| Feb 27, 2011
"True Grit," "The Fighter," "Black Swan" and "The King's Speech" are a few of the many head-spinning, stomach-turning, heart-wrenching movies that impacted audiences locally and across the globe. On Feb. 27, the most worthy of films from 2010 will be...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:27 PM
"Blue Valentine" is a film about a couple on the verge of a meltdown, with emotions as raw as the sexuality. The strength of this bittersweet story lies in the care and passion with which it's told.
Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling give all-stops-...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 5:20 PM
"Hooray for Holly."
Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic."
No, wait, stop, please. That was awful.
We try that every year and it never gets any better....
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Michelle Williams was a recent Oscar nominee for her intense work in director and co-writer Derek Cianfrance's drama about the arc of a relationship.
She and Ryan Gosling play a couple who experience many changes, from the time they meet as teenagers...
| Dec 29, 2010
"I don't ever want to be like my parents," a teenage Cindy ( Michelle Williams) tells her aged grandmother in the new "Scenes from a Marriage" melodrama "Blue Valentine." Did those parents ever love each other? Did they once, and just get it out of the...
| Jan 6, 2011
We've had Johnny and June in "Walk the Line," Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda's grouchy old-timers in "On Golden Pond" and real-life marrieds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton bickering their way through "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:46 AM
"The King's Speech" dominated the Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, earning 12 nods including best picture and best lead actor for Colin Firth as King George VI, who battles to eradicate his stammer before he unexpectedly takes the throne.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:14 AM
LOS ANGELES -- One year after winning the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival, "Winter's Bone" has earned Hollywood's top honors.
The film -- shot in Taney and Christian counties in 2009 -- earned four Academy Award nominations including Best...
| Jan 26, 2011
In writer-director Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller "Inception," Leonardo DiCaprio portrays a dream-time cat burglar who smuggles ideas in and out of people's minds. But on Tuesday, many Oscar prognosticators felt that "Inception" itself had gotten...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 4:27 PM
As the last publicists, filmmakers and reporters made their way out of Park City, Utah, on Sunday and turned the land back over to its rightful owners (snowboarders and ski bums), we decided to take a look back at the 11 days just passed at the 2011...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:13 PM
"Blue Valentine" star Michelle Williams was spotted at Oak Tree Restaurant & Bakery in the 900 North Michigan Shops Thursday afternoon. The two-time Oscar-nominated actress ordered tea during her visit.
After performing at the Chicago Theatre Wednesday,...