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  • New York's changing hotel skyline

    New York's changing hotel skyline
    Staying at a plush new hotel is possibly the last thing most Americans are thinking about this holiday season. Dreaming about, maybe, because who can afford it? So here's a morsel of consolation: Although the economy in much of the country continues to...
  • Oscars 2012: The F-bomb gets dropped again

    Oscars 2012: The F-bomb gets dropped again
    First Melissa Leo,now the makers of the documentary "Undefeated." Dropping thef-bombis becoming the Oscar thing to do. Leo did it last year. The "Undefeated" folks followed suit this year. "I don't think that was the classiest thing in the world to do,"...
  • 'The Fighter,' 'King's Speech' Lead SAG Award Nominations

    'The Fighter,' 'King's Speech' Lead SAG Award Nominations
    LOS ANGELES -- The British monarchy drama "The King's Speech" and the boxing tale "The Fighter" led the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each Thursday, among them honors for Colin Firth, Christian Bale and Helena Bonham Carter. While "The...
  • 'The Social Network' and 'The King's Speech' face off at the Academy Awards

    'The Social Network' and 'The King's Speech' face off at the Academy Awards
    So will it be "The King's Speech" or "The Social Network" that wins the top prize Sunday at the 83rd Academy Awards? "The Social Network," the acclaimed drama about how Harvard computer nerds created the social networking site Facebook, had been the...
  • 'King's Speech' Tops Golden Globe Nominations

    'King's Speech' Tops Golden Globe Nominations
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The British monarchy tale "The King's Speech" led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Other best-drama nominees...
  • The Fighter's Real Life Mother Alice Ward Dies at 79

    The Fighter's Real Life Mother Alice Ward Dies at 79
    BOSTON, MA -- The mother of retired champion boxer Micky Ward died early Monday in Boston, the Lowell Sun reported. Alice Ward, 79, suffered cardiac arrest in January. Doctors at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital took her off life support on...
  • He's ready for a fight

    He's ready for a fight
    David O. Russell's trademark longish hair is gone now, replaced by a clean, short-cropped look. But sitting back in New York City's Lobby Lounge in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel overlooking Central Park, he wears the same retro sneakers and dress-shirt-...
  • Oscars: Melissa Leo

    Oscars: Melissa Leo
    What a mother. Hell-to-pay-if-you-cross-her fierce and with more fire in her belly than either of her sons, or certainly that is the way actress Melissa Leo brought Alice Ward to life in David O. Russell's gritty "The Fighter." Though the fighter in...
  • Oscars: Technology puts everyone on stage

    Oscars: Technology puts everyone on stage
    It was no coincidence that the theme of ABC's telecast of the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony was "You're Invited." As never before, cinephiles this year were able to customize their personal Oscar viewing, becoming in effect the directors and editors of...
  • Melissa Leo: A lot of fight in her

    Melissa Leo: A lot of fight in her
    Melissa Leo is conflicted. For her latest film, "The Fighter," where she co-stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in a performance that's destined to earn her a second Oscar nomination, has her all knotted up with different emotions. At once,...
  • 'The King's Speech' continues its reign at SAG Awards

    'The King's Speech' continues its reign at SAG Awards
    In the span of about two weeks, "The King's Speech" has gone from Oscar underdog to front-runner. The World War II-era British drama took the Screen Actors Guild's top honor Sunday evening, winning the movie ensemble acting award and essentially...