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Two Education Officials Join Brookdale Board
Saturday, 22 November 2014
LINCROFT, NJ – Dr. Henry Cram of Long Branch and Paul Crupi of Ocean were sworn in as the newest members of the Brookdale Community College board of trustees during the board’s Nov. 20 annual meeting in Lincroft. Cram, a former teacher, college... Read More...
Lots of Holiday Cheer at the Art Alliance
Saturday, 22 November 2014
100 Square Inches, Betsey Regan, And the Artisan Show & Sale RED BANK, NJ - Hate waiting for the show to end so you can get that art piece you love? As a gift for the holidays, the Art Alliance will let you buy a work in the gallery and... Read More...
Novelist Julia Alvarez to Speak at Brookdale
Saturday, 22 November 2014
LINCROFT, NJ – Community members of all ages are invited to an evening with award-winning novelist Julia Alvarez at Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. The discussion will center on Alvarez’s... Read More...
IMAGE The Community YMCA Bayshore Family Success Center “Ties” Itself to New Community at Their Open House in Leonardo
Friday, 21 November 2014
Photo: The staff of the Bayshore Family Success Center with The Community YMCA President and CEO Rhonda Anderson, at the ribbon tying during their open house on November 20.  Pictured L-R are: Alicia Maresco, Megan Kelly, Rhonda Anderson,... Read More...
Major Loophole in NJ Microbeads Ban Legislation
Friday, 21 November 2014
5 Gyres, NY/NJ Baykeeper, and Clean Ocean Action support alternative Keyport, N.J. - New Jersey Bill S2178 would phase out plastic microbeads in personal care products such as toothpastes and exfoliating face washes, beginning January... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Often Not Believed
by Daniel J. Vance
Saturday, 22 November 2014
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also called Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, had Carl Miller of Georgetown, Ohio, and his doctors,... Read More...
IMAGE Imparted Concepts
by George Hancock-Stefan
Friday, 21 November 2014
I heard on the news that a baseball player, Giancarlo Stanton, received the highest salary that has ever been paid ($325 million over 13... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Interstellar
by David Prown
Friday, 21 November 2014
I was definitely not jonesing to see "Interstellar" as I'm not really a big special effects guy however I've always liked space movies. My son saw it... Read More...
IMAGE Take It From Snoopy
by Anne Mikolay
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Recently, I cleaned out a trunk full of ancient artifacts from my high school days and came across a little book titled “Happiness is a warm... Read More...
IMAGE Happy Birthday to a Group Very Special to Atlantic Highlands
by Jack Archibald
Thursday, 20 November 2014
This column typically avoids mentioning birthdays, as each of us is special and our birthday is something to be celebrated.  But a recent... Read More...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Highly acclaimed Hollywood film editor Susan Littenberg, who graduated from Ocean Township High School in 1985, has been nominated for an American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Award, given to recognize excellence in film editing.  Winners for this 61st year of the ACE awards will be announced on February 19 at a black-tie ceremony in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  Susan received a BA in liberal arts from University of Delaware in 1990. She was a Dean's Scholar who concentrated in Film Studies.

(left: Susan Littenberg)susan_littenberg

Ms. Littenberg has been nominated for the ACE award in the Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) category for her outstanding editing of the movie, Easy A,  a 2010 teen comedy written by Bert V. Royal, directed by Will Gluck, and starring Emma Stone.  Screen Gems distributed the movie beginning on September 17, 2010 (2010-09-17), and,,,,,, and it was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc December 21, 2010.

Well-known USA Today reviewer Claudia Puig reviewed Easy A and commented, “Easy A not only makes the grade, but it comes in close to 100%....The film is full of sharp wit that stops short of snark. And like any good movie, it transcends its genre.” On December 14, 2010, Emma Stone was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Actress (Comedy/Musical) for her portrayal of Olive in Easy A.  Film editing, an art practiced quietly behind the scenes, plays an important part in making stars appear at their best. On January 14, Easy A won in the category of Best Comedy Feature Film at the Critics Choice Awards.

Susan Littenberg’s remarkable Hollywood career, now in its twenty-first year, has included the editing of many feature films.   One of them was the live-action/computer-animated Charlotte’s Web, which received a 2006 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Family Film in the live-action category.  Ms. Littenberg has worked with Gary Winick, director of Charlotte’s Web, on three other films, Tadpole, Bride Wars, and 13 Going on 30.

Other feature films that Susan completed last year include a documentary about Spalding Gray called And Everything Is Going Fine, and $5 a Day starring Christopher Walken.

Susan lives in Los Angeles with her husband Michael and new born daughter Charlotte. She is the daughter of Abe Littenberg, of Lincroft and Linda Robin-Levine, of Chadds Ford, Pa.

Congratulations to Susan Littenberg on her outstanding career and the special honor this nomination represents.