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    Oscar Video: Susanne Bier Talks In a Better World

    After her foray into Hollywood filmmaking with DreamWorks' Things We Lost in the Fire, which boasted impeccable performances from Halle Berry and Benicio del Toro but was too dark to yield much box office, Denmark's star director Susanne Bier returned home to build yet another organic, thoughtful movie with her long-time collaborator, Anders Thomas Jensen. Bier, who had the first of her two children a year after she graduated from film school, feels supported in Denmark. She and Jensen go off to a retreat where she paces and acts out scenes, and he writes them up. "We are both obsessed with moral issues," she says. "We usually have one or two...

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    Oscar Watch Exclusive: Tom Hooper Talks Directing Style in The King's Speech

    In a wide-ranging discussion about his directing approach on The King's Speech, Tom Hooper talks (in the video below) about framing star Colin Firth in wide-lens close-ups so that there was "nothing between him and the character." He mentions one of the visual themes in the film was finding "a visua...

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    Golden Globe-Winning Actors: What's Next for Portman, Firth, Leo, Bale, Bening, Giamatti

    Heat rises when an actor enters the awards fray. Look at how Helen Mirren (The Queen), Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) and Melissa Leo (Frozen River), particularly, parlayed Oscar attention into serious careers. Take a look at the slates (including soon-to-be-released, rumored, in-production and in-...

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    Golden Globe Wins Impact Box Office and DVDs

    While the Golden Globes don't have an impact on Academy Award nominations--ballots were due last Friday--they can give winners a serious box office boost, reports Anthony D'Alessandro. See the chart of this year's Golden Globes box office bumps below. In contrast to last year, which saw a number of contenders on DVD by Golden Globes night, distributors took the old-fashioned route this year and unspooled their kudo crop during the late fall/early winter frame known in the trade as Oscar Alley. They also returned to the tried-and-true platform release. That's due to the Academy’s expansion of the best picture category, which makes it easier fo...

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    Jacki Weaver Talks Career, Animal Kingdom's Evil Matriarch, Voicing Toy Story 4

    Australian star Jacki Weaver's role as a wicked mom in Animal Kingdom has generated awards buzz since its premiere at Sundance last year. She's got several nominations to prove it, and a win at the National Board of Review Awards. Sophia Savage sat down for a flip cam interview with the veteran actr...

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    The Social Network Scores Top Awards at Golden Globes, Gervais Ignites Uproar

    The Social Network is sweeping all the awards shows. The film won best drama, director, screenplay and score at the Golden Globes Sunday night. The King's Speech won the expected award for best actor drama Colin Firth, but could have used a best drama win going into the real Oscar race for best pict...

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    Golden Globes: Portman Wins Actress Drama for Black Swan, Kids Are All Right Gets Comedy

    You can feel the warmth in the house for True Grit star Jeff Bridges, who presents the Golden Globe to Natalie Portman, winner of best actress drama for Black Swan. The Fox party goes wild.

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    Golden Globes: Paul Giamatti Wins Actor Comedy/Musical for Barney's Version

    Given the weakness of the Golden Globe comedy/musical categories this year, it was hard to call who would win best actor. Paul Giamatti totally deserved the win for hilarious Canadian comedy/drama Barney's Version. I hope this award drives more people to watch the movie, which is worth seeing not on...

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