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Academy Awards

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  • Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'

    Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'
    Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.” Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...
  • Spirits 2012: 'The Artist' named Best Feature

    Spirits 2012: 'The Artist' named Best Feature
    Setting the stage for what could be the quietest Oscar weekend since 1929, the largely silent film"The Artist"was named Best Feature at the Spirit Awards. 'The Artist" is also favored to win the Best Picture Oscar Sunday. If that happens, it would mark...
  • Baltimore's Stacy Keibler hits the red carpet in a gold Marchesa gown

    Baltimore's Stacy Keibler hits the red carpet in a gold Marchesa gown
    Stacy Keibler parted ways with the colorful frocks, which have brought her red carpet success this awards season, and opted for a rose gold Marchesa gown that left one Baltimore fashionista gushing. "You can't go wrong with Marchesa," said Zoey...
  • Oscar red carpet heats up as stars arrive

    Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie. Early arrivals included "Artist"...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 210: '18 Miles Out'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 210: '18 Miles Out'
    Billy Crystal and LeBron James ain't got nothing on a zombie being shot in the head through another zombie's head! The producers of "The Walking Dead"had to compete against both the NBA All-Star Game(Dumb) and the Oscars (Plum dumb) on Sunday night,...
  • Oscar telecast: This one with Billy Crystal was actually painful to watch

    Oscar telecast: This one with Billy Crystal was actually painful to watch
    There is a reason more people watched the Grammys this year than did the Oscars last year: The Oscar telecast has truly come to suck. Sunday night's 84th Annual Academy Awards was actually painful to watch. I cannot think of any major TV franchise that...
  • Oscars 2012: Streep beams

    Oscars 2012: Streep beams
    You figure this would be old hat for Meryl Streep by now, given that she's been nominated for about a gazillion Oscars. But a clearly delighted Streep said hearing her name announced from the Oscars' stage was a near-surreal experience. "They call...
  • Oscars 2012: 'The Artist' director thanks Billy Wilder very, very much

    Oscars 2012: 'The Artist' director thanks Billy Wilder very, very much
    In his Oscar acceptance speech, "The Artist" director Michel Hazanavicius said he wanted to thank three people: "Billy Wilder, Billy Wilder and Billy Wilder." Backstage, Hazanavicius was asked why he felt compelled to thank Wilder, the Oscar-winning...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 60 degrees. It is expected to be clear tonight, with a low temperature around 38 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your commute. FROM...
  • Monday, already?

    So, I gather from the Twitterature that what I missed by skipping the Oscars last night was a crappy sound system and Angelina Jolie showing some leg. Still think your time was well spent on it? If your preoccupation with the Oscars over the weekend...
  • Senior briefs

    Trips for 2012 Members of the Annapolis Senior Activity Center can stop by the trip desk for a preview of 2012 outings and make reservations and deposits. Trips include "Journey of Hope" to Gettysburg, Pa., and a visit to Washington to see the cherry...
  • Oscar telecast averages fewer viewers than Grammy show at 39.3 million

    Oscar telecast averages fewer viewers than Grammy show at 39.3 million
      ABC is madly trying to spin the fast national ratings for last night's dreadful Oscar telecast. But this is all you need to know to cut through the bull: The Oscars, which used to be the biggest show-biz event by far on TV, finished second to the...