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  • Made in Maryland

    Made in Maryland
    Absolute Power (1997)
  • Race to the Oscars

    If everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!" Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...

    New trailers: 'Blue Valentine,' '127 Hours,' 'The Way Back'

     
    "Blue Valentine" just got slapped with an NC-17 rating, which may hurt it at the box office and therefore at the Oscars, but it's certainly in the derby thanks to realistic, deeply felt performances by past nominees Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling. See...

    “The Way Back” — Peter Weir’s epic adventure starring Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan

     
    “The Way Back” stars Ed Harris, Mark Strong, Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, men escaping from a Soviet gulag, hiking thousands of miles to freedom. Peter Weir directed this. Is it really his first film since the terrific “Master and...

    Tracking the Oscar race for best adapted screenplay

     
    Obviously, "The Social Network" is ahead in the Oscar race for best adapted screenplay, given its front-runner status as best picture and the vaunted reputation of Aaron Sorkin as master wordsmith. However, upsets are always possible at these quirkly...