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Academy Awards

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  • Diaries of Charles Brackett lift curtain on Hollywood's Golden Era

    Diaries of Charles Brackett lift curtain on Hollywood's Golden Era
    In screenwriter Charles Brackett's diary entry for Aug. 18, 1936, he recalls working for the first time with Billy Wilder, with whom Paramount had paired him to write the comedy "Bluebeard's Eighth Wife." "Worked with Billy Wilder, who paces constantly,...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Months of planning for one dream dinner party

    Golden Globes 2015: Months of planning for one dream dinner party
    Electrical cords dangled from the ceiling. Tables were stacked against walls, rigging hardware strewn about. Ladders, lots of them, were being climbed by crew members with loud power tools. Roughly 72 hours before Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney, Meryl...
  • Why the Red Carpet is bad for fashion

    Why the Red Carpet is bad for fashion
    The red carpet — that staple of award shows — is bad for fashion. This wasn't always so, but now it is. The benefits celebrities reap from the season of step-and-repeat, which begins in earnest with Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, are...
  • Samuel Goldwyn Jr. dies at 88; son of legendary Hollywood studio mogul

    Samuel Goldwyn Jr. grew up with Hollywood royalty. Charlie Chaplin, Katharine Hepburn, Clark Gable and George Cukor were among the many luminaries who would come to his parents' palatial home for parties or tennis. But even as a boy, Sam Jr. knew that...
  • Golden Globes: How will the Paris terror attacks factor into the show?

    Golden Globes: How will the Paris terror attacks factor into the show?
    When Golden Globes host Tina Fey was asked by reporters at the Television Critics Assn. winter press tour last week about the deadly attacks in Paris at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the normally comedic personality took a somber...
  • Golden Globes: Who will win in key film categories? Our final predictions

    Golden Globes: Who will win in key film categories? Our final predictions
    The Golden Globes are mere hours away. As you read this, Hollywood A-listers are busy primping and plucking and plotting arrival strategies that avoid awkward red-carpet encounters. And then ... the awards themselves, maybe not the most interesting...
  • Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes

    Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes
    The Golden Globes are the most reliably fizzy awards show of the year, typically fueled by a mix of the Champagne flowing at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and more irreverent hosting than the Oscars. On Sunday night, even as somber world events and a lack of...
  • Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race

    Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race
    An epic project about growing up and an eccentric comedy about murder in a Central European guesthouse were the big victors at the Golden Globes on Sunday, as Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" and Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won motion picture...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony

    Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony
    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had some solid Bill Cosby and North Korea bits, then, like “The interview’s” box office prospects, magically disappeared. Ricky Gervais tried his Andy Kaufman routine, and almost had us when he tried to re-create...
  • 'Jupiter Ascending' and 'Seventh Son,' another sort of Oscar fest

    It happens nearly every year. If it’s Oscar season, you can pretty much bet  an awards favorite or two will do something not-very-Oscar-y on our movie or TV screens, materializing in some pulpy/weird/mediocre piece of entertainment (usually...
  • Critic's conundrum: How well to know people you cover

    Critic's conundrum: How well to know people you cover
    Buried within the splendid Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" lies a mini-debate over what might be called critical etiquette. Specifically, while Ebert formed close relationships with directors and other talent whose work he critiqued, longtime Time...