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  • Pop & Hiss goes to the movies: A look at the year's Oscar-contending movie songs

     
    Oscar's best song category sometimes feels like the field that gets no respect. Two years ago, only three songs were nominated, and the prior year much of the music recognized by the academy came from one film, Disney's "Enchanted." And......
  • '127 Hours': How prepared are you?

     
    In one of my favorite scenes in "127 Hours," in which James Franco plays Aron Ralston, who famously amputated an arm to rescue himself from Utah's Blue John Canyon, movie viewers are visually transported via flyover from the slot canyon......
  • Weekend movies: '127 Hours,' 'Due Date,' 'Megamind'

     
    As usual, here are this weekend's openings. Your blogger is going to attempt to pry himself away from tirelessly finding his gentle readers new bands and actually go see "The Social Network." What'll get you into the theater this week? "127 Hours": In...
  • '127 Hours' premiere: Don't faint! It's just a James Franco movie [video]

     
    Before the premiere of his new film "127 Hours," director Danny Boyle got on stage to offer a warning to audience members: "If you don't like James Franco, you should just leave now." Indeed, the actor is front and center......
  • Scene & Heard: Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation's Casino Night

    Scene & Heard: Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation's Casino Night
    Following the April 3 game against the Denver Nuggets, 750 Lakers fans poured into the Lexus Club at Staples Center for the 4th annual Casino Night, a $500 per person benefit for the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, which promotes education,...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast April 19, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James Franco was born in Palo Alto, Calif., today in 1978. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his work in the 2010 film "127 Hours." Franco also earned a 2001 Emmy nomination for his portrayal of the title character in...
  • Oscar Watcher's Notebook: The zeitgeist edge

    Oscar Watcher's Notebook: The zeitgeist edge
    Who doesn't want to be relevant? It's a step toward contentment, a way to stay charged and, in this season, a key to predicting the Oscars. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Oscar voting: The Oscar Watcher's Notebook in the Nov. 11 edition of The...
  • James Franco had to uncool it

    James Franco had to uncool it
    When they first met, Danny Boyle thought James Franco was stoned. When they next saw each other and Boyle had Franco memorize and read a scene from the "127 Hours" script, Boyle realized that Franco's half-baked demeanor had been a ruse, a combination...
  • Franco proud of arty role on 'General Hospital'

    Franco proud of arty role on 'General Hospital'
    James Franco has become a poster boy for multi-tasking (or possibly attention deficit disorder), famously plowing through four graduate degrees in the last year (three down, one to go) while continuing to make movies. Presently, he's enrolled at Yale,...
  • Lights, Camera … : Production designer Suttirat Larlarb has edgy experience re-creating canyon in '127 Hours'

    Lights, Camera … : Production designer Suttirat Larlarb has edgy experience re-creating canyon in '127 Hours'
    For Lights, Camera … , we ask a craftsperson to talk about a specific scene in his or her latest film. This week, Suttirat Larlarb, production designer on "127 Hours," writes about re-creating the Utah canyon in which rock climber Aron Ralston...
  • The plain truths of Oscar winners

    The plain truths of Oscar winners
    Ozark waitresses turned boxers. Los Angelenos battling over racial and social inequality. Boston's criminal element and a do-gooder detective. A West Texas cowboy and a satchel of money. A slum kid from India and a game show. Bomb specialists in Iraq...