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  • New York Film Critics Circle members respond to Mo'Nique's snub

     
    Members of the New York Film Critics Circle are responding on the record to news that Mo'Nique will not attend their awards ceremony on Jan. 11 to accept her supporting-actress prize for "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire." On Friday, one...
  • Oscars quiz: Who won best supporting actress twice?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins on March 7, she'll become the third star to claim the Oscar for best supporting actress twice. One of the current dual champs was Dianne Wiest ("Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986; "Bullets Over Broadway," 1994). Can you name the...
  • Mo'Nique's and Christoph Waltz's amazing -- and very rare -- awards sweep

     
    Lots of stars almost pulled off a full sweep of the key early awards during derby season, then went on to win the Oscar. But only 15 stars, according to my count, actually accomplished a total romp in modern times. Many others were like Robert De Niro ("...
  • Quiz: Which double champ dissed the Oscars as 'a public hanging'?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: Glenda Jackson did not attend the Oscars ceremony either time she won best actress: "Women in Love" (1970), "A Touch of Class" (1973). One year after triumphing...
  • Debra Winger will get shrunk on 'In Treatment,' a cache of acting talent

     
    Intensive psychotherapy might unleash a lot of demons, but it's certainly brought out beautiful, nuanced erformances on HBO's "In Treatment." Debra Winger will be the next star to plop on the shrink's couch and, if the series' history is any......
  • Alfred Molina jumps into 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'

     
    Alfred Molina will play the deputy district attorney in NBC's new "Law & Order: Los Angeles," a spinoff of the landmark police/legal drama. "I am thrilled that Fred is 'LOLA"s deputy D.A.," said creator and executive producer Dick Wolf. "He......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Hugh Laurie sings the blues | 'Mad Men' all dolled up | Al Pacino back to Broadway

     
    • If any actor has a right to sing the blues, it is Hugh Laurie, who hasn't had any luck with the Emmys despite four previous nominations for playing the cantankerous title character in "House, M.D." Although he's contending again this year in the...
  • An embarrassment of on-screen riches but so little Emmy gold

    An embarrassment of on-screen riches but so little Emmy gold
    Well, it's a good thing I'm not in charge of the Emmys. If I were, this year's telecast would probably be five hours long (and then I'd review it and kvetch about how boring it was). But how could it not be long? In dramas alone there were just so many...
  • 'In Treatment' schedules more sessions

    A new location, new patients and a new schedule will come into play when HBO begins the second season of "In Treatment" next month. The series returns on Sunday, April 5, and picks up with therapist Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne) having divorced and moved...
  • 60th Annual Emmy Awards: The Winners

    60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Winners:       - Drama Series: "Mad Men," AMC.       - Comedy Series: "30 Rock," NBC.       - Actor, Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad," AMC.       - Actress, Drama Series: Glenn Close, "Damages," FX.      ...