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  • Gold Derby nuggets: Pete Hammond: Best actress 'down to the wire' | Oscars leading men

     
    • Pete Hammond -- who pegged Sandra Bullock as a contender weeks before anyone else -- surveys the lead actress field and finds it "all over the map." Pete concludes, "EW's annual survey of four academy voters (not the biggest sample exactly) had Streep...
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Will playing 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher finally win Oscar gold once more for Meryl Streep?

     
    As reported by Borys Kit in the Hollywood Reporter, "Meryl Streep is in talks to reteam with her 'Mamma Mia!' director Phyllida Lloyd for 'Thatcher,' a biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister. Jim Broadbent is in talks...
  • Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr talk about the sad romance of 'Inception'

     
    Director Christopher Nolan turned to a familiar collaborator for the music of "Inception," this weekend's box office leader: It was Hans Zimmer, who brought the taut, dooming minimalist string arrangements that marked the sound of Nolan's two Batman films...
  • Hans Zimmer on manipulating Edith Piaf for 'Inception': 'It's how you get from one dream level to the next'

     
    Christopher Nolan's dream-within-a-dream-heist comes with a taut, damning score, courtesy of the filmmaker's go-to-composer, Hans Zimmer. Yet the tense, minimal foghorn-like bellows take their inspiration from something far more delicate. Édith Piaf's...
  • Inception– the music “code”

     
    Savvy moviegoers like you and me picked up on the inclusion of Edith Piaf music in Christopher Nolan's Inception. Oh, you say to yourself, “He's slapped a little Edith in the ‘diagetic' (part of the scene, music coming from a radio or stereo)...
  • Movie Review: Micmacs

     
    The director of Amelie, A Very Long Engagement and Delicatessen serves up another darkly comic French fable and an unseen world of freaks and geeks with Micmacs, an intricate and daft tale of love, family and revenge. If opens this weekend at The Enzian....
  • 'Stand Up to Cancer' broadcast brings Hollywood out in force

     
    The stars of the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethonette were survivors, research scientists and their supporters; for once, this was one corner of Hollywood -- Sony Picture Studios, to be exact -- where celebs were the supporting cast. The biggest applause...
  • Movie Moments — 2010

     
    Best one-liner — Morgan Freeman in “RED” — “We're getting the band back together.” Best acted one-word line — Brian Dennehy, “The Next Three Days” — “Good-bye.” Best comeback in...
  • Live review: Vanessa Paradis at the Orpheum Theatre

     
    For more than a decade, Americans have pondered the appeal of the French singer-actress-model who captured the heart of Hollywood's sexiest leading man. Outside of Chanel ads and foreign films, Vanessa Paradis has remained a primarily European enigma....
  • Tyler Perry has a big night at the NAACP Image Awards

     
    His adaptation of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Euf,” titled “For Colored Girls” on the big screen, won best picture and best director honors, and claimed a supporting actress prize at the...