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  • James Franco and Anne Hathaway: Why are they hosting the Oscars?

    James Franco and Anne Hathaway: Why are they hosting the Oscars?

    James Franco and Anne Hathaway are the youngest to have hosted the Oscars. The choice has people guessing: Why were Franco and Hathaway chosen to host the 83rd annual Academy Awards? And why two hosts?

  • In Pictures Oscar hosts

    James Franco and Anne Hathaway are hosting the 83rd Academy Awards, which airs on Feb. 27.

  • In Pictures Oscar nominees 2011

    Colin Firth portrays King George VI and Helena Bonham Carter plays the Queen Mother in a scene from 'The King's Speech,' which garnered 12 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Mr. Firth, Best Supporting Actress for Ms. Bonham Carter, Best Supporting Actor for Geoffrey Rush, Best Director for Tom Hooper, and Best Original Screenplay.

  • Academy Award nominees include Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush for 'The King's Speech'

    Academy Award nominees include Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush for 'The King's Speech'

    Academy Award nominees were announced Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. Natalie Portman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Bale, and Helena Bonham Carter are also Academy Award nominees for acting.

  • In Pictures Golden Globe nominees

    Natalie Portman, seen here in 'Black Swan,' was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Actress, Drama, for her role in that film, which also won a nomination for Best Picture, Drama, on Dec. 14. The Golden Globe awards will air live on Jan. 16, 2011, on NBC.

  • Black Swan leads Critics Choice award nominations

    Black Swan leads Critics Choice award nominations

    Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis as rival ballerinas, got a record 12 nominations in the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Close behind was The King's Speech.

  • 127 Hours: movie review

    127 Hours: movie review

    James Franco plays Aron Ralston in ‘127 hours,’ a visceral retelling of a man facing calamity.

  • Howl: movie review

    Howl: movie review

    In 'Howl,' the drama centers on the obscenity trial Allen Ginsburg faced after publishing his poem by the same name.

  • Angry Birds pointers? Ask Jon Hamm.

    Horizons Angry Birds pointers? Ask Jon Hamm.

    Angry Birds is a time-waster. And 'Mad Men' actor Jon Hamm thinks wasting time with furious birds and surly pigs is A-OK.

  • Date Night: movie review

    Date Night: movie review

    Steve Carell and Tina Fey played a bored suburban couple who stumble into the crime world in the action comedy ‘Date Night.’