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Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"The Hurt Locker," a gritty, challenging and little-seen drama about bomb disposal in the Iraq war, was the leading winner with six Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture and the first directing honor for a female filmmaker. Academy Award...
Associated PressHOLLYWOOD -- Kathryn Bigelow played field commander to bring her raw, relentless Iraq War thriller "The Hurt Locker" to the screen. After her film triumphed at the Academy Awards with six prizes and made her the first woman ever to win the directing...
WGN NewsThe six time Oscar nominated movie "Precious" shines a bright light on an icky subject, child sexual abuse. But, WGN's Antwan Lewis is here to tell us about some very new developments in Illinois that are helping sex abuse victims. "Precious" offers a...
Associated PressBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The science-fiction sensation "Avatar" and the war-on-terror thriller "The Hurt Locker" lead the Academy Awards with nine nominations each, including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow....
The 33 NewsThe science-fiction sensation "Avatar" and the war-on-terror thriller "The Hurt Locker" lead the Academy Awards with nine nominations each, including best picture and director for James Cameron and ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow. For the first time the Oscars...
Chicago TribuneThe first 20 minutes of "Precious," the full title of which is "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," are so intense and pitched so high, you may not feel like sticking it out. My advice: Stick it out. This is an exceptional film about...
TORONTO Oprah Winfrey did not write "The Bluest Eye" or "Middlesex" or "Love in the Time of Cholera." But her formidably influential book club has helped many an author alive or dead, famous or no reach a wider audience. (Sample thank-you note from the...
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Associated PressBEVERLY HILLS -- The science-fiction blockbuster "Avatar" won best drama at the Golden Globes and picked up the directing honor for James Cameron on Sunday, raising the "Titanic" filmmaker's prospects for another Academy Awards triumph. It was a repeat...
The real-life drama of Mayor Sheila Dixon's criminal trial is still unfolding, but it's not too early to start thinking about the inevitable. Who will star in the movie version of this gripping tale? I haven't come up with a title just yet - "The...
wpix.comSinger-turned-actress Mariah Carey had many scratching their heads at the Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala Tuesday, after the pop diva delivered a rambling and at times incoherent acceptance speech when she was named Breakthrough...
Los Angeles TimesWho will survive 2012? Apparently Sony Pictures -- and quite handsomely too. The 162-minute disaster epic, which got a love-hate reaction from critics (loved the special effects, hated the script), blew away the competition and took in $65 million in...
Tags: Disasters, Entertainment, Movies, Apples, Comedy (genre)
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