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  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Road' rises up; expanded best pic race: pros & cons; Vulture feasts on 'Avatar' trailer

     
    • Hitting the web this week is the new trailer for "The Road." Though the post-apocalyptic parable saw its Oscar hopes take a detour following a pan by Variety, a shot at a top 10 slot now seems firmly back on track. Ryan Adams deftly sums up his...
  • Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell to star in Broadway's 'Behanding'

     
    Broadway audiences can look forward to a lot of artful pauses during Martin McDonagh's new play, "A Behanding in Spokane." That's because Christopher Walken -- master of the unpredictable dramatic delivery -- is set to star in the dark stage......
  • Tina Fey outs herself as an awards nut like us on '30 Rock'

     
    Don't miss last week's episode of "30 Rock" titled "Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001" (still posted at the show's website here and Hulu here) in which this show's creator-producer-star-writer Tina Fey shares the height (depth?) of her awards mania. She...
  • Scott Cooper: The body and soul behind 'Crazy Heart'

     
    The critics have been raving nonstop, and rightfully so, over Jeff Bridges' peerless performance in "Crazy Heart" as Bad Blake, the burned-out country music star who finds himself running on empty, reduced to playing bowling alleys as he tries to......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Juliet asks Gus for help on 'Psych'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MANHUNT: Juliet (Maggie Lawson) asks for help tracking down an old boyfriend on a new episode of "Psych," at......
  • Friday's Highlights: There's a new superhero on the loose in 'Smallville'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WARRIOR ANGEL: A young man (Carlo Marks) becomes a superhero in a new episode of "Smallville" at 8 p.m.......
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...
  • Playbills speak to history

    I went to the theater Sunday afternoon, and, as is my custom, took the Playbill to my office afterward and added it to a shelf in my bookcase that has been housing a steadily growing family of Playbills for the past 50-some years. They pretty much chart...
  • Many movies travel 'Rocky' road by including iconic songs

    A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now." The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
  • A bit less of John Goodman is a good thing

    "Treme" actor John Goodman made a splash on the red carpet for the AFI Lifetime Achievement tribute to director Mike Nichols on Thursday (June 10) night, weighing significantly less than he has in years. While an exact number of pounds dropped is not...