Academy Award nominees 2012
Actors Jean Dujardin (l.) plays George Valentin and Berenice Bejo plays Peppy Miller in a scene from the silent movie 'The Artist,' nominated for best picture. Dujardin was nominated for best actor and Bejo for best actress.
Sundance Film Festival 2012
Brooke Morrison poses for a photo wearing a spectacle frame without the lenses on Main Street during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Jan. 22.
Afghan and American Students Compare Their Lives on Film
Being "We the People": Afghanistan, America and the Minority Imprint - an exhibition of student photos of Kabul and Philadelphia
Here people get tattoos to express their personal beliefs, not just larger religious beliefs. They are often just for the individual, except for when the person is in a gang. Sometimes though, people get them just because they want to. I think this one was because he just wanted to, not because he was expressing something really important to him.
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America's dark movie heroes past and present
The virtuous icon John Wayne in his Oscar-winning role as a cantankerous marshal Rooster Cogburn who helps a young girl hunt down her father’s murderer. The 1969 version of ‘True Grit,’ starring Wayne differs in style and tone from this year’s version. Wayne is a big, ornery galoot who hides his sentimentality under a carapace of bravado.