Artist, interrupted

Work in Progress

Life is really funny: I watched “Girl, Interrupted” for the first time just a few weeks before I landed myself in a psychiatric ward a month and a half ago.
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Oscar Preview 2013

I’ve followed the Oscars for quite a few years now, and I always ask myself, “Why do I still care?” Simply because the Academy is an institution that exists to celebrate a common interest: movies.
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Oscar Coverage: Best Actress

The clock tics and tocs as the weeks rapidly wind down to the red carpet. This week we discuss Best Actress, perhaps the most exciting (and in many ways difficult to predict) race of the four acting categories. Who’s nominated? Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty” Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
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Oscar Coverage: Best Supporting Actress

We continue our countdown of the main Oscar categories with Best Supporting Actress, a category that seems all sealed up for Hathaway but has even richer performances beyond such an obviously tremendous performance at its core.   Who’s nominated? Amy Adams, “The Master” Sally Field, “Lincoln” Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”
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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ predictable but sweet

Sometimes life throws you curveballs so large, all you can do to keep from falling apart is to look for the silver linings. This is the life philosophy of “Silver Linings Playbook” star Pat Solatano, a former history teacher diagnosed with bipolar disorder who has recently lost his job, house
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