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    Oscar Watch: Doubt Reviews

    Let the fur fly. In the first review of Doubt, Todd McCarthy is casting seeds of doubt on Meryl Streep's performance.

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    Frost/Nixon's Sheen: Character Chameleon

    It's an honorable profession, charactor actor. No shame in it.

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    Oscar Watch: Milk Scores

    Milk is far better than I was expecting it to be, even after reading Todd McCarthy's positive review. It had been described to me as small, political, an acting vehicle for Sean Penn. It's far more than that.

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    Twilight Watch: Let the Right Vampire In

    True confession. I am into vampires.

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    Eastwood's Changeling: Manna for Adults

    I saw Changeling for the second time Thursday night. It's as good as I remember it from last May at Cannes. And it's just the kind of movie that Academy members will appreciate--it played well at the Academy premiere.

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    Quantum of Solace vs. Casino Royale

    When I talked to director Marc Forster on Monday morning, he admitted that trying to top Martin Campbell's Casino Royale was the thing that gave him the most pause. But he plowed ahead and delivered a Bond that is long on action and short on sex and dialogue.

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    Quantum of Solace: Smart Bond

    I confess that I had a great time at Quantum of Solace last night. Sure it's glitzy and glam and jammed with heart-stopping violent action. But it's also arty and elegant and beautiful. One of the main sequences is a lyrical homage to Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much, set during a perfor...

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    Cameron talks Avatar on CBC

    "It's going to be interesting," Cameron said on CBC's The Hour back in October 2008. The director is talking about "Avatar," a movie that has already eaten up two years of his life, and has one more to go. "We finished with the actors," he says. "We're in CG hell. We're trying to create a world from...

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    Thank Heaven for Movie Musicals like Gigi

    Speaking of escapist musicals, 1000 folks crammed into the Academy Theater on Friday night to escape the financial crisis and fall happily into the giddy world of the 1958 Arthur Freed/Vincente Minnelli musical Gigi, which swept all nine of its Oscar nominations. It's the film's Golden anniversary, ...

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    Hail Fredonia! Hollywood Depression Economics

    "We're in the money," sang Ginger Rogers in the escapist musical Gold Diggers of 1933. Luxurious Busby Berkeley musical comedies were big hits during the Depression.

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