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  • NYFCC: Five things we learned about awards contenders at this year's show

    NYFCC: Five things we learned about awards contenders at this year's show
    One of the more prestigious but informal of the year’s awards shows went down Monday, as the New York Film Critics Circle ceremony was held here at a downtown restaurant. “Boyhood” and Richard Linklater ran through much of the ticket,...
  • Why the Oscars should be all over Chris Rock

    Why the Oscars should be all over Chris Rock
    Chris Rock’s Oscar-hosting stint in 2005 didn’t exactly pass universal muster. So it’s not likely -- in the jittery, offend-lightly world of modern awards-show hosting -- that  he’ll be given the gig again any time soon. But...
  • Writers Guild nominations analysis: Another beating for 'Unbroken'

    The Writers Guild of America (WGA) always offers some quirks when it comes to forecasting the Oscars as the guild disqualifies many movies that will eventually wind up on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' list. Two reasons for...
  • Five top film directors on tipsy chats, mysterious packages and more

    Five top film directors on tipsy chats, mysterious packages and more
    Film directors work in a bubble of sorts, on their sets with their teams and their rules. They don’t often get to see how their peers run their productions. So it’s no surprise that this year’s Envelope Directors Roundtable found five...
  • Santa Barbara film festival sets lineup; 'McFarland, USA' to close

    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will present 23 world premieres and 53 U.S. premieres at its 30th annual gathering, including the American debut of the Disney sports drama "McFarland, USA," organizers announced Thursday. Starring Kevin...
  • Watching the literary film contenders

    The Oscar race is so different from book prizes. After a book wins one major prize -- say, the Pulitzer -- it's less likely to wind up as a contender for the National Book Award. Literary judges like to spread the love around. Movies are different. Each...
  • Laika to auction puppets from ‘Coraline,’ ‘Boxtrolls,’ ‘ParaNorman’

     
    Fans of “Coraline,” “The Boxtrolls” and “ParaNorman” have the chance to own a little piece of the acclaimed animated films. […]...
  • SAG Awards nominations begin to clarify season -- and yet they don't

    SAG Awards nominations begin to clarify season -- and yet they don't
    For months, the only consensus about this year's awards race has been that there is an overall lack of consensus. But the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations Wednesday started to bring some clarity, focusing the conversation around two front-runners...
  • Cool clutch bags from Caterina Zangrando, Charlotte Olympia, more

    Cool clutch bags from Caterina Zangrando, Charlotte Olympia, more
    This holiday season, clutch bags are conversation starters. Rather than holding onto big-name designers, women are choosing accessories from under-the-radar talents, such as the New York-based Lee Savage, whose minimalist, Donald Judd-like designs...
  • Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever

    Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever
    It was more than 50 years ago that singer Darlene Love had her biggest hit, the 1962 girl-group song “He’s a Rebel” with The Crystals, and her last hit, the 1963 holiday hit “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” Yet in a...
  • 10 things you might not know about victory speeches

    10 things you might not know about victory speeches
    When Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory Tuesday in a bitter race for governor, his speech set off a whole new wave of controversy. He told supporters he had called Democratic legislative leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton, "and I said to...