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  • And the award goes to…Varsity Life predicts the winners of the 83rd annual Academy Awards

    And the award goes to…Varsity Life predicts the winners of the 83rd annual Academy Awards
    "True Grit," "The Fighter," "Black Swan" and "The King's Speech" are a few of the many head-spinning, stomach-turning, heart-wrenching movies that impacted audiences locally and across the globe. On Feb. 27, the most worthy of films from 2010 will be...
  • Television Review: Anne Hathaway and James Franco play it safe

    Television Review: Anne Hathaway and James Franco play it safe
    They played it safe, and who could blame them? The 83rd Academy Awards opened with hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco taking an "Inception"-inspired journey through the dreams of former host Alec Baldwin, dreams that turned out to be clips from...
  • 'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars

    'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars
    "The King's Speech" was crowned best film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Nominated for 12 Oscars -- the most of any film -- it won four statuettes, including for Colin Firth for lead actor, Tom Hooper for director, and David Seidler for...
  • Comments & Curiosities: The 'King' of all award shows

    "Hooray for Holly." Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic." No, wait, stop, please. That was awful. We try that every year and it never gets any better....
  • Oscars: Colin Firth gets a well-deserved win for 'The King's Speech'

    Oscars: Colin Firth gets a well-deserved win for 'The King's Speech'
    Learn another language, live in a different body — that's fundamentally what "The King's Speech" required of Colin Firth if he was to give the stammering King George VI an authenticity that could be sensed in every tortured sentence he delivered....
  • 'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'

    'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'
    Hollywood's coronation of "The King's Speech" culminated Sunday night when the story of stuttering King George VI and his speech therapist won four Academy Awards, including best picture. But if the Oscars completed the historical drama's ascension, the...
  • Tom Hooper takes the directing Oscar for 'King's Speech'

    Tom Hooper takes the directing Oscar for 'King's Speech'
    Tom Hooper made a movie about giving speeches on a grand stage – and then he got to make one himself. The 38-year-old British filmmaker took home the best director prize at the Oscars on Sunday night for "The King's Speech," a historical drama...
  • TV review: Nice try, Oscars

    TV review: Nice try, Oscars
    Oscar producers, the more you try to make your annual Hollywood lovefest appeal to young viewers, the older you seem. And you are 83! "Anne, I must say, you look so beautiful and so hip," James Franco, 32, deadpanned as he and co-host Anne Hathaway, 28,...
  • PG or not PG? How to judge if a movie is fit for your child

    PG or not PG? How to judge if a movie is fit for your child
    Some PG-rated movies present chilling scenarios ("Tangled") while some R-rated ones offer uplifting life lessons ("The King's Speech"). How do parents decide what's OK for their kids? Parent advice View it first without them, and use your best judgment....
  • Stuttering takes center stage in 'The King's Speech'

    The hit movie "The King's Speech" that chronicles the relationship between Britain's wartime monarch, King George V1, and his speech therapist, Lionel Logue, has put stuttering squarely in the spotlight. A speech disorder in which the sufferer has...
  • The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood

    The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood
    David Seidler first sparked to the idea of writing a movie about the life of King George VI in 1980. A stutterer himself, he found the real-life narrative of the English monarch's struggles to overcome a debilitating stammer moving and profoundly...