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  • Anthony Hopkins wants to play Hitchcock on screen

    Anthony Hopkins wants to play Hitchcock on screen

    Anthony Hopkins says he hopes play the legendary filmmaker on screen and has been attached to such a project for four years.

  • Should producer convert R-rated 'The King's Speech' into family fare?

    Should producer convert R-rated 'The King's Speech' into family fare?

    'The King's Speech' was given an R rating solely for the use of profanity in some key scenes. As the producer reportedly considers re-editing the Oscar-nominated movie, the idea is getting poor reviews.

  • A German film that the Oscars missed

    Editorial Board Blog A German film that the Oscars missed

    'Die Fremde,' or 'When We Leave,' did not make the Oscar nomination list for best foreign film. That's too bad. Still, we can start our own conversations about this powerful film that focuses on 'honor killing' in the Turkish immigrant community in Germany.

  • Oscar nominations: Social Network earns 8 nods

    Horizons Oscar nominations: Social Network earns 8 nods

    Oscar nominations have been announced, and things are looking pretty good for The Social Network, a flick about the founding of Facebook. The movie did not grab the most Oscar nominations this year, but landed in several key categories.

  • 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.

  • Gabrielle Giffords and 5 others who persevered

    Gabrielle Giffords and 5 others who persevered

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has moved from a Tucson, Ariz., hospital to the next phase of her recovery: rehabilitation. The Arizona Democrat has already shown signs of affection, determination, and appreciation for public support as she embarks on the comeback trail after being shot in the head two weeks ago. It's a difficult road, but one that others in the public eye have also walked. Here's a look at Giffords and five other profiles in perseverance. It can't claim to be a "Top 5" list, but the people exemplify grace and courage in the face of extreme adversity.

  • Pre-existing conditions at forefront of White House's response to health care repeal

    The Vote Pre-existing conditions at forefront of White House's response to health care repeal

    Pre-existing conditions and small business owners feature the White House's weapon of choice in the fight against health care reform repeal efforts: webcasts.

  • Top five movie trends and surprises of 2010

    Top five movie trends and surprises of 2010

    Movies both disappointed and surprised studios and audiences in 2010. Star power dimmed while real-life stories turned both dramatic and documentary features into unexpected hits. And technology wowed, then disappointed as 3D and high-profile sequels fizzled at the box office. The top trends from this year present a very mixed bag heading into the second decade of the new millennium, says Hollywood.com box office analyst Paul Dergarabedian. IN PICTURES: Movie Trends 2010

  • Full Dark, No Stars

    Full Dark, No Stars

    King of horror Stephen King serves up a grimly captivating collection of tales with his usual skill.