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  • Bruce Dern Talks His Buzzed-About Starring Turn in 'Nebraska'

    Bruce Dern's phone hasn't stopped ringing since he returned home to Pasadena from the Cannes Film Festival in May. The first call, which abruptly woke him, turned out to be his daughter Laura. She'd heard from director Alexander Payne that good news...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Crazy Ones' on CBS

     Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Crazy Ones' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny (Kaley...
  • 'Nebraska' in a Great State for Awards

    It's Huskers Week in Hollywood as "Nebraska" was the centerpiece of multiple Q&A sessions, Bruce Dern presented a Hamilton Behind the Camera Award to d.p. Phedon Papamichael, and Alexander Payne met with the media, including Variety, in advance of the...
  • Why Studios Are Afraid to Put Two Stars in One Awards Category

    "Blurred Lines" is the song of the year -- and it could also be the theme song for this year's supporting races. Julia Roberts, Barkhad Abdi, Josh Brolin, Daniel Bruhl, Steve Coogan, Will Forte and Jake Gyllenhaal are being proposed in the supporting...
  • Sundance Selects Picks Up 'Run & Jump' at AFM

    Sundance Selects, the sister division of IFC Films, has acquired North American rights to "Run & Jump," and will release the film theatrically and on premium VOD platforms in early 2014. Global Screen, which is handling international sales, is...
  • Awards Event Calendar: Nov. 8-14

    Here is a cross-section of awards-related events this weekend. Private parties and receptions are not mentioned, because if they wanted you as a guest, you would have been invited. If you weren't, why would we rub it in? Nov. 8, Aero Theatre, Santa...
  • Oscars 2014: Waiting for the call of the 'Wolf'

    Oscars 2014: Waiting for the call of the 'Wolf'
    What is it about the Oscars that lends itself to so much premature ... speculation? Whether it's declaring the best picture race over and done (Congratulations, "12 Years a Slave!" Your Oscar's in the mail!), surveying the awards-season landscape months...
  • Will Forte finds a sense of security in 'Nebraska'

    Will Forte finds a sense of security in 'Nebraska'
    Will Forte is the kind of person who's going to find something to be anxious about no matter the circumstances. So when the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member found himself unexpectedly cast in Alexander Payne's new seriocomic road-trip movie,...
  • Sept. 29, 2013: The greatest day of TV ever?

     
    Do you have a DVR? Good. Go out and buy about six more of them, because Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, could just be the greatest day of TV ever! And I can say that without hyperbole. I'm responsible for picking out the featured program from among our daily TV...
  • Singer-actor Noel Harrison, son of Rex Harrison, is dead at 79

    Singer-actor Noel Harrison, son of Rex Harrison, is dead at 79
    British actor-singer Noel Harrison, best known for his recording of the Oscar-winning ballad  "The Windmills of Your Mind" and as secret agent Mark Slate in NBC's 1960s TV series "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E," died Saturday night at the age of 79....
  • 'Nebraska' Widens Oscar Buzz After Weekend Screenings

    When Paramount's "Nebraska" bowed in Cannes, the reaction was positive, but a little muted; most of the attention was on the performance of Bruce Dern (who went on to win the prize for best actor). But at a Saturday screening for the SAG nominating...
  • 'The Past,' 'Wadjda' lead foreign-language Oscar submissions

    'The Past,' 'Wadjda' lead foreign-language Oscar submissions
    The academy's deadline for foreign-language film submissions is Tuesday, Oct. 1, and though this is a category that has often stymied common sense and gone against the critical consensus, it's safe to say that Sony Pictures Classics has an excellent...