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  • Reel Critics: 'Fighter' an edgy, true-life tale with knockout power

     Reel Critics: 'Fighter' an edgy, true-life tale with knockout power
    Like a boxer who gets floored, I was knocked out by the energy and Oscar-worthy ensemble acting in "The Fighter." This is more than a terrific boxing movie — this is a story of family dynamics, redemption and love; a true-life and edgier "Rocky."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'The King's Speech,' 'True Grit' top Academy Award nominations

    'The King's Speech,'  'True Grit' top Academy Award nominations
    "The King's Speech" dominated the Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, earning 12 nods including best picture and best lead actor for Colin Firth as King George VI, who battles to eradicate his stammer before he unexpectedly takes the throne. Joel and...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • All-Area golf team

    Tess Apinchapong, Sophomore, Burbank Named to the All-Area team for the second straight season. Finished ninth at the Pacific League Individual with a two-round score of 214 and averaged a 42 score per match throughout the season....
  • All-Area Girls' Golf First Team

    Joany Gao, Sophomore, Burroughs Posted a two-round score of 276 to finish fifth at the Pacific League individual after helping the Indians place third in league and then tied for 11th at the CIF Southern Section Central Team Divisional. Reached the CIF...
  • 'Mildred Pierce'

    'Mildred Pierce'
    Significant Emmy Awards went to director Todd Haynes' superbly moody HBO retelling of the James M. Cain story about a woman - played expectedly well by Kate Winslet, one of the miniseries' Emmy recipients - who forsakes everything for the benefit of her...
  • 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....
  • Billy and Oscar, together again: Crystal hosts Academy Awards

    No introduction is necessary: Billy Crystal and Oscar already know each other quite well. The actor-filmmaker-comedian has hosted the Academy Awards eight times, and he's now on deck for his ninth. He'll preside over the movie industry's 84th annual...