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  • Oscar movie preview 2009

    Teenlink citics reveal who they think should take home the Oscar Best Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon Milk The Reader Slumdog Millionaire And the Oscar goes to: Slumdog Millionaire Despite my own personal campaign for Milk, I am...
  • Tomei and Winslet: nudity = Oscar glory?

    Tomei and Winslet: nudity = Oscar glory?
    Take 26. ¶ That's the shot that director Darren Aronofsky used of Marisa Tomei in one of "The Wrestler's" pivotal dance sequences, one in which the 44-year-old Academy Award nominee gyrates and prances, flaunts and slinks -- largely in the nude --...
  • Courtney Love leases home

    Courtney Love leases home
    Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: 'Entourage'...
  • 2009 Oscar Winners Leaked?

    Earlier this week a blog created for the sole purpose of posting a leaked list of this year's Oscar winners did exactly that. In and of itself, this would be cause for mild interest at best, but the fact that said list has since been pulled raises...
  • 'The Wrestler' wins at Film Independent's Spirit Awards

    'The Wrestler' wins at Film Independent's Spirit Awards
    " The Wrestler," the poignant drama about an aging grappler who refuses to give up the ring, pinned its competition Saturday afternoon at Film Independent's Spirit Awards, winning honors for best feature, best male lead for star Mickey Rourke, and best...
  • Oscar parties: A night of painting the town gold

    Oscar parties: A night of painting the town gold
    Vanity Fair's annual post- Academy Awards celebration, which set up shop at West Hollywood's Sunset Tower Hotel, might have had some recession-chic touches -- reused décor from past events and comfort food like chicken pot pie -- but there was no toning...
  • Dean's Best & Worst of '08

    BEST PICTURE: 1. DARK KNIGHT 2. CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON 3. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE 4. IRON MAN 5. DOUBT 6. THE WRESTLER 7. MILK 8. TROPIC THUNDER 9. WALL-E WORST: 1. THE HOTTIE AND THE NOTTIE 2. LOVE GURU 3. DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN 4. MAMMA...
  • 66th annual Golden Globes

    MOTION PICTURES: - Picture, Drama: "Slumdog Millionaire." - Picture, Musical or Comedy: "Vicky Christina Barcelona." - Actor, Drama: Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler." - Kate Winslet, "Revolutionary Road." - Director: Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire." -...
  • Winners of 21st Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

    A WGN Exclusive... The 21st annual Chicago Film Critics Association Awards: - BEST PICTURE: WALL-E - BEST DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire - BEST ACTOR: Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler - BEST ACTRESS: Anne Hathaway - Rachel Getting...
  • 'The Wrestler' well worth seeing, but not for squeamish

     
    Finally saw "The Wrestler" Saturday night, which is sort of in my jurisdiction, as it is about a sort-of sport. As advertised, Mickey Rourke is excellent, as is Marisa Tomei. (She's 44? Really?) The movie works mostly as a character......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 411 on 'Nine' | Two perspectives on 'Avatar' | Four toons top 50 Oscars snubs

     
    • Tony-winning composer Maury Yeston talked in great detail to Harry Haun about the journey of "Nine" from screen (as "8 1/2") to stage and back to screen. "There are only two ways to approach Broadway shows becoming movies," Yeston says. "One of them...