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Mark Wahlberg & Wife Rhea Durham + Mark Ruffalo & Wife Sunrise Coigney: Academy Awards

Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham on the Oscars' Red Carpet. Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham: Academy Awards' Red Carpet Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham are pictured above on the 2011 Oscars' Red Carpet, just outside the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscar ceremony was held on Sunday, […]


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Mark Wahlberg & Wife Rhea Durham + Mark Ruffalo & Wife Sunrise Coigney: Academy Awards



'Dreamgirls': Great To Be Nominated

Bill Condon's Dreamgirls, a shoo-in for one of the five Best Picture slots in 2006 (a shoo-in that failed to make the cut), will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “Great To Be Nominated” series on Monday, August 18, at 7:30 […]


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'Dreamgirls': Great To Be Nominated



Jon McLaughlin 'So Close' + Daniel Day-Lewis & Amy Adams: Academy Awards

Jon McLaughlin 'So Close.' Jon McLaughlin 'So Close': Oscar ceremony 2008 At the 2008 Academy Awards ceremony, singer Jon McLaughlin performed “So Close,” the Oscar-nominated song from Kevin Lima's box office hit Enchanted, starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey. Curiously, Enchanted was nominated for three Academy Awards, all three in […]


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Jon McLaughlin 'So Close' + Daniel Day-Lewis & Amy Adams: Academy Awards



BAFTA Winners: Helen Mirren

Perhaps there's something I'm missing here, but the Orange British Academy of Film and Television Arts has decided that Kevin Macdonald's The Last King of Scotland is the outstanding British film of 2006, coming out ahead of United 93, Notes on a Scandal, Casino Royale, and Stephen Frears' The Queen. […]


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BAFTA Winners: Helen Mirren



Academy Awards: British Talent Tops Nominations + Pedro Almodóvar Snubbed

Among those foreign invaders from across the Atlantic are best direction nominees Stephen Frears (for The Queen, which is also up for a best film nod) and Paul Greengrass (for United 93); best actress nominees Helen Mirren (right, for The Queen), Kate Winslet (for Little Children), and Judi Dench (for […]


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Academy Awards: British Talent Tops Nominations + Pedro Almodóvar Snubbed



BAFTA Awards' Royal Movies + Swimmer Problems Top Palm Springs

Helen Mirren and Sylvia Syms in The Queen (top); Daniel Craig in Casino Royale (bottom) Though usually more open to non-English-language films than the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Orange British Academy of Film and Television Arts failed to place either Pedro Almodóvar's Volver or Guillermo […]


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BAFTA Awards' Royal Movies + Swimmer Problems Top Palm Springs



'Army of Shadows': 1969 French Drama Is New York Film Critics' Most Notable Winner

Army of Shadows with Simone Signoret. Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 French Resistance drama also starring Lino Ventura and Paul Meurisse was the New York Film Critics Circle's Best Foreign Language Film of 2006. How come? That's because Army of Shadows (original title: L'Armée des ombres) reached U.S. screens only this year. […]


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'Army of Shadows': 1969 French Drama Is New York Film Critics' Most Notable Winner