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Review: 'Conan the Barbarian' is bloody badupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 18:43:00

Robert E. Howard's pulp warrior gets a new face in the form of "Baywatch" and "Game of Thrones" graduate Jason Momoa in the new "Conan the Barbarian."

Morgan Freeman: Best way to honor Mandelaupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 05:21:00

Actor Morgan Freeman talks about Nelson Mandela and how to honor him on his 93rd birthday with community service Anne Hathaway & James Franco as Oscar Hosts: Thumbs Up or Down?updated: Mon Feb 28 2011 09:12:00

Would you give the two new Oscar co-hosts the hook or ask them back next year? Ernest Borgnine: Tears and Laughter for SAG Life Achievementupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 11:10:00

His mother fist convinced him to try acting, and now, at 94, he's honored by his peers

Campaign Circus: Hillary Clinton MIA from the midtermsupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 16:49:00

Election Day is here. The rhetoric has been intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

Review: 'Red' shows its ageupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 14:42:00

The summer gave us "The Expendables," a geriatric action movie that topped the box office charts. POLL: Who's Your Favorite On-Screen President?updated: Mon Jul 05 2010 09:48:00

Which big screen celeb portrayed the nation's Commander-in-Chief best?

Did those Oscar theories hold any water?updated: Mon Mar 08 2010 17:36:00

Fine, so you didn't exactly need a functioning crystal ball to predict last night's big Oscar winners. Mo'Nique Wins Her Oscar for Preciousupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 09:13:00

Avatar wins for art direction, The Hurt Locker for its original screenplay

Oscar theory #7: Sing in a flick, win an Oscarupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 17:56:00

It's two days until the Oscars, and we are so, so ready to see who wins already.

Jeff Bridges in 'Crazy Heart'updated: Fri Mar 05 2010 17:56:00

A down and out singer struggles to mend his "crazy heart."

List of Academy Award nominationsupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 08:59:00

Below is the list of nominees for the 82nd annual Academy Awards. The Oscar ceremony will take place on March 7 and will be televised by ABC.

Jeff Bridges most likely to win best actorupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 21:52:00

It's T-minus two weeks until the Oscars, and we here in The Frisky office are already getting our Oscar pool organized -- which means that you probably are, too.

Oscar noms honored at luncheonupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 21:52:00

Nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards were honored at the annual nominees' luncheon Monday in Beverly Hills, California. Morgan Freeman Still Can't Move Hand Since Car Crashupdated: Thu Feb 18 2010 21:09:00

The actor says nerve damage continues to haunt him from the accident more than a year ago

Freeman on playing Mandelaupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 13:01:00

Morgan Freeman on how playing South Africa's first black president for "Invictus" was harder than playing God.

Morgan Freeman: Mandela was tougher than playing Godupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 13:01:00

He's played the president of the United States and he's played God twice, but that was nothing compared with the challenge of becoming Nelson Mandela, says actor Morgan Freeman. Morgan Freeman Thanks Nelson Mandelaupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 17:38:00

"I'd like to thank the Academy for this extraordinary honor. Congratulations to Matt Damon on his nomination. I'm especially grateful to Clint Eastwood, Invictus producer, Lori McCreary, and the entire cast and crew of

Who's going to be nominated for Oscar?updated: Mon Feb 01 2010 21:58:00

Here are my latest predictions for who'll get nominated in the eight main Oscar races on February 2. SAG Memorable Moments: Drew Gets Nauseous, Felicity Can't Seeupdated: Sun Jan 24 2010 21:11:00

Jeff Bridges is told to "wrap it up" and other highlights of this year's show Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock To Face Off at SAG Awardsupdated: Sun Jan 24 2010 11:50:00

The stars of Julie & Julia and The Blind Side continue their mock rivalry for best actress awards Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson Headline Haiti Telethonupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 17:29:00

Also manning the phones are Leonardo DiCaprio, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Matt Damon

Complete list of Golden Globe winnersupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 08:39:00

The nominations for the 67th Golden Globes are listed below, with winners italicized in bold and asterisked: Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock Seal Tie for Best Actress with a Kissupdated: Sun Jan 17 2010 16:53:00

Plus more surprises and winners at the Critics' Choice Awards Friday night

'Invictus' red carpetupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 17:04:00

The red carpet premiere of 'Invictus' brings out the stars of the film, Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon.

'Up in the Air' leads Golden Globe nominationsupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:46:00

Despite an industry dominated by young Hollywood, older actresses ruled the Golden Globe nominations on Tuesday morning. But "Up in the Air" was the critical darling with six nominations.

Meet Golden Globe nomineesupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:46:00

Some of the just-announced Golden Globe nominees tell CNN how they feel after being nominated.

Screen Actors Guild film nomineesupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:43:00

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:

The real story of 'Invictus'updated: Thu Dec 17 2009 14:44:00

CNN takes a look at the true events in South Africa that inspired the 'Invictus' starring Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman. Sandra Bullock 'Stunned' by Two Golden Globe Nominationsupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 18:55:00

Daniel Day-Lewis, Morgan Freeman and others react to receiving Globe nods as award season officially kicks off

'Princess and the Frog' No. 1 at box officeupdated: Sun Dec 13 2009 15:39:00

Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" dominated the pre-holiday weekend with a $25 million nationwide debut, pushing the frame up over the same weekend last year.

Review: 'Invictus' has substance and convictionupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 09:44:00

As another Oscar season kicks into gear, Clint Eastwood returns with his annual contribution to Hollywood's self-esteem, in this case a solidly uplifting historical drama about President Nelson Mandela and South Africa's bid to win the Rugby World Cup in 1995. Clooney's Up in the Air Named Best Filmupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 10:55:00

The National Board of Review also taps George Clooney and Morgan Freeman for best actor honors Jennifer Hudson to Play Controversial South African Figureupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 12:29:00

The Oscar and Grammy winner will star as Winnie Mandela in a dramatic biopic

10 things action movies teach usupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 10:29:00

Every movie genre has special lessons to impart. Serious dramas offer sober reminders about how miserable people were in the olden days. A decent horror flick will teach you not to camp out in the woods with a group of rowdy, sex-crazed teenagers. Mystery Female Passenger Sues Morgan Freeman over Car Crashupdated: Thu Feb 26 2009 09:45:00

The woman also seeks to quash rumors, tearfully saying, "I'm not Freeman's mistress"

The Screening Room: Top 10 movie presidentsupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 12:36:00

To mark President Barack Obama's inauguration, the Screening Room takes a look at some of the great presidents who have graced our cinema screens. Kennedy Center to Honor Streisand, Freemanupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 15:00:00

Kennedy Center Chairman Stephen Schwarzman hailed the "extraordinary genius and tenacity" of the 2008 lifetime achievement award recipients, who were announced Tuesday Morgan Freeman Feeling 'Real Good' After Hospital Releaseupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 10:36:00

"I'm doing very well," says the actor, who also thanks his "many well-wishers" Lawyer Confirms Morgan Freeman Divorcingupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 12:45:00

Freeman and Myrna Colley-Lee separated before the accident that has the actor currently hospitalized Morgan Freeman 'Doing Well' After Surgeryupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 11:29:00

The Oscar winner is visiting with family and looks forward to leaving the hospital, says his rep

Witness: Freeman's car flippedupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 15:19:00

A man who saw an accident involving actor Morgan Freeman says his car flipped after it ran off a Mississippi highway. Morgan Freeman Is in 'Good Spirits' After Accidentupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 12:50:00

The Dark Knight actor will have surgery for a broken arm and elbow, says his rep Morgan Freeman in Serious Condition After Car Accidentupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 11:59:00

The Dark Knight star is airlifted from Mississippi to a hospital in Memphis Brooks and Dunn Get Their Hollywood Starupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 09:45:00

Dr. Phil introduced the country stars at Monday's unveiling ceremony

Morgan Freeman hospitalized after car wreckupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 21:03:00

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman was in serious condition but in "good spirits" Monday at a Tennessee hospital after a car wreck near his home in northern Mississippi, his business partner said. Morgan Freeman Hurt in Car Crashupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 14:00:00

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman was in a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., on Monday after being injured in a car accident in Mississippi

Fans pack theaters for late 'Knight'updated: Fri Jul 18 2008 15:48:00

Nick Patten apparently has never been happier to go work on two hours of sleep. Love Guru: Transcendent ... Not!updated: Thu Jun 19 2008 13:00:00

Mike Myers is back with a new character and movie that's a fine mess Angelina Jolie's High Octane Wanted Trailerupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 15:46:00

Jolie dodges and curves bullets in her latest action-packed thriller

FSB: Juke festival boosts sales for blues barsupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 14:33:00

The blues are sometimes said to have spread from a single crossroads in Clarksdale, Miss. This month, fans celebrate the uniquely American art form at the city's annual Juke Joint Festival, which opens on Saturday. Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Gave $8 Mil to Charityupdated: Mon Mar 24 2008 11:23:00

The couple's foundation is financially strong – and generous, say tax files

Robbed! The Screening Room's top ten Oscars that weren't.updated: Fri Feb 22 2008 12:22:00

We all have our favorites for the big honors at Hollywood's top awards show, but over its 80-year history there have been some classic films, performers and people behind the scenes that have been criminally overlooked by Oscar.

DVD review: Fascinating background to 'Gone'updated: Thu Feb 14 2008 12:31:00

Ben Affleck's directorial debut, "Gone Baby Gone," may not have been a huge box office hit (it earned about $20 million domestically), but looking at it on DVD reminds you why it's at least three-quarters of a first-rate film.

'Bucket List' brings Maverick Jack and the Zen Master togetherupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 12:20:00

Can a film be held together purely by the power of its cast? That's the risk director Rob Reiner's taken with "The Bucket List," a movie derided by some as little more than a shop-front for its megastars.

Checking off 'The Bucket List'updated: Thu Dec 27 2007 06:25:00

Morgan Freeman talks about checking off "working with Jack Nicholson" from his "bucket list." Death Myths: The Bucket List and The Savagesupdated: Wed Dec 26 2007 13:00:00

Got a terminal illness? Hooray. In the movies, looming death means last-minute adventures and loads of uplifting life lessons

Review: 'Bucket List' should have stayed in drawerupdated: Tue Dec 25 2007 08:19:00

"The Bucket List," director Rob Reiner's latest, suggests dying could be the best thing that ever happens to you -- just so long as you find a lonely billionaire lying in the next bed. Antonio Banderas's Dream Role: Woman for a Dayupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 12:03:00

What do women want? Antonio Banderas is willing to find out – even if it means a sex change.

EW review: Stay away from 'Turistas'updated: Fri Dec 01 2006 11:57:00

Would you believe it if I said that the fearsome homicidal baddie in "Turistas" is the most humane and morally responsible person in the movie?

EW review: So-so 'Slevin' updated: Fri Apr 07 2006 09:13:00

"Lucky Number Slevin" is not exactly an inviting title for a booby-trapped hipster gangster thriller -- it looks like a misprint and sounds, when you say it aloud, as if it were being uttered by Sylvester the Cat.

showbuzzupdated: Wed Feb 22 2006 13:31:00

Morgan Freeman will be honored with UCLA's Spencer Tracy Award, which recognizes outstanding screen performances and professional achievement.

Entertainment Weekly: The Must Listupdated: Tue Feb 21 2006 09:08:00

"Electric" TV, "Stoned" music, and eight other things we recommend this week:

EW review: Laborious 'Elizabethtown'updated: Wed Feb 08 2006 16:01:00

Despite the manipulative and trite mechanisms that detract from "Elizabethtown" -- the pop-addled soundtrack, the two-hour-plus run time -- the film is at least thematically consistent with director Cameron Crowe's more rewarding works.

FSB: Sunken Treasureupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 10:05:00

Great business ideas often come from strange places, but no one expects to find one at the bottom of a river. Yet that's what happened to George Goodwin. When he went fishing in shallow Florida riv...

Review: 'Unfinished Life' has its bright spotsupdated: Fri Sep 09 2005 11:40:00

"An Unfinished Life" gathered dust on a shelf at Miramax for two years before finally seeing the light of day. The belated release is understandable. Slowly paced with an extremely predictable ending, the film has its faults.

Benefits for hurricane victimsupdated: Wed Aug 31 2005 15:37:00

Victims of Hurricane Katrina will be getting a little help from celebrities.

CNNMoney: Have lunch with Halle Berryupdated: Thu Jun 23 2005 09:26:00

How would you like to be present on the set of hit TV show "Lost"? Or take a limo ride with Morgan Freeman? I know many of you, given the opportunity, would dine with Halle Berry.

Review: Welcome return for 'Batman'updated: Wed Jun 15 2005 10:06:00

"Batman & Robin," the fourth installment in the Batman franchise, hit theaters with a loud thud in 1997. It was a bad time for the Caped Crusader, whose movies had started out so promisingly. The winged warrior was at least on life-support -- if not downright down and out.

It's a knockout for 'Million Dollar Baby'updated: Sun Feb 27 2005 16:45:00

"The Aviator" had more Oscars, but it was "Million Dollar Baby" that scored the knockout punch at the Academy Awards Sunday night.

And the Oscar goes to ...updated: Thu Feb 24 2005 11:16:00

Movie screens across the country lit up in 2004 with some exceptional films and dozens of outstanding performances, some of which are now up for Academy Awards.

Major Oscar nominationsupdated: Tue Jan 25 2005 08:28:00

Here are the major nominations for the 77th Academy Awards announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:

Analysis: Parsing the Golden Globesupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 11:19:00

Two years ago, Martin Scorsese won the best director Golden Globe for "Gangs of New York." However, the directing Oscar that year went to Roman Polanski -- who wasn't even nominated for a Globe -- for "The Pianist."

The 10 best films of 2004updated: Fri Dec 31 2004 11:09:00

Amid all the big hits, sequels and comic-book-inspired capers, one trend ruled the year: the biography film.

Review: 'Million Dollar Baby' a rich experienceupdated: Wed Dec 15 2004 11:25:00

"Million Dollar Baby" has one of the worst titles I've heard in awhile. It's a film set in the boxing world, but the title makes it sound like a Busby Berkeley musical.

The icing on the capeupdated: Tue Mar 09 2004 09:53:00

(CNN) -- Actors Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Liam Neeson, "Insomnia" director Christopher Nolan and "Blade" writer David Goyer are just a few of the incredibly robust and talented people involved in the making of a new movie.

Review: 'Big Bounce' is a world-class flopupdated: Thu Jan 29 2004 15:27:00

This is the second time around for a screen adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel "The Big Bounce." Back in 1969, it bombed with a cast featuring Ryan O'Neal, Leigh Taylor Young and Lee Grant.

Earthquake shakes Mexican resort communityupdated: Wed Dec 31 2003 19:11:00

A moderate earthquake near a coastal resort on the Pacific Ocean jolted the region Thursday and could be felt nearly 200 miles away in Mexico City.

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