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  • Oscar throws bouquets at Melissa McCarthy, ‘The Artist’

     
    There may not be a lot of suspense, however, before the big night. Plummer and Spencer are seen as likely winners in the supporting categories. Streep and Clooney won at the Golden Globes, which suggests they will repeat on Oscar night. And "The Artist"...
  • Oscars 2012: 'The Help' producer holds a Four Seasons slumber party

     
    "The Help" producer Brunson Green reflects on his film's long journey to the screen....
  • Black History Month 2012 TV schedule

     
    Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
  • Oscar nominations 2012: Groundling alums make good showing

     
    Oscar nominations 2012: Five Groundling comedy alums earn Oscar nominations on Tuesday....
  • Sundance 2012: 'Smashed' is a booze film with a dry wit

     
    The Sundance film festival movie “Smashed,” about a hard-drinking young woman who decides to get sober after one too many late nights, mixes in lightness with the seriousness. It’s an alcoholism drama, lo-fi style....
  • Sundance 2012: Spike Lee's co-writer joins the race conversation

     
    Spike Lee caused a stir at the Sundance Film Festival this week when he said Hollywood studios "know nothing about black people." Now, James McBride, the co-writer on his latest film "Red Hook Summer," is adding his voice to the discussion....
  • Oscar predictions: We call the four acting races

     
    Oscars 2012: The Envelope's Gold Standard columnist Glenn Whipp predicts the Oscar winners in the four acting categories....
  • Backstage at The Times on Oscar night

     
    Oscar night at The Times is a major production — perhaps not as large as that of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, but pretty big nonetheless. And as with any event, it takes a large group of......
  • Gwyneth Paltrow steps out for Women In Film celebration

     
    Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a cocktail reception for Women In Film's annual pre-Oscar bash, attended by her mom, Blythe Danner; Octavia Spencer; Vanessa Hudgens; Selena Gomez; and more....
  • Oscars 2012: Name that nominee

     
    Oscars 2012: Academy Award nominees for acting and directing get caricatured in the Los Angeles Times....
  • Oscar nominations for 'The Help' buoy housekeepers lobbying lawmakers

     
    The announcement that two actresses from the film "The Help" received Academy Awards nominations gave a timely boost to more than 300 domestic workers who traveled by buses to Sacramento to lobby for a new law to protect housekeepers and nannies....
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings......