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Academy Awards

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  • Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week

    Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week
    The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations. Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Five great acceptance speeches

    Golden Globes 2015: Five great acceptance speeches
    Surprisingly, a lot of acceptance speeches Sunday at the Golden Globe Awards were good. Although the ponderous thanking of agents and executives can become numbing and tipsy celebrity wins (who can forget Jack Nicholson faux-mooning the audience in 1998)...
  • More thoughts on Hollywood's 'golden' night

    "I DIDN'T hear anyone asking where Putin was!?" This from my constant reader Brad Berger, referring to all the hoopla criticizing President Obama for not appearing in person with the world leaders in Paris. And here I thought our attorney general,...
  • Critic's conundrum: How well to know people you cover

    Critic's conundrum: How well to know people you cover
    Buried within the splendid Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" lies a mini-debate over what might be called critical etiquette. Specifically, while Ebert formed close relationships with directors and other talent whose work he critiqued, longtime Time...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony

    Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony
    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had some solid Bill Cosby and North Korea bits, then, like “The interview’s” box office prospects, magically disappeared. Ricky Gervais tried his Andy Kaufman routine, and almost had us when he tried to re-create...
  • Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race

    Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race
    An epic project about growing up and an eccentric comedy about murder in a Central European guesthouse were the big victors at the Golden Globes on Sunday, as Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" and Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won motion picture...
  • Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes

    Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes
    The Golden Globes are the most reliably fizzy awards show of the year, typically fueled by a mix of the Champagne flowing at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and more irreverent hosting than the Oscars. On Sunday night, even as somber world events and a lack of...
  • Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George

    Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George
    The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey? The Globes are lucky because...
  • Golden Globes: Who will win in key film categories? Our final predictions

    Golden Globes: Who will win in key film categories? Our final predictions
    The Golden Globes are mere hours away. As you read this, Hollywood A-listers are busy primping and plucking and plotting arrival strategies that avoid awkward red-carpet encounters. And then ... the awards themselves, maybe not the most interesting...
  • Golden Globes: How will the Paris terror attacks factor into the show?

    Golden Globes: How will the Paris terror attacks factor into the show?
    When Golden Globes host Tina Fey was asked by reporters at the Television Critics Assn. winter press tour last week about the deadly attacks in Paris at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the normally comedic personality took a somber...
  • Samuel Goldwyn Jr. dies at 88; son of legendary Hollywood studio mogul

    Samuel Goldwyn Jr. grew up with Hollywood royalty. Charlie Chaplin, Katharine Hepburn, Clark Gable and George Cukor were among the many luminaries who would come to his parents' palatial home for parties or tennis. But even as a boy, Sam Jr. knew that...