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  • The big summer box office winner turns out to be a surprise

    Talk about being hooked on a feeling. And a film. "Guardians of the Galaxy," set to a literal and figurative "Awesome Mix Vol. 1," improbably nudged aside "X-Men," "Transformers," "Turtles" and "Maleficent" to emerge as the top movie of the summer of...
  • Belafonte, Miyazaki to receive Academy's Governors Awards

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American singer and actor Harry Belafonte, French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, Japanese animated film director Hayao Miyazaki and Irish actress Maureen O'Hara will be honored with Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion...
  • 'The Notebook' is a chilling but reductive World War II tale

    Based on the international bestseller by Agota Kristof, "The Notebook" represented Hungary in the Academy Awards' foreign-language film competition but failed to garner a nomination. Director János Szász opens the film in 1944 amid World War II. As...
  • British PM leads tributes to UK film veteran Richard Attenborough

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes on Monday for actor and director Richard Attenborough who died just days before his 91st birthday after a career in the film industry spanning over six decades. Tributes poured in...
  • Attenborough, the actor, outshone Attenborough, the director

    Attenborough, the actor, outshone Attenborough, the director
    Across the history of the Academy Awards, certain films have been rewarded as best picture of their respective years for two big reasons: scale of ambition, and personal financial risk. Producer Michael Todd went into hock up to his earlobes making...
  • Allison Janney on Her Double Emmys Win and Post-'West Wing' Act in TV

    When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
  • Emmys 2014: Deaths, weddings: Additional categories for this year's awards

    Any group of awards bestowed by one group of humans on another will inevitably be considered arbitrary, political, meaningless, myopic or absurd (unless, of course, you win one, at which time they become shiny symbols of wisdom and insight). The Emmys...
  • British PM leads tributes for UK film veteran Richard Attenborough

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes on Monday for actor and director Richard Attenborough who died aged 90 after a career in the film industry spanning over six decades. Attenborough died...
  • British director, 'Jurassic Park' actor Richard Attenborough dead at 90

    British director, 'Jurassic Park' actor Richard Attenborough dead at 90
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
  • Chelsea salute Attenborough after life president's death

    LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea have paid tribute to life president Richard Attenborough, who has died at the age of 90, saying that the Oscar-winning film director's "personality was woven into the tapestry of the club over seven decades". "He was a...
  • Factbox: Britain's Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

    (Reuters) - Richard Attenborough, who spent two decades trying to persuade skeptical movie moguls to back a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and eventually created one of the most successful films of all time, died on Sunday, the BBC reported, citing his son....