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Melissa Leo

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  • 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...
  • Golden Globes shows love to 'The Social Network'

    Golden Globes shows love to 'The Social Network'
    "The Social Network" has a lot of friends in Hollywood. The drama about the creation of Facebook continued its winning ways Sunday, taking home four trophies at the 68th Golden Globes, including dramatic feature, director for David Fincher, screenplay...
  • SAG Awards: Colin Firth and 'The King's Speech' are victorious

    SAG Awards: Colin Firth and 'The King's Speech' are victorious
    A night after winning top honors at the Directors Guild, "The King's Speech" picked up the trophy for outstanding cast at the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night, and Colin Firth nabbed lead actor honors for his performance in the film....
  • Golden Globes: Host Ricky Gervais was just too nasty.

    Golden Globes: Host Ricky Gervais was just too nasty.
    The opposite of dull and deferential is not snotty and abusive. Just a little notion someone might have mentioned to Ricky Gervais before he once again took the stage at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday night as host of the 2011 Golden Globes. Last year, the...
  • Kirk Douglas' laughs and Melissa Leo's gaffe

    Kirk Douglas' laughs and Melissa Leo's gaffe
    For a not-so-brief moment, the Oscars became "The Kirk and Melissa Show." In an evening marked by predictability, Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas and veteran actress Melissa Leo provided perhaps the most spontaneous — and bleeped — sequence...
  • Television Review: Anne Hathaway and James Franco play it safe

    Television Review: Anne Hathaway and James Franco play it safe
    They played it safe, and who could blame them? The 83rd Academy Awards opened with hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco taking an "Inception"-inspired journey through the dreams of former host Alec Baldwin, dreams that turned out to be clips from...
  • 'Sucker Punch' movie premiere: Abbie Cornish, Jon Hamm, Vanessa Hudgens jab the black carpet

     
    The stars of "Sucker Punch," Zack Snyder's sci-fi, estrogen-infused action flick, walked the black carpet for the film's ultra-glam premiere. "Sucker Punch" stars Abbie Cornish, Vanessa Hudgens and Jon Hamm; The premiere was at Grauman's Chinese Theatre...