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November 25th, 2011
02:22 PM ET

Is "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Oscar bait? editor explains

Thanksgiving weekend signals the start of the holiday movie season. One of the most anticipated films is the American version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."

The Swedish original was adapted from the wildly popular and very dark book trilogy. Can it deliver on the Oscar buzz?

I sat down with deputy editor Dodai Stewart on the anticipation for the film.

Filed under: Movies
November 25th, 2011
02:15 PM ET editor talks about the most anticipated movies for the holidays

Thanksgiving weekend also ushers in the holiday movie season. It's a time when some of the year's biggest films are released and Oscar contenders emerge.

Carol Costello recently talked with Dodai Stewart, deputy editor of, and talked about what she's looking forward to most - including the return of Kermit and "The Muppets" to the big screen.

Filed under: Movies
November 21st, 2011
10:12 AM ET

Christy Turlington sheds light on at-risk pregnancy

She's a supermodel, wife, mother, philanthropist, and she runs her own charity devoted to maternal health. But now, Christy Turlington Burns is focusing on getting support for less fortunate pregnant woman in developing nations.

Fifteen hundred women die from pregnancy or child-birth complications every day, according to the World Health Organization. Turlington explores the issue in her new documentary "No Woman, No Cry."

Alina Cho speaks to Turlington about how she became interested in maternal health and why she decided to make this film on American Morning today.

Filed under: Health • Movies
October 6th, 2011
09:49 AM ET

'Sugar' Ray Leonard steps back into the ring to help Hugh Jackman in 'Real Steel'

"Sugar" Ray Leonard is making another comeback, but this time it's in the movie ring.

Leonard worked as boxing consultant for Hugh Jackman in the new movie, "Real Steel." Leonard says he had to teach Jackman to "detach himself" from his actor self to be able to play the robot boxer. He put styles from all different boxers into the 'life' of these robots. Leonard says it 'all came together' and its a great movie that everyone will like.

"Sugar" Ray Leonard talks with Ali Velshi on American Morning about the process of making this movie.

Filed under: Boxing • Movies
May 27th, 2011
09:17 AM ET

Summer movie blockbusters

Kicking this summer off with a bang at the box office! Hangover 2 and Kung Fu Panda 2 are expected to take in record numbers. This summer will not be a disappointment with something for everyone ranging from the end of the Harry Potter to Super 8.

Thom Geier, Senior Editor for Entertainment Weekly and Meredith Woerner, Senior Reporter from spoke with American Morning about this summer at the movies.

Filed under: Movies
May 10th, 2011
09:30 PM ET

Keira Knightley's 'Last Night'

A new drama, starring Keira Knightly and Sam Worthington, takes you inside the lives of a married couple for 36 hours in which they're faced with temptation.

Keira Knightly joined the American Morning team for a live interview this morning, where she talked about making the movie and the essential question of the movie: Which is worse, physical or emotional infidelity?

Filed under: Movies