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  • Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what?

    Meryl Streep is right. At some point in his storied career, Walt Disney belonged to an anti-Semitic group and surely was sexist -- or a "gender bigot," as she put it Tuesday when she presented a National Board of Review award to Emma Thompson for her...
  • 'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11

    'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11
    Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races

    Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races
    We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
  • Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'

     Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'
    Though it's been nearly half a century since she played the winsome Jane Banks in the 1964 classic "Mary Poppins," Karen Dotrice still refers to Walt Disney as Uncle Walt. "He went out of his way to be solicitous," Dotrice, 58, said at her Brentwood...
  • Special 'Mary Poppins' discs add historical context

    New releases: "Mary Poppins," "Despicable Me 2," "Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor," "Fast & Furious 6" and more. Also reviewed: "Despicable Me 2," "Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor," "Fast & Furious...
  • Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' premiere brings out 'Mary Poppins' icons

    Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' premiere brings out 'Mary Poppins' icons
    Stars of old and new made the red carpet for the premiere of Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on Sunday night. The highlight might have been the presence of "Mary Poppins" stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke....
  • BAFTA Awards: Is 'Candelabra's' Michael Douglas a Lock?

    Any idea that BAFTA has a British bias falters with Ben Affleck and Emmanuelle Riva, last year's winners for director and actress. When BAFTA voters diverge from the Oscars, history shows they are more likely to favor an overlooked American or an...
  • 71st Annual Golden Globes Nominations: The Full List

    Here are the nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globes. The 2014 ceremony will again be hosted by "Parks and Recreation's" Amy Poehler and "30 Rock's" Tina Fey and will be held January 12, 2014. BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA 12 Years a Slave Captain...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' Lead Golden Globes Nominations

    While "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" (with seven noms each in the the 71st annual Golden Globes) had the most reason to celebrate, the biggest adrenaline rushes were for "Rush," "Philomena," "Mandela: The Long Walk Home" and "Labor Day," which...
  • Golden Globes 2014 nominees complete list

    Golden Globes 2014 nominees complete list
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for its Golden Globes awards Thursday morning. Actors Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana and Aziz Ansari shared the following list of nominees in TV and film. The 71st Golden Globe Awards, hosted...
  • Golden Globe favorites '12 Years,' 'Hustle' may be courting Oscar

    Golden Globe favorites '12 Years,' 'Hustle' may be courting Oscar
    An unflinching look at slavery in America and a story about 1970s con men dominated the Golden Globes nominations Thursday morning, with "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" earning seven nods apiece, including best picture, best director and a slew...
  • Golden Globes: 17 Biggest Movie Snubs and Surprises

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association always throws a wrench in the Oscar race -- or not, remember when they nominated "Burlesque" for best picture? -- but there were an unusually high number of snubs and surprises this year. That's probably because the...