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Academy Awards

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  • Oscar, welcome to Charm City

    Oscar, welcome to Charm City
    Christina Spearman dug out her best high school formal gown, took the day off work and headed down to the Inner Harbor on Friday morning to realize the dream of a lifetime. She was getting an Oscar. OK, that's a stretch. What she was actually getting,...
  • Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys

    Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys
    The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
  • Obama wakes the conservative 'bear'

    Obama wakes the conservative 'bear'
    "You woke thebears! Why did you do that?" That's from one of my favorite scenes in "Anchorman." In the Oscar-robbed film, Ron Burgundy (played by Will Ferrell) loudly leaps into a bear pit to rescue his girlfriend and then falsely blames her for waking...
  • Chaplin films coming to the Charles Theatre

    Chaplin films coming to the Charles Theatre
    The most towering figure in Hollywood history wore ill-fitting clothes, including shoes several sizes too big, and never said a word. Beginning Saturday, he'll be spending a year at Baltimore's Charles Theatre. Charlie Chaplin, a British expatriate who...
  • Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets

    Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets
    No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
  • Make Studio offers platform for artists with disabilities

    Make Studio offers platform for artists with disabilities
    Circus performers in all their gaudy glory. A timeline linking the actors who have played James Bond to the U.S. presidents at the time the movies came out. Rosemary's baby. The Make Studio on North Avenue, celebrating its second anniversary with a...
  • Stacy Keibler is golden at the Oscars

    Stacy Keibler is golden at the Oscars
    Stacy Keibler made looking good look easy last night. Wearing a form-fitting metallic gold strapless Marchesa gown, the Baltimore native walked the Oscar red carpet alongside boyfriend George Clooney. As Clooney worked the crowd of fans stationed near...
  • Baltimore fashionistas offer Oscar style tips for Stacy Keibler

    Baltimore fashionistas offer Oscar style tips for Stacy Keibler
    An assessment of Stacy Keibler's attire this awards season reads like a children's bedtime story. Her Snooki-esque poofed hair and simple black dress lacked sophistication at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 7. Her updo...
  • Oscar nominees = best-seller list

    Oscar nominees = best-seller list
    You'll be excused if you get the Oscar nominations for Best Picture mixed up with a best-seller list. Most of the nominees drew their inspiration from the printed page, and I hope one of them wins the prize, to reinforce the value of literature. Here's...
  • Oscars 2012: Plummer wins Oscar, denies distinction of being the oldest winner ever

    Oscars 2012: Plummer wins Oscar, denies distinction of being the oldest winner ever
    In winning the Supporting Actor Oscar for "Beginners," 82-year-old Christopher Plummer became the oldest Oscar winner ever in the acting categeories. But backstage, he good-naturedly declined that distinction. "I don't believe that for a second," Plummer...
  • Oscars 2012: Octavia Spencer breaks into a happy song

    Oscars 2012: Octavia Spencer breaks into a happy song
    Perhaps taking her cue from President Obama, Supporting Actress Oscar winner celebrated her win by breaking into song backstage. Singing to the tune of Frank Sinatra's "It was a Very Good Year," Spencer tunefully warbled: "Oscar nominee/But now I'm a...
  • Oscars 2012: The F-bomb gets dropped again

    Oscars 2012: The F-bomb gets dropped again
    First Melissa Leo,now the makers of the documentary "Undefeated." Dropping thef-bombis becoming the Oscar thing to do. Leo did it last year. The "Undefeated" folks followed suit this year. "I don't think that was the classiest thing in the world to do,"...