New on DVD: Doubt, The Day The Earth Stood Still, Yes Man, Bedtime Stories

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Doubt/146219/863861120/Doubt%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] . Doubt This drama about a hardline nun (Meryl Streep) who makes it her mission to oust the new priest (Philip Seymour Hoffman) from her church based on circumstantial evidence that a novice sister (Amy Adams) witnesses was nominated for five Academy Awards. (more…)

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Oscar Spitballing: Best Actress 2009

This year’s race has seemed like a foregone conclusion ever since Kate Winslet nabbed two Golden Globes in two different categories. It’s “Kate’s year,” and the Academy doesn’t like to deny momentum like that, especially for one of their frequent nominees. Then again, two Globes on the same night might seem like an embarrassment of […]

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Oscar Spitballing: Best Supporting Actress 2009

This Oscar season is promising a telecast with surprises that the awards themselves might not necessarily deliver. Slumdog Millionaire is the odds-on favorite to take Best Director and Best Picture, the ghost of Heath Ledger has Best Supporting Actor sewn up, and it’s Kate Winslet’s turn at Best Actress. Best Supporting Actress, however, is still […]

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