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  • Oscars by the Numbers

    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all
  • 'Alice in Wonderland,' a curious Hollywood history

    "ALICE IN WONDERLAND": 27 DAYS Are you ready for a trip down the rabbit hole? Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Disney are adding a strange new chapter to the Lewis Carroll classic with "Alice in Wonderland," a film that presents...

    Matt Weinstock, Feb. 27, 1960

    Briton's a Stevereno I've been reading the short stories by Peter Ustinov in the Atlantic and wondering how he does it. Acting, speaking, traveling -- and writing superlative fiction, I mean. In the versatility sweepstakes, he's Britain's answer to...

    Oscars have always welcomed the world

    This year's Oscars numbered only one foreign-born winner -- Austria's Christoph Waltz ("Inglorious Basterds") -- among the four acting champs. However, that does not mean the Oscars are guilty of any homegrown bias. After all, six of the 20 acting...

    Matt Weinstock, March 12, 1960

    Bookie Problem A character who goes by the name of Front End Freddy was sounding off the other day about a nasty situation which prevails among bookmakers. "For years around here," he said, "bookies have been arbitrarily limiting their payoff to 15, 6 and...