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The Indie Spirit Award nominations are out. Best Feature choices are "The Artist," "The Descendants," "Drive," "Take Shelter," "50-50," and "Beginners." They are weird...
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The New York Film Critics Circle has chosen Brad Pitt for Best Actor in "Moneyball" and "Tree of Life," Meryl Streep for Best actress...
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Could Christopher Plummer, known to decades of moviegoers as Captain von Trapp from "The Sound of Music," finally win an Oscar? Could be. Plummer...
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Steven Spielberg's "War Horse"is a dazzling movie. Surprise! For those, like me, who worried that it would turn out to be "Lassie" with a...
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What's happening with the Best Supporting Actor category this year? For one thing, a Jack Russell terrier--yes, a dog--gives the most consistent and memorable...
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Whatever happened to the planned film of Robert Ludlum's "The Matarese Circle"? Back in the day (as they say), "Matarese" was a much bigger...
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Scott Feinberg, who does awards reporting for the Hollywood Reporter, called me up the other day for a podcast interview. Feinberg has been interviewing...
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Wednesday brings the release of "The Artist," the most satisfying and unusual film of 2011. Michel Hazanaivicius's black and white homage to silent films...
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The long aborning movie about John Gotti, starring John Travolta, is still in financial turmoil. There are some new twists and turns, however. "Gotti"...
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Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" had its official premiere last night, and there's good news. After a mixed response to the work in progress version at...