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  • DGA nominations: Is there not enough of a good thing?

    Here’s how strong these past few months have been for cinema. If you took the new movies of five top directors who didn’t make DGA’s list of nominees Tuesday—say, Spike Jonze, the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, J.C. Chandor and...
  • '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations
    Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" and 1970s con-artist caper "American Hustle" led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions ahead of the Oscars. In the coveted best drama...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Butler' Score Big in NAACP Nominations

    The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
  • Oscar Screeners: Long Tolerated, But Only Official After Next Week

    Oscar ballots have all been safely delivered to PricewaterhouseCoopers, but the schmoozing and subtle campaigning will still be in high gear this weekend, thanks to the Golden Globes, AFI Awards, BAFTA/LA tea, Q&A's and studio parties. But all this drum-...
  • 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    'Lee Daniels' The Butler'
    Inspired by a true story, "Precious" director Daniels' fine drama - and compact history lesson - features many notable performances, led by Forest Whitaker's as a White House servant who tended to several presidents. Playing the chief executives are...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Lone Ranger' Lead Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards

    The guild awards nominations are on a roll. "Lone Ranger" and "One Chance" are the surprise entries that lead the film pack for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards. On the TV front, "Breaking Bad" and "American Horror Story: Coven" are two...
  • Oscars: 15 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    The bad news from having such a great year at the movies is the inevitable disappointments on Oscar nominations morning-there wasn't enough room for everybody. But Thursday morning's nomination announcement was especially tough on the legends. No Oprah...
  • Why Didn't 'The Butler' Land a Single Oscar Nomination?

    In another year, "The Butler" would have been a shoo-in for multiple Oscar nominations, but it was completely shut out by Academy on Thursday morning. Not only were Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker and its director Lee Daniels all snubbed, it didn't even...
  • Oscars: 'Bad Grandpa' Goes Where 'Butler' Can't

    It's true: The Academy likes movies about old people -- just not the ones you might have been expecting. While films like "Lee Daniels' The Butler" were surprisingly shut out of this year's Oscar nominees, the Johnny Knoxville comedy "Jackass Presents:...
  • How SAG Award Nominees '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' Were Cast

    The characters comprising this year's SAG-nominated ensembles are based on either real people or memorable stage characters. So it's safe to say casting directors had shoes of epic proportions to fill. Rich Delia, who cast "Dallas Buyers Club" with Kerry...
  • Oscar Nominations Backed Up by SAG Choices

    Thursday's Academy Award nominations underlined the continued reliability of SAG voters in forecasting Oscar nods. Seventeen of the 25 SAG feature nominations landed Oscar mentions -- an impressive record that's in line with historical performance. The...
  • 'American Hustle' Wins SAG Ensemble Cast Award

    "American Hustle" took the top Sreen Actors Guild top award, winning the ensemble cast trophy while "Dallas Buyers Club" received strong support with Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto winning the actor and supporting actor trophies. Cate Blanchett...