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  • Golden Globe Awards 2013: The complete list of winners and nominees

    Golden Globe Awards 2013: The complete list of winners and nominees
    Golden Globes, "Argo" won for best dramatic film and best director Ben Affleck, while the musical "Les Miserables" took home three Golden Globes -- for best musical or comedy, lead actor for Hugh Jackman and supporting actress for Anne Hathaway. "Lincoln"...
  • Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list

    Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list
    Two vastly different films about the scourge of slavery in America, a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran and a study of the dogged quest to capture one of the world's most wanted men -- Osama bin Laden -- were among the top nominees...
  • Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven

    Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven
    The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms. Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
  • Film review: This Abe is hard to top

    Film review: This Abe is hard to top
    The trailers and TV ads for "Lincoln" — with their wall-to-wall music, stately proclamations and reverent tone — suggest an unrestrained Steven Spielberg, fully indulging his worst tendencies. They won't win any truth-in-advertising awards...
  • Q&A: William H. Macy of 'The Sessions'

    Q&A: William H. Macy of 'The Sessions'
    When “The Sessions” co-star William H. Macy came to Chicago in the early 1970s, he briefly worked as a waiter at former Lincoln Park bar Le Pub. He made more money, he says, as a carpenter. “[I would] build shelves and things like...
  • 'The Sessions' review: Decent Oscar bait--not more, not less

    'The Sessions' review: Decent Oscar bait--not more, not less
    **1/2 (out of four) For better and for worse, “The Sessions” has “crowd-pleaser” written all over it. The dramedy, which won the audience award and a special jury prize for ensemble acting at Sundance this year, engineers a small...
  • Savage Love: Virgin Bro

    Savage Love: Virgin Bro
    My brother is 22 years old and mentally ill with social anxiety on the scale of agoraphobia (officially diagnosed). He's made significant progress in the past few years, but he's stuck on the fact that he's a virgin and is convinced that he's not going to...
  • 'Lincoln' review: Great performance, OK movie

    'Lincoln' review: Great performance, OK movie
    **1/2 (out of four) It's pretty incredible that Steven Spielberg got the real Abraham Lincoln to play himself in “Lincoln,” a recounting of the first few months of 1865 as the president worked to pass the 13th Amendment and end the Civil War....
  • 'The Master' review (****): An extraordinary brain workout

    'The Master' review (****): An extraordinary brain workout
    **** (out of four) It doesn't take an Olympic judge to recognize the degree of difficulty in Paul Thomas Anderson's “The Master,” either in the writer-director’s execution or the audience’s task of processing it. For anyone...
  • 'The King's Speech,' 'True Grit' top Academy Award nominations

    'The King's Speech,'  'True Grit' top Academy Award nominations
    "The King's Speech" dominated the Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, earning 12 nods including best picture and best lead actor for Colin Firth as King George VI, who battles to eradicate his stammer before he unexpectedly takes the throne. Joel and...
  • John Hawkes wants to get impersonal

    John Hawkes wants to get impersonal
  • Oscar oversights include some Hollywood heavyweights

    Oscar oversights include some Hollywood heavyweights
    In writer-director Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller "Inception," Leonardo DiCaprio portrays a dream-time cat burglar who smuggles ideas in and out of people's minds. But on Tuesday, many Oscar prognosticators felt that "Inception" itself had gotten...