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  • Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness

    Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness
    In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...
  • Oscar night: Everybody ready?

     
    Watching a bit of the red carpet stuff. Hailee Steinfeld looking lovely, all grown up. And here we go. Will Billy Crystal show up? Will they let James Franco and Anne Hathaway do a bit from “Grease”? Rumors. Rumors. I don't usually invest...
  • Today’s interview, Oscar winning director Susanne Bier

     
    She JUST won a most deserved Academy Award for the Danish drama “In a Better World.” Susanne Bier, whom I've interviewed before, has taken a shot at making movies in Hollywood. But she went home to Denmark, and to Africa, to make her...
  • Susanne Bier talks about her Oscar, bullying and life ‘In a Better World’

     
    Denmark, the nation that spirited all most of its Jews out of the reach of the Nazis during World War II, is famous for its tolerance. But Susanne Bier, a native Danish filmmaker, wanted to go underneath that reputation. With “In a Better World,&#...
  • Movie Review: In a Better World

     
    The doctor comes to the remote clinic and tosses the chanting African children the gift of a soccer ball. Then he sets to work. Anton (Mikael Persbrandt)  is a surgeon, a member of Doctors Without Borders bringing medicine and healing to this remote,...
  • Weekend review roundup, much love for ‘Thor,’ much hate for ‘Borrowed’

     
    The rotten tomatoes tomatometer's lack of subtlety isn't a huge issue most weekends, with the aggregate/average score a movie gets from the collective 100-150 critics leveling out and somewhat inflating a middling movie that everybody is OK with, and...
  • 'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars

    'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars
    "The King's Speech" was crowned best film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Nominated for 12 Oscars -- the most of any film -- it won four statuettes, including for Colin Firth for lead actor, Tom Hooper for director, and David Seidler for...
  • 'In a Better World'

    'In a Better World'
    The latest Oscar winner for best foreign language film, director Susanne Bier's drama focuses on two youths drawn together but having to contend with very different backgrounds. One is a doctor's son (Markus Rygaard) whose parents are on the verge of...
  • Oprah, Oprah and more Oprah, Identity & Pics of Schwarzenegger 'other woman', Karate Kid crane-kicked from DWTS, Disney trademarks 'Seal Team Six' and a big TV night ahead of us

    Celeb pic gallery of Oprah/United Center taping (last night’s shindig will air May 23-24 on ABC7)  Rosenthal ('It's her commencement en route to OWN. It's her viewers' graduation.')    Oprah consoles Maria Shriver with possible TV gig AND if...