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  • Emmys 2011: Melissa Leo, reporting for awards duty

     
    Melissa Leo has been a fixture on the awards circuit over the last year. At the Emmy Awards, where she was nominated for her supporting role in the HBO's miniseries "Mildred Pierce," she said she was "delighted" that offers began rolling in even in her...
  • Academy names its shortlist of 10 live-action shorts

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the short list for live action short films. British actor John Hurt stars in two of the films on the list that will move on to the next round of nominations....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • Academy Awards could take hit from NBA All-Star Game

     
    Oscar has lined up many big-name presenters, notably Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks and Angelina Jolie. The four acting winners from last year -- Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman -- will present, the Oscar producers announced today....
  • “Treme” Season 3 preview

     
    Perhaps the most pointed scene in the final episode of Treme’s second season saw Young Turk Texas real estate developer Nelson Hidalgo (Jon Seda) stewing in a bar with his blue-collar cousin Arnie. Hidalgo came to New Orleans because, subscribing to...
  • 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'...
  • Oscars: Best Picture, do we have our finalists?

     
    OK,now that the great wave of Oscar-buzzed movies have made themselves known, either in festivals or preview screenings, where do we stand? Are there ten best picture candidates sitting, front and center, here in mid-November? I think so. Here's my take...
  • 'The Fighter': David O. Russell finally makes a comeback

     
    There are any number of wonderfully oddball things about "The Fighter," starting with the fact that Mark Wahlberg plays Christian Bale's younger brother in the film, even though Bale is, in reality, nearly three years younger than Wahlberg. But the......
  • Movie Review: Welcome to the Rileys

     
    “Welcome to the Rileys” is a movie about life after death.  Not the supernatural sort, but the life that those left behind choose to live after a loved one dies. Well cast and nicely acted, it's another piece of the puzzle of what Kristen...
  • Today’s interview, Melissa Leo

     
    That old adage about awards and nominations getting an actress's phone ringing has never been more true than in the case with Ms. Leo. The  “Frozen River” star parlayed that success to dazzling turns in three awards-worthy films this holiday....