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  • Oscars 2012: 'Pina' by Wim Wenders lands documentary nomination

     
    "Pina," the 3D dance documentary directed by Wim Wenders, has received an Academy Award nomination in the category of best documentary feature, it was announced Tuesday morning. The movie was also Germany's official submission for foreign film but...
  • Oscars: Documentarians probe death penalty, inequality, new academy rules

     
    Some documentary makers are troubled by new rules governing Oscar eligibility....
  • Before 'Pina': Memorable moments in dance on film [Video]

     
    The wonders of 3-D---and Pina Bausch’s innovations---get all the attention in Wim Wenders’ interviews. But if it’s true that most Academy members will see "Pina" on the 2-D discs provided them rather than at any 3-D screenings, then,...
  • Oscars 2012: Predictions? Here are five good story lines to follow

     
    Oscars: Predictions? There may be more suspense off-stage than on. Billy Crystal hosts, Sacha Baron Cohen frolics and Meryl Streep attempts to win at the 84th annual Oscars....
  • Oscar predictions: Animation, foreign language and documentary

     
    Tips for filling out your Oscar pool ballot in the animated feature, foreign language film and documentary categories....
  • Oscars 2012 Winners List — A Portrait of “The Artist” In Triumph

     
    Believe it or not, the 84th Annual Academy Awards wasn't all about whether J. Lo had a nip slip and just how much leg Angelina Jolie was going to show. They actually did hand out some Oscars. The Artist took home the big prize, winning Best Picture,...
  • Around Town: The Sherman brothers' 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'

     
    A Marx brothers retrospective, a Marilyn Monroe double bill and a screening of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" featuring the work of the late composer Robert Sherman and his brother Richard are among this week's highlights....
  • Oscar voters: From Britain to Brazil, academy members span globe

     
    According to an L.A. Times study of the membership of the Academy of Motion Pictures, some 500 voting members, from actors and directors to makeup artists and hairstylists, reside abroad. The largest regional bloc is from Britian, including England,...
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 4 - 10 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 4 - 10 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan

    Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan
    Nicholas Ray faced a roomful of film students. They had come to learn from the director who'd made James Dean an icon in "Rebel Without a Cause" and a gunslinger of Joan Crawford in the distaff western "Johnny Guitar." Ray began a mock exercise in filming...
  • 84th annual Academy Award nominees

    84th annual Academy Award nominees
    The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards were finally announced. The nine nominated movies for the best picture of the year are:"The Artist","The Descendants","Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close","The Help", "HUGO", "Midnight in Paris","...
  • 'Pina' review: An exquisite piece of art about dance, even if you don't care about that

    'Pina' review: An exquisite piece of art about dance, even if you don't care about that
    ***1/2 (out of four) Disclaimer: I don’t care about dance, and I don’t know anything about it. So no one’s more shocked than I am at my reaction to writer-director Wim Wenders’ stunningly gorgeous documentary about German...