| Oct 28, 2008
"In Bruges" and "Hunger" dominated the nominations for the 11th annual British Independent Film Awards, which were announced today.
"In Bruges," Martin McDonagh's darkly comedic tale of two Irish hitmen, and "Hunger," a harrowing drama about the Irish...
| Nov 5, 2008
Georgiana Spencer, who became the Duchess of Devonshire at age 17, was an 18th century beauty revered and reviled for her wit, intellect and political activism, as much as for her fashion sense, gambling, drinking and partying. In " The Duchess," Keira...
| Nov 12, 2008
" The Duchess." "W." " Changeling." " Defiance." "Frost/Nixon." "Milk." " Valkyrie." "Che." What do these films have in common, other than succinct titles? All are based on real people and events, and all happen to have release dates timed to award...
| Nov 10, 2008
The nominees for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards were announced on Monday (Nov. 10), providing their usual populist contrast to the Emmys, Oscars and Grammys.
While the Oscars may be prone to honoring things like "No Country For Old Men" and the...
| Feb 21, 2009
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release.
| Feb 23, 2009
The costume design nominations spanned many locations and time periods, including San Francisco in the '70s, 18th century England, the Jazz Age in New Orleans, suburban America in the '50s and Australia before World War...
| Jan 20, 2002
The worst mother-in-law in California was also the last woman to be executed in the state, in 1962.
Elizabeth Ann "Ma" Duncan was 58. She had stalked and finally ordered the death of her pregnant daughter-in-law in an example of mother love gone wrong....