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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Q&A: Did 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' star Elizabeth Olsen say John Stamos tickled everyone in L.A.?

    Q&A: Did 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' star Elizabeth Olsen say John Stamos tickled everyone in L.A.?
    When she returned to school at NYU over the summer, nothing was different for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” star Elizabeth Olsen. Well, one thing was different. “There was one time when I had to miss class because I had to go to a...
  • 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' review: Remarkably, fascinatingly creepy

    'Martha Marcy May Marlene' review: Remarkably, fascinatingly creepy
    ***1/2 (out of four) Talk about two very different lives. Now Martha’s (Elizabeth Olsen) at a cozy Connecticut lake house with her sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and brother-in-law Ted (Hugh Dancy) with no responsibility and a tendency toward anti-...
  • Earthworks

    Earthworks
    In Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears a voice that says “If you build it, they will come.” He then ruins his cornfield crops to build a baseball field. This doesn’t make his wife happy, or the bank. They were on the verge of taking...
  • Short film festival at the Wadsworth, plus Martha Marcy May Marlene

    Short film festival at the Wadsworth, plus Martha Marcy May Marlene
    The Short Short Story Film Festival Nov. 5-6. Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum, 600 Main St., Hartford. (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org. Martha Marcy May Marlene Opens Nov. 4. Palace/Cinema City, Hartford; Criterion, New Haven; Bethel Cinemas; Fairfield...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • '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...