Jennifer Hudson

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The Secret Life of Bees

The real heroine is Dakota Fanning, an actress capable of conveying guilt, nerves, and idealism all at once.  
A throwback, coming-of-age film
By JENNY HALPER  |  October 16, 2008

Dawg days

Despite gains by blogs, podcasts, and social-networking Web sites, television is still our dominant mass medium.
The 2008 campaign is turning out to be our first-ever American Idol election
By STEVEN STARK  |  September 03, 2008

Ne-Yo: Because of You

If Ne-Yo wants to make a real mark, he’ll have to toss that hat.
Def Jam
By MATTHEW GASTEIER  |  May 21, 2007

Hollywood Babel on

The Academy Awards is one of the few contests where the closeness of the race is in direct proportion to the lack of interest.
In a so-so Oscar field, the most pretentious wins
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 22, 2007


The chorus has been singing for months now: Bill Condon’s can’t-miss adaptation of Tom Eyen & Henry Krieger’s 25-year-old Broadway musical is roaring into theaters to save a lackluster fall. Watch the trailer for Dreamgirls (QuickTime)
No-town Motown
By BRETT MICHEL  |  February 20, 2007

Babel rousers

It’s not often that I feel this way, but this year I’m kind of proud of my profession.
Oscar opts for liberal gilt
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 17, 2007