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  • Oscars: Supporting Actor Race Filled with Uncertainty

    With this year's lead actor race heating up to be one of the most crowded ever, it's a little strange to look over candidates for supporting actor and see a lot of empty space.
  • Reel Critics: Lots of vitality in 'Life'

    "The Book of Life" is a rip-roaring animated adventure. Producer Guillermo Del Toro also directed the unconventional fantasy "Pan's Labyrinth," which got Oscar attention in 2006. Here he borrows technical aspects from Pixar while adding Tim Burton...

    J.K. Simmons shines in 'Whiplash'

    You know his face but not his name. He's the guy from the Farmers Insurance commercials. He's the star of the sitcom "Growing Up Fisher." He was in the "Spider-Man" movies. He was that really evil neo-Nazi dude from "Oz," the cable series about prisoners...

    Hysteria vs. subtlety: Two new jazz films

    Hysteria vs. subtlety: Two new jazz films
    Why don't filmmakers get jazz? Why do most feature films miss the meaning of the music in attempting to depict it? Why is the original American art form apparently so elusive on screen? Two new films shed light on these mysteries, one peddling...

    J.K. Simmons is the whip in 'Whiplash'

    J.K. Simmons is the whip in 'Whiplash'
    With a few exceptions like playing loudmouth newspaper honcho J. Jonah Jameson in the “Spider-Man” movies, J.K. Simmons’ career has included pretty low-key performances. In “Whiplash,” the 59-year-old actor (“Law and...