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  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Katheryn Winnick brings fighting spirit to 'Vikings' role

    Katheryn Winnick brings fighting spirit to 'Vikings' role
    Katheryn Winnick holds a third-degree black belt in taekwondo and a second-degree black belt in karate, so playing a sword-wielding shield maiden in History's "Vikings" was a cinch. Well ... sorta. "A shield maiden wouldn't necessarily do a spinning...
  • Believing in magic at 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' premiere

    Believing in magic at 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' premiere
    Jim Carrey walked the red carpet at "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" premiere Monday night wearing shiny silver boots, gold Elvis-style sunglasses and a white jacket. Hordes of screaming fans along Hollywood Boulevard in front of TCL Chinese Theater made...
  • 85th Academy Award nominations favor Spielberg, highlight “Beasts”

     
    Spielberg, Day-Lewis, Washington … Quvenzhané? The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, which were announced Thursday morning in Hollywood, contained some longtime favorites, as well as some surprising newcomers. Director Steven Spielberg's...
  • 12 things I learned from watching the Golden Globes

     
    Here are a few things I learned from watching last night's Golden Globes ceremony (many of them were things I didn't know that I didn't know, which is always a bonus): 1) Jodie Foster is retiring! UPDATE: She's not retiring 2) Jodie Foster had...
  • This weekend: Michael J. Fox on ‘The Good Wife’; wrenching ‘Downton Abbey’; SAG Awards salute Dick Van Dyke

     
    A few highlights this weekend: 1. Alicia (Julianna Margulies) weighs an offer to change jobs on “The Good Wife.” The episode, at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS, brings back Michael J. Fox as shrewd Louis Canning. The stellar lineup of guest stars ...
  • In Sunday's big events: Danica is still a real longshot, but Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence are faves

     
    Interesting day on Sunday. You've got NASCAR's biggest event in the afternoon and Hollywood's biggest event at night. From Las Vegas, RJ Bell of Pregame.com has got the odds on who's going to be the day's biggest winners, and if you believe in Danica, you...
  • Oscars 2013 winners: “Argo” takes home top prize

     
    Oscars 2013 winners will always enjoy their triumphs, despite the fact that they'll forever be associated with the year that Seth MacFarlane hosted. No, he didn't turn it into “Family Guy goes to the Oscars,” per se — although those...
  • Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more, with host Seth MacFarlane! The 85th Annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24 ABC, 7pm ET; Red Carpet coverage on E! starting at 5:30pm ET Family Guy funnyman Seth MacFarlane hosts this year's Oscar...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • 'Due Date'

    'Due Date'
    After showing gravitas in such recent projects as "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes," Robert Downey Jr. goes for laughs again in this mildly amusing comedy from "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips. After getting booted off a plane and put on the no-fly...