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Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (movie)

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  • Gold Derby nuggets: Billy Crystal as Oscar host? | Mariah Carey looks 'Precious' | Lifetime kudos for Caleb Deschanel and Sidney Lumet

     
    • Vegas oddsmaker Johnny Avello is at odds with Gold Derby readers about who should host the Oscars. His top choice is Billy Crystal, whom he considers a 5 to 2 favorite to return to the podium. Avello didn't even consider your top pick Ricky Gervais...
  • VIDEO: 'Precious' newcomer Gabby Sidibe's first red carpet with Oprah Winfrey!

     
    Gabby Sidibe, the 24-year-old actress who stars as a sexually and physically abused obese teenage single mom in "Precious," had never acted in a film before. And at last night's "Precious" premiere in the 2009 AFI Fest, she was sharing......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Precious' metal could be gold | 'From Here to Eternity' lives on | AFI Fest honors new filmmakers

     
    • Dave Karger thinks "Precious" has a shot at landing at least five Oscar nods -- best picture, director, actress, supporting actress and screenplay. And he thinks, "Once people get past the strange concept of [Mariah] Carey as an Oscar contender,...
  • 'Precious'

    The first 20 minutes of "Precious," the full title of which is "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," are so intense and pitched so high, you may not feel like sticking it out. My advice: Stick it out. This is an exceptional film about...
  • Pop culture titans Winfrey, Perry throw their weight behind movie from book

    TORONTO Oprah Winfrey did not write "The Bluest Eye" or "Middlesex" or "Love in the Time of Cholera." But her formidably influential book club has helped many an author alive or dead, famous or no reach a wider audience. (Sample thank-you note from the...
  • Lee Daniels Interview - "Precious"

    Lee Daniels Interview - "Precious"
    Willie Waffle and Lee Daniels chat about the movie "Precious"
  • 'A Prophet' sweeps Cesar Awards

     
    The Oscar-nominated "A Prophet" swept the 35th annual Cesar Awards on Saturday in Paris, winning nine of its 13 races, including best film, best director and best actor for Tahar Rahim, who also picked up the male newcomer award. Jacques Audiard's grim...
  • 'Precious' sweeps NAACP Image Awards

     
    "Precious" won six NAACP Image Awards at the 41st annual kudosfest Friday night including best picture, director, screenplay, lead (Gabourey Sidibe) and supporting (Mo'Nique) actress. The film contends in all those categories at next week's Oscars. Mo'...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'True Blood' goes graphic | 'Precious' talent updates | Carol Burnett reminisces

     
    • "True Blood" is gearing up for a third season on HBO beginning June 13. And in July, fans of the vampire drama starring Oscar champ Anna Paquin ("The Piano") will be able to buy the first installment of a graphic arts version of "True Blood." IDW is...
  • Can Taylor Swift make it three in a row at CMT Awards?

     
    No surprise that reigning country queen Taylor Swift is among the leading contenders in Tuesday's announcement of first-round nominees for the ninth annual CMT Music Awards. Swift landed three nominations, including bids for video of the year and female...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Starz accepts 'The Proposal'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 25 - May 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies BRIDE-TO-BE: Sandra Bullock (left, with Betty White) stars in the 2009 rom-com “The Proposal,” at 9 p.m. on......
  • Conan O'Brien ousts Jay Leno and David Letterman from Emmys

     
    As expected, Conan O'Brien was rewarded for submitting himself with an Emmy nomination for his seven-month tenure at the helm of "The Tonight Show." While it isn't so surprising that he edged out the returning Jay Leno -- who won this award once (1995)...