Get sick on screen, cough a little too hard, and you've got a nomination all locked up.
Here are some of the frontrunners for nomination consideration, who will suddenly feel much better if they're announced among the chosen this Thursday.
Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone (above). The French favo ... More >>
Naturally, they might change--especially when I see every last film--but right now, this is what I'm predicting on goldderby.com (where they ask various commentators for their incredibly prescient forecasts and expect them to be accurate).
1--Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
2--S ... More >>
It's never too soon to start guessing Oscar nominations, so I've done some exhaustive research--like talking to one friend in the biz, as well as plumbing the depths of my own usually-semi-right instincts--and decided that the five nominees will probably come from these seven bigshots:
Marion Coti ... More >>
McDonald's, which has just added oatmeal and is testing flatbread sandwiches, is not afraid of changing its menu. Some locations feature some 100 menu items.
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People around the country are willing to pay more for chocolate certified as organic and fair trade, which is ke ... More >>
Your best alternative to opting out of Halloween completely: Vegging in front of the ol' tele -- because, let's get serious for a second, the idea of partying it up Sunday night isn't exactly motivating when you consider the East Village barrage of drunken revelers, that getting a costume now ... More >>
Wow.Via Eater we discover the existence of a fashion spread in the upcoming September Vogue that features both David Chang and Naomi Watts, along with other models and actors. Chang, doing his best sullen face, is apparently dressed in Diesel jeans, although you can only see the ends of them, ... More >>
Sony ClassicsMother and Child, the very strong film about motherhood and all the wrong reasons to engage in it, was produced on a relatively small budget.
So the creative team must have been beside themselves when they needed to show Naomi Watts' pregnant belly and realized they didn't have ... More >>
At a New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend event the other day, Liev Schreiber talked about working with his lady Naomi Watts in the 2006 period drama The Painted Veil.
First of all, Liev said, they were already dating when the movie went into production and she got him the part, nepotistica ... More >>