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AFI's Best Movies, TV of 2009

From The Hangover to The Messenger , AFI jury chooses its faves

(Newser) - Two men—one Serious, one Single—made it into the American Film Institute ’s 10th annual selections for Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and TV Programs of the Year. The top 10 films:
  • Coraline
  • The Hangover
  • The Hurt Locker
  • The Messenger
  • Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
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Sissy Spacek Joins Big Love

Actress will play lobbyist in show's 4th season

(Newser) - Sissy Spacek will join the cast of HBO’s Big Love, the LA Times reports. Spacek will be a regular cast member on the show’s upcoming fourth season, playing a DC lobbyist. Her first appearance comes in the third episode. Spacek raises the cast’s profile considerably: she won... More »

Big Love Temple Scene Riles Mormons

HBO apologizes for upcoming episode highlighting sacred LDS ceremony

(Newser) - HBO will air an episode of the polygamy drama Big Love depicting a sacred Mormon ceremony despite strong objections from the church, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. The network apologized to Mormons likely to be offended, while the series' creators defended the temple scene, saying it's depicted with reverence, and... More »

Colleges Explore Mormonism

Long ignored by religious academics, Romney's faith is drawing new attention

(Newser) - Academics, including those at most theological seminaries, have long ignored the study of Mormonism. But now, possibly because of a certain presidential candidate—or a certain HBO show—it's on the radar in religion departments and scholarly publishing houses, the Boston Globe reports. Harvard Divinity School just added its first... More »

Sevigny Launches Clothing Line

Actress, fashionista unveils Fashion Week entry

(Newser) - As the fashion-obsessed flock to New York this week for the semi-annual collections, “Big Love” actress and downtown icon Chloe Sevigny has thrown her hat into the ring, announcing a new clothing line with avant-garde New York boutique Opening Ceremony, Women’s Wear Daily reports. More »

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