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  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • Laura Ziskin dies at 61; 'Spider-Man' producer

    Laura Ziskin dies at 61; 'Spider-Man' producer
    When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away. But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...
  • Can 'The Hobbit' escape the towering shadow of 'The Lord of the Rings'?

     
    FOUR FRANCHISES AT A CROSSROADS: PART ONE This week we're taking a look at four major trilogies from this decade that are looking to add a fourth film despite substantial challenges -- not least among those challenges the skepticism of......
  • Marc Webb, director of '(500) Days,' will swing with Spider-Man

     
    Over on our sister blog 24 Frames, Steve Zeitchik has posted an item about Marc Webb, director of the summer hit "(500) Days of Summer" and music videos for acts including Ashlee Simpson, Diddy and Weezer, being officially named director......
  • The Morning Fix: Another day of Conan and Jay. 'Avatar' backlash (no, really)! Sex on TV! Sundance time.

     
    After the coffee. Before wondering how Jack Bauer would handle the Conan negotiations. Are we done yet? Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin divided up the world in less time than it's taking NBC to part ways with "Tonight Show" host Conan......
  • Oscars welcome dozen first-time acting nominees, including Sandra Bullock

     
    This year's 20 acting nominees include five previous Oscar acting winners, another three previous Oscar contenders and 12 newcomers. "Julie & Julia" star Meryl Streep is the only two-time Academy Award-winner contending this year. She widened the gap...
  • Oscar nomination breakthroughs: 'Avatar,' Kathryn Bigelow, Lee Daniels ...

     
    By reaping Academy Award nominations for best picture, "Avatar" and "District 9" have shattered a strong bias among academy voters. In the past, only two sci-fi films have been nominated for the top Oscars: "Star Wars" (1977) and "E.T." (1982). OK,...
  • Oscar nominations -- who got snubbed: Clint Eastwood, 'Star Trek,' Tobey Maguire ...

     
    Even with 10 films in the race for best picture at the Oscars, there was no room for Golden Globe champ "The Hangover," BFCA and PGA nominee "Invictus," BFCA, Globe and SAG nominee "Nine" and PGA nominee "Star Trek." Clint Eastwood -- who won two of his...
  • Meryl Streep sets new record with 16th Oscar nomination

     
    Meryl Streep's nomination for "Julie & Julia" increases her Oscar record to 16, putting her even further ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson (both at 12). Though Hepburn won four lead-actress Oscars and Nicholson a pair of lead-actor Academy...
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • Can 'Up in the Air' win best picture at Oscars without an editing nomination?

     
    Ever since the Oscars introduced an award for editing in 1934, only nine movies have won best picture without at least being nominated for the editing Academy Award. That's one explanation of how "Crash" pulled off a surprise win over "Brokeback Mountain"...