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  • Oscars 1974: It was a very good year

    Oscars 1974: It was a very good year
    In the long history of Oscar ceremonies, few matched the craziness, drama and poignancy of the 46th Academy Awards, which took place almost 40 years ago on April 2, 1974, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. That ceremony, hosted by writer-director John...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' cast takes top honors

    SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' cast takes top honors
    The awards season now turns on a delicate dance between "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave." The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards gave David O. Russell's con-man comedy "American Hustle" the top prize Saturday night, making it the front-...
  • Trust factor keeps film teams together

    Trust factor keeps film teams together
    Here's how director Peter Berg ("Lone Survivor") and art director Tom Duffield bonded professionally: They got kidnapped. The duo, who would go on to work together on three films (including the upcoming "Lone Survivor"), were scouting locations in the...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell, luge coach?

    SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell, luge coach?
    "American Hustle" director David O. Russell walked the red carpet at the SAG Awards separately from the stars of his lauded film. Michael Pena, who plays Paco Hernandez in the film, walked a few minutes before him, and Jennifer Lawrence —...
  • Jacqueline Bisset sets the tone for the Globes' 'beautiful mess'

    Jacqueline Bisset sets the tone for the Globes' 'beautiful mess'
    Jacqueline Bisset's interesting acceptance speech Sunday after winning the Golden Globe for supporting television actress was but one of the memorable moments that made the show "the beautiful mess" that hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler described at the end...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense

    Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense
    The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash." He then mouthed the word "Whoa!" Most years, Hollywood...
  • Academy Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' imperfect 10 at the Oscars

    Academy Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' imperfect 10 at the Oscars
    It tied with "Gravity" for most Oscar nominations — 10. But when all was said and done Sunday night, David O. Russell's "American Hustle" came away with zero gold statuettes. In a roller-coaster season, "American Hustle" rode more highs and lows...
  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

    Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
    In the end, Oscar voters couldn't truly avert their gaze from "12 Years a Slave." Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen's searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, "12 Years a Slave" prevailed Sunday to win...
  • Oscars 2014: Luncheon a 'giant gumbo' of nominees famous and anonymous

    Oscars 2014: Luncheon a 'giant gumbo' of nominees famous and anonymous
    In a town obsessed with VIP status, it is a refreshingly meritocratic event. At the Motion Picture Academy's annual Oscar nominees luncheon Monday at the Beverly Hilton, A-list stars such as Bono, Meryl Streep and Leonardo DiCaprio dined with Hollywood'...
  • Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival

    Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival
    The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....
  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'Hustle': Three's a crowd in Oscar race

    'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'Hustle': Three's a crowd in Oscar race
    As the Academy Awards approach, the various guild awards and critics groups' honors often provide insight into prevailing Oscar sentiments. In this year's race for Oscar gold, however, momentum has repeatedly swung back and forth among what might be...