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Academy Awards

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  • Oscars: Actor Race Favors the Trophy-Less

    There's a school of thought that says actors have to "earn" an Oscar nomination -- voters are more likely to reward them if they've broken into the exclusive club with a previous nom. While such a theory didn't apply to this year's winner, Matthew...
  • Roman Polanski Evades Arrest in Poland as U.S. Renews Chase

    LONDON -- Roman Polanski has evaded a fresh bid by U.S. authorities to have him arrested with a view to extraditing him. U.S. officials requested that the Polish government seize the director as he visited Poland to attend the opening of a Jewish...
  • 'Gone With The Wind' details remain with us at History Center

    'Gone With The Wind' details remain with us at History Center
    You don't have to be a movie buff to enjoy — and even learn from — the "Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real" exhibit currently at the Orange County Regional History Center. The display puts visitors in two distinct mind-sets, one in the Civil...
  • And the award for best planning goes to…

    Projects like redeveloping the former Bethlehem Steel land or repairing Allentown's downtown or even keeping an agricultural area like Bushkill Township from being overrun by sprawl don't just happen, said Becky Bradley, executive director of the Lehigh...
  • Jodie Foster sells home in Hollywood Hills for $5 million

    Jodie Foster has sold a home in Hollywood Hills for its latest asking price of $4.995 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, is in the Bird Streets area, long popular with celebrities. A courtyard leads to the home's skylighted entry. The...
  • Lohan, Noriega video game lawsuits are a troubling sign for the arts

    Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and actress Lindsay Lohan have at least one thing in common: Both recently filed high-profile lawsuits against video game makers, charging that their likenesses were used in games without their permission. These...
  • Oscars: 9 Under-the-Radar Performances that Deserve Buzz

    If you believe the awards season chatter, the Oscar race is practically over--even if it's only just beginning. There's already been a lot of talk about the frontrunners this year (from "The Imitation Game's" Benedict Cumberbatch to "Wild's" Reese...
  • Ice show, Halloween highlight 'Frozen' mania

    Ice show, Halloween highlight 'Frozen' mania
    Between now and next Sunday, you can expect to hear a lot of people singing, "Do you want to build a snowman?" and "Let it go!" The ice show version of the Disney mega-hit "Frozen" is coming to Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, with 12 performances...
  • 'Wild' takes Reese Witherspoon into raw, bracing new territory

    "Wild" opens high atop the Pacific Crest Trail, where at first all the eye can see is the sweeping beauty of a rugged land, unmarred and untamed. The scene is breathtaking, serene, until it is broken by pain and pierced by a scream. The pain comes...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to host NBC variety show

    Neil Patrick Harris to host NBC variety show
    Neil Patrick Harris, variety show star? It's dream casting, but it's going to happen. The "How I Met Your Mother" star is going to follow in the footsteps of Carol Burnett, Cher and Dean Martin. No title or premiere date has been set. But viewers know...
  • 'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz

    'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz
    Brad Bird, director and producer of the upcoming Disney adventure film “Tomorrowland,” and his wife, Elizabeth, have purchased a home in Los Feliz for $4.05 million. The seller of the pedigreed residence designed by architect John William...