On Demand Today: Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire

Premiering today on Comcast On Demand is the Academy Award-winning film Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire, scripted by Best Adapted Screenplay winner Geoffrey Fletcher, and directed by Best Director nominee Lee Daniels. Best Actress nominee Gabourey Sidibe stars as the title character, a 16-year-old girl living under absolutely hellish circumstances – trapped […]

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Kathy Ireland: I Wasn’t on ‘Meds’ at the Oscars

Kathy Ireland (who appeared on Season 9 of ‘Dancing with the Stars‘) is firing back at critics who are slamming her appearance on ABC’s pre-Oscar special. At times, the swimsuit model, 46, appeared stiff and awkward as she interviewed celebs like Zac Efron and ‘Precious’¬†Gabourey Sidibe. “No One Reads a Teleprompter Like Kathy,” screamed a […]

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Oscar Winners On Demand Now: The Hurt Locker & More

As we bask in the post-Oscar glow of The Hurt Locker winning its bounty of Academy Awards and shutting out the overblown Avatar in most of its categories, perhaps now you’re interested in actually seeing the films that won these trophies. Fortunately, you can check out that Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best […]

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Live Report from the Academy Awards

Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]

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Notes & Quotes from The Academy Awards Luncheon

The annual Academy Award Nominees Luncheon was held this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, and some of the nominees took some time out to answer some questions from the assembled press. One of the amusing highlights was Christoph Waltz using his time at the podium to loudly scold the people in […]

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Oscar Reactions From The Nominees

Here’s a gathering of some of the reactions to the Academy Awards nominations, which were announced this morning. More to be added as they come in. “It’s a huge, huge compliment to the entire cast and crew. It was a very difficult shoot of heat and sun and windstorms and sandstorms and they had to […]

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Limited Release: Oscar-Buzzing “Precious”

Opening in limited release this weekend is Precious, a film that’s had Oscar buzz since it premiered at Sundance way back in January (when it used to be called Push before that Dakota Fanning movie took it and forced the change to Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire). It’s a jaw-dropping story of […]

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