| Jan 26, 2011
— Jeff Bridges, who won the lead actor Oscar last year for "Crazy Heart," is up in the same category for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit." Only two actors have won Academy Awards in the lead actor category two years in a row —...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Coen brothers' "True Grit," which plays out over rural Arkansas and the Indian Territory of the 1870s, is the duo's highest-grossing film to date, and last week it became the second-most-nominated movie in this year's Oscar race.
Earlier in January,...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 12:55 PM
They say that in Hollywood, it's all about who you know.
In this case, knowing who to pick for The Herald-Mail's eighth Oscar Picks Contest could make you $50 richer.
The Herald-Mail's Oscar contest is back. James Franco and Anne Hathaway will co-host...
| Feb 3, 2011
When Mary Zophres was designing costumes for Joel and Ethan Coen's "True Grit," product placement tie-ins were the last thing on her mind. Her rugged Old West garb for stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Hailee Steinfeld was based on rigorous historical...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Could Tara Reid have provided us with the best "cat out of the bag" moment so far this year?
Hollywood.tv recently asked Tara Reid, who played the toenail-polished Bunny in the oft-quoted "The Big Lebowski," what projects she's got coming up and, yes,...
| Feb 27, 2011
"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...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Never underestimate the power of a teen idol. Pre-release polling had led many in Hollywood to believe that Adam Sandler's new comedy, "Just Go With It," would easily beat out "Never Say Never," a 3-D Justin Bieber documentary, but the box-office...
| Feb 21, 2011
The Angry Newswriter Theatre is back! All week we're showcasing the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscar's this weekend.
Today they perform for you a scene from 'True Grit.'
Check it out...
| Feb 24, 2011
Man, I wish I'd gotten this assignment two years ago.
The task of matching Oscar-nominated films to appropriate restaurants is challenge enough, but it's even harder these days, thanks to the Academy's esteem-building decision to expand the number of...
| Feb 23, 2011
So will it be "The King's Speech" or "The Social Network" that wins the top prize Sunday at the 83rd Academy Awards?
"The Social Network," the acclaimed drama about how Harvard computer nerds created the social networking site Facebook, had been the...
| Feb 28, 2011
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...