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  • Adam Sandler shatters record for awfulness as 2011 Razzie Award nominations announced

     
    It's been a tradition since 1980 for The Golden Raspberry Awards (a.k.a. “The Razzies“) to serve as a tongue-in-cheek alternative to Oscar's big night. Whereas the Academy Awards gala offers glitz, glamour and somewhat self-serving pats on the...
  • The Morning Fix: Comcast goes after Netflix.

     
    Comcast to go after Netflix. Disney's "John Carter" has issues....
  • What's next for Oscar nominees? Theater for some

     
    George Clooney, Demian Bichir, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Plummer are among this year's crop of Oscar nominees who are taking on stage roles....
  • 'Undefeated': A provocative look at race and class in sports

     
    If we’ve learned anything from the mega-media onslaught over Jeremy Lin, it’s that racial and ethnic stereotypes are still a powerful force in America, especially in the world of sports. My 13-year-old son’s generation is largely...
  • Adam Sandler comedy 'Jack and Jill' sweeps the Razzies

     
    The Razzies: Adam Sandler's critically lambasted twin comedy "Jack & Jill" made history- of sorts- Sunday evening in Santa Monica becoming the first film to sweep all ten categories at the 32nd annual Razzie Awards, which honors the worst in cinematic...
  • Al Pacino, James Caan to assess ‘The Godfather Legacy’

     
    In the documentary, History said, "historians, scholars, law enforcement agents, and real-world Mafiosi explain how these powerful mobsters, with their moral ambiguity and human flaws, resonated with audiences and impacted popular culture."...
  • VOD Spotlight: Adam Sandler does double duty in “Jack and Jill”

     
    In Jack and Jill, Adam Sandler plays family guy Jack, who dreads the arrival of his needy twin sister Jill (also played by Sandler) for her annual Thanksgiving visit. For the talented comic, the dual role wasn’t that huge a challenge, but having...
  • AMC’s “The Godfather” 40-year celebration got us thinking

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] It’s almost hard to believe. Four decades have passed since Francis Ford Coppola’s adaptation of Mario Puzo’s The Godfather first hit...
  • Tonight: Spurs vs. Thunder; ‘Touch’ season finale; ‘Dog Day Afternoon’

     
    Many people bemoan violence in movies, but some of the greatest American films were violent. TCM offers three classics: "Badlands" at 8 with Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek; "Bonnie and Clyde" with Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway at 10; and "Dog Day...
  • Lee Strasberg papers headed to Library of Congress

     
    Lee Strasberg, the acting instructor who promulgated the Method style of acting and nurtured the careers of James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Al Pacino and many more, left behind a wealth of documents and other archival materials when he died in 1982. Now...
  • This week: ‘Supermodels,’ ‘The Closer,’ John Wayne, Mob Week

     
    The first full week of the London Olympics will dominate the schedule, ratings and headlines. But viewers have alternatives. HBO offers “About Face: Supermodels Then and Now,” a diverting documentary, at 9 p.m. Monday. Those supermodels...
  • This week: ‘Supermodels,’ ‘The Closer,’ John Wayne, Mob Week

     
    The first full week of the London Olympics will dominate the schedule, ratings and headlines. But viewers have alternatives. HBO offers “About Face: Supermodels Then and Now,” a diverting documentary, at 9 p.m. Monday. Those supermodels...