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  • Oscars 2014: Watch the Academy Awards nominations live stream here

    Oscars 2014: Watch the Academy Awards nominations live stream here
    The 2014 Academy Awards nominations are set for Thursday morning, and you can watch them live above. The Oscars announcement is expected to start at 5:38 a.m. and 30 seconds Pacific time. (Why the extra 30 seconds? At that hour, we're willing to take...
  • 'Gravity' Tops Visual Effects Society Nominations

    The Visual Effects Society has announced this year's nominees for the 12th annual VES awards. As previously announced, the Visionary Award will be presented to Alfonso Cuarón for "Gravity," which led all films with eight vfx nominations. "Pacific Rim"...
  • Sundance Fest's John Cooper Recalls Road to Mainstream Mecca

    It's not that Sundance festival director John Cooper wasn't always a "movie guy." It's just that, prior to joining the staff 25 years ago, he had dedicated most of his creative energy to the stage. Turns out Cooper's collaborative New York theater...
  • Sony, Ex-BBC Exec Warner to Launch Electric Ray

    LONDON -- Former BBC entertainment commissioner Karl Warner and Sony Pictures Television are launching a new U.K. production company called Electric Ray. Warner will head up the new venture as managing director. Based in London, Electric Ray will produce...
  • 'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscar nominations with 10 nods each

    'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscar nominations with 10 nods each
    This year’s Academy Award nominations? A little “Gravity,” a little levity and some actual gravity courtesy of “12 Years a Slave.” Director and co-writer Alfonso Cuaron’s space survival thriller received 10 Academy...
  • Barksdale, 'Wire' inspiration, pleads guilty in drug case

    Barksdale, 'Wire' inspiration, pleads guilty in drug case
    Nathan "Bodie" Barksdale, who helped to inspire drug-dealing characters in the TV series "The Wire," pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to heroin conspiracy charges. The reputed high-ranking Black Guerrilla Family member agreed to a plea deal that...
  • Director Robert Butler put stamp on 'Batman,' other landmark series

     Director Robert Butler put stamp on 'Batman,' other landmark series
    Emmy Award-winning director Robert Butler was looking over his list of credits recently in preparation for the UCLA Film & Television Archive's "Evening With Robert Butler" celebration Thursday at the Billy Wilder Theater. "I won't be coy," confessed...
  • Reliving the 'Miracle on Ice'

    Reliving the 'Miracle on Ice'
    A month from now, you’ll be fully given over to the Olympics. And if the International Olympic Committee, NBC, the NHL and Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews have their way, you’ll be watching the United States and Canada play their ways to the...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Bale, DiCaprio, Dern for lead actor

    Oscar nominations 2014: Bale, DiCaprio, Dern for lead actor
    Representing one of the most heated Oscar races in years, the Academy Award lead actor nominees announced Thursday are Christian Bale for "American Hustle," Bruce Dern for "Nebraska," Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Wolf of Wall Street," Chiwetel Ejiofor for...
  • Oscar nominations: 'American Hustle' looks good in best-picture race

    Oscar nominations: 'American Hustle' looks good in best-picture race
    Can anything stop “American Hustle” at the Academy Awards? David O. Russell’s very loose retelling of the Abscam scandal clearly has collected the most momentum in the best-picture race. While “American Hustle” tied with...
  • 2014 Oscar Nominations: 'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' Lead with 10 Each

    "American Hustle" and "Gravity" led nominations for the 86th Academy Awards with 10 each, followed by nine for "12 Years a Slave." The trio will compete for best picture in a category that this year has nine entrants, also including "Captain Phillips,"...