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  • 'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak

    'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak
    Wolverine did a song-and-dance. A Swarovski crystal curtain shimmered. Veteran Oscar winners such as Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Eva Marie Saint were on hand to dole out awards. Producers tried to shake up the 81st Academy Awards in a bid to...
  • 'Slumdog' strikes it rich with 8 Oscar wins

    'Slumdog' strikes it rich with 8 Oscar wins
    "Slumdog Millionaire" -- a love story that combines artistic ambition with broad commercial appeal -- won a leading eight Oscars on Sunday night, including the best picture trophy. While the film's triumphs at the 81st annual Academy Awards marked an...
  • The awards season gets into full swing

    We have sped right into the award-and-benefit season so our community is buzzing with activity. Our very fashionable ladies are coordinating their elegant party clothes, while their escorts are updating their tuxedos in order to attend the many upcoming...
  • For Danny Boyle and company, much more than '127 Hours' of toil

    For Danny Boyle and company, much more than '127 Hours' of toil
    Danny Boyle could barely be heard over the low-flying helicopter. "It's like 'Apocalypse Now,'" he yelled as he fastened his helmet and tightened a climbing harness around his waist, preparing to descend into a narrow canyon. The British director had...
  • 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...
  • Critic's notebook: National Theatre's NT Live season screens big

    Critic's notebook: National Theatre's NT Live season screens big
    Late spring, give or take a couple of weeks, traditionally marks the end of the theater season. And while taking stock of the last year, I'd like to make note of a group of plays I caught in Hollywood — Helen Mirren in "Phèdre," Richard Griffiths...
  • Golden Globes snub 'True Grit,' 'Hereafter,' 'Black Swan's' Barbara Hershey, 'Get Low's' Robert Duvall

    Golden Globes snub 'True Grit,' 'Hereafter,' 'Black Swan's' Barbara Hershey, 'Get Low's' Robert Duvall
    Billboards and commercials for the movie "True Grit" are as ubiquitous this holiday season as six-shooters in a Western saloon. But you won't find the Joel and Ethan Coen film on the list of Golden Globe nominees announced Tuesday. The western was shut...
  • '127 Hours'

    '127 Hours'
    Currently Oscar-nominated for best picture and best actor, "Slumdog Millionaire" director and co-screenwriter Danny Boyle's true and thoroughly engrossing drama boasts a bravura performance by James Franco as Aron Ralston, a carefree climber who faces the...