayne for Lead Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, "Still Alice" star Julianne Moore for Lead Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama and "Birdman" star Michael Keaton for Lead Actor in a Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical.
The top film performances of the year were honored during the National Board of Review Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening paid tribute to Clint Eastwood, who won best director for “American Sniper.” "A Most Violent Year" star Oscar Isaac and "Birdman" star Michael Keaton tied for best actor. Julianne Moore's performance in “Still Alice” was awarded best actress, Chris Rock took home the spotlight award for “Top Five,” and ‘A Most Violent Year’ was named Best Film.