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  • The Unreal World: 'Carnage' and child bullying

    The Unreal World: 'Carnage' and child bullying
    "Carnage" SBS Productions U.S. release: Dec. 16 The premise Ethan Longstreet (Eliot Berger), age 11, has formed a gang at his Brooklyn school but has excluded classmate Zachary Cowan (Elvis Polanski), also age 11. When Zachary confronts him, Ethan...
  • Hot Property: Jodie Foster sells Beverly Hills estate

    Hot Property: Jodie Foster sells Beverly Hills estate
    Actress-producer Jodie Foster has sold her gated Beverly Hills estate for $8.3 million, public records show. Climbing roses and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. The listing described the style as...
  • 'The Artist,' 'The Descendants' win big at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards

    'The Artist,' 'The Descendants' win big at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards
    "The Artist," the charming film about Hollywood's transition from silent movies to talkies, and the family drama "The Descendants" were catapulted to front-runner Oscar status Sunday night with an armful of Golden Globes to their names as the awards...
  • Facials pioneer Aida Thibiant, 80, is retiring

    Facials pioneer Aida Thibiant, 80, is retiring
    AT ONCE homey and luxurious -- boasting a staff of mostly European and Russian aestheticians who will tell you straight-up when it's time to wax that cheek fuzz -- Thibiant Beverly Hills has been an institution for 33 years, having deep-cleaned the...
  • Meryl Streep sets new record with 16th Oscar nomination

     
    Meryl Streep's nomination for "Julie & Julia" increases her Oscar record to 16, putting her even further ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson (both at 12). Though Hepburn won four lead-actress Oscars and Nicholson a pair of lead-actor Academy...
  • Oscars quiz: Who turned down Jodie Foster's role in 'Silence of the Lambs'?

     
    If Sandra Bullock ends up winning the Oscar for "The Blind Side," Julia Roberts will probably be miffed since she turned down the role. That won't be the first time a star pooh-poohed a role that went on to Oscar glory. Check out the quz below. To see the...
  • Quiz: Can you spot Meryl Streep's Oscar nomination?

     
    Meryl Streep ("Julie & Julia") has made so many movies that it's hard to remember which ones earned her one of those record 16 Oscar bids. She was nominated only for one of the films cited below. Which one? To see the answer, click the "Continue reading"...
  • Oscars quiz: Who gave this boastful acceptance speech?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link below. ANSWER: When Shirley MacLaine won best actress for "Terms of Endearment" (1983), she roared, "I deserve this! I have wondered for 26 years what this would feel like.” Photo AMPAS RELATED...
  • Oscars quiz: Which star did not win best actress for her film debut?

     
    If Gabourey Sidibe ("Precious") wins the Oscar on March 7, she'll become the fifth performer to prevail as best actress for her film debut. Of the previous four, one was Shirley Booth ("Come Back, Little Sheba"). The three others are pictured below. Who...
  • Quiz: Who won the most Oscars for directing?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: John Ford won the most Oscars for directing (four): "The Quiet Man," 1952; "How Green Was My Valley," 1941; "The Grapes of Wrath," 1940; "The Informer," 1935....
  • Quiz: How many seat fillers are used at the Oscars?

     
    There are 3,300 seats in the Kodak Theatre. How many seat fillers are used to make them look full during the Oscars ceremony? To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photo below. ANSWER: c.) 250 Photo: AMPAS MORE GOLD...