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  • Sundance 2014: 'Cold In July' jumps genre onto fest's main stage

    Sundance 2014: 'Cold In July' jumps genre onto fest's main stage
    Referring to a movie or filmmaker as “genre” is often a subtle way to undermine them, placing them in a specific, confined box and leaving them there. This, of course, overlooks the ways in which many of the greatest filmmakers, from Howard...
  • Amy Adams bares all about 'American Hustle's' emotional scenes

    Amy Adams bares all about 'American Hustle's' emotional scenes
    Amy Adams is scrolling through pictures on her mobile phone, looking for a selfie she sent fiancé Darren Le Gallo while making "American Hustle." "There," she says, handing the phone off. On screen is a picture of Adams, without makeup, her eyes as...
  • Oscar 2014 nominations reflect a sea change in academy's attitude

    Oscar 2014 nominations reflect a sea change in academy's attitude
    If, as has been said, the movie business is like a giant tanker ship that can't change course on a dime, this year's Oscar nominations show an organization in the midst of making that kind of adjustment in direction, moving slowly but steadily from the...
  • 'Dallas Buyers' director Jean-Marc Vallee emerges from the shadows

    It’s been a banner year for several high-profile directors. David O. Russell is reaching the apotheosis of his mid-career resurgence with “American Hustle.” After a series of well-regarded but little-seen art films, Steve McQueen is...
  • Oscars: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell is quite the character

    A populist confection with ambitions to high art. A hodgepodge whose messiness has generated both raves and criticism. A colorful throwback that is also surprisingly modern and relevant. David O. Russell's "American Hustle" is a series of entertaining...
  • Doing whatever it takes for a spot at Sundance Film Festival

    Doing whatever it takes for a spot at Sundance Film Festival
    There's a small but established tradition of Sundance Film Festival directors turning their festival shorts into full-length Sundance features. But few in the 30-year history of the nation's top showcase for independent film had successfully attempted...
  • '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen

     '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen
    Not long after Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last August, a friend cautioned the British director that his movie was "more important than you." It turned out to be far truer than anyone, including McQueen,...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Alfonso Cuaron wins for directing

    Golden Globes 2014: Alfonso Cuaron wins for directing
    Alfonso Cuaron was named best director at the Golden Globes for "Gravity," his eye-popping sci-fi film about an astronaut stranded in space. The award was Cuaron's first Golden Globe on his first nomination. The director spent four years working on...
  • 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...
  • Oscars 2014: Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence to present

    Oscars 2014: Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence to present
    The Academy Awards' reigning best actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, and best actress, Jennifer Lawrence, will join this year's ceremony as presenters, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced. Day-Lewis is a three-time Oscar winner, most...
  • 2014 Golden Globes: "American Hustle" wins best picture, comedy or musical

    2014 Golden Globes: "American Hustle" wins best picture, comedy or musical
    “American Hustle,” writer-director David O. Russell’s fanciful retelling of the late 1970s Abscam government corruption scandal, was named the best motion picture, comedy or musical Sunday at the Golden Globe Awards. The win comes a...