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  • Today’s interview: Rising star Elizabeth Olsen, sister of Ashley and Mary-Kate

     
    Elizabeth Olsen is 22 and star of the Sundance buzz thriller “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” in which she plays a paranoid young woman staying with her estranged sister, hiding the news that she might have been in a cult before coming there. A...
  • 'Winter's Bone' named best film by San Diego critics

    'Winter's Bone' named best film by San Diego critics
    SAN DIEGO - "Winter's Bone," the gritty independent film shot in the Ozarks, was named the best film of the year by the San Diego Film Critics Society. The Debra Granik-directed film about a daughter looking for her meth-making dad in the deep Ozarks...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 'Contagion' review: It's a tense, germ-y world out there

    'Contagion' review: It's a tense, germ-y world out there
    *** (out of four) A woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) lies dead on an examination table. Her head has been opened up to reveal not congealed self-satisfaction and vegan muffins (like in Paltrow’s actual head) but evidence that a new disease has done some...
  • En cartelera: Contagion y Drive

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Contagion y Drive
    Contagion **1/2 Steven Soderbergh se ha destacado por nadar con igual eficacia en las turbias aguas del cine comercial (Ocean Eleven, Erin Brockovich) y en las mansas corrientes del cine Indie (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Che), pero cuando intenta...
  • '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...
  • '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&#8230;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...
  • Comments & Curiosities: The 'King' of all award shows

    "Hooray for Holly." Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic." No, wait, stop, please. That was awful. We try that every year and it never gets any better....
  • 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...