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  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • FX orders star-studded series 'American Horror Story'

    FX orders star-studded series 'American Horror Story'
    FX has picked up the thriller "American Horror Story," and if the cast and creative team behind the drama is any indication, the network has another hit in the works. "Glee" co-creators/executive producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, who worked on...
  • 'Winter's Bone' nominated for 4 Academy Awards

    'Winter's Bone' nominated for 4 Academy Awards
    LOS ANGELES -- One year after winning the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival, "Winter's Bone" has earned Hollywood's top honors. The film -- shot in Taney and Christian counties in 2009 -- earned four Academy Award nominations including Best...
  • 'King's Speech' Leads 83rd Annual Oscar Nominees

    'King's Speech' Leads 83rd Annual Oscar Nominees
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The British monarchy saga "The King's Speech" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Also nominated for best picture Tuesday...
  • And the award goes to…Varsity Life predicts the winners of the 83rd annual Academy Awards

    And the award goes to…Varsity Life predicts the winners of the 83rd annual Academy Awards
    "True Grit," "The Fighter," "Black Swan" and "The King's Speech" are a few of the many head-spinning, stomach-turning, heart-wrenching movies that impacted audiences locally and across the globe. On Feb. 27, the most worthy of films from 2010 will be...
  • Sound of my Voice

    Sound of my Voice
    It irked me that last year Martha Marcy May Marlene got so much critical praise. It was an uninteresting movie about cults, with two good performances (John Hawkes, Elisabeth Olsen). This year we get a great film about cults, and I’m guessing...
  • 'Sound of My Voice' review: I don't hear anything

    'Sound of My Voice' review: I don't hear anything
    ** (out of four) When Peter (Christopher Denham) and his girlfriend Lorna (Nicole Vicius) walk blindfolded into a basement after giving up their valuables and being driven around in a van to mask their location, the couple appears to be entering a...
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011

    San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011
    Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay. This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
  • 'Higher Ground'

    'Higher Ground'
    "Up in the Air" and "The Departed" co-star Vera Farmiga turned director with this deep-thinking drama, inspired by the memoir "This Dark World" by Carolyn S. Briggs (who also co-wrote the screenplay). Farmiga also plays the central character, a woman...
  • 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'

    'Martha Marcy May Marlene'
    Elizabeth Olsen, the sister of long-popular television twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, earned considerable attention of her own with her performance - which has made her a current Film Independent Spirit Award nominee - in writer-director Sean Durkin'...
  • David Morrissey cast as The Governor in 'The Walking Dead'

    David Morrissey cast as The Governor in 'The Walking Dead'
    AMC announced Friday that British actor David Morrissey will play The Governor in the network's hit series, "The Walking Dead." The BAFTA Award nominee may be best known for his starring role in the original British series "State of Play" and for...
  • 'Higher Ground' review: She fought the Lord, and the Lord won?

    'Higher Ground' review: She fought the Lord, and the Lord won?
    *** (out of four) Are penises and clitoral stimulation really part of God’s plan? Should women avoid preaching so as not to seem like they’re teaching men? Corinne (Vera Farmiga) considers these and other questions as her commitment to...