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  • Sighting: 'Slumdog Millionaire' director Danny Boyle at Sunda

     
    Danny Boyle promoting "127 Hours" in Chicago on Oct. 14, 2010. (Shauna Bittle/for the Chicago Tribune) After screening his new film, "127 Hours," at the Chicago International Film Festival on Wednesday, director Danny Boyle attended the film's after party...
  • Countdown to '127 Hours'

     
    Danny Boyle's first film since "Slumdog Millionaire" swept the Oscars two years ago is "127 Hours." The film is based on the true story of hiker Aron Ralston who was forced to cut off his arm when it became pinned by a rock. The picture screened at the...
  • Oscar contenders as of late September?

     
    Steve Pond, who used to a dandy mag piece on the Oscars every year in which he reported and soaked up the vibe of Hollywood's Longest Night and then, a month or so after the event, wrote the narrative of the night. Even did a pretty good book on it once...
  • 'The Social Network,' 'Citizen Kane' and the truth in Hollywood

     
    When it comes to making movies about real people, Hollywood has a long history of not letting the facts get in the way. Nearly 70 years ago, there was “Citizen Kane,” chronicling the rise to power of media baron William......
  • Channeling his inner zombie: Frank Darabont's 'Walking Dead'

     
    In a nondescript office building on Cahuenga Boulevard, Frank Darabont is putting the finishing touches on the end of the world. The writer-director, known for such Oscar-nominated feature films as “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The Green...
  • Rachel Weisz, Fernando Meirelles re-team for “360″

     
    Their last pairing up brought Rachel Weisz her “Constant Gardener” Oscar. Now she's signing on to star in Fernando Meirelles' psycho-sexual drama “360,” based on a work by the writer who inspired Kubrick's last film — “...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Social Network' connects | Clint Eastwood honored for tolerance | 'Boardwalk Empire' preview

     
    • Our pal Pete Hammond caught an early screening of "The Social Network" and thinks this "is Sony’s best shot at Best Picture in years, a lock for Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards. And most importantly, Oscar nominations in every major...
  • Is the Toronto Film Fest being held hostage to Hollywood's Oscar mania?

     
    I'm staying close to home this year, but normally right now I'd be heading off to the Great White North for the Toronto International Film Festival, which is justifiably billed as the world's biggest public film festival. For a movie......
  • James Franco gives (perhaps inevitable) quotes about masturbation

     
    In his new film "127 Hours," actor James Franco plays adventure-seeking Aron Ralston, a young man who in 2003 barked up the wrong canyon and wound up trapped under a boulder -- eventually forced to amputate his own hand to free his arm. "Slumdog...
  • '127 Hours': Oscar time for James Franco and Danny Boyle?

     
    Having viewed "127 Hours" at the Telluride Film Festival, L.A. Times scribe John Horn (24 Frames) says it "cuts an impressive swath." That's a squeamish play on words considering it's a tense, real-life drama about a mountaineer (played by James Franco)...
  • Poll: Will 'Inception' win the Oscar for best picture?

     
    "Inception" just pulled off another dream come true for Warner Bros., topping the box office for the third weekend in a row. As our Company Town blog reports, "Director Christopher Nolan's thriller took in a studio-estimated $27.5 million this weekend,...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Jimmy Fallon into 2010 Emmys | Bryan Cranston out of 2011 Emmys

     
    • Count singer John Legend among those who believe in the power of Twitter. He sent out a tweet that included a picture of his broken 2005 best R&B album Grammy and the explanation: "casualty of the nephews staying with me. I hope they send...