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  • Watch the inaugural YouTube Music Awards here

    Watch the inaugural YouTube Music Awards here
    The Grammys have the unrivaled prestige. The MTV Video Music Awards go for unpredictable, deliciously viral irreverence. And the BET, Billboard Music and American Music awards are better known for A-list performers than who wins which trophies. So...
  • YouTube Music Awards: Unscripted babies cry, and so does Lady Gaga

    YouTube Music Awards: Unscripted babies cry, and so does Lady Gaga
    The inaugural YouTube Music Awards kicked off Sunday night with a live music video of the song “Afterlife” by Arcade Fire directed by Spike Jonze and starring Greta Gerwig. Gerwig danced with the same awkward Turrets style that was so...
  • Oscar Nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Her' and 'Alone Yet Not Alone' for song?

    Oscar Nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Her' and 'Alone Yet Not Alone' for song?
    U2, Pharrell Williams and Karen O -- names more befitting of Grammy nominations than the Oscars -- are among the contenders for the Academy Award for original song. Here, the heavy-hitters are all underdogs, as they will have to vie for Oscar gold on...
  • In first wider weekend, '12 Years a Slave' reaches key audiences

    In first wider weekend, '12 Years a Slave' reaches key audiences
    If you want to know how well "12 Years a Slave" is playing to its two distinct audiences -- highbrow art house patrons and mainstream African Americans -- you need look no further than two very different places: Dallas and Detroit. The two cities were...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs

    SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs
    A little bit of vintage Hollywood was left off the list of Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday morning. Robert Redford was snubbed from the best actor list for his turn as a laconic sailor in “All Is Lost,” while “Saving Mr....
  • New films like 'Gravity,' 'Her' connect the high-tech with the heart

    New films like 'Gravity,' 'Her' connect the high-tech with the heart
    Loneliness, hubris, depression and other fixtures of human frailty get amplified by technology in several of this year's most forward-thinking films. In "Her," "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" and "Gravity," direct person-to-person contact comes...
  • 'Gravity' and 'Her' win L.A. Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013

    'Gravity' and 'Her' win L.A. Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013
    Alfonso Cuarón's sci-fi thriller "Gravity" and Spike Jonze's offbeat love story "Her" tied for best film honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. It was one of three ties in major categories. The organization's lead actress honors were shared by...
  • Oscar 8 Ball: 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Her' could land academy gold

    Oscar 8 Ball: 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Her' could land academy gold
    Will academy voters reward or reject your favorite movies and performances? Time again to consult the Oscar 8 Ball for answers. 'DALLAS BUYERS CLUB' It is certain: The movie's one slam-dunk nomination comes from Jared Leto's supporting turn as the...
  • For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business

    For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business
    A spiteful, drug-addicted matriarch with mouth cancer can't find her husband. A folk singer has nowhere to sleep and few paying gigs. A depressive alcoholic thinks he's won some money, but he hasn't. If these plots don't sound comical, well, you must...
  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • Scarlett Johansson not eligible for Golden Globes with 'Her'

    Scarlett Johansson not eligible for Golden Globes with 'Her'
    Apparently awards season gives with one hand and takes away with the other. In one of the season's unlikelier stories, Scarlett Johansson has been building momentum with a performance in "Her" in which she is heard but never seen as the artificial...
  • Scarlett Johansson found her Siri-esque character in 'Her' liberating

     Scarlett Johansson found her Siri-esque character in 'Her' liberating
    Deep in post-production on his weird but wonderful sci-fi romance "Her" this past March, Spike Jonze made the difficult decision to — as the old editing edict goes — kill one of his darlings. The nuanced vocal performance turned in by...