Oscar-Winning Lessons in History and Hard Sell
Amour (4 stars; PG-13) Canal Place. Director Michael Haneke's latest drama – the winner of the Oscar for best foreign-language film — is a somber French-language tale about an octogenarian couple whose bonds are tested when one of them suffers a stroke.
The Oscars took place in Los Angeles on Sunday night, with a bevy of Hollywood's top talent being added to the list of Academy Award Winners for 2013.
LOS ANGELES — A few months into awards season, at a party celebrating another movie, a veteran actor-writer-director-producer, who takes his Academy Awards duties very seriously, whispered to me that he was sure “Lincoln” would win big on Oscar night
NEW YORK — The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane's turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs in show business is becoming one of its most thankless. The "Family Guy"
"A thriller like 'Argo' plays very well on the small screen, and there's nothing like that little gold sticker that says 'Best Picture Oscar winner' to boost sales," Exhibitor Relations senior analyst Jeff Bock told TheWrap. "Even with its big box