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Seeing Double Two great actresses received double nominations today: Meryl Streep was nominated for best actress (drama) for "Doubt" and best actress (musical or comedy) for "Mamma Mia!," her 22nd and 23rd career Globe nods (she's won six), and Kate...
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release. The...
Zap2It.comIf you need a pale, elegant actress over 30 who can mix strength and pathos, try Nicole Kidman. But what if she's not available? The producers of "The Reader" turned to Kate Winslet, who will be stepping into the role vacated by Kidman because of her...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story. At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
Zap2It.comLast year, the Writers Strike ended up canceling the NBC Co-Chairman's "prom," but for the time being -- pending the SAG vote, that is -- all things are full steam ahead for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 66th annual Golden Globes honoring...
Kate Winslet is poised to be the darling of the upcoming award season. She stars with Ralph Fiennes in "The Reader," based on Bernard Schlink's bestselling novel about a young man's passionate affair during WWII with an older woman whom he meets again...
Zap2It.comNicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes have signed on to become what's sure to be the iciest dramatic pairing in cinema history. According to the industry trade papers, the intense Oscar-winning actress and the intense Oscar nominated actor will appear in...
Tribune criticSam Mendes, the director of "Revolutionary Road," injects a few milligrams of hope into his film version of the 1961 Richard Yates novel, an excoriating portrait of a mid-1950s marriage built on sticks, straw and delusion. It is a harsh, merciless book....
Tribune criticCan a formidable actress redeem a pile of solemn erotic kitsch? Kate Winslet answers that one as honestly as she can in the film version of Bernhard Schlink's 1995 novel "The Reader," the tale of a 15-year-old West German boy who, in 1958, embarks on an...
All year, film critics tell us what they like and don't like about new movies, always moving on to the next release. But how often do we ask them to take a second look, to give us their considered opinions again once the Oscar nominations are announced?...
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