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Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard Go Deep in ‘Lovelace’

One thing’s certainly evident by the end of “Lovelace.” the movie’s stars, Amanda Seyfried and Peter Skarsgaard, deliver the very best cinematic performances of the year. Hollywood was reluctant to make this movie, but it is, without question, an example of Tinseltown at its best. I am of the age that I can recall when the whole “Deep Throat” cause-celeb was very much in vogue. Talk-show king Johnny Carson and Bob Hope joked about it. Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner, played by James Franco, applauded it. But in the end, her life took a tragic turn. ...
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Seth MacFarlane Nixes Oscar Return; Why It's a Thankless Job

Seth MacFarlane got one thing right about hosting the Oscars; it’s a thankless job. No wonder he doesn’t want any part of it again. That’s because like all award shows, the Oscars is inherently dull, yet on television dull equals death. Bob Hope set the gold standard for Oscar shows, hosting a record 18 times....