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The Hurt Locker (movie)

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  • History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates

     History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates
    The merits of the nine nominees for the Academy Award for best picture are being debated by cineastes around the world. But as a college professor, this year's Oscar nominees also reaffirm the growing importance of the movies in the classroom and how film...
  • Review: In 'Boys of Abu Ghraib,' echoing opinions about torture

    Review: In 'Boys of Abu Ghraib,' echoing opinions about torture
    Based on a true story only in the loosest sense, "Boys of Abu Ghraib" dramatizes the torture of terror suspects at the hands of American guards during the Iraq war. Unlike the few documentaries on the subject, the film views the events through an...
  • Anthony Mackie honored to fly as Falcon in "Captain America"

    Anthony Mackie honored to fly as Falcon in "Captain America"
      In the new Marvel Entertainment movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” actor Anthony Mackie portrays Army veteran Sam Wilson, who is better known as The Falcon.    “He’s the one character in the movie who doesn’...
  • Int'l Exec You Should Know: Rula Nasser

    Black comedy "Me Myself and Murdoch" (no, not that Murdoch) -- about a Palestinian man who awakes from a coma to discover he can speak only Hebrew -- is the first time the Jordanian producer Rula Nasser has worked with a budget of $1 million. It's also...
  • 25 years of summer movie hits

    25 years of summer movie hits
    No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did. Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
  • Publicists Honor Lionsgate's Dynamic Duo

    Under the watch of Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman, mini-major Lionsgate became the first studio outside the traditional majors to top the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office. The company is also having a stellar run globally, taking in...
  • 15 Most Memorable Oscar Moments

    Oscar's big night is always filled with surprises and great moments -- here are our favorites: Hattie McDaniel, Best Supporting Actress, "Gone With the Wind" Newsreel clips show that she was visibly moved in a historic win. Charlie Chaplin, Honorary...
  • Oscars reaction: Well done, Hollywood

    Oscars reaction: Well done, Hollywood
    That "whoosh" you heard Sunday night during the Academy Awards telecast was me breathing a sigh of relief. Good judgment prevailed and "12 Years a Slave" deservedly won the Best Picture Oscar over a lousy script hidden behind amazing visuals ("Gravity")...
  • Anne Sweeney on Disney CEO Post: 'It Wasn't the Job I Wanted'

    Kathryn Bigelow and the late Gil Cates -- that's the unlikely pair who were two of the major influences on Anne Sweeney's surprising decision to move on from her top perch at Disney/ABC TV Group to pursue a career as a TV director. Bigelow's milestone of...
  • Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female

    Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female
    It’s a man’s world -- or at least that’s the way it appears on screen. According to a report released Tuesday by San Diego State University film professor Martha Lauzen, the top 100 grossing films of 2013 were overwhelmingly male. Just...
  • 'Alone Yet Not Alone': Who's right in the Oscar song scandal?

    'Alone Yet Not Alone': Who's right in the Oscar song scandal?
    One thing is clear about the revocation of a film's Oscar nomination: It almost never happens. The nullification Tuesday night of an original song nomination for the composer and lyricist of "Alone Yet Not Alone" — an arrangement sung by a...