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  • FULL LIST: 67th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees

    FULL LIST:  67th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees
    BEVERLY HILLS -- Nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: MOTION PICTURES -Picture, Drama: "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglorious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Up in...
  • Simon Cowell, 'Harry Potter' stars among BAFTA TV winners

     
    Simon Cowell was a double winner at the TV BAFTAs Sunday. Cowell — who worked on "Pop Idol" in Britain before "American Idol" made him a household name stateside — received a special award recognizing his outstanding contribution to British TV and his...
  • Adam Sandler, 'Saw' star and even Oscar winners among academy invitees

     
    On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the names of the "135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures" and have been invited to join this club that numbers...
  • 'In Bruges' and 'Hunger' dominate the BIFA nominations

    'In Bruges' and 'Hunger' dominate the BIFA nominations
    "In Bruges" and "Hunger" dominated the nominations for the 11th annual British Independent Film Awards, which were announced today. "In Bruges," Martin McDonagh's darkly comedic tale of two Irish hitmen, and "Hunger," a harrowing drama about the Irish...
  • DVDs: 'Persepolis,' 'Futurama,' 'In Bruges' and more

    DVDs: 'Persepolis,' 'Futurama,' 'In Bruges' and more
    Persepolis Sony, $29.95; Blu-ray, $38.96 Marjane Satrapi’s graphic-novel memoir “Persepolis” depicts her girlhood, from struggling with her secular family in post-shah Iran to jetting off to school in Vienna, where she faced a...
  • 2008

    1. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20...
  • 'Button,' 'Frost/Nixon,' 'Doubt' grab 5 Globe nominations

    "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Frost/Nixon" led the Golden Globes on Thursday with five nominations each, among them best drama, while "Doubt" also has five, including four acting slots. Other best-drama nominees: "The Reader,"...
  • 2009 Golden Globes scorecard

    A complete list of winners for the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards. The Envelope PHOTOS: Arrivals | Winners: Film | TV MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" "Frost/Nixon" "The Reader" "Revolutionary...
  • When it comes to characters, 'Harry' lures Britain's best

    When it comes to characters, 'Harry' lures Britain's best
    The answer is "Dame Judi Dench." The question? Name one British character actor of note who hasn't made an appearance/collected a check from the Harry Potter movies. With the news that the great Bill Nighy (Love, Actually, Underworld) will play Rufus...
  • Filmmakers hope strike sparks Sundance buying frenzy

    Filmmakers hope strike sparks Sundance buying frenzy
    The same writers strike that transformed the Golden Globes into a news conference might bring smiles to the faces of agents and filmmakers gathered in this snow-covered ski town. They're hoping that studios will spend more freely than usual at the...
  • Where the art of the deal, art of film face off

    "Three days of work, two days of snowboarding." That's the plan of at least one pasty Irish visitor, the writer-director Martin McDonagh, who arrives alongside an estimated 52,000 other people this week for the 30th annual schuss of the Sundance Film...
  • Movie Review: 'In Bruges'

    There is a playful deception going on in the prosaic title of "In Bruges," evocative as it is of chamber recitals and poetry readings in medieval coffeehouses. One is tempted to add a modifying phrase before the "In," for the sake of truth in advertising:...