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  • '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations
    Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" and 1970s con-artist caper "American Hustle" led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions ahead of the Oscars. In the coveted best drama...
  • 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...
  • Directors on Their Teams: Ron Howard on 'Rush'

    "Rush," written by Peter Morgan and directed by Ron Howard, opened to enthusiasm at the Toronto Fest, but ho-hum box office ($90 million worldwide) and a slew of other strong contenders indicated that it might have stalled in the awards race. But...
  • Critics Choice Awards: '12 Years,' 'American Hustle' Earn 13 Nominations Each

    With "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" leading the pack (13 bids each), plenty of films have reason to celebrate their nominations from the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, because it's one of the more reliable Oscar gauges around. The best pic...
  • Hans Zimmer Enlists Pharrell Williams and Co. to Score 'Amazing Spider-Man 2′

    The man behind the two tracks that were each dubbed "the song of the summer" ("Get Lucky" and "Blurred Lines") will help write the soundtrack of next summer: Hans Zimmer has enlisted music producer Pharrell Williams to help score "The Amazing Spider-Man...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2013)

    Ender's Game Distributor: Summit Entertainment An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny...
  • Zimmer's Tale of Two Scores

    Hans Zimmer's two late-2013 films couldn't possibly be more different: "Rush," a driving, in-your-face rock score for a competing pair of 1970s Formula One race car drivers, and "12 Years a Slave," a quiet, melancholy string accompaniment for the tale...
  • Pemberton Fuels Scott's Grisly Drug Dystopia

    Director Ridley Scott has worked with some of the most famous composers in the history of movies, from Jerry Goldsmith ("Alien") and Vangelis ("Blade Runner") to Hans Zimmer ("Gladiator") and Harry Gregson-Williams ("Kingdom of Heaven"). But for his...
  • Directors on Their Teams: Steve McQueen Talks '12 Years'

    Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" has a vast scope and an attention to detail that belies its fast, relatively low-budget shoot: 35 days and under $20 million. Director Steve McQueen says he likes to work quickly, but the efficiency was possible only...
  • 'Despicable Me 2′ Director: Minions Were Supposed to Be 'Army of Orc-Like Brutes'

    "Despicable Me 2" collaborators Chris Meledandri, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud and Pharrell Williams shared some of their creative processes following a showing of their toon Nov. 14 at the Variety Screening Series. Williams couldn't stop gushing about...
  • "The Selfish Giant" Wins Best Film at Stockholm Fest

    STOCKHOLM- Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant" took the best film nod at the 24th Stockholm Intl. Film Festival's gala ceremony hosted at Berns Hotel on Friday. A drama turning on the ambivalent friendship between two feral adolescents, "Giant" world-...