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Matthew Quick, author of the Silver Linings Playbook.

Author Of “Silver Linings Playbook” Reflects On His Incredible Journey

At the Academy Awards on Sunday night, one of the odds-on favorites to nab a lot of Oscars is the film “Silver Linings Playbook.” The movie screenplay is based on a book written here in Massachusetts.

02/20/2013

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‘Lincoln’ Leads Oscar Nominations, Ben Affleck Snubbed

More surprising were snubs in the directing category, where three favorites missed out: Ben Affleck for “Argo” and past Oscar winners Kathryn Bigelow for “Zero Dark Thirty” and Tom Hooper for “Les Miserables.”

01/10/2013

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The Academy Awards – The 2012 List Of Winners

Here is the complete list of winners from the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

02/27/2012

Producer Jim Taylor (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

WBZ Water Cooler: Former Emerson Professor Up For An Oscar

This week at the WBZ Water Cooler, it’s Oscar night and former Emerson professor, Jim Taylor, is keeping his fingers crossed for a big night.

02/26/2012

Sweet Shoppe Candles is based in Reading, Mass.

Oscar Swag Bag To Feature Homemade Candles From Reading

Leslie Gennari runs Sweet Shoppe Candles out of the basement of her Reading home.

02/24/2012

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Keller @ Large: My Dramatically Underinformed Oscar Picks

Here are my dramatically underinformed Oscar picks for Sunday night.

02/24/2012

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Complete 2012 Oscars Coverage

Keep up with the Oscars, from the nominees to the red carpet to the podium. And the Oscar goes to…

02/23/2012

Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill both received Oscar nominations for their roles in Moneyball. (Photo from Facebook)

Moneyball Receives 6 Oscar Nominations

Baseball movie “Moneyball” received six Oscar nominations, the Academy announced Tuesday morning.

01/24/2012

Michelle Leo swore at the Oscars Sunday night. Is this a big deal?

Melissa Leo’s Oscars F-Bomb Proof Swearing Common In Society

“The Fighter” took home some big prizes, but the day after the show much of the buzz surrounding the film’s Best Supporting Actress win was around Melissa Leo’s acceptance speech.

02/28/2011

Actress Melissa Leo accepts the award for Actress in a Supporting Role for 'The Fighter' onstage during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Why ‘The Fighter’ Did So Well

By contrast with a lot of the product they put out, “The Fighter” is Hollywood at its best, telling a real story about the real lives of real people.

02/28/2011

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