Thursday, May 14, 2009

The week in quotes from Hollywood in the Hub

"I’ve been to Boston many times for a day or two, but I haven’t spent a lot of time there. It’s a great honor to receive this honorary degree, and I’m really looking forward to the day."

--Oscar-winning filmmaker
Steven Spielberg says he's looking forward to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Boston University's commencement ceremony this weekend.

“What a huge outpouring of support. I know I should have won, but I’m not upset. I was proud of how I played the game.”

--Poker princess and "Celebrity Apprentice" castaway Annie Duke plays the not-so-humble card to the Boston Herald the day after getting a tongue lashing from Joan Rivers and the boot from Donald Trump.

"It's the first time in my many, many years in Milton that I walked to work."

--Local actor Tom Kemp, who has landed parts in a string of movies including "Mystic River," "Gone Baby Gone" and the upcoming "Shutter Island," says he enjoyed shooting close-to-home scenes in the John Wells' downsizing drama "The Company Men" with Ben Affleck at the cemetery in Milton.

"There were totem poles ... they brought in a lot of evergreen trees."

--Jeff Fraser, an Essex native and frontman for the award-winning wedding band Men In Black, spills to Loaded Gun Boston about his band's role in the made-in-Massachusetts film "The Proposal" with Sandra Bullock.

"My mom said to me that she'd much rather see me on the Springer show for what we did."

--Drummer Matt Lisowski of the local three-piece punk act the Pity Whores says his Foxborough-based band's appearance on "The Jerry Springer Show" in Chicago, where he reportedly stripped down to a bra on national TV, is enough to make his mom proud.

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