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Interview: The Rising Career of John Hawkes

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The parts got bigger as Hawkes developed a reputation as a character actor with the skills to play everything from goofy to menacing. He worked more and more -- and his choices expanded after he earned an Oscar nomination for 2010's Winter's Bone.

Review: Little Birds Never Soars High

Zach Udko | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment
Zach Udko

Set in California's forgotten Salton Sea, writer-director Elgin James' debut follows 15 year-old Lily (Juno Temple) and her best friend Alison (Kay Panabaker) as they attempt to flee their impoverished community and build a nest in Los Angeles with a group of runaway squatters.

Favorite Women-Empowering Movies of Recent Memory

Juliette Fretté | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment
Juliette Fretté

Let us not forget that art and entertainment do affect the masses and the masses affect the arts. In many ways, what is popular and successful is a barometer of where we are and where we're headed.

Why John Hawkes Turned Down 'The Walking Dead'

Zap2It | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

It turns out "The Walking Dead" did court John Hawkes for the role of the Governor in the show's upcoming third season. At least according to John Haw...

5 Teenage Movie Bad-Asses (Who Aren't Katniss)

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 03.23.2012 | Teen

LOS ANGELES -- Jennifer Lawrence already proved in 2010's "Winter's Bone" that she could play a girl with strength, wisdom and survival instincts beyo...

Sundance Film Receives Huge Ovation, Biggest Sale Of The Festival

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Home

John Hawkes is no stranger to Sundance. Though he's still not quite a household name, he's managed to achieve a certain indie ubiquity in Park City ov...

Kick-Ass Women In Book Adaptations

| Posted 01.05.2012 | Books

By Kristin Fritz via Word & Film Most of us know Katherine Heigl best as Dr. Izzie Stevens from “Grey’s Anatomy” or, you know, that blonde gi...

Jennifer Lawrence, Hailee Steinfeld Go Head To Head

hollywoodcrush.mtv.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This isn't exactly news to rabid "Hunger Games" fans who have been speculating for months about which young actress will win the role of a lifetime pl...

At the Oscars: Breaking Tradition on the Red Carpet

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here is my red carpet experience captured on video. Will Aaron Sorkin finally join Facebook? How has induction in the Conan O'Brien Oscar-Winner F-bomb Hall of Fame stack yup to the Oscars?

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.

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.

Oscar 'Best Picture' Book Adaptation Former Winners: Will This Year's Nominees Measure Up? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For the Oscars this year, there are four book adaptations for "Best Picture": "The Social Network," "True Grit," "127 Hours," and "Winter's Bone." "T...

Oscar May Overlook Winter's Bone, but You Shouldn't

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Swadley

Many of us make sure we see at least the films that have a chance of winning. Winter's Bone is unlikely to win, so last minute Oscarheads will likely make the mistake to skip it.

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.

Jennifer Lawrence In A Revealing Swimsuit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence strips down to a sexy one-piece for Rolling Stone and in the interview she talks about prepping for the Oscars (she's nominated for ...

Worldwide Reaction to the Oscar Nominations!

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

There's a lot going on in the world, but we all know it stops turning for just a tiny moment when those all-important Oscar nominations come out!

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.

FILM: Spirit Awards 2011 Nominations Announced

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — The rural crime thriller "Winter's Bone" earned a leading seven nominations Tuesday for the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, i...

What Sort Of Book Wins An Oscar?

goodreads.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Unsurprisingly, several of the Best Picture nominees were adapted from books. Adaptations have historically done well at the Academy Awards, with over...

Live From Sundance 2011: Parting Thoughts

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sundance has transformed over the years from a film festival -- which implies the celebration of film and filmmakers -- into a film market, where products are bought and sold.

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 ...

What Oscar Noms Got Right

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Oscars come around so late in the process that it's like electing a prom queen... after the seniors have graduated and moved away to college.

Jennifer Lawrence: Seven Girls 'Painting Me Naked Every Day' For X-Men

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence may play a secret mutant, but she's not shy about revealing how it happened. The 'Winter's Bone' star and Golden Globe nominee spok...

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.