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Academy Awards

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hollywood Reporter fetes Oscar nominees

    Hollywood Reporter fetes Oscar nominees
    The event: The Hollywood Reporter feted this year’s Academy Award contenders at the magazine’s third annual Nominees Night, presented by Cadillac, at Spago in Beverly Hills on Monday. The scene: Star power radiated from inside master chef...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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. […]...