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  • Movie Review: 'Vantage Point'

    Movie Review: 'Vantage Point'
    A Secret Service agent (Dennis Quaid) who's back on the job one year after taking a bullet. His all-American partner (Matthew Fox), who harbors some kind of dark secret. The earnest U.S. president (William Hurt) who's determined that a political summit in...
  • Oscar aligns the stars

    Academy Awards officials announced a slew of presenters and performers booked to appear on the annual Oscar telecast. Show producer Gil Cates and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Sid Ganis revealed the lineup at a press conference at...
  • 'Atonement' wins top British film award

    'Atonement' wins top British film award
    The sweeping World War II romance "Atonement" won Britain's top film honors on Sunday. The movie, which won the Golden Globe for best dramatic film and is nominated for seven Oscars, went into the ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall vying for 14...
  • Ines Gomez Mont proposes to Brady, Manning at Super Bowl Media Day

    Apparently the woman in the wedding dress didn't realize the only ring Tom Brady came to Arizona for this week involves an NFL coronation and not a wedding. Unabashed and stunningly unaware, TV Azteca reporter Ines Gomez Mont proposed to Brady in front...
  • Movie Review: 'The Air I Breathe'

    Jeez, is this the `90s? Is there a Clinton in the White House? Is Candlebox still a Top 40 powerhouse? Then why am I watching a non-linear drama in which four L.A. strangers cross paths in a sad-sweet intersection of loss, sacrifice and redemption? To be...
  • 'Debaters' leads NAACP Image Awards nominees

    'Debaters' leads NAACP Image Awards nominees
    Denzel Washington was a force to be reckoned with at the 39th annual NAACP Image Awards nominations announced Tuesday. His civil rights drama "The Great Debaters" scored eight nominations, including best film, director and actor for Washington. The...
  • Indecision reigns on Oscar circuit

    Indecision reigns on Oscar circuit
    Uncertainty is in the air as the race of all races heats up to the boiling point. Candidates are not leaving anything to chance, some still running frantically from one public forum to another, trying to reach voters with that personal touch, even as the...
  • Queen for a year

    Queen for a year
    THERE is no question that Helen Mirren won last year's acting Oscar (and Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild and British academy awards, ad infinitum) on the strength of her immense talent. But if one were to track her appearances that fall and winter of...
  • Denzel Washington schools his young acting charges while making and starring in 'Debaters'

    Denzel Washington schools his young acting charges while making and starring in 'Debaters'
    When Oscar winner Denzel Washington cast his movie, The Great Debaters, he knew he needed more than actors. He needed to know that he had people who can project their voices, put passion into public speeches. "So, first day of rehearsal, he stuck us in...
  • 'The Great Debaters'

    'The Great Debaters'
    Opponents found it easy to underestimate the 1930s debate team of Wiley College, a small, all-black institution in a remote corner of Texas, but they did so at their peril. The same will likely hold true for those who underestimate the new film on the...
  • Acting, Inspiration Make Compelling Argument for 'Debaters'

    Good story, well told. Interesting concept. I wonder if people will go for it. Director Denzel Washington's "The Great Debaters" is pure Hollywood, not without its share of storytelling cliches and golden-toned inspirational teaching moments, but you...
  • A proud graduate of the 'School of Janet'

    A proud graduate of the 'School of Janet'
    In Denzel Washington's new film "The Great Debaters," we are introduced to a young woman who is poised, talented and determined to succeed as a college debater against a field of men, but who knows that to accomplish that goal she will have to overcome...