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  • Oscars 2012: Waiting for the excitement

    Oscars 2012: Waiting for the excitement
    Am backstage at the Oscars, waiting for the winners to come back and start saying something entertaining. Got to have a quick word with Baltimore's own Stacy Keibler as she walked the red carpet. Octavia Spencer's acceptance was wonderfully emotional; be interesting to hear what she has to say. So far, "Hugo" seems to be doing really well, but here's betting it's about done for the evening. And now, we get to watch Cirque du Soleil nearly decapitate people. Never a dull moment...

    Apparently, they won't be bringing the major winners, like Spencer, backstage until the end of the show. Will keep everyone updated. 

    Cool: "Rango" just won for best animated feature. Director Gore Verbinski, who directed all three "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, should definitely stick with animation...
  • 'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food

    'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food
    Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world. Indeed, the...

    Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...

    Wish list: Oscar ceremony

    Wish list: Oscar ceremony
    Yes, please Let Billy Crystal do his thing Sure, he may not be the hippiest host, but Crystal's an Oscar-host pro. He knows what he's doing and he's funny doing it. We're hoping for a classic Crystal opening monologue, hopefully one of those song...

    Spirits 2012: Shailene Woodley wins Supporting Female Spirit, says 'The Descendants' helped her grow up

    Spirits 2012: Shailene Woodley wins Supporting Female Spirit, says 'The Descendants' helped her grow up
    Twenty-year-old Shailene Woodley, practically at a loss for words, won the Best Supporting Female Spirit, and thanked everyone associated with "The Descendants" for helping her grow up. The four months she spent making the movie, Woodley said in...