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  • 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...
  • Check It Out: Prepare yourself for the zombie apocalypse

    Once a fringe genre, zombie fiction and movies have certainly been on the rise. From the classic slow-moving, shambling horror of George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" to the fast-paced, rage-filled terror of Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," the theme...
  • 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...
  • Golden Globes: They're Here!

     
    Da boys did good at da Globes... The Golden Globes - Hollywood's silliest awards - seemed to me kind of un-silly in the TV categories, but a coupla exceptions. Check 'em out below... Observations? The obvious ones. "30 Rock"......
  • New trailers: 'Blue Valentine,' '127 Hours,' 'The Way Back'

     
    "Blue Valentine" just got slapped with an NC-17 rating, which may hurt it at the box office and therefore at the Oscars, but it's certainly in the derby thanks to realistic, deeply felt performances by past nominees Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling. See...
  • How to survive seeing '127 Hours': Don't take your mother

     
    OK, I confess. I spent much of my time cringing, covering my eyes and biting my fingers at a Tuesday night screening of Danny Boyle's "127 Hours," the film due out Nov. 5 about a hiker, played by James Franco,......
  • Oscar Watch: And your best picture nominees are…or will be

     
    One thing's become apparent to me, as I plow through the films of November/December thanks to early screenings I've arranged, local film festivals and the annual ShowEast convention of theater owners, where holiday movies are previewed for the folks who...
  • Countdown to '127 Hours'

     
    Danny Boyle's first film since "Slumdog Millionaire" swept the Oscars two years ago is "127 Hours." The film is based on the true story of hiker Aron Ralston who was forced to cut off his arm when it became pinned by a rock. The picture screened at the...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Shutter Island' reopens | '127 Hours' news and views | Casting news for 'The Hobbit'

     
    • Pete Hammond delivers the scoop on a "high profile kick-off to Paramount's 'Shutter Island' Oscar campaign." As Pete reports, "American Cinematheque will present a retrospective of the film collaborations of Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese at...