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  • Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win Sunday Night?

    If there are any surprises at this year's Oscar ceremony on Sunday, you can blame the Winter Olympics. The sporting event pushed back the Academy Awards a week, which gave voters an extra few days to mull over the nominees. Could the momentum of a...
  • Two former Navy SEALs found dead aboard 'Captain Phillips' ship

    Two American security officers and former Navy SEALs have been found dead on board the Maersk Alabama, the cargo ship whose hijacking by Somali pirates inspired the film "Captain Phillips," Seychelles Island police said Wednesday. According to police,...
  • 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' announces post-Oscars show lineup

    Jimmy Kimmel may not have gotten much attention the last few weeks with the late-night departure of Jay Leno, the move of Jimmy Fallon and the arrival of Seth Meyers. But he's got one advantage: the post-Oscars show on Sunday night. "Jimmy Kimmel Live"...
  • Oscars Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor/Actress

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR JUSTIN CHANG: Bonjour, Peter. I know you're still settling into your new Parisian digs as we speak (I'm picturing you at your laptop in an "I Louvre Paris" T-shirt with a cafe au lait at the ready), so I appreciate your taking the...
  • When the best comes from very little: '12 Years a Slave' and 'Captain Phillips'

     When the best comes from very little: '12 Years a Slave' and 'Captain Phillips'
    The two best performances I've seen on screen this year, Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years a Slave" (Ejiofor should win an Academy Award on March 2) and Tom Hanks in "Captain Phillips" (Hanks, unaccountably, was not nominated for one), have one crucial...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Leads Empire Awards Contest

    LONDON -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" leads the contest for the Jameson Empire Awards, which are voted for by readers of Empire magazine. The pic had seven nominations, followed by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with five. The shortlist...
  • U.S. women's Olympic hockey team: Yes, there is crying in hockey

    U.S. women's Olympic hockey team: Yes, there is crying in hockey
    When the U.S. women’s hockey team lost the game that stood between them and a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, they responded in a very normal way: They cried on the ice. Then they cried on the medal stand as silver medals were...
  • Best Movies With 'American Hustle' Stars

     
    Since “American Hustle” did so well at the Golden Globes and also happens to be one of the few Oscar contenders I actually saw, I decided to use it in a movie list this week. I have compiled what I......
  • Broadway Box Office: Bryan Cranston Goes 'All the Way' to the Top 10

    Bryan Cranston showed some presidential power at the Broadway box office last week, as his toplining stint in LBJ historical drama "All the Way" posted sales strong enough to land the title in the top 10 in the play's first week on the boards. The haul...
  • London Film Festival Chief Looks to Cement Event's Place in Awards Calendar

    BERLIN -- The BFI London Film Festival, which announced on Monday that its 58th edition will run from Oct. 8-19, is looking to cement its strategic position in the award season calendar, and capitalize on the city's high population of BAFTA and AMPAS...
  • A Valentine's Day wish: Bring the 'date night movie' back

     A Valentine's Day wish: Bring the 'date night movie' back
    Dinner and a movie. Yes, I realize it represents a profound failure of imagination, but this was the date I had proposed to my wife for Valentine's Day next week. But sometimes life's obligations (not to mention two kids) limit your options for an...
  • Rob Reiner to Receive Chaplin Award from Film Society of Lincoln Center

    Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Gotham nonprofit that runs the New York Film Festival, has tapped Rob Reiner as the 2014 recipient of the org's 41st annual Chaplin Award. The multihyphenate will be honored for a body of work that includes helming...