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  • Oscar nominations 2014: Cooper, Hill and Abdi for supporting actor

    Oscar nominations 2014: Cooper, Hill and Abdi for supporting actor
    Actors who portrayed men driven by desperation, greed, hate and opportunism received Academy Award nominations for best supporting actor Thursday in an intense spectrum of films that ranged from exposing Wall Street’s financial sins to the battle...
  • City Lights: Send us your Oscar picks

    City Lights: Send us your Oscar picks
    Forget Best Picture, forget Best Director, forget the screenplay and acting categories. On Oscar night, my attention is going to be focused squarely on Best Makeup and Hairstyling. That's the one where "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" scored a...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Jared Leto wins male actor in a supporting role

    SAG Awards 2014: Jared Leto wins male actor in a supporting role
    Jared Leto won the Screen Actors Guild award for male actor in a supporting role Saturday for his portrayal of Rayon, an AIDS-stricken transsexual with a big heart, in the film "Dallas Buyers Club." This is Leto's first SAG win, and the accolade marks...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races

    Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races
    We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
  • 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...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Frank'

    Of all the acting challenges Michael Fassbender has faced, none quite compares to performing without the use of his face. That's precisely what's required in "Frank," a weird and wonderful musical comedy about an oddball outsider band whose mentally ill...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Her,' 'Gravity' Get Online Film Critics Society Noms

    Add another awards show to keep an eye on to the list: The 265 members of the Online Film Critics Society, an org focused on Internet-based film journalism, announced their nominees for the 17th annual OFCS Awards. Several winners of past years have...
  • Inside the L.A. Film Critics' Vote: 'Gravity,' 'Her' and the Ties That Bind

    The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has seen more than a few tie victories in recent years: The very first time I voted, in 2006, there was a lead-actor split between Forest Whitaker and Sacha Baron Cohen. In 2010, we awarded best director to David Fincher...
  • How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions

    How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions
    It's mid-December, and everybody's a winner, what with critics' prizes and best-ofs and award nominations being announced seemingly around the clock. Has any of this changed the best picture race? And how are the documentary and foreign-language...