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  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world in the 1800s, and the Guinness World Records has said that Holmes has been the “most portrayed movie character” on the screen, with well over 200 movies. Buster Keaton had an...
  • Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'

    Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'
    As a general rule, roughly 99% of remakes fall somewhere between the awful and the utterly redundant — particularly when there was nothing wrong with the original. But, in Hollywood terms, there was one thing fatally wrong about the original “...
  • 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' review: A propulsive 158 minutes of highly anticipated darkness

    'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' review: A propulsive 158 minutes of highly anticipated darkness
    *** (out of four)   No hard feelings, Danish director Niels Arden Oplev. In helming the poorly paced 2009 Swedish version of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” you tried your best. But David Fincher now owns you.   With his English language...
  • George Clooney, Meryl Streep Big Winners at Golden Globes

    George Clooney, Meryl Streep Big Winners at Golden Globes
    LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...
  • FULL LIST: Winners at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards

    FULL LIST: Winners at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards
    Yaaaaaaaaaawn. Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
  • Golden Globes' big wins and big surprises

    Golden Globes' big wins and big surprises
    Last night's 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, proved to be just as big a night for the newcomers as it was for Hollywood's front-runners. Films such as "The Descendants" and "The Artist" stole the show, taking home mutiple...
  • 84th annual Academy Award nominees

    84th annual Academy Award nominees
    The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards were finally announced. The nine nominated movies for the best picture of the year are:"The Artist","The Descendants","Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close","The Help", "HUGO", "Midnight in Paris","...
  • Oscar nominations a blast from the past

    Oscar nominations a blast from the past
    John Osborne wrote the key post-World War II British drama "Look Back in Anger," later filmed in 1959. By contrast there’s very little anger in all the look-backs among this year’s Academy Award nominations. Oscar's unofficial slogan in...
  • Oscar Nominations for 2012

    Oscar Nominations for 2012
    All my friends think I wake up early for the Oscar nominations. It’s baffling how little they know me. I love nothing more in life than sleeping in. And why wake up early to pull an Elvis and shoot the TV screen at the idiotic nominations that...
  • City Lights: The Oscar pool is on

    Everyone has at least one skill that doesn't have a practical use. Mine is the ability to name every movie ever to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. I absorbed that knowledge from years of reading critical studies of the Oscars, to the point...
  • Reel Critics: 'Extremely' good and 'Incredibly' emotional

    Few films have more award-winning talent than"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock need no introduction. Director Stephen Daldry earned Oscar nominations for "The Hours" and "The Reader." Eric Roth wrote the screenplays for"...
  • 'The Help' Takes Top Honors at SAG Awards

    'The Help' Takes Top Honors at SAG Awards
    LOS ANGELES -- "The Help," a movie about the treatment of maids in a Mississippi town during the civil rights era, took top honors at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night, making it the movie to watch as the Oscar awards approach next month. Viola...