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

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  • Can Evan Lysacek win 'Dancing With the Stars' that elusive choreography Emmy?

     
    The "Dancing With the Stars" lineup for season 10 includes newly crowned Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek. Three other Olympic champs have waltzed off with the top prize on this reality show -- speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno (season 4),...
  • 'Precious' sweeps Indie Spirit Awards ... Oscars next? (Hey, where was 'The Hurt Locker'?)

     
    With winners like best actor Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart") and Mo'Nique ("Precious"), the Independent Spirit Awards looked a lot like the Oscars. But that's not unusual. When Oscar front-runners compete at the Indie Spirits, they usually win. Recent...
  • Poll: Who will win lead actress at the Oscars?

     
    While most of the winners are seemingly foregone conclusions at this year's Oscars, the lead actress race remains too close to call. Most pundits put Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side") ahead. She won with both the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors...
  • Oscar red carpet: The ladies of 'Precious' all wearing shades of (Sapphire) blue

     
    Both Mariah Carey and Mo’Nique have walked down the red carpet in varying shades of deep blue or “Sapphire,” if you will. An obvious nod to the author of the book Push on which “Precious” was based. My prediction is......
  • 'The Hurt Locker' wins six Oscars, including history maker for director Kathryn Bigelow

     
    The 82nd Academy Awards followed the script set down by pundits, as the front-runners for all of the major Oscars won Sunday night. "The Hurt Locker" led with six Oscars, including best picture and best director for Kathryn Bigelow, who became the first...
  • Poll: What film will win best picture at the Oscars?

     
    For the first time since 1943, there are 10 nominees for best picture at the Academy Awards. Although "The Hurt Locker" has been the front-runner for the last several weeks, in the closing days of voting, the war drama faced attack on three fronts: 1)...
  • Complete list of Oscar winners

     
    Here's a full list of the winners at the 82nd Academy Awards, which were bestowed Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscars ceremony was telecast on ABC, hosted by Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin. BEST PICTURE: "The Hurt Locker" LEAD ACTOR:...
  • Poll: What did you think of the Oscars telecast?

     
    Now that the 82nd Academy Awards are over, it's time to dish — or diss? — the show. The Oscars telecast had lots of high points. The audience seemed to like Neil Patrick Harris' big, Busby Berkeley dance opener and James Taylor's lulling underscore to...
  • Top Oscar bloggers respond to backlash against 'Precious'

     
    The shocking omission of "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" from the list of Gotham Awards nominees has triggered an uproar. Does this mean that there's a backlash against the likely Oscars contender since it swept top awards at the...
  • Will 'Precious' auteur Lee Daniels' trash talk cost him an Oscar?

     
    You can read veteran New York Times writer Lynn Hirschberg's new profile of Lee Daniels -- the man behind "Precious" -- as a portrait of a filmmaker who'll never be satisfied, no matter how much success he has in life.......
  • First look: 'Christmas Carol' weak, 'Precious' soars

     
    Audiences said a surprising 'humbug' to big-budget family fare this weekend while embracing one of the most grim and serious movies of the year. Walt Disney Studios' nearly $200-million investment in producing its animated 3-D version of 'A Christmas...
  • Oscars derby update: 'Precious' finally breaks out, 'Crazy Heart' ambushes best actor race

     
    BEST PICTURE: After building up amazing early buzz, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" finally burst out of the derby gate this past week at the AFI Fest. And it emerged as a major contender in many top races. As Pete Hammond reported, "The...