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  • SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day

    SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day
    When actors vote for awards, you can be sure of two things: They're going to love movies with sprawling casts (more parts = more work!) and showy roles that require physical transformation will typically beat subtler performances. Those precedents...
  • SAG Awards: Where's Robert Redford?

    SAG Awards: Where's Robert Redford?
    Certainly the biggest stunner of the Screen Actors Guild Awards is that Robert Redford was not nominated for "All Is Lost." The stunt team for "All Is Lost" was nominated Wednesday, but not the veteran actor who carries the movie all by himself....
  • SAG Awards: '12 Years a Slave,' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, leads noms

    SAG Awards: '12 Years a Slave,' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, leads noms
    Five black actors, ranging from a television superstar to a Somali-born newcomer, have earned Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for their film performances, a reflection of an especially strong year for movies featuring actors of color. The movie...
  • 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...
  • Reel Critics: 'Furnace' a searing vision

    Reel Critics: 'Furnace' a searing vision
    Bleak, depressing but powerful, "Out of the Furnace" throws you into the smoldering fire of hard people in hard times. Christian Bale and Casey Affleck are outstanding as blue-collar brothers Russell and Rodney Baze. They live a depressing existence in...
  • Weinsteins in second legal fight with Warner Bros. this year

    For the second time this year, the brothers Weinstein are in a legal dispute with the brothers Warner.  Harvey and Bob Weinstein and Miramax, the studio they founded and later sold, have sued Warner Bros., saying they are entitled to a share of the...
  • Golden Globe Nominations: 2014 Surprises

     
    Golden Globe nominations. Every year the mere mention of this trophy-fest brings joy to many and anger to many others. There's never been much rhyme or reason for many for the annual decisions made by the mysterious Hollywood Foreign Press, but if nothing...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' Receiving Stanley Kramer Award from PGA

    The Producers Guild of America has tapped Ryan Coogler's "Frutivale Station" as the recipient of its 2014 Stanley Kramer Award to honor films that illuminate social issues. The award will be presented at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on...
  • Fall 2013 Movie Preview

    Fall 2013 Movie Preview
    Lee Daniels' The Butler PG-13; Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, James Marsden. Based on a true story, Cecil Gaines served as a butler in the White House for eight terms, major events such as the...
  • David Oyelowo delves deeper for role in 'The Butler'

    David Oyelowo delves deeper for role in 'The Butler'
    For the Oxford-born, Nigeria-raised David Oyelowo, the last few years have been a profoundly deep — and sometimes harrowing — dive into the African American experience. The actor has played a Tuskegee airman in George Lucas' "Red Tails," a...
  • Will Awards Season Reward Harvey Weinstein's Hustle?

    This is the time of year when the film industry re-defines itself. Suddenly the dialogue is no longer fixated on franchise fatigue; instead the chatter is about festivals and awards strategy. And that, of course, means it's Harvey time. Most of the...
  • 'The Butler' Cleans Up With Estimated $27 Million Weekend; 'Kick Ass 2′ Stumbles

    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" is cleaning up at the late summer box office with an estimated $27 million weekend, making it the first No. 1 film for Oprah Winfrey in nearly 30 years. According to early ticket sales, "The Butler" was well on track for $9.5...