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The Oscars: Life After Death

Gwen Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gwen Davis

The 83rd Oscars, revitalized as it was supposed to be, was arguably as boring an awards show as has hit, or, rather, leaned against, the airwaves.

Anatomy of Oscar: Nothing Gels, and No Surprises

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The show tried too hard to be topical, cute and tongue-in-cheek, and though it offered scattered moments of freshness at the start, it soon curdled.

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 Incept...

Indie Spirit Awards 2011: Chilly Day at the Beach

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prior to the show (on that cold red carpet) and during, I caught up with some of the nominees and attendees and chatted about the awards and their respective projects.

Ed Koch Predicts the Oscar Winners

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

If justice is served in Hollywood tonight, the people and films I predict in this video are the ones who will take home Oscars.

Here Cum the Oscars

Andrea Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andrea Savage

Let's examine the facts. Three of the five nominees for Best Actress received oral sex in their films and all received ample publicity for these racy scenes.

The Kids Are Alright... but Is the Movie?

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Graham Holm

Superficially speaking, The Kids are All Right is a good film. But is it really alright that a man who'd been invited into a family's life is viciously banished?

The Kids May Be All Right, But What About The Parents?

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Heymont

There is a distinct subset of films about same-sex couples who, unlike in The Kids Are All Right, are forced to take over the care of a child due to unexpected circumstances.

Will Oscar Voter Annette Bening Vote For Herself?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

She's up for Best Actress, but Annette Bening is pulling no punches about her Oscar vote. As a four time Academy Award nominee, Bening is a member ...

Julianne Moore Talks Marriage, Therapy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Julianne Moore learns about the value of family in the lesbian marriage dramedy 'The Kids Are All Right,' this year's indie smash hit, and says her re...

Awards Season & Second Looks: What Ever Happened to Mother & Child? Winter's Bone Miracles & The African Queen Restored

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

While there were no surprises regarding SAG wins for best male lead actor, Colin Firth, and supporting actor, Christian Bale, it was refreshing to see Melissa Leo snag the best supporting actress award.

Comparing the Golden Globes from 1981's Raging Bull to Today

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

"In 1981, I went to the Golden Globes with United Artists executive Steven Bach who green lighted "Raging Bull". This film went on to win Best Actor ...

Who Deserves The Oscar?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday, and there were no big surprises in the Best Actress in a Leading Role category, where the strong performance...

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.

Aging Gracefully In Hollywood

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

My eye caught something about the 2011 Globes that goes slightly underneath the surface and that I haven't seen discussed, written or blogged about, as of yet.

New York Film Critics Circle Contretemps

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

You expect an awards event to be a love fest with awardees waxing benighted and grateful. When Darren Aronofsky got up to speak about Black Swan's cinematographer, things got ugly.

Film Critic Makes Annette Bening Cry

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

New York Press film critic Armond White isn't exactly beloved in Hollywood -- in fact, he's quite the opposite -- and things came to a head last night...

10 Things I Liked About 2010

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Albert Imperato

Ever the optimist, I decided that my last post of the year should be a tribute to the things, from Mahler to Freedom, that made the past year endurable, if not, at times, outright beautiful.

On Annette Bening's Wrinkles and Lesbian Sex Scenes

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Sharon Waxman

Lunch with Lisa Cholodenko, the writer-director of The Kids Are All Right, is not the typical Beverly Hills girl chat.

Warren Beatty's Daughter: The Media Is Kind and Gentle -- or Carefully Controlled

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Wolff

I missed the story about Warren Beatty's 18-year-old daughter planning to have a sex-change operation. It's not a hidden story. It's been out there. And yet it's hardly made an impression.

'The Kids Are All Right' Gets It Just Right

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

The Kids Are All Right is a movie that captures the hard work required to keep marriages alive, to raise children, and for both children and adults to meet life's challenges.

ReThink Review: The Kids Are All Right -- On Gay Parents, Divorce and Marrying Murderers

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Kids Are All Right is exposing Americans to something they probably haven't seen before -- a gay married couple raising children, in a way that is shockingly, disturbingly... normal.

Warren Beatty Reveals Highest Level Of Sexual Excitement

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

So how do they resist the temptation? Maybe they grow out of it and realize there's something beyond one-night stands and serial dating. Warren Beatty...

The Kid is All Right

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

A little over eighteen years ago, I used an anonymous sperm donor to conceive a child. In 1992, that was a relatively uncommon practice and one that m...

The Kids Are All Right (A Mayor at the Movies Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

The film seeks to establish an understanding of the need to provide equity for both homosexual and heterosexual couples. As Martha Stewart would say, "It's a good thing."