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  • SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman' feathers its nest as Oscars nears

    SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman' feathers its nest as Oscars nears
    "Birdman" won the Screen Actors Guild's cast award, nudging the Broadway-set black comedy to favorite status in this year's increasingly wide-open Oscar race. The SAG Awards win Sunday comes after "Birdman" collected nine Oscar nominations earlier...
  • Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts

    Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts
    The Oscar nominations will be revealed in two parts Thursday morning. This will allow all the nominees to be announced for the first time. At 8:30 a.m. ET, directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams present the nominees in 11 categories: animated...
  • Oscars 2015: Bradley Cooper and Michael Keaton talk actor nominations

    Oscars 2015: Bradley Cooper and Michael Keaton talk actor nominations
    The Oscar nominations for lead actor are in, and they include Michael Keaton, who in “Birdman” portrays an aging actor who once played a superhero; Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in “Theory of Everything&...
  • Oscars 2015: Supporting actor nominees rejoice in their journeys

    Oscars 2015: Supporting actor nominees rejoice in their journeys
    The academy announced Thursday that Robert Duvall ("The Judge"), Ethan Hawke ("Boyhood"), Edward Norton ("Birdman"), Mark Ruffalo ("Foxcatcher") and J.K. Simmons ("Whiplash") are the 2015 Oscar nominees for supporting actor. Simmons, considered a front-...
  • Oscar nominees luncheon: Memorable quotes from Redmayne, Moore, Keaton

    Oscar nominees luncheon: Memorable quotes from Redmayne, Moore, Keaton
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Oscar nominees luncheon Monday drew A-listers including Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and Bradley Cooper. For some the event was a chance to do a bit of last-minute campaigning,...
  • Oscars 2015: Shoo-ins, possibilities for director, lead actor, actress

    Oscars 2015: Shoo-ins, possibilities for director, lead actor, actress
    Julianne Moore can rest easy tonight. And if you're Michael Keaton or Eddie Redmayne, Patricia Arquette or J.K. Simmons, there's no need to set the alarm. Your agent will be calling at the crack of dawn, bearing glad tidings of great joy. That and maybe...
  • Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?

    Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?
    Nominees for this year's Academy Awards are set to be unveiled during a two-part news conference starting at 5:30 a.m. Pacific time Thursday and featuring directors Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, actor Chris Pine, and academy President Cheryl Boone...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: 'American Sniper' comes out of hiding

    Oscar nominations 2015: 'American Sniper' comes out of hiding
    Did "American Sniper" just upend the Oscar race? Until Thursday, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" have dominated the awards season, and the two films pulled in a total of 15 Oscar nominations for the 87th Academy Awards. But it was "American Sniper" that...
  • WGA Awards 2015: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'The Imitation Game' take top honors

    At its annual awards show, one of the final bellwethers before the Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America honored Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” a quirky fable about a feud over a widow's fortune, and Morten Tyldum's...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: Hollywood is strangely absent

    Oscar nominations 2015: Hollywood is strangely absent
    If Thursday's Oscar nominations are any indication, the best Hollywood movies aren’t being made by Hollywood anymore. Following the lead of many major industries, the movie business has in effect outsourced what used to be its bread and butter....
  • Oscar nominations 2015: No minorities in four acting races

    Oscar nominations 2015: No minorities in four acting races
    At a time when Hollywood has come under criticism for a lack of diversity in filmmaking, all 20 actors and actresses nominated for Oscars on Thursday morning were white. This is the first time since 2011 and only the second time since 1998 that none...