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  • Meryl Streep is a given for another Oscar nod. Or is she?

    Meryl Streep is a given for another Oscar nod. Or is she?
    For the last several weeks, the Oscar race for lead actress felt fairly settled, with five familiar faces, each of them previous winners — Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena"), Emma Thompson ("...
  • When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story

    When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story
    It may not be factual, but it's truthful. It's an argument that wouldn't survive in a court of law and would spark derision in a presidential debate. But when it comes to movies, it's vital guidance, especially when so many of 2013's Oscar-...
  • Meryl Streep rebukes Walt Disney: Anti-Semitic and 'a gender bigot'

    Meryl Streep rebukes Walt Disney: Anti-Semitic and 'a gender bigot'
    One of the modern icons of moviedom called out one of Hollywood's historic heroes Tuesday, as Meryl Streep delivered a sharp rebuke to Walt Disney for alleged sexist and anti-Semitic views at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York....
  • A moody Miley Cyrus is face of Marc Jacobs' spring campaign

    A moody Miley Cyrus is face of Marc Jacobs' spring campaign
    Miley Cyrus considers Marc Jacobs to be a fashion mentor -- among other things she wore his fishnet column gown to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala this year -- and now she is the face of his spring advertising campaign, looking...
  • Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what?

    Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what?
    Meryl Streep is right. At some point in his storied career, Walt Disney belonged to an anti-Semitic group and surely was sexist -- or a "gender bigot," as she put it Tuesday when she presented a National Board of Review award to Emma Thompson for her...
  • The glory of 'Gloria'

    The glory of 'Gloria'
    Many have noted the number of strong recent roles for what would have once been referred to as "women of a certain age." The award-season conversation this year is centered largely on actresses including Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett,...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office

    'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office
    Movie theaters breathed fire this weekend as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” struck box-office gold. The Peter Jackson-directed sequel to last year’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected journey,” raked in a studio-estimated $73....
  • The Golden Globes as Oscar's crystal ball

    The Golden Globes as Oscar's crystal ball
    Golden Globes. Sunday night. Imagine this scenario at the Beverly Hilton: Sometime after co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler engage in a little wordplay about gravity and their formal wear and belt out a parody of some song from "Mary Poppins" (maybe "I...
  • Golden Globes are a winner-take-all for oddsmakers

    Golden Globes are a winner-take-all for oddsmakers
    In Sunday's Golden Globes, "12 Years a Slave" looks to be the clear favorite (1-4) among dramas. Meanwhile, "American Hustle" (1-5) appears to be an easy pick over "The Wolf of Wall Street" (4-1). "Inside Llewyn Davis" is the longshot at 30-1. At...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress in a movie drama

    Golden Globes 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress in a movie drama
    Cate Blanchett won the Golden Globe for best actress in a motion picture  drama Sunday for her role as Jasmine, the fallen New York socialite in the Woody Allen film "Blue Jasmine." The award marks the third Golden Globe for the Australian actress,...
  • Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle,' '12 Years a Slave' take lead

     Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle,' '12 Years a Slave' take lead
    By mid-November, when most directors of holiday movies were unwinding with their work largely completed, filmmaker David O. Russell was pulling 18-hour days and seven-day weeks, rushing to finish "American Hustle." The mad dash was worth it: "American...