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For someone who says he never chose to be an actor — and still hasn’t decided officially — Chiwetel Ejiofor is bluffing his way through a remarkable career. Then again, he once said he has been acting as long as he has been sentient, so…

 

Everyone knows that the things we need most in life are love, happiness…and, well, more awards, of course! So to be included among the 500-plus presentations (fact) that are being given out for the entertainment industry annually, and in keeping with the seemingly never-ending parade of year-end hosannas, we’d now like to weigh in with …

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The psychological Atlas of America that has been charted by director Alexander Payne is so movingly enlarged in Nebraska that its Oscar nominations in six categories come as no surprise, nor do the awards it has already garnered from critics groups, especially for its star, Bruce Dern. Each of Payne’s five previous features —

 
In his molten depths, time and again, Philip Seymour Hoffman lit otherwise nondescript characters from the inside like a series of semi-divine Jack O’lanterns. During his brief, incomparable trajectory as an artist, he was so at home inside the skin of so many men that he seemed positively invincible.

Although he was no hermit — friendly …

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Amell’s chiseled looks and knack for playing multiple characters have made The CW series Arrow a hit and resurrected a DC superhero once hopelessly buried in the archives behind Batman and Green Lantern. He not only makes this feat look easy, but inevitable. Filmmakers have taken notice: there was a close call with the Die …