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  • The Latest: Brit goes 'Digging'; 'Dead' lacks life

    The Latest: Brit goes 'Digging'; 'Dead' lacks life
    Digging Too Deep Jill Amadio Mainly Murder Press; 207 pages Jill Amadio's "Digging Too Deep" is the sort of book that will have you casting the movie version in your head as you read. Put the right director at the helm and these characters could...
  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Who lost what in the Oscar nominations!

    "THAT IS a very silly question!" This was Diahann Carroll responding to the query: "What talent would you most like to have?" in Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire for February. Perhaps the beauteous Miss Carroll feels she has all the talent she can...
  • Oscar's Best-Picture Nominations Surprisingly Risky

    People rarely describe Oscar voters as edgy or daring, citing the best-picture victories of "nice" films like "American in Paris" over "Streetcar Named Desire" or "Dances With Wolves" over "Goodfellas." This year, however, it's Oscar gone wild, with...
  • 'Blackfish' director on Oscar snub, SeaWorld's new PR offensive

    'Blackfish' director on Oscar snub, SeaWorld's new PR offensive
    On Oscar nominations morning, awards pundits were buzzing over the Academy’s high-profile snubs: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Robert Redford. But in the animal rights world, the upset was over the omission of the popular documentary “...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Red carpet dares to be bold with modern-chic styles

    SAG Awards 2014: Red carpet dares to be bold with modern-chic styles
    The fishtail hems, the fairy-tale details, the strapless silhouettes... For so long, red carpets were a sea of sameness. You knew what you were going to see before you even tuned in. Not so this awards show season. The best dressed on the SAG Awards...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Analysis: Winners should keep those speeches handy

    SAG Awards 2014: Analysis: Winners should keep those speeches handy
    Emma Thompson shimmied. Rita Moreno sang. Matthew McConaughey traveled to Neptune. And SAG voters did pretty much as expected. Since the actors branch comprises nearly 20% of the Motion Picture Academy's membership, is it safe to assume the SAG Awards...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Cate Blanchett wins female actor in a leading role

    SAG Awards 2014: Cate Blanchett wins female actor in a leading role
    Cate Blanchett won the Screen Actors Guild award for female actor in a leading role Saturday for her portrayal of Jasmine, the fallen New York socialite in the Woody Allen film "Blue Jasmine." It is Blanchett's third SAG win, following supporting honors...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field

    Tom Hanks' starring role in "Captain Phillips" was one of his most acclaimed performances in a distinguished career. But the two-time Oscar winner, who is also a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, took nothing for granted —...
  • Oscar Nominations Backed Up by SAG Choices

    Thursday's Academy Award nominations underlined the continued reliability of SAG voters in forecasting Oscar nods. Seventeen of the 25 SAG feature nominations landed Oscar mentions -- an impressive record that's in line with historical performance. The...
  • Oscars 2014: Leonardo Dicaprio, Jennifer Lawrence are in; Oprah out

    The success of the Oscars telecast depends on a lot of factors: Was the host funny? Did the musical numbers go on forever? But the single biggest reason for the success or failure of the show is whether the nominated movies were popular with fans and...