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  • Will Oscar Listen to Spike Jonze's 'Her' After NBR Win?

    The National Board of Review's selection of "Her" as best film of 2013 made it official: This year's awards race is not a two-way battle -- it's more like a Royal Rumble, where a flood of wrestlers are involved in a huge smackdown to gain the top spot....
  • Early morning movie boycotts

    More than a week before it opened, the film "Zero Dark Thirty" began winning awards. Both the Boston Society of Film Critics and the New York Film Critics Online tapped it as the best picture of 2012, and each also chose Kathryn Bigelow as best director...
  • Does torture work?

    Does torture work? It is a Bush-era debate that has found Obama-era relevance because of a new movie, "Zero Dark Thirty," in which torture seems to work quite well. The film, an Oscar nominee for Best Picture, is being sold as a fact-based accounting of...
  • Exclusive: Lem Dobbs to tackle Frederick Forsyth film 'The Kill List'

    It's been a quarter-century since the last Frederick Forsyth novel was turned into a film--"The Fourth Protocol" all the way back in 1987. But momentum is building to turn his latest book, "The Kill List," into a movie. Lem Dobbs, the veteran...
  • Why 'Prisoners' Is Too Easy on the Subject of Torture

    (SPOILER ALERT: This piece reveals key details about the plot of "Prisoners.") Why is it so often the ambiguous, unresolved movie that generates controversy while the easy, complacent one gets a free pass? To wit: Why does "Prisoners," Denis Villeneuve's...
  • TV Picks: 'Toy Story of Terror,' '56 Up,' 'Reign,' 'Burton & Taylor'

    TV Picks: 'Toy Story of Terror,' '56 Up,' 'Reign,' 'Burton & Taylor'
    "Toy Story of Terror" (ABC, Wednesday). And so the three-headed holiday season begins, with a Halloween special wrought from the "Toy Story" franchise -- a franchise, it hurts my brain to realize, that is nearly 20 years old. No expense, horses or...
  • Box Office: 'Gravity' Orbits $30 Million In Week 2, Stealing 'Captain Phillips' Thunder

    Hijacking the box office crown from "Captain Phillips," Warner Bros.' 3D space phenom "Gravity" is expected to land in the $30 million range this weekend, beating Sony's adult-targeted wide release, which should land somewhere in the low-$20 millions...
  • Backstage at the Oscars: Affleck, Clooney talk 'Argo'

    Backstage at the Oscars: Affleck, Clooney talk 'Argo'
    Highlights from backstage at the Oscars: The “Argo” trio of Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov took the stage, and Affleck was asked when he felt was tipping point for his movie’s victory. “Michelle Obama,”...
  • Star-gazing at the Oscars: Movie fans enjoy parade

    Star-gazing at the Oscars: Movie fans enjoy parade
    HOLLYWOOD — The red carpet is in some ways a microcosm of the Oscar food chain. The first nominees arrive two and a half hours before the show is to begin. These are the people who worked on live-action shorts and documentary features and foreign-...
  • First Step May Be Realizing We're In Love With Violence

    First Step May Be Realizing We're In Love With Violence
    How can we make sure that violence always feels real — truly real — to us? This is the question that underlies so many of the questions we are asking about violence today in the aftermath of the horror of Newtown. When we ask, "Are violent...
  • Interrogation: Boundaries Of The Permissible

    "I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it." — Col. Nathan Jessep to Lt. Daniel Kaffee "A...
  • James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'

    James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'
    James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51. The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...