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  • Oscars 2013 winners: “Argo” takes home top prize

     
    Oscars 2013 winners will always enjoy their triumphs, despite the fact that they'll forever be associated with the year that Seth MacFarlane hosted. No, he didn't turn it into “Family Guy goes to the Oscars,” per se — although those...
  • Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more, with host Seth MacFarlane! The 85th Annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24 ABC, 7pm ET; Red Carpet coverage on E! starting at 5:30pm ET Family Guy funnyman Seth MacFarlane hosts this year's Oscar...
  • Bill Maher welcomes Ben Affleck, Ann Coulter

     
    The guest list this week on “Real Time With Bill Maher” sounds like the formula for fireworks. The roundtable guests will be actor-director Ben Affleck, whose new movie is “Argo”; Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; and Gov. Brian...
  • 'Stand Up Guys' review: The old man and the Cialis

    'Stand Up Guys' review: The old man and the Cialis
    *1/2 (out of four) After “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and “Quartet,” I'm glad to see a film about people in their grayer years take place somewhere other than a hotel in which the folks putter around and giggle about sex....
  • 'Argo'

    'Argo'
    A major factor in the current film-awards season, director and star Ben Affleck's superbly staged drama is the true story of a CIA effort to get several American diplomats out of Iran during the late-1970s hostage crisis. Affleck plays the agent who...
  • Playing the Oscar game

     Playing the Oscar game
    It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can. Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
  • Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' leads Academy Award contenders with 12

    Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' leads Academy Award contenders with 12
    With a conspicuous diss of Kathryn Bigelow, the un-nominated director of “Zero Dark Thirty,” the Academy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning. “Zero Dark Thirty” was one of nine films given the best picture...
  • Happy face/sad face reaction: 2013 Oscar nominations

     Happy face/sad face reaction: 2013 Oscar nominations
    As always, this morning’s Oscar nominations created a roller coaster of emotion. Shock! Relief! Fury! I should not get so worked up about this. Really, though, the nods for the 2013 Academy Awards had a few more big surprises than usual—or...
  • Oscar Nominations 2013

    Oscar Nominations 2013
    by Joel Ryan E! Online Do not doubt Lincoln's poll numbers. Steven Spielberg's long-presumed Academy Awards favorite picked up 12 nominations Thursday, the most of any film. Ang Lee's Life of Pi was right behind, with 11. Les Misérables and Silver...
  • The Hulk of Garbage That is the Oscars

    The only useful quote regarding the Academy Awards is from NYT critic Manohla Dargis who said, “Let’s acknowledge that the Oscars are bullshit and we hate them.” Nevertheless, this year should probably go down as a pre-eminent...
  • Predictions: Golden Globes 2013--movies

    Predictions: Golden Globes 2013--movies
    No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in. Yes, there will...
  • 'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings,' 'Lincoln' Top SAG Nominees

    'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings,' 'Lincoln' Top SAG Nominees
    LOS ANGELES -- Steven Spielberg's historical biography "Lincoln," the musical epic "Les Miserables" and the quirky romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" dominated the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning, receiving four...