Weekly Ketchup

The Weekly Ketchup: The Passing Of Heath Ledger

Also: Oscar, Razzie nominations; Star Trek IX, X-Files 2 stills

by | January 25, 2008 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, the unfortunate passing of Heath Ledger trumps all other news. Other occurences of lesser importance include the Oscar and Razzie nominations, and some new movie stills from the next Star Trek and X-Files films.

This Week’s Top News:

Heath Ledger: 1979-2008
Heath Ledger, star of films including Brokeback Mountain, 10 Things I Hate About You, and the forthcoming The Dark Knight, was found dead this afternoon. He was 28.

Oscar Nominations Announced. Full List Inside.
With the writer’s strike going on, just how the AMPAS will present the Oscars is still unknown. For now, though, we got the who and the what. Awards heavyweights No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood lead the way with eight nominations each, including Best Picture. Other contenders in the category include the Big Sweeping Romance (Atonement), the Annual Beloved Fox Searchlight Indie (Juno), and the Dark Horse (Michael Clayton).

Studio Executives Face Difficult Decisions in Wake of Ledger’s Passing
For most of the people affected by Heath Ledger’s unexpected death, it’s difficult enough to simply absorb the shock and grief. For the executives overseeing Ledger’s final projects, however, some difficult decisions need to be made — and with millions of dollars at stake, they need to be made sooner than later.

I Know Who Killed Me, Norbit, Daddy Day Camp Lead Razzie Noms
No awards season — even a strike-tainted one — would be complete without the Razzies, right? Of course not. And that’s why we’ve thoughtfully assembled all of this year’s nominees in one convenient location.

New Star Trek XI, X-Files 2 Stills Revealed
In a mind-boggling convergence of sci-fi pre-release buzz, new stills from Star Trek XI and X-Files 2 were released yesterday — and since we love nothing more than a good old-fashioned geekout, we’ve got ’em all right here for you to look at.

In Other News:

Around The Site:

  • Take a look back at the many incarnations of Rambo in this week’s Total Recall.
  • Check out an exclusive clip from the new horror/dark comedy Teeth here.

Tag Cloud

Spectrum Originals Star Wars Marathons halloween BBC TBS Cannes cults Food Network Teen BET WarnerMedia Bravo foreign disaster 2017 WGN Arrowverse ghosts TIFF hispanic christmas movies Pride Month The Witch strong female leads Warner Bros. Esquire Pop TV comiccon nature batman FX LGBTQ Rocky Song of Ice and Fire Christmas game show Mystery Baby Yoda police drama Box Office Sundance TV franchise Trophy Talk Marvel Disney streaming service Cosplay Masterpiece First Reviews anthology Toys Heroines Tomatazos 2018 romance book Polls and Games facebook Opinion CBS Stephen King Tumblr Nat Geo Comics on TV Sci-Fi Mary Tyler Moore Character Guide Nickelodeon Sneak Peek comic travel based on movie RT21 cops Animation 21st Century Fox tv talk Netflix Christmas movies vampires universal monsters Quiz Musicals zero dark thirty Funimation PaleyFest blockbuster Shondaland HBO Max Amazon Prime renewed TV shows 2015 Western Acorn TV movie docudrama cats Set visit Extras reboot X-Men social media canceled The Walking Dead Film Black History Month Fox News TLC Nominations dc rotten movies we love Awards Tour aliens Valentine's Day CMT Cartoon Network Mary Poppins Returns AMC cancelled TV shows USA independent APB TCA Winter 2020 cartoon ITV Universal serial killer singing competition A24 Crackle Drama MSNBC scary movies Netflix Chernobyl slashers YouTube Red unscripted SundanceTV cancelled TV series Family thriller Fantasy Interview CNN ABC supernatural 2016 Emmys Infographic indie Travel Channel harry potter CBS All Access golden globes historical drama Comedy Central spinoff El Rey cars Writers Guild of America ratings TCA 2017 Amazon Studios YouTube Premium crime Premiere Dates Action movies finale Biopics New York Comic Con San Diego Comic-Con revenge Video Games 2020 composers TV Pirates Disney Plus MTV teaser kids Summer miniseries Disney+ Disney Plus DC Comics The Arrangement Thanksgiving discovery Starz IFC science fiction crime thriller FOX YouTube streaming dogs ESPN hist RT History Mudbound First Look Paramount Network Lifetime name the review justice league SXSW Trivia VICE mutant spanish language Schedule Ellie Kemper 20th Century Fox Crunchyroll Walt Disney Pictures zombies Winners sitcom free movies zombie Spike CW Seed quibi Ovation versus Country Columbia Pictures television Britbox Endgame 007 Pop political drama Marvel Television biography HBO reviews Classic Film directors Year in Review Reality Competition boxoffice E3 witnail period drama Mary poppins green book TruTV American Society of Cinematographers anime GoT National Geographic Tarantino Lifetime Christmas movies true crime talk show DirecTV Comedy Sundance Now OWN Lionsgate blaxploitation Avengers technology Pixar FXX Discovery Channel casting MCU Martial Arts Musical doctor who Film Festival crossover Awards stand-up comedy TNT DC Universe Podcast TV Land History Oscars canceled TV shows Lucasfilm TCM politics Syfy 24 frames Winter TV Countdown Sony Pictures President screen actors guild Brie Larson VH1 The CW Photos Hulu YA medical drama video south america OneApp psycho NYCC space TCA GLAAD 2019 Watching Series Rock dragons USA Network festivals transformers adaptation adventure Grammys Sundance elevated horror Disney Channel Peacock binge spain Apple TV+ Music Creative Arts Emmys mockumentary screenings spider-man dceu Mindy Kaling Women's History Month romantic comedy cancelled television Epix Television Academy latino sag awards award winner richard e. Grant Spring TV Elton John Binge Guide Captain marvel werewolf animated The Purge cinemax Super Bowl Horror comics Star Trek Red Carpet Vudu Chilling Adventures of Sabrina children's TV joker Rocketman Freeform theme song breaking bad Fall TV cooking documentary Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Kids & Family Academy Awards Showtime Hallmark Ghostbusters Adult Swim Calendar jamie lee curtis what to watch LGBT dramedy See It Skip It Turner DC streaming service Apple TV Plus FX on Hulu Emmy Nominations sports toy story crime drama Comic Book Black Mirror Logo E! Best and Worst war Certified Fresh Amazon Prime Video Paramount robots IFC Films Amazon Apple Turner Classic Movies game of thrones diversity GIFs Marvel Studios BBC America Election Superheroes Holidays Reality sequel cancelled NBC Pet Sematary TV renewals Rom-Com Superheroe spy thriller Anna Paquin Hallmark Christmas movies SDCC A&E 45 Shudder DGA ABC Family Holiday natural history Tubi Disney Dark Horse Comics Trailer series psychological thriller PBS 71st Emmy Awards