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Oscarmania! (Or Not): A Political Stew on Light Simmer

William Bradley | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Even before Jack Nicholson introduced the first lady of the United States to present the award for best picture, this year's Oscars had developed an unusual political cast to it, both in personalities and in substance.

2012 Oscars: Are Docs Technically Getting the Shaft?

Farihah Zaman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

What grander achievement can there be in cinematography than taking something we know and have possibly even seen on film before -- like a historic cave or a simple piece of choreography -- and transforming it into something more real than ever before?

Man Over Avatar

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Peyronnin

It is remarkable that the lowest grossing movie ever to receive an Oscar for "Best Picture" beat out the biggest grossing movie ever made.

Directors Guild Nominations: James Cameron Up Against Ex Wife, Tarantino & More

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The science-fiction blockbuster "Avatar" has earned James Cameron his latest nomination for the top honor from the Directors Guild...

The Hurt Locker

Will Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Menaker

This film approaches the kind of unaffected, unmediated portrayal of war and the men who live within its strange, parallel reality.