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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 Incept...

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.

Oscars 2011: Don't Expect Many Esperanza Spaldings

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As a whole, the night should be entertaining, drawn-out predictable fun. Here's my take on how the night will play out in all categories.

PHOTOS: 'Social Network' Wins Big At The Writers Guild Awards

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The sci-fi smash "Inception" and the Facebook drama "The Social Network" took top screenplay honors Saturday night at the Writers ...

Joseph Gordon Levitt The Next Batman Villain?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Joseph Gordon Levitt was Christopher Nolan's good guy in 'Inception' -- now, he might be turning bad. The '500 Days of Summer' star is in talks to pl...

SAG Awards: Who Won The Big Battle?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "The King's Speech" won the best-actor trophy Sunday for Colin Firth and a second honor for its overall cast at the Screen Actors ...

Oscar Talking Points

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

You can see the full list of nominees at the Academy's official site. With so much to discuss, it's necessary to break it down into manageable talking points.

Colin Firth's Oscar Party: Early Morning Champagne

Huffington Post/AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Reactions to nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards: "Currently celebrating with my colleagues three feet above the ground. Not used to thi...

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.

'The Social Network' Wins Golden Globe For Best Motion Picture Drama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'The Social Network,' the movie about the creation of Facebook, won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Drama. VIDEO TO COME The other nominees...

PHOTOS: Who Will Win The Golden Globe For Best Drama?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This year's Golden Globe race for Best Motion Picture-Drama is definitely a toss up. Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' seems to be gaining some good momentum, ...

(Education) Inception

Sam Chaltain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sam Chaltain

after reading Michelle Rhee's two newest efforts to launch her own form of "Inception" -- her organization's inaugural policy agenda -- I see her fundamental misunderstanding about the power of ideas.

Am I Dreaming, or Is Christopher Nolan's Inception Overrated?

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

One interesting aspect of waiting to see certain Hollywood blockbusters on DVD is that you hear a lot in advance from the people who plunk down the bi...

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...

Pete Postlethwaite Dies: Oscar-Nominated Actor Passes At 64

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — He could have stayed in teaching. That's what his parents wanted: it was the safe, secure route for a young man with working-class roots an...

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...

Even More Movie Sequels in 2011?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With 2010 coming to a close, Oscars season is around the corner. Nomination ballots for the February 27 event were mailed today to voting members of t...

10 Overrated Films of 2010

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

2010-12-26-inception.jpgFor the record, not all of the films below are bad pictures. But they all generated critical and/or audience esteem they perhaps did not entirely earn.

Iverem's Top Ten Movies for 2010

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Esther Iverem

"Fair Game" "...For me, this film is easily a contender for picture of the year. In the world we live in, filled with political spin and outright l...

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. ...

Who Had The Top Earning Movies Of 2010?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It was a dream year for Leonardo DiCaprio -- on screen and off. On the strength of his summer blockbuster 'Inception,' DiCaprio's films earned $1.1 b...

The Top 5 Funniest Political Comedy Videos of 2010

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, we turn our attention to the funniest political videos of the year, made exclusively for the web.

The Top 10 Trends On Twitter In 2010

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Twitter recently unleashed a list of 2010's top trends, which reflect the topics that dominated the 25 billion tweets sent this year. Twitter defi...

What Will Win The Golden Globe For Best Motion Picture, Drama?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It's a wide open field this year, with no one film pulling away from the others. 'Inception,' Christopher Nolan's psycho sci-fi thriller started out i...