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  • Male Stars are Supporting Women This Awards Season

    When Emma Thompson received the script for "Saving Mr. Banks," she admits to being surprised. "The story was about a middle-aged woman. And she wasn't a wife, she wasn't a mother. It was irresistible." Though "Mr. Banks" is in the title, the film is...
  • Not the greatest 'Expectations,' but not bad ★★★

    Not the greatest 'Expectations,' but not bad ★★&#9733
    Watching the latest "Great Expectations," one can't help but think Helena Bonham Carter has spent her entire career auditioning for the role of Miss Havisham. The jilted, wilted bride whose bitterness she carries into her dotage is the very picture of the...
  • Oscars: Directors Ready to Rebound After Bombs Like 'Battleship'

    According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013 films are a way to rebound -- or to remind the biz...
  • 'Blue Jasmine' and Woody Allen were irresistible to Cate Blanchett

    'Blue Jasmine' and Woody Allen were irresistible to Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett glances around at the early evening crowd seated at the Beverly Hills Hotel's Polo Lounge, a mix of well-heeled regulars, rubbernecking out-of-towners and McCarthy salad devotees. The laid-back vibe doesn't quite jibe with Manhattan's Upper...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Leads Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominations

    "12 Years a Slave" landed three Gotham Independent Film Award nominations on Thursday morning, leading all other movies, in a nod to its growing momentum as awards season kicks off. The Fox Searchlight drama that opened to rave reviews last week earned...
  • Massachusetts town grieves for slain teacher

    NEW YORK — When Prince William and Kate Middleton had their baby, Colleen Ritzer quipped on Twitter: "A new royal baby boy! I hope he likes math!" She no doubt meant it. Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher, adored her subject, and she had a knack...
  • Woody Allen Names New Film 'Magic In The Moonlight'

    Woody Allen has titled his new film "Magic in the Moonlight." The movie takes place in southern France and stars Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, Emma Stone and Jacki Weaver. Co-stars include Erica...
  • Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine' -- Blanche DuBois or Mia Farrow?

    "THE BEST revenge is massive success," said Frank Sinatra. THE OTHER day I remarked that Cate Blanchett's modern take on Tennessee Williams' famous character Blanche DuBois, in Woody Allen's new movie "Blue Jasmine," was the female Oscar performance of...
  • Cate Blanchett Making Movie Directing Debut With 'The Dinner'

    Cate Blanchett will make her film directorial debut on indie thriller "The Dinner," based on Herman Koch's novel that was a bestseller in Europe. Cotty Chubb will produce "The Dinner" via his ChubbCo shingle. Eva Maria Daniels and Olga Segura will exec...
  • In 'Blue Jasmine,' Cate Blanchett conjures a Blanche DuBois for our time

    "I don't want realism. I want magic! Yes, yes, magic! ... Don't turn the light on!" This is Tennessee Williams' half-mad dreamer, Blanche DuBois, caught in her own lies, begging for forgiveness and understanding of who she is and why she's done what she'...
  • What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.

    What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.
    After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium. The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
  • NYFF 2013: In command performance, Cate Blanchett makes awards case

    NYFF 2013: In command performance, Cate Blanchett makes awards case
    NEW YORK — Cate Blanchett has played a queen, a dancer, a Russian villain and Katharine Hepburn. But she took a more direct approach on a stage Wednesday night being herself. The "Blue Jasmine” star, who in the summer art-house hit plays a...