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  • 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,...
  • Lana Del Rey talks about her Globe-nominated 'Big Eyes' title track

    Lana Del Rey talks about her Globe-nominated 'Big Eyes' title track
    Spooky midcentury paintings of big-eyed children and the equally twisted tale of the artist behind them are at the center of Tim Burton's new film, "Big Eyes." The true yet surreal story of painter Margaret Keane also resonates throughout the film's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Kevin Costner's 'Black or White,' a labor to produce, explores gray areas

    Kevin Costner's 'Black or White,' a labor to produce, explores gray areas
    No studio wanted to make it. And once he had spent $9 million of his own money to produce it, no one stepped up to distribute the thing. Passion project, albatross, conversation starter? Just don't let Kevin Costner hear you call his new film...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • No more nightcrawling here for Jake Gyllenhaal

    No more nightcrawling here for Jake Gyllenhaal
    Jake Gyllenhaal, who stars in the recently released thriller "Nightcrawler," has parted with his gated compound in Hollywood Hills for $3,262,500. The single-story home, built in 1948, sits on nearly two acres with expanses of lawn, mature trees, a...
  • Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a great mac and cheese

    Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a great mac and cheese
    One of the things I love most about the holiday season is that virtually all of the dishes associated with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year, and other seasonal celebrations center on some form of comfort food. Name a recipe, and you can be...