Best supporting actress: Will a ‘King’s Speech” sweep include HBC?

QUICK VIEW- Who will win? Best Picture | Director | Actor | Actress | Supporting Actor | Supporting actress | Screenplay The supporting categories have traditionally resulted in some of the most
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Best adapted screenplay: The movie of the year gets thrown a bone

QUICK VIEW- Who will win? Best Picture | Director | Actor | Actress | Supporting Actor | Supporting actress | Screenplay Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay for “The Social Network” is an amazing combination of
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Amanda Knox: cold-blooded killer or victim?

Controversy has been swirling around the made-for-Lifetime movie, “Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy” set to debut Monday night at 9 p.m. Knox’s parents have made legal threats to stop the airing
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The ‘late, late’ Craig Ferguson scores in stand-up special

If like me you wish you were able to stay up late more often to catch “The Late, Late Show” with Scottish comedian/host Craig Ferguson — he is one of the best of the heirs to Johnny Carson — you will
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‘Sunday in New York’: when Jane Fonda was a (movie) virgin

Jane Fonda became such a powerhouse dramatic actress in the 1970s, with movies like “Klute” (1971) and “Julia” (1977), that it is now easy to forget the run of frothy comedies she did when she was
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‘Eyes of the Innocent’: down those mean Newark streets

Following the oldest maxim of them all — write what you know — former journalist Brad Parks has launched an engaging and exciting crime novel series about Newark, N.J. newspaperman Carter Ross. I
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Restoring the thrills and laughs to an ‘elitist’ art form

After attending two performances at the Metropolitan Opera last week, I was struck once again by the genius of the Met Titles contraption directly in front of every seat in the auditorium. 20 years
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The movies (and decade) that made Al Pacino a star

You could argue that Al Pacino isn’t the movie star he once was — like so many of his peers, the 70-year-old actor has found his best recent work on pay cable and on stage — but few film actors have
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