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  • 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,...
  • 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. Jasmine Daniel,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Golden Globes analysis | Rock and Roll HOF inductees | 'Dexter' producer cuts loose

     
    • In his first forecast of the Golden Globes, Scott Feinberg predicts "Up in the Air" to win best drama, director (Jason Reitman) and actor (George Clooney) though Mo'Nique ("Precious") will best the "Air" supporting actresses -- Vera Farmiga and Anna...
  • Movie Review: Conviction

     
    The great ones get you, tell you their story, with just a look. The opening shot of “Conviction” has Oscar winner Hilary Swank lock eyes with the splendid Sam Rockwell. Just a couple of seconds of emotional screen foreshadowing and we know...
  • Oscar nomination for 'Animal Kingdom' star Jacki Weaver?

     
    News of "Animal Kingdom's" good fortune at awards Down Under sparked our resident Aussie Rob Licuria (Awards Heaven) to send us his thoughts. See below. But, first, here is what Kenneth Turan said of the film in his L.A. Times review: " 'Animal Kingdom'...