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  • Oscar Red Carpet Heats Up As Stars Arrive

    Oscar Red Carpet Heats Up As Stars Arrive
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - 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...
  • Curtain Up At Oscars, "Hugo" An Early Winner

    Curtain Up At Oscars, "Hugo" An Early Winner
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The curtain rose on Hollywood's Oscars on Sunday with host Billy Crystal playing the crowd for laughs, actresses stunning their fans in dazzling gowns and "Hugo" taking two early awards for cinematography and art direction...
  • 84th Academy Awards -- The Winners and Losers

    84th Academy Awards -- The Winners and Losers
    Billy Crstyal’s return to hosting duties at the Oscars reminded me a lot of the Oscar party I went to at local Point Loma artist Leslie Perlis’ house. At previous parties, I could make the crowd laugh. One year I pestered everybody that...
  • A night of firsts at the Oscars

    A night of firsts at the Oscars
    History was made at the 84th annual Academy Awards last night when, for the first time in 83 years, a silent film took home the prize for 'Best Picture'.'The Artist' triumphed over its hard-hitting contenders 'The Descendants,''The Help,' 'Moneyball,'...
  • City Lights: Oscar picks not incredibly close

    Well, we all got blindsided by Meryl Streep. That was my one consolation as my dream of being Orange County's greatest Oscar handicapper crumbled steadily throughout the 84th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. Earlier this year, I challenged Independent...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal to star in off-Broadway play

    Jake Gyllenhaal to star in off-Broadway play
    Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in an off-Broadway play from the Roundabout Theatre Company. The Oscar-nominated actor will appear in the ensemble comedy-drama "If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet" by British playwright Nick Payne. Gyllenhaal has...
  • Film of Christopher Plummer in "The Tempest" at SSF Set For Connecticut

    Film of Christopher Plummer in "The Tempest" at SSF Set For Connecticut
    Hartford Stage 's current production of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" starring Daniel Davis not enough sturm und drang for you? Even knowing Olympia Dukakis is doing the show this summer at Shakespeare & Company in the Berkshires? Then check out...
  • 'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture

    'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture
    "The Artist," the black-and-white silent film about Hollywood’s rocky transition to the “talkies,” took the biggest honors at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, director and lead actor. It was a night...
  • Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach

    Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been a long hike from the Austrian Alps to the Hollywood Hills for Christopher Plummer, but the actor best known for playing the steely captain with seven children in "The Sound of Music" looks set to finally win his first...
  • 'Sound of Music' gaining on native son Mozart in Salzburg

    'Sound of Music' gaining on native son Mozart in Salzburg
    SALZBURG, Austria — I'm on a bus with 57 other tourists singing "I Am Sixteen Going on Seventeen." It's fun. Really fun. Well, it's sort of fun. After three hours, I feel like jumping out the window. "I can't hear you," the tour guide coaxes the...
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011

    San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011
    Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay. This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
  • FULL LIST: The 69th Annual Golden Globe Nominations

    FULL LIST: The 69th Annual Golden Globe Nominations
    The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict. This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...