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  • Oscars: Critic's first reactions

    Oscars: Critic's first reactions
    Best picture: "No Country for Old Men" Ultimately, it came down to a selection between "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood," a choice that in recent weeks seemed to take on an almost Red State-Blue State, science versus evolution, Beatles...
  • Actresses in biopics collect Oscars

    The real deal gets the Oscar To win an Academy Award for lead actress, it helps to portray a real person. In the last decade, seven actresses have won for bringing to film such disparate figures as author Virginia Woolf, serial killer Aileen Wuornos,...
  • International house of Oscar

    International house of Oscar
    Until "No Country for Old Men" took the final two awards of the evening, it was beginning to look like the U.S. was "No Country for Oscar Winners." In an Oscar convocation with the least xenophobic results in years, the Kodak Theatre seemed more like a...
  • A river barge journey in South of France

    Try this once in your life: Stand on a boat as it moves slowly down the narrow waterway of a foreign country. The world passes by, close and observable, and you watch it with a sense of elevated station. The clarity, the buoyancy, the cushiness make you...
  • Live review: An early Thanksgiving feast for Cuban diva Omara Portuondo at UCLA

     
    Halloween still is a few days off, but for the Cuban chanteuse Omara Portuondo, Friday night's concert at UCLA's Royce Hall was an occasion for marking an early Thanksgiving. Hip-swiveling her way onstage as if she were hoofing it up......
  • Brand X Files: Why aren't conservatives funny? 'New Susan Boyle'? Dollar's scary decline

     
    Why aren't conservatives funny? Gawker asks the $64,000 question. No right-slanted Onion or "Daily Show." Left has Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, right has... Ann Coulter and Dennis Miller? (Gawker) Have they found the "new Susan Boyle?"...
  • Culture Jam: Tweeting for a song

     
    Culture Jam, Twitter marketing company, releases Promo Jam, a do-it-yourself software platform for DIY bands....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Pete Hammond: Best actress 'down to the wire' | Oscars leading men

     
    • Pete Hammond -- who pegged Sandra Bullock as a contender weeks before anyone else -- surveys the lead actress field and finds it "all over the map." Pete concludes, "EW's annual survey of four academy voters (not the biggest sample exactly) had Streep...
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Will playing 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher finally win Oscar gold once more for Meryl Streep?

     
    As reported by Borys Kit in the Hollywood Reporter, "Meryl Streep is in talks to reteam with her 'Mamma Mia!' director Phyllida Lloyd for 'Thatcher,' a biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister. Jim Broadbent is in talks...
  • Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr talk about the sad romance of 'Inception'

     
    Director Christopher Nolan turned to a familiar collaborator for the music of "Inception," this weekend's box office leader: It was Hans Zimmer, who brought the taut, dooming minimalist string arrangements that marked the sound of Nolan's two Batman films...
  • Hans Zimmer on manipulating Edith Piaf for 'Inception': 'It's how you get from one dream level to the next'

     
    Christopher Nolan's dream-within-a-dream-heist comes with a taut, damning score, courtesy of the filmmaker's go-to-composer, Hans Zimmer. Yet the tense, minimal foghorn-like bellows take their inspiration from something far more delicate. Édith Piaf's...