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Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Marshall Fine

8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incepti...

Taylor Lautner Goes Shirtless In Oscars Music Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It wasn't a good year for film musicals -- or was it? The producers behind the Oscars put together a fun autotuned mashup of dialogue and lyrics fr...

Shhh! Here's Your Winning Oscar Ballot

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If you want to win the Oscar pool, why not use my ballot? If you triumph, you can lord it over your friends. If you lose, you can blame me. It's a win-win!

Why Toy Story 3 Still Deserves to Win Best Picture on Sunday

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While its chances are between slim and none, it damn well deserves to win. Not because it would be the first animated film to win Best Picture, but because it is the best film of 2010... period.

Sequel Mania: Is Sustaining Innovation Too Much of a Good Thing in Hollywood?

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Inder Sidhu

What's the greenest town in American? Hollywood, where recycling has literally become an art form.

Jordan Zakarin

Is Animation Dead?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Toy Story 3" was the highest rated movie of 2010, bringing moviegoers young and old out to the theaters in massive, excitable numbers. An animated fi...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Ben Lyons on the Oscars

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Ben Lyons' take on some of the pressing issues dealing with the coming Academy Award festivities: Is Toy Story 3 a great Pixar film, or the greatest Pixar film?

One for the Oscars: What to Eat with Each Best Picture Nominee

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
One For The Table

Let's start with the front runner: The King's Speech. You could easily go with several different options here, but I'd go basic.

I'd Like to Thank the Academy...

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gautam Dutta

No matter what you think of Hollywood's new voting process -- which I believe is fairer and more democratic -- here's one thing we can all agree on: it will help the Oscars make more money.

A Dual Oscar Nominee, Toy Story 3's Director Muses on Childhood and the Future

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Though Toy Story 3's lead director Lee Unkrich acknowledges "the technology has gotten better" in the 15 years he's spent at Pixar, what's really "advanced is the artistry of the people at the studio."

PHOTOS: Oscar Best Picture 2011: Who Should Win?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As Hollywood readies for Sunday night's Academy Awards, movie fans around the world wonder who will take home the Oscar for Best Picture. 'The Social ...

Mostly Good News: Random Thoughts on the Oscar Nominations

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Is Chris Nolan the new Steven Spielberg? Inception received eight nominations, including Best Picture, but Nolan failed to receive a directing nod. That is arguably the biggest surprise in the otherwise predictable batch of nominations.

Oscar Picks and Predictions: A Year of Few Surprises

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This field of 10 illustrates how movies that would once have been judged just solid are now praised to the skies. To my mind, the Best Picture nominees that meet the historical standard number five.

Hu Presents Obama with Counterfeit DVD of Toy Story 3

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The Chinese president ended a speech today on an upbeat note about the relationship between the two countries: "In conclusion, America owes me the first month's rent and the security deposit."

Goodbye to You: Film Franchises That Left Us in 2010.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While every year brings its share of would-be franchise starters, 2010 marked the would-be finale for a surprisingly large number of ongoing film series.

The 10 Best Non-Independent Movies of 2010

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

You will find no independent films here, no brilliant art house dramas, no documentaries. I'm dismissing all "small" movies that deliver a "big" message.

Hollywood FAIL: Worst Box Office Year In Over A Decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They don't make 'em like they used to... in 2009. If you looked over the coming attractions last year and sighed, you weren't alone: 2010 was Hollywo...

2010 in Review: Favorite Films of the Year

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Here are fourteen of my favorite pictures that were released in 2010, plus a final nod to my favorite film of 2010. They are not necessarily 'the best,' as there are plenty of allegedly great films that I missed but they are all pretty great.

What Was The Biggest Box Office Hit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

We moviegoers head to the theater in hopes of seeing a great film, one that will make us laugh or cry or even make us feel inspired. But while movie s...

The Year in Movies: Spreading the Love Throughout 2010

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Don't let the lackluster ho-hum holiday season cinema schlockfest fool you. 2010 was a stellar year for films. In a break from tradition, quality films did not only turn up during the Oscar-friendly month of December.

2010: The Year in Non-Audience-Friendly Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's that time of year when critics get all nostalgic -- or up on their high horses, depending -- about the year that is rapidly drawing to a close. ...

A Nutcracker to Shun

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Heymont

Over the years, I've seen some pretty awful movies. None, however, has been as expensive, as overproduced, as idiotic, as appalling, or as stupefyingly reprehensible as the The Nutcracker in 3D.

Movie Review: Tangled

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney's new film Tangled -- the studio's fiftieth animated feature -- manages to be romantic, musical, moving -- and outstandingly funny. Don't skip it simply because it's made in computer-animated 3D.

DVDs: The Sound Of Music, Toy Story 3, The Pacific And More

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A bumper crop of new releases so let's get to it. THE SOUND OF MUSIC 45TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION BLURAY ($34.99; FOX) -- I've seen The Sound Of Music qu...

'Toy Story 3' Characters A 'Love Letter' To Steve Jobs

NBC San Diego | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Everyone is either in line to see "Toy Story 3" or to buy the latest iPhone, and one man's fingerprints are all over both massive hits....