Winters Bone

"Leave No Trace," the latest film from the woman who made Jennifer Lawrence a star, is about a teenager and her PTSD-stricken father living off the grid.
An unflinching look at what it means to devote your entire being to the pursuit of excellence. A career-defining performance
As the situation with his father spirals out of control, Jacob must decide whether he can escape his blood-soaked criminal circumstances by leaving with Maggie, the girl he loves; or staying with the violent, crime-ridden legacy he's inherited.
The parts got bigger as Hawkes developed a reputation as a character actor with the skills to play everything from goofy to menacing. He worked more and more -- and his choices expanded after he earned an Oscar nomination for 2010's Winter's Bone.
He's been nominated for an Academy Award and several SAG honors. He's won a host of other high-profile prizes, including an Independent Spirit Award for his chilling performance as a badass meth addict in Winter's Bone. He's been in everything from Wings to The Perfect Storm to Deadwood.
Set in California's forgotten Salton Sea, writer-director Elgin James' debut follows 15 year-old Lily (Juno Temple) and her best friend Alison (Kay Panabaker) as they attempt to flee their impoverished community and build a nest in Los Angeles with a group of runaway squatters.
Let us not forget that art and entertainment do affect the masses and the masses affect the arts. In many ways, what is popular and successful is a barometer of where we are and where we're headed.
It turns out "The Walking Dead" did court John Hawkes for the role of the Governor in the show's upcoming third season. At
Most of us know Katherine Heigl best as Dr. Izzie Stevens from “Grey’s Anatomy” or, you know, that blonde girl from those
Ha Ha Tonka is a band as Americana as hot dogs and apple pie, only tastier, edgier and easier to digest.
This isn't exactly news to rabid "Hunger Games" fans who have been speculating for months about which young actress will
Here is my red carpet experience captured on video. Will Aaron Sorkin finally join Facebook? How has induction in the Conan O'Brien Oscar-Winner F-bomb Hall of Fame stack yup to the Oscars?
The show tried too hard to be topical, cute and tongue-in-cheek, and though it offered scattered moments of freshness at the start, it soon curdled.
Prior to the show (on that cold red carpet) and during, I caught up with some of the nominees and attendees and chatted about the awards and their respective projects.
"127 Hours" is based off of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" by Aaron Rolston. It is the true story of a hiker who cuts
Many of us make sure we see at least the films that have a chance of winning. Winter's Bone is unlikely to win, so last minute Oscarheads will likely make the mistake to skip it.
Let's start with the front runner: The King's Speech. You could easily go with several different options here, but I'd go basic.
No matter what you think of Hollywood's new voting process -- which I believe is fairer and more democratic -- here's one thing we can all agree on: it will help the Oscars make more money.
Jennifer Lawrence strips down to a sexy one-piece for Rolling Stone and in the interview she talks about prepping for the