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  • Academy Awards: Fearless picks in a ho-hum year; why not a best-actress tie?

     
    Best actress: It's a two-way race between good friends Viola Davis of "The Help" and Meryl Streep of "The Iron Lady." Davis is given the edge for a fine performance in a sentimental movie. Streep is brilliant in a misguided movie. I'm pulling for Streep,...
  • Oscars 2012: Berenice Bejo’s braid

     
    "The Artist" actress’ red hair and braided up do create quite a contrast to the brunette and less severe hair styles we’ve seen on her this awards season. I’m guessing her stylist suggested her hair be dyed to a ginger......
  • Clooney, Pitt, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer part of “Actors Unscripted”

     
    E! Entertainment announced the airing of an intimate special with some of Hollywood's top talent in The Hollywood Reporter Presents: Actors Unscripted, a half-hour special airing this Friday,  February 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. It's a joint project between E!...
  • Oscars 2012: How stars like Octavia Spencer get ready

     
    For an event as big as the Oscars, a whole team of fashion and beauty pros assembles to help actresses like Octavia Spencer and Gwyneth Paltrow look beautiful on the red carpet....
  • 'Bridesmaids' star Melissa McCarthy digs another female-led film

     
    It’s been a whirlwind year for the actress Melissa McCarthy, who stole scenes in the raucous comedy “Bridesmaids,” won an Emmy for her work on the CBS series “Mike & Molly,” hosted “Saturday Night Live” and is...
  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 3 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 3 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings......
  • George Clooney to be honored at Hollywood Film Festival gala

     
    George Clooney will be honored at the Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala on Oct. 24. George Clooney, Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer and Carey Mulligan will all take home trophies....
  • Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have a new baby girl

     
    Viola Davis has adopted a baby girl, Genesis, with her husband Julius Tennon. Octavia Spencert spilled the new-mom news and Viola Davis confirmed it Monday at the Elle Women in Hollywood event in Beverly Hills....
  • 'The Help'? That's what the movie is doing for its stars [Video]

     
    "The Help" became a surprise hit at the box office over the summer, grossing more than $175 million worldwide -- and months later, star Viola Davis still seems bowled over by the movie's success. "The Help" star Octavia Spencer says the movie has opened...
  • Octavia Spencer leads, Janet McTeer gains in supporting Oscar race

     
    Glenn Close isn’t the only woman bending genders in “Albert Nobbs.” Tony-winning co-star Janet McTeer gains some momentum this week as audiences continue talking about her magnificent work as the confident housepainter who inspires...
  • Movie Preview: Is ‘The Help’ this year’s ‘Blind Side’?

     
    After seeing it, I'd say yes. Or possibly. It's impossible to predict which movies will catch on with a broad spectrum of the audience and develop awards' season legs. But “The Help,” Tate Taylor's adaptation of the Kathryn Stockett novel ,...