Flickgrrl Archive: January, 2009

3-D: Gimmick or artistic breakthrough?

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From Hollywood Boulevard to Madison Avenue, Wall Street to Main Street, the question du jour is "To 3-D or not 3-D?" And from James... Read more

Heath Ledger: Oscar Sure Thing?

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I'm not a betting woman, but if I were I'd say the only safe bet Oscar night is that Heath Ledger, who died a year ago, will take supporting-actor... Read more

Slumdog Backlash

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Who wants to be a "Slumdog Millionaire"? At the nanosecond Danny Boyle's dynamic and Dickensian tale of the great expectations of... Read more

Merry Meryl (Streep)

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By now Mary Louise Streep -- Meryl to you -- has a mantel with almost enough trophies as a chess board has pieces. The 15-time Academy Awars... Read more

Lee Daniels, Sundance Kid

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High five to Philadelphia-connected filmmaker Lee Daniels (producer of "Monster's Ball, and director of "Shadowboxer") whose... Read more

The Three Faces of Steve (Martin)

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For us Steve Martin aficionados, we who laughed ourselves senseless during"All of Me," and "The Man With Two Brains," and... Read more

Oscar Nods

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You can check here for the complete list of Academy Award nominees. But the headline news is: 13 nods for "The Curious Case of Benjamin... Read more

Overlooked by Oscar?

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Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies and Oscarologist extraordinaire (he's author of "80 Years of Oscar") would NOT like... Read more