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  • Kate Winslet: the real deal

    Kate Winslet: the real deal
    Enough with the suffering. Kate Winslet's killing herself for an Oscar. The 33-year-old actress has gone down with the Titanic for James Cameron, lost her memory in Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," endured an unhappy marriage...
  • Albert Wolsky's 'Revolutionary' style

    Albert Wolsky's 'Revolutionary' style
    "Revolutionary Road" is not an easy film to watch, with its brutal dissection of suburban malaise and bitterness. Directed by Sam Mendes, who knows the rocky emotional territory ("American Beauty"), "Road" stars his wife, Kate Winslet, and Leonardo...
  • Telluride provides lofty Oscar peeks

    Telluride provides lofty Oscar peeks
    With the triple whammy of the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals, the awards season has kicked into high gear. Following it all is the Notes on a Season column, which returns on a regular basis to track the progress of the awards contenders to...
  • Clint Eastwood tapped for helmer honor

    Clint Eastwood tapped for helmer honor
    The 12th Annual Hollywood Awards will honor Clint Eastwood with the Hollywood Director of the Year Award. The Oscar-winning director and producer will receive the award at the festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony in Beverly Hills on Oct. 27....
  • 'American Beauty' Director Preys on 'Preacher'

    Columbia Pictures has acquired the rights to the comic classic "Preacher," as a possible directing vehicle for Oscar winner Sam Mendes. Created by writer Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, "Preacher" ran in a series of 66 issues (plus nine various specials)...
  • Kate Winslet's style: Over the rainbow

    Kate Winslet's style: Over the rainbow
    Kate Winslet is poised to be the darling of the upcoming award season. She stars with Ralph Fiennes in "The Reader," based on Bernard Schlink's bestselling novel about a young man's passionate affair during WWII with an older woman whom he meets again...
  • Pilots: Catherine O'Hara, Andie MacDowell to ABC

    A pair of actresses not often seen on television -- Andie MacDowell and Catherine O'Hara -- are making their way to pilots at ABC. O'Hara is in talks to play the lead role in Rob Thomas' dramedy "Good Behavior," while MacDowell has joined the drama...
  • High-Art Slasher Film? Must Be By Tim Burton

    Tim Burton had already traipsed through China, scouting locations for his next big cinematic event, "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" starring Jim Carrey, when Paramount halted preproduction on the film. Burton describes himself as "pretty devastated" by the...
  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • Stressing the pressures of Oscar season

    Stressing the pressures of Oscar season
    When asked his thoughts on Hollywood's award season, publicist Stan Rosenfield does not hesitate. "You look at the date of the Academy Awards, then you circle in black ink the following day, Monday, with a note saying: Get very, very drunk."...
  • 'Doubt,' 'In Treatment' Lead Golden Globe Nominations

    Last year, the Writers Strike ended up canceling the NBC Co-Chairman's "prom," but for the time being -- pending the SAG vote, that is -- all things are full steam ahead for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 66th annual Golden Globes honoring...
  • A Golden Globe Movie Nominations Breakdown

    Seeing Double Two great actresses received double nominations today: Meryl Streep was nominated for best actress (drama) for "Doubt" and best actress (musical or comedy) for "Mamma Mia!," her 22nd and 23rd career Globe nods (she's won six), and Kate...