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    Pants On Fire: SNL Cold Open Takes on Lance Armstrong, Manil Te'o, Jodie Foster (Video)

    Jennifer Lawrence was a likable host on SNL, pretending to trash-talk her Oscar contenders, but the writers didn’t give her their sharpest material. There was a commercial for Silver Linings Playbook during the show, but no sketch about it – what a lost opportunity (although Jason ...

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    On the Reaction to Jodie Foster's Golden Globes Speech

    It's the most talked-about moment from last night's awards? Was it a brave moment or a cop out?

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    Watch: Jodie Foster Comes Out During Acceptance Speech ("but I already did my coming out a thousand years ago")

    Jodie Foster, winner of the 2013 Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille award, gave an impassioned and refreshingly no-bullshit acceptance speech last night, which also functioned as a coming-out-but-I've-already-come-out moment, and a possible retirement announcement. Watch below, the star-studded audience ...

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    The Golden Globes Are Still a Bewildering Award Show, But This Year, They Made For Great TV

    As a meaningful measure of film or television quality, the Golden Globes are and continue to be goofy and erratic at best. But as an awards show, last night's iteration was uncommonly entertaining, filled with weirdness, humor and poignance, along with the usual back-patting.

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    The False Equivalencies of Jodie Foster

    I'm still sorting out my feelings about Jodie Foster's speech at the Golden Globes, but annoyance continues to reign supreme.

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    Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

    Adding more lady power to the evening, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that they will be honoring Jodie Foster with the Cecil B. DeMille award at this year’s Golden Globes.

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    Neill Blomkamp, Matt Damon & Jodie Foster Impress With Dystopian, Pig Urine-Filled 'Elysium' At Comic-Con

    Today Neill Blomkamp made his return to Comic-Con and Hall H after appearing in 2009 for the film that launched his career, “District 9.” “I actually feel like I belong out there amongst the darkness and the flashing lights where I can’t really see anyone&rsquo...

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    Comic-Con Flips Over 'Elysium' Footage; Damon, Foster, Copley and Blomkamp Talk (EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS)

    Ever since indie "District 9" put South African writer-director Neill Blomkamp on the map as an original filmmaker with an extraordinary command over VFX, film fans have eagerly awaited his next. I remember when Sony introduced the now iconic poster-campaign for the low-budget sci-fi thriller at Com...

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    Now and Then: How to Ruin a Marriage Without Really Trying, from 'Carnage' to 'Virginia Woolf'

    A quick tip for anyone interested in making a film about class resentment in a recession: as the Soviet filmmakers proved, it usually helps if you're juxtaposing two distinct points of view. Roman Polanski's film "Carnage," about a quartet of outraged — and outrageous — New Yorkers, doesn't quite fo...

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    Disney’s Own: Arlene Ludwig

    At its annual pre-Oscar luncheon last week, the ICG Publicists Guild presented a special award to Arlene Ludwig, who is about to celebrate her 50th anniversary with the Walt Disney Company. Julie Andrews and Jodie Foster insisted on sharing the honor of introducing her, which immediately tells you s...

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