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Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (movie)

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  • SAG nominations continue a trend

    SAG nominations continue a trend
    The films "Inglourious Basterds," "Up in the Air" and "Precious" were shaping up as this awards season's front-runners, each earning three nominations apiece as the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced this morning. Earlier this week, the...
  • If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles

    If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles
    In this interview series, we ask famous free thinkers to recast the Oscars in their own image. Let's give a big Oscar night welcome to Canadian cartoonist, film critic and filmmaker Rick Trembles. Rick Trembles' illustrated movie review column Motion...
  • The Faker: I've seen that film!

    The Faker: I've seen that film!
    Sure, you could go out and see each and every one of the 10 Oscar nominees for best picture (up from five last year). But seriously, isn't that a tad extreme? There's a faster, easier, less expensive way to protect yourself against tiresome outbursts ("...
  • First look: '2012' explodes with $225 mil worldwide box office. 'Precious' is powerful.

    First look: '2012' explodes with $225 mil worldwide box office. 'Precious' is powerful.
    Who will survive 2012? Apparently Sony Pictures -- and quite handsomely too. The 162-minute disaster epic, which got a love-hate reaction from critics (loved the special effects, hated the script), blew away the competition and took in $65 million in...
  • Clooney, Streep, Bullock Among SAG Awards Noms

    Clooney, Streep, Bullock Among SAG Awards Noms
    LOS ANGELES -- "Up in the Air," "Precious" and " Inglourious Basterds" led the Screen Actors Guild Awards with three nominations each Thursday, among them honors for George Clooney, Diane Kruger and Mo'Nique. The World War II rewrite "Inglourious...
  • Is there a backlash against 'Precious'? Is Oprah to blame?

     
    When I called the Gotham Awards' snub of "Precious" "shocking," Lou Lumenick of the New York Post said that "tends to confirm my suspicion that awards-wise, the film could suffer a backlash because of its high-profile endorsement by Oprah Winfrey and...
  • Top Oscar bloggers respond to backlash against 'Precious'

     
    The shocking omission of "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" from the list of Gotham Awards nominees has triggered an uproar. Does this mean that there's a backlash against the likely Oscars contender since it swept top awards at the...
  • Will 'Precious' auteur Lee Daniels' trash talk cost him an Oscar?

     
    You can read veteran New York Times writer Lynn Hirschberg's new profile of Lee Daniels -- the man behind "Precious" -- as a portrait of a filmmaker who'll never be satisfied, no matter how much success he has in life.......
  • Oscar derby update: 'Hurt Locker' up, 'Amelia' down, 'Precious' holding on despite shocking snub

     
    Here's the latest installment of our new weekly feature documenting latest twists and turns on the derby track, published every Thursday. BEST PICTURE — "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" suffered a shocking snub from the Gotham Awards...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Mo'Nique makes 'Precious' friends | Oscar hopes for 'Amelia' in a tailspin | 'Avatar' trailer kicks off during NFL game

     
    • Anne Thompson (THOMPSON ON HOLLYWOOD) and Sasha Stone (AWARDS DAILY) both rally to the defense of "Precious" star Mo'Nique, who has been MIA from many of the media events for this indie film. Reports Anne, "The actress will fly in from Atlanta for the...
  • Mary J. Blige on 'Precious' song 'I Can See in Color': 'I was damaged, in a good way'

     
    Mary J. Blige on Friday broke down the process of writing “I Can See in Color,” her original, sure-to-be award-contending song from “Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push.” Speaking at an industry conference in Beverly Hills, Blige discussed how...
  • 'Precious' star Gabby Sidibe: 'It's so scary to think about' the Oscars!

     
    When the BBC asked Gabourey Sidibe what she thought of all the Oscar buzz for "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," she replied, "It's so scary to think about such a thing. I don't know if I'm an Oscar-worthy actress or I'm in an Oscar-worthy...