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  • 'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight

    'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight
    We've had Johnny and June in "Walk the Line," Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda's grouchy old-timers in "On Golden Pond" and real-life marrieds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton bickering their way through "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" But they'...
  • 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...
  • The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood

    The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood
    David Seidler first sparked to the idea of writing a movie about the life of King George VI in 1980. A stutterer himself, he found the real-life narrative of the English monarch's struggles to overcome a debilitating stammer moving and profoundly...
  • Critic's Notebook: Annette Bening takes the ordinary to Oscar-worthy heights

    Critic's Notebook: Annette Bening takes the ordinary to Oscar-worthy heights
    There is a very particular art to playing the ordinary. Few actors do it well — Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney always come to mind. Of those, most fail to get their due come Oscar night — thoughts of Giamatti and Linney rise again. The...
  • 'The Kids Are All Right'

    'The Kids Are All Right'
    Julianne Moore and Annette Bening have been mentioned as likely Oscar contenders for their fine work in this smart comedy-drama from director and co-writer Lisa Cholodenko ("High Art"). The stars play longtime partners whose children ( Mia Wasikowska,...
  • What movies are the next Oscar front-runners?

     
    Here's a rundown of top contenders you should check out in advance of the start of the next Oscars derby. Pete Hammond (Notes on a Season) has written a good overview you should check out too. "All Good Things," Andrew Jarecki (Weinstein Co.) "Betty...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Taylor Swift odds-on favorite at Grammys | Beyonce could be Grammys spoiler | Oscars shorts get longer exposure

     
    • James Montgomery previews Sunday's Grammys and reports that the betting world is touting Taylor Swift as the favorite to win. "Nick Weinberg, Ladbrokes' chief sports, politics and novelty oddsmaker, says, 'Beyoncé's odds are probably a bit shorter...