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  • Supporting players

    Supporting players
    SUPPORTING ACTOR JOSH BROLIN "Milk" The son of actor James Brolin receives his first Oscar nomination for his role as conservative San Francisco Supervisor Dan White, who assassinated gay Supervisor Harvey Milk and the city's mayor, George Moscone, in...
  • 'Good Bobby' writer-actor digs deep into Kennedy's core

    'Good Bobby' writer-actor digs deep into Kennedy's core
    It's been a grand time lately for actors playing famous U.S. political figures on film: Josh Brolin in "W," Sean Penn in "Milk" and Frank Langella reprising his stage role in "Frost/Nixon." Another compelling, if far less publicized re-creation of a major...
  • Turan: Take your Oscar snark someplace else

    Turan: Take your Oscar snark someplace else
    Here's a modest proposal: Next year, let's ignore the Oscars. I'm not talking about the winners or the show itself, but I sure could do without the obsessive buildup to the event that devours everything in its path. Let's let the Oscars sneak up on us...
  • Appreciating the supporting nominees

    Appreciating the supporting nominees
    In looking at the Oscar category of best supporting actor and actress, I'm reminded of the sort of delicious dinner party that lingers in your memory years later. Although presumably you accept the invitation because you have some affection for the host,...
  • Hollywood's gay forays

    Hollywood's gay forays
    Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence, his skill in replicating Milk's puckish intelligence and his striking physical...
  • The Oscars: Best picture is best bellwether

    The Oscars: Best picture is best bellwether
    Tonight's Oscar ceremony will be the 81st in the award's venerable history, and like people who've reached an advanced age, the institution has had a hard time getting respect in a contemporary culture that cares mightily about being up to the minute...
  • Are Oscar contenders over-exposed?

    Are Oscar contenders over-exposed?
    If "Slumdog Millionaire" doesn't snag the Oscar for best picture, then the academy might consider creating a new award for it this year: the only Oscar-buzzed film you didn't feel like you had already seen before you actually saw it. Seriously, after...
  • A full plate for Oscar nominees at annual luncheon

    A full plate for Oscar nominees at annual luncheon
    A year ago, Mickey Rourke would have had a hard time getting a good table at the Ivy, but on Monday he had the best reservation in town as one of the Oscar hopefuls invited to the annual nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton. Looking quirky and...
  • Seeing more of Josh Brolin

    Seeing more of Josh Brolin
    Who knows how these things happen? Josh Brolin made his film debut in "The Goonies" and subsequently appeared in films for such directors as Woody Allen, David O. Russell, Paul Verhoeven and Guillermo del Toro, well on his way to a respectable but low-key...
  • Here's to the casting directors

    Here's to the casting directors
    When casting director John Papsidera commenced work on Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" in 2006, he knew that filling the role of the Joker would be among his biggest challenges. After all, no less an actor than Jack Nicholson had played the part...
  • Unlikely front-runners face a still-formidable Clint Eastwood

    Unlikely front-runners face a still-formidable Clint Eastwood
    This year's lead actor and supporting actor categories offer no end of irony. Although certifiable leading men like Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Leonardo DiCaprio in "Revolutionary Road," Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino" and...