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  • SAG Awards: 'The Help' wins big

    SAG Awards: 'The Help' wins big
    The Screen Actors Guild handed out three of its five film awards Sunday night to performers in the 1960s civil rights drama "The Help," injecting a little excitement into the Oscar race. The cast of the film received the group's top honor, the SAG...
  • 'A Better Life' review: A movie with a story like this doesn't need to try so hard

    'A Better Life' review: A movie with a story like this doesn't need to try so hard
    **1/2 (out of four) Luis (Jose Julian) is an ungrateful, troublemaking, 14-year-old punk, but his undocumented single dad Carlos (Demian Bichir) still works his tail off to provide for his son. Carlos gets desperate when his plan to buy a truck and...
  • Sherak says Motion Picture Academy making progress on diversity

    Sherak says Motion Picture Academy making progress on diversity
    If the 2012 class of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invitees seemed a tad more diverse than in past years, you weren't imagining things. Academy officials say 14% of the 176 new invitees are people of color, an increase over 2011, when the...
  • 'Savages' review: Drugs good, people bad?

    'Savages' review: Drugs good, people bad?
    **1/2 (out of four) In the first few minutes of “Savages,” Blake Lively’s character, O, says via superfluous voiceover, “Dope’s supposed to be bad, but in a bad, bad world, it’s good.” In reference to military...
  • 'Savages': The good, the bad, the boring ★★

    'Savages': The good, the bad, the boring ★★
    Taken from Don Winslow's novel, the Oliver Stone fulminator"Savages" proves that marijuana cultivation, sales and distribution are the right way to live large and menage a trois it through endless summer days and nights with your bromantic best pal and...
  • 'Savages'

    'Savages'
    Director Oliver Stone gets back to the grit that typified much of his early work with this version of Don Winslow's novel, sparked by a couple of young drug peddlers (Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson) who refuse to play with a cartel boss (Salma Hayek) who...
  • SAG Awards set to honor actors, film casts and TV ensembles

    SAG Awards set to honor actors, film casts and TV ensembles
    What sets the Screen Actors Guild Awards apart from all the other major televised awards shows? It doesn't bestow best picture honors. This guild keeps its focus on performances -- its trophy is called "the Actor." So the race to watch on Sunday is...
  • Oscar nominations a blast from the past

    Oscar nominations a blast from the past
    John Osborne wrote the key post-World War II British drama "Look Back in Anger," later filmed in 1959. By contrast there’s very little anger in all the look-backs among this year’s Academy Award nominations. Oscar's unofficial slogan in...
  • Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets

    Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets
    No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
  • Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
  • New trailer for 'The Bridge' finally shows us something

    New trailer for 'The Bridge' finally shows us something
    After teasing viewers with several short video teases, FX finally released a full-on trailer for its latest drama, "The Bridge," which will debut at 9 p.m. CT July 10. Based on a successful Scandinavian drama by the same name (but, you know, "Broen" in...