Jaguar plans to run its first Super Bowl ad, as the luxury-car maker touts its new F-Type coupe during the National Football League’s February championship game that draws more than 100 million viewers.
Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” about the 16th U.S. president’s battle to end slavery, was nominated for 12 Academy Awards, including best picture, director and actor, to lead the annual race for Oscars.
Revenge fantasies don’t get any more fantastical than “Django Unchained,” Quentin Tarantino’s dazzlingly violent and outlandishly funny spin on Spaghetti Westerns, blaxploitation films and America’s original sin.
After Edward VIII abdicated the British throne in 1936 to marry an American divorcee and was succeeded by his brother, the royal family faced another embarrassment: The new king, George VI, had a severe stutter that made public speaking painfully difficult.
“The King’s Speech” and leading man Colin Firth are overwhelming favorites to win top Oscars when the Academy Awards are announced on Feb. 27, extending four years of dominance by smaller-budget films.