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  • Golden Globes 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    When Kate Beckinsale and Jeremy Piven take the stage in Beverly Hills on Thursday to announce nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.’s Golden Globes, you can expect some juicy surprises and a couple of eyebrow-raisers to go with it. After...
  • What is Christina Hendricks doing after 'Mad Men'?

    What is Christina Hendricks doing after 'Mad Men'?
    Source: Getty Images Hit the road Even if we haven’t yet accepted that “Mad Men” has finished filming, Christina Hendricks is moving on. Variety reports that she’s signed on to star in “Roadies,” the new Showtime...
  • Franklin Leonard's Black List can help green-light screenplays

    Franklin Leonard's Black List can help green-light screenplays
    Franklin Leonard wasn't looking to upend the system. He just wanted some good vacation reading. In 2004, Leonard was working as a development executive at Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, Appian Way, charged with sifting through piles of...
  • Oscars Announce shortlist for makeup and hairstyling

    Oscars Announce shortlist for makeup and hairstyling
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the shortlist in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for this year's Oscars. The seven films in competition include a mix of fantasy/sci-fi ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Guardians of the Galaxy,...
  • The Game Awards: Nintendo steals spotlight at lighthearted gala

     
    THE PLAYER Compared to galas honoring film, television and music, awards saluting the video game industry are a more casual, […]...
  • Seven films advance in makeup and hairstyling Oscar race

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films remain in competition in the makeup and hairstyling category for the 87th Academy Awards. Advancing to the shortlist are "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"; "Foxcatcher"; "The...
  • 'Interstellar' Tops Friday Box Office, 'Big Hero 6′ Skyrocketing to Weekend Win of $56 Million

    "Big Hero 6" and "Interstellar" are hitting out-of-this-world figures in their opening weekends. Paramount's "Interstellar" hauled $17 million Stateside at the Friday box office, edging out Disney's "Big Hero 6," which earned $15.8 million. However, the...
  • 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...
  • 'The Circle' a richly absorbing docudrama about Swiss gay couple

    'The Circle' a richly absorbing docudrama about Swiss gay couple
    "The Circle," Switzerland's official foreign-language film submission for the Academy Awards, is a richly absorbing historical docudrama revolving around Ernst Ostertag and Robi Rapp, who in 2003 became the first same-sex couple to enjoy legal recognition...
  • SAG Awards 2015: Snubs, surprises and assorted trends

    SAG Awards 2015: Snubs, surprises and assorted trends
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning offered plenty of confirmation of existing awards contenders -- the “Boyhood” train kept rolling, “Birdman” and “Imitation Game” saw love all around and front-...
  • The 'Interview' controversy highlights Sony's Amy anomaly

    The 'Interview' controversy highlights Sony's Amy anomaly
    As Sony made the decision Wednesday to scrap the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview,” casual observers found themselves asking some logical how-could-this-happen questions. A broad and benign Seth Rogen comedy causes an international incident...