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  • Academy Awards: Fearless picks in a ho-hum year; why not a best-actress tie?

     
    Best actress: It's a two-way race between good friends Viola Davis of "The Help" and Meryl Streep of "The Iron Lady." Davis is given the edge for a fine performance in a sentimental movie. Streep is brilliant in a misguided movie. I'm pulling for Streep,...
  • Oscars 2012: Name that nominee

     
    Oscars 2012: Academy Award nominees for acting and directing get caricatured in the Los Angeles Times....
  • Oscar predictions: We call the four acting races

     
    Oscars 2012: The Envelope's Gold Standard columnist Glenn Whipp predicts the Oscar winners in the four acting categories....
  • Actor Erland Josephson, frequent Bergman collaborator, dies at 88

     
    Erland Josephson, the noted Swedish stage and screen actor who collaborated frequently with Ingmar Bergman in both mediums, has died at 88....
  • Around Town: 'The Artist' crowd's take on spy spoofs

     
    Before they made the Oscar-winning "The Artist," director Michel Hazanavicius, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo made the 2006 spy spoof, "OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies," which screens Thursday through Saturday at the New Beverly Cinema, along with the 2009...
  • VOD Spotlight: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock star in 9/11 tale “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

     
    You wouldn’t think a movie that opens with an up-close image of a character falling to his death on 9/11 would run the risk of being too cutesy, right? But that is among the charges leveled at Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, director Stephen...
  • U.N.'s troubled Syria observer mission gets a reprieve, for now

     
    The United Nations observer mission in Syria was launched 10 weeks ago with high hopes and lofty intentions, featuring a contingent of unarmed personnel from more than 50 nations responsible for monitoring compliance with a cease fire that initially...
  • 'The Tudors: The Complete Third Season'

    'The Tudors: The Complete Third Season'
    The continuation of Showtime’s saga of England’s King Henry VIII (portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and those who surrounded him encompasses a notable cast addition in music star Joss Stone, playing Anne of Cleves, who became another of the monarch’s...
  • Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing

    Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing
    All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9 Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
  • 'Robin Hood'

    'Robin Hood'
    Sherwood Forest's most famous resident has gotten a variety of screen treatments over the years, but Russell Crowe and his frequent director Ridley Scott take a decidedly mature approach to the saga with this latest iteration. Robin arrives in Nottingham...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...