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(Winners indicated in bold on awards night) BEST PICTURE "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" "Frost/Nixon" "Milk" "The Reader" "Slumdog Millionaire" BEST ACTRESS Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married" Angelina Jolie, "Changeling" Melissa Leo, "Frozen...
Complete list of nominees of the 78th annual Academy Awards. BEST PICTURE "Brokeback Mountain," Diana Ossana and James Schamus, producers "Capote," Caroline Baron, William Vince and Michael Ohoven, producers "Crash," Paul Haggis and Cathy Schulman,...
Zap2It.com"Crash" and "Walk the Line" were honored on Sunday (Feb. 19) night as the year's best examples of that most important, but least understood of arts -- cinematic editing. The American Cinema Editors gave the Eddie award for best edited feature film...
Times Staff WriterWhat's missing, gone, vanished almost (but not quite) without a trace from "The Missing" is the Ron Howard most of America has come to know and love. The master sentimentalist has made a dark, menacing film, a lean and disturbing western with some...
Tags: John Ford, Celebrities, Movies, Death, Jenna Boyd
Times Film CriticRecoveries from affliction, life-affirming triumphs of the human spirit, are catnip for Hollywood, and few stories fit that model as cozily as the life of mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. As detailed in the Sylvia Nasar biography that gives "A...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday March 26, 1999 Like the television medium it genially satirizes, "EDtv" is a grab bag that's both amusing and frustrating. Simultaneously inspired and contrived, clever and crude, it's an eye-candy riff on a substantial topic, ambitious for...
Tags: Celebrities, Sally Kirkland, Death, Pamela Anderson, Ron Howard
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday November 17, 2000 "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is one overstuffed movie, but it's by no means a turkey. Yes, it's odd to see a $100-million-plus extravaganza that mocks materialism and extols simplicity. Yes, the film's...
Times Staff Writer"Cinderella Man" tells James J. Braddock's story, but it does not share the boxer's confidence. While the real-life Braddock had enough belief in himself to accomplish miracles in the ring, this filmed biography's reluctance to have faith in its...
Tags: Celebrities, Literature, Death, Jimmy Johnston, Ron Howard
Times Film CriticThe numbers finally don't add up on "Ransom." A persuasive thriller for most of its length, it stumbles in its attempt to become an upscale version of "Death Wish" and other vigilante dramas and ends up derailing with a soft thud. The story of the...
Tags: Glenn Ford, Death, Crimes, Liev Schreiber, Rene Russo
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday June 30, 1995 Apollo 13 (the mission, not the movie) was the space flight no one cared about. Men had been sent to the moon before and presumably would be again. When its trio of astronauts transmitted television pictures back to Earth, the...
Tags: Richard Nixon, Movies, Death, Bacon, Ed Harris
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