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The Hurt Locker (movie)

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  • Julia Roberts Roasts George Clooney, Sacha Baron Cohen Kills at Britannias

    The Britannias, as emcee Rob Brydon told the uninitiated are a British award, "And we do things differently in Britain." For starters the winners at BAFTA/LA's Nov. 9 bash at the Beverly Hilton knew they were receiving a prize. For another, anyone who...
  • Awards Watch: 'Lone Survivor' Delivers K.O. Punch at AFI Fest

    "Lone Survivor" took another giant step in its awards push, as AFI Fest gave it a gala world premiere Tuesday at the TCL Chinese, followed by a reception. As reported here Oct. 31 ("Lone Survivor Bursts into Awards Race"), the film is a serious contender...
  • Freshmen Writers of 2013: New Scribes Prove Wise

    Oscar has a way of falling in love with first-time scripters, including Chris Terrio ("Argo"), Michael Arndt ("Little Miss Sunshine"), Diablo Cody ("Juno"), Dustin Lance Black ("Milk"), Mark Boal ("The Hurt Locker") and Geoffrey Fletcher ("Precious")....
  • House flipping: Stars get in on the act

    House flipping: Stars get in on the act
    In Tinseltown, even movie stars can be found playing the home-flipping game — and this year they've upped the ante. Celebrity muscle is behind some mega-bucks Westside property turnarounds, part of a boom in the rapid buy-fix-resell mania known as...
  • Venice Film Festival's Important Role in Awards Race

    The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one. Telluride and Toronto are very kudos-centric, each offering a glut of films that are potential contenders. Venice offers only a handful, but it confers a touch...
  • Can Telluride Continue to Steal Venice and Toronto's Thunder?

    For decades, the Venice and Toronto film festivals have stood by while Telluride stole their thunder on world premieres, but could this year's impressive 40th anniversary Telluride lineup -- featuring sneaks of Oscar contenders "Labor Day," "Gravity,"...
  • The war within, explored in 'Omar,' 'Canopy' and 'Break Loose'

    The war within, explored in 'Omar,' 'Canopy' and 'Break Loose'
    — The state of war is also a state of mind, terrifying even the bravest as it changes and challenges them. This is what we are seeing reflected on movie screens. The stories of foot soldiers are shifting, becoming more intimate, more stripped to...
  • Do Film Festivals Have Oscar's Ear?

    Is there such a thing as too much awards buzz? That's a question worth asking as this year's awards chatter emanating from Cannes, Venice and Telluride has reached an ear-splitting, all-time high here at Toronto. This past weekend's showings of...
  • Where Celebs, Bizzers Got Schooled in Cinema

    American Film Institute Los Angeles: The two-year grad program, under the new artistic direction of producer James L. Brooks this year, grants degrees in cinematography, directing, editing, producing, production design and screenwriting. Claim to fame:...
  • Review: 'Parkland' shaky in showing days after JFK's assassination

    Review: 'Parkland' shaky in showing days after JFK's assassination
    "Parkland" hangs on a split second on Nov. 22, 1963, when a president was shot, a country was wounded and a city was brought to its knees. This unsettling film zeros in on the initial impact — just four days — for those closest to the...
  • 5 Reasons Sandra Bullock Could Win the Oscar (Again)

    As Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" enters its second weekend of sold-out multiplexes across the country, it's becoming the cinematic event of the year. The space epic may not break the same box office records that "Titanic" did in 1997, but in some ways it's...
  • New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors

    New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors
    NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance? That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors. The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...