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  • 'Fruitvale Station' arrives, and thoughts turn to Oscar

    You may have missed it for the racket produced by the majority of movies currently going boom-boom — or, in the case of "The Lone Ranger," bust-bust — at the multiplex. But with the arrival of Sundance Film Festival sensation "Fruitvale...
  • Oscars 2013: Can Jennifer Lawrence be stopped?

     
    Jennifer Lawrence has gone from being “the girl on fire” in “The Hunger Games” to Hollywood's golden girl for her ......
  • Will Golden Globes raise the red carpet out of its doldrums?

    Will Golden Globes raise the red carpet out of its doldrums?
    Hollywood's annual awards season kicks into high gear with the unfurling of the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday. From afar, it will probably all seem the same as usual — cheering fans in the bleachers, photographers and TV crews by the yard,...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Pariah' star Adepero Oduye

    Video/Q&A: 'Pariah' star Adepero Oduye
    Michelle Williams. Elizabeth Olsen. Adepero Oduye? Yep, the star of “Pariah,” who doesn’t even have a Wikipedia page, has joined those big names as a nominee for best female lead actress at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards. Oduye,...
  • Getting ready for Oscars weekend

    Getting ready for Oscars weekend
    Looking for backstage access to this year's Academy Awards? You've come to the right place. All weekend, I'll be blogging about what is being said backstage, as Hollywood takes the time to pat itself on the back for whatever good work it did in 2011....
  • 'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture

    'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture
    "The Artist," the black-and-white silent film about Hollywood’s rocky transition to the “talkies,” took the biggest honors at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, director and lead actor. It was a night...
  • Oscars: 'The Artist' wins best picture; Jean Dujardin best actor, Meryl Streep best actress

    Oscars: 'The Artist' wins best picture; Jean Dujardin best actor, Meryl Streep best actress
    For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
  • Spirits 2012: Seth Rogen gets things started

    Spirits 2012: Seth Rogen gets things started
    The 2012 Spirit Awards, honoring films made outside the major Hollywood studios and for limited budgets, got started with a ringing endorsement from host Seth Rogen.   "Welcome to the only awards show that is completely inconsequential," said Rogen,...
  • Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'

    Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'
    Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.” Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...
  • Michael Shannon to perform next season at A Red Orchid

    Michael Shannon to perform next season at A Red Orchid
    Michael Shannon will return to A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago next season to star in a show, the actor has said. “It’s going to be our 20th anniversary at Red Orchid next season, so I’m going to come back and do a show,”...
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph

    Sheryl Lee Ralph
    “It’s difficult to remember a time when people died in numbers too great to imagine and families turned their backs on loved ones dying in silence, stigma and shame. I will never forget.”  Sheryl Lee Ralph For thirty years Sheryl Lee...