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  • Oscar Acting Nominees: Who Worked the Room, Who Laid Low

    Because there were so many strong acting contenders, campaign frenzy has been unprecedented, with strategists piling on Q&A screenings and "in honor of" parties on 24-hour notice. One actor confided to Variety he'd done more than 200 Q&As. Sometimes...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny and Leonard...
  • Oscar-Nominated Dramas Confound Hollywood's Liberation-Story Formulas

    Oscar voters have traditionally loved liberation stories, uplifting tales of the oppressed throwing off their shackles. In this season's contending scripts, though, the power relationships are more tangled and the stories lack such cathartic retribution....
  • Solomon Northup, John Ridley Win USC Scripter Award

    "12 Years a Slave" screenwriter John Ridley and Solomon Northup, whose memoir inspired the film, were named winners at the 26th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony, honoring the year's best adaptation of the written word to film. In accepting...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins USC Scripter Award for writing

    '12 Years a Slave' wins USC Scripter Award for writing
    "12 Years a Slave" on Saturday evening won the 26th USC Libraries Scripter Award honoring the year's best adapted screenplay as well as the author of the work on which it's based. Screenwriter John Ridley shared the award with relatives of Solomon...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Intelligence' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Intelligence' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Oscar luncheon: The nominees' most memorable quotes

    Oscar luncheon: The nominees' most memorable quotes
    Everyone's a winner — or at least no one is yet a loser — at the annual Academy Awards nominee luncheon, where a glitzy crowd of actors, directors and behind-the-scenes creative types rub elbows and offer a few choice sound bites before the...
  • Oscar luncheon: Sandra Bullock, Steve McQueen make the case for grown-up films

    Oscar luncheon: Sandra Bullock, Steve McQueen make the case for grown-up films
    As is usually the case, the mood was a convivial one at this year's Academy Award nominees luncheon, which throws together big-name stars and directors as well as animators, musicians, editors and other fellow contenders for Oscar gold. But the...
  • 'Thrones' beauty Emilia Clarke leads list of most desirable women

    "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke has been named AskMen's most desirable woman of 2014, leading a bevy of television actresses in the men's site's annual list of 99 covetable females. The 26-year-old English actress plays the formidable Mother of...
  • Snubbed by Oscar but still in demand

     Snubbed by Oscar but still in demand
    Winning an Oscar — or just being nominated — can transform a Hollywood future. Yet just because some actors and filmmakers weren't shortlisted for an Academy Award doesn't mean their great work is going unrewarded. Critics have rightly...
  • Oscars 2014: Races to watch as final voting begins

    Oscars 2014: Races to watch as final voting begins
    Weren't the Oscars great this year? Matthew McConaughey's best actor acceptance speech? That put us on a spaceship and sent us straight to Neptune, man. And we thought we were going to lose it when Cuba Gooding Jr. rushed the stage just after Ben...
  • Oscars: Is It Finally Leo's Year?

    Could Leonardo DiCaprio win the Oscar for "The Wolf of Wall Street"? Any other year, the answer would be an easy yes. Many consider Matthew McConaughey the frontrunner and DiCaprio embodies the biggest advantage and disadvantage in Oscar-voters eyes:...