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Oscar Tip Sheet for Tonight

I was hoping by this hour that some sneak from somewhere would have leaked the Oscar broadcast itinerary -- with an rundown of the evening's main events and estimated time when they will occur. That's happened before. But so far this…

Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell

Sasha nearly missed Stories We Tell because she was feeling under the weather. Resolving to soldier on, tap into energizing mountain air and make the extra effort on the last day it screened, she says in her capsule review, "of course…

Robert Pattinson handles it with class

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Sidestepping questions about his personal life with humor and class. Steering the conversation to Cosmopolis.…

Blu horizon: Rosemary’s Baby & The Duallists

Two new Blu-rays coming in a few months are of special interest to auteur-oriented viewers looking to fill gaps in the collections of two of our greatest living directors. Criterion's edition of Roman Polanski's 1968 parenting nightmare…

Chris Hemsworth in Red Dawn

A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky -- shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find…

Are the Georgia Film Critics’ Awards a thing?

Over a week ago we got word of honors bestowed by the Georgia Film Critics Association.  We never heard of them.  In fact, trying to identify their membership led us to more fishy suspicions than any reliable verification.  So we passed on…

63 Foreign Language Films vie for Oscar

Updated via press release. Beverly Hills, CA – Sixty-three countries, including first-time entrant New Zealand, have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 84th Academy Awards®. The 2011…

Shot quote quiz. Name that homage.

Opening shot of two well-known thrillers. In two high-angle aerial views, we watch convoys of cop cars snaking their way along the sinuous two-lane S-curve of two highways at night. Both screenshots come from the first 30 seconds of…