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The King's Speech Takes Top Honors

The heartwarming film wins the day at Academy Awards

(Newser) - And they're off! After an opening montage involving all of the best picture nominees—and, uh, Back to the Future—the Oscars are in full swing. The montage was "enjoyably silly," writes David Edelstein in New York , featuring a trip inside the mind of Alec Baldwin, Inception-style. As... More »

Tron Trounces Box Office With $43.6M

Sci-fi sequel sends Yogi Bear to No. 2

(Newser) - The much-hyped sci-fi sequel Tron: Legacy trounced its closest competition at the box office this weekend, notching $43.6 million in an opening weekend some 28 years after the original cult hit debuted. Its $200 million budget let filmmakers "do some incredible things," says the director of the... More »

King's Speech, Fighter Come Out Swinging in SAG Nods

It gets four noms, as does 'The King's Speech'

(Newser) - Echoing the Golden Globe nominations, The Fighter and The King's Speech led the pack of Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees with four noms each, including best film ensemble, a sort of SAG equivalent of the Oscars' best picture category. They're joined by ensemble nominees Black Swan, The Kids Are All ... More »

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