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  • Big to small screen

    "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" had all the makings of a hit, even without Arnold. But after just two shortened seasons, Fox pulled the plug on the blockbuster franchise's move to TV. Ratings had fallen to a series low by May, and it seemed the...
  • Scene & Heard: Opening of Christian Dior boutique in South Coast Plaza

    Scene & Heard: Opening of Christian Dior boutique in South Coast Plaza
    Actress Eva Mendes, clad in lavender Dior, lingered after the ribbon-snipping ceremony at the newly renovated Christian Dior boutique in South Coast Plaza, chatting with guests at the cocktail reception Sept. 1 about, among other things, her admiration...
  • Your inner Dark Knight: Could you train to be Batman?

     
    Here at The Skinny, we believe in getting those muscles moving. But what kind of training would it take for your run-of-the-mill human to possess the fighting-machine precision of a Batman bod? It can be done, says professor E.......
  • DVDs play secret starring role in who wins SAG Awards

     
    Many Oscarologists believe that one of the key reasons "Crash" pulled off an Oscar upset for best picture was because Lionsgate tried a sneaky new ploy: The studio sent DVD screeners to nearly 100,000 SAG members who vote on the guild awards. "Crash"...
  • Oscars welcome dozen first-time acting nominees, including Sandra Bullock

     
    This year's 20 acting nominees include five previous Oscar acting winners, another three previous Oscar contenders and 12 newcomers. "Julie & Julia" star Meryl Streep is the only two-time Academy Award-winner contending this year. She widened the gap...
  • Mo'Nique's and Christoph Waltz's amazing -- and very rare -- awards sweep

     
    Lots of stars almost pulled off a full sweep of the key early awards during derby season, then went on to win the Oscar. But only 15 stars, according to my count, actually accomplished a total romp in modern times. Many others were like Robert De Niro ("...
  • Oscars have always welcomed the world

     
    This year's Oscars numbered only one foreign-born winner -- Austria's Christoph Waltz ("Inglorious Basterds") -- among the four acting champs. However, that does not mean the Oscars are guilty of any homegrown bias. After all, six of the 20 acting...
  • Christopher Nolan takes flight with Superman: 'We have a fantastic story' [UPDATED]

     
    The "Dark Knight" director speaks for the first time about his Superman plans -- and about the third Batman film's villain. "It won't be," he says with a wink, "Mr. Freeze."...
  • So what did we learn from this year's Oscars?

     
    Our forums moderator Darrin "DoubleD" Dortch asked this post-Oscars question in our message boards, eliciting comments below. Let's start with one of the lessons that Darrin says he learned from this derby season. See more reax in this forum thread....
  • Can 'Avatar' crush 'Twilight: New Moon' at the MTV Movie Awards?

     
    Our forum posters don't believe recent Oscar champ "The Hurt Locker" will even be nominated for best picture at the MTV Movie Awards. As they post their predictions in our message boards, our posters agree that front-runners for nominations are "Avatar,"...
  • How Ann Magnuson gott her dammerung on (and became a Wagner groupie)

     
    Like many opera illiterates, I used to associate Richard Wagner’s “Gotterdammerung” with one thing: Nazis. Those ominous strings, the rumbling timpani, the heroic heralding horns; they could mean only one thing ... more Hitler footage on t...