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  • Will one of the 10 WGA nominees win best picture at the Oscars?

     
    With the Writers Guild of America having ruled ineligible four of the leading best picture contenders -- Producers Guild of America nominees "An Education," "District 9," "Inglourious Basterds" and "Up" -- the importance of the WGA award in predicting the...
  • Shocking DGA Award win for 'The Hurt Locker's' Kathryn Bigelow

     
    "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever to win the top award from the Directors Guild of America. It was a major victory over James Cameron, Bigelow's ex-husband, whose "Avatar" recently became the highest-grossing film in...
  • Oscar nominations -- who got snubbed: Clint Eastwood, 'Star Trek,' Tobey Maguire ...

     
    Even with 10 films in the race for best picture at the Oscars, there was no room for Golden Globe champ "The Hangover," BFCA and PGA nominee "Invictus," BFCA, Globe and SAG nominee "Nine" and PGA nominee "Star Trek." Clint Eastwood -- who won two of his...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...
  • What movies are the next Oscar front-runners?

     
    Here's a rundown of top contenders you should check out in advance of the start of the next Oscars derby. Pete Hammond (Notes on a Season) has written a good overview you should check out too. "All Good Things," Andrew Jarecki (Weinstein Co.) "Betty...
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Incoming! Bill Murray unloads on some of his least favorite comics... and 'Garfield'

     
    You may remember that a couple of months ago everyone was in a tizzy over a couple of young Hollywood actors who had the nerve, yes, the nerve to complain about the overbearing filmmakers they'd worked with--Megan Fox actually compared......
  • Hollywood takes a backseat at Venice film festival

    Hollywood takes a backseat at Venice film festival
    Big Hollywood studios will take a back seat at this year's Venice film festival, with the competition lineup highlighting independent U.S. cinema, Italian productions and Japanese animation movies. Festival director Marco Mueller said the lighter...
  • Golden Globes Turn on Cable

    Golden Globes Turn on Cable
    The 65th annual Golden Globes will air on NBC, but they'll have a distinct cable-TV feel. Cable series dominate the major television categories, with seven of the 11 nominated comedy and drama series hailing from non-broadcast networks. The series...
  • DGA announces film nominees

    DGA announces film nominees
    Joel and Ethan Coen made history Tuesday becoming the first sibling directing team to be nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for outstanding directorial achievement in a feature film. The iconclastic brothers were nominated for their dark...
  • 'Old Men,' 'Blood' Lead Oscar Nominees

    "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood," two stark dramas about obsessed men, are the top nominees for the 80th annual Academy Awards. The two films earned eight nominations apiece, including nods for best picture, best director (Paul Thomas...
  • Lady ink slingers dominate Oscar noms

    Lady ink slingers dominate Oscar noms
    THIS year's nominations for original and adapted screenplay ask the question why -- as in, why do we need a Y chromosome? In an unprecedented surge of recognition for female creative forces, the academy chose to nominate four women for individual...