New On Demand: Will Smith in “Seven Pounds,” Kate Winslet in “The Reader”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Seven-Pounds/146964/924355285/Seven-Pounds%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] Seven Pounds In perhaps Will Smith’s darkest role ever, he plays accountant Ben Thomas, a man haunted by a mysterious secret in his past who has dedicated his life to finding people worthy of helping in every way he possibly can in his quest for redemption. When he meets Emily (Rosario […]

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New on DVD: The Reader, The Spirit

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Reader/147403/1021551152/The-Reader%3A-Selection-Process/embed 420 355] . The Reader Kate Winslet finally scored her Academy Award for this role as a woman who has an intense affair with a teenage boy (David Kross), forever defining his concept of love, whose dark Nazi past comes to light and shatters the boy’s world as he grows into a man […]

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Best Actress: Kate Winslet, ‘The Reader’

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-Tonight-Show-With-Jay-Leno/4514/1021202827/Kate-Winslet/embed 420 355] . “OK, about that fainting thing Penelope,” said Kate Winslet, taking a deep breath as she held the Best Actress Oscar awarded for her intense role in the movie, ‘The Reader.’ “I’d be lying if I haven’t made a version of this speech before,” she continued. “I was probably eight years […]

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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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“Slumdog Millionaire” Takes Home 7 BAFTA Awards

Danny Boyle’s much-beloved surprise of the season Slumdog Millionaire continued its love-fest with award-giver-outers by nabbing 7 of the 11 British Academy of Film and Television Awards for which it was nominated, relegating The Curious Case of Benjamin Button to the technical awards. The BAFTAs, the DAGs, the WGAs, the PGAs, the SAGs and the […]

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Opening Wide This Weekend: Taken, The Uninvited, New in Town

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Taken/141653/986068882/Taken/embed 420 355] **** Taken Buy tickets at Fandango! Liam Neeson doesn’t know who they are, and he doesn’t know what they want. He can tell them he doesn’t have money, but what he does have are a very particular set of skills; skills he has acquired over a very long career; skills that […]

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