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‘John Carter’ Super Bowl commercial: Watch the trailer of the trailer! |

Jan 31 2012 11:20 AM ET In an effort to provide the largest platform possible for an massively expensive film based on an essentially unknown property and starring an unproven demi-star, Disney will debut a new trailer for John Carter during the Super Bowl.

DC Comics’ ‘Animal Man’ No. 6 Preview (Exclusive)

This week, Animal Man no. 6 hits the shelves and appropriately the story features a cool movie tie-in. Animal Man is one of the more interesting books of DC’s New 52 relaunch and is written by Jeff Lemire, a well-regarded writer of independent books now making his mark in DC’s corner of the off-beat and dark (he also writes Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E.).

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Our Presidents

Our Presidents

“President Dwight D. Eisenhower is hereby named Honorary Director and a Lifetime member of the Abilene, Kansas, Cowboy Band and is awarded all the rights and privileges thereof.” Wellesley College Commencement Address Herbert Hoover relaxes in Florida with his old friends. Next on their calendar? Hoover’s presidential inauguration on March 4, 1929.

Oscars 2012

Oscars 2012: And the Academy Award nominations are …

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 84th annual Oscars this morning. In keeping with tradition, the event began at 7:38 a.m. — and, in keeping with tradition, I had all the nominees for you live as they were announced.

‘Terra Nova’s’ Stephen Lang Books Arc on ‘In Plain Sight’

While Fox has yet to make a decision on the future of its pricey dinosaur drama Terra Nova, star Stephen Lang has booked a multiepisode arc on USA Network’s In Plain Sight. As first reported by TV Guide, Lang has booked a three-episode arc on the drama, playing the troubled father of Mary McCormack’s Mary Shannon, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

‘Vampire Diaries’ Actor Zach Roerig: ‘Matt Is a Nice Piece of Humble Pie for Mystic Falls’

No one’s ever safe in Mystic Falls, not even the good ones. Since The Vampire Diaries’ current season began, good-natured jock Matt Donovan has been through the ringer. He’s nearly died in an attempt to see his late vampire sister Vicki, his immediate family is nonexistent and his love life (once happily dating Elena and Caroline, at different times of course) has tragically hit a wall.

Down into the Black Hole

Down into the Black Hole with Turin Horse and Miners’ Hymns – Page 1 – Movies – New York – Village Voice

Béla Tarr, the Hungarian director who became something like the patron saint of slow cinema with 1994’s 450-minute Sátántangó, has made some of the toughest endurance tests in film history.

Viola Davis to Tavis Smiley: ‘That Mindset You Have is Destroying Black Artists’ – COLORLINES

by Jorge Rivas, Friday, February 10 2012, 1:45 PM EST Oscar-nominated actresses Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer had a passionate discussion with Tavis Smiley on Thursday. The interview was more of a heated debate but it offered insight in to the minds of both actresses and how they feel about the criticism ‘The Help’ has received.



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Oscar Nominee Critic

You’ve seen enough Oscar nominees that you can go toe to toe with the biggest of cinephiles. Keep watching Academy-Award-nominated films to become an Aficionado. Tune in and check-in to the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26 at 7e/4p on ABC and visit for more. Share this one proudly.

Untitled: Contemporary art in Toronto and beyond

My dance card is filling up quicky, which means we’ve finally shaken off the Christmas doldrums. Thank heavens. The art world is humming again, with a bunch of openings tonight and this weekend worth your while, if you’re up for braving the snow.

Buck Johnson or Burly Clyde

Buck Johnson or Burly Clyde? Either way, he’s a busy singer-songwriter from Alabama (video)

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — If you’re doing an Internet search for Alabama musician Buck Johnson, Google is likely to lead you astray. There’s a former pro basketball player with the same name — a Birmingham native who played for the University of Alabama and later, the Houston Rockets.

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’ leads Oscar pack, with 11 nominations; ‘Artist’ snags 10

BEVERLY HILLS — Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director slot for the Oscar-winning filmmaker. Also nominated for best picture Tuesday: the silent film “The Artist”; the family drama “The Descendants”; the Sept.

Nick Offerman

Interview: Nick Offerman on writing a ‘Parks and Recreation’ script

At NBC’s press tour party last night, I ran into Nick Offerman from “Parks and Recreation,” who mentioned that he had written an upcoming episode for the show (the 18th out of 22 for the season). Given that Offerman, like Ron Effing Swanson, seems to be superhumanly competent at everything else, the idea of him writing a script for the show intrigued me.

What you’ll be eating in 2012 (and how much you’ll pay for it)

Yes, cake pops will almost certainly be huge in 2012. Montreal celebrity chef Chuck Hughes will continue his climb to television superstardom, water will remain the most confusing item on restaurant menus and curly parsley might at long last get the respect it deserves (which is to say: none).

Artist-witness creates exhibit for Arthouse in response to shooting at Texas Capitol

By Jeanne Claire van Ryzin On Jan. 21, 2010, shortly after noon, 24-year-old Fausto Cardenas fired a small-caliber handgun outside the Capitol’s south entrance. Cardenas fired into the air. It was a sunny Texas January day and the sky was bright blue. Cardenas had just left the Capitol after visiting the third-floor office of Sen.

‘Soul Train’ creator Don Cornelius dead in apparent suicide

LOS ANGELES – “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks on home Wednesday morning. Law enforcement sources said police arrived at Cornelius’ home around 4 a.m. He apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the case was ongoing.

Job hunters still not careful on social media: study

What from the “Don’t be stupid on social media” school of philosophy do you not understand yet? In case there’s any doubt about what you should or shouldn’t be saying or doing on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, business psychologists from the U.K.