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Hilary Swank soars through ‘Amelia’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘Amelia’ Once believed to be an Oscar contender, Mira Nair’s biopic of pioneering female pilot Amelia Earhart met critical resistance and failed to get[...]

On the gilded path to Oscar night

BY GINA PICCALO The ever-affable Sandra Bullock, elegant in a red velvet dress and stilettos, was surrounded by a swarm of conspicuously underdressed journalists, leading an animated discussion about macaroons of all things. A few feet away under a crystal chandelier, “The Blind Side” director John Lee Hancock earnestly praised the[...]