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  • Beautiful trends from 2014 to carry into 2015

    Beautiful trends from 2014 to carry into 2015
    About now, most people are probably saying good riddance to 2014 and hoping for a better 2015. But when it comes to fashion and beauty, there are trends from 2014 I'm hoping to see more of in the new year. --Flare came back into denim, and hooray...
  • 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...
  • Christine Cavanaugh dies at 51; actress gave voice to 'Babe,' others

    Christine Cavanaugh dies at 51; actress gave voice to 'Babe,' others
    Christine Cavanaugh, an actress best known for providing the voice for the title pig in the 1995 film "Babe," has died. She was 51. Cavanaugh died Dec. 22 at her home in Cedar City, Utah, her family confirmed. No details regarding the cause of death...
  • 'Wild' takes Reese Witherspoon into raw, bracing new territory

    "Wild" opens high atop the Pacific Crest Trail, where at first all the eye can see is the sweeping beauty of a rugged land, unmarred and untamed. The scene is breathtaking, serene, until it is broken by pain and pierced by a scream. The pain comes...
  • 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...
  • 'Boyhood' wins best film of 2014 honor from N.Y. Film Critics Circle

    'Boyhood' wins best film of 2014 honor from N.Y. Film Critics Circle
    "Boyhood," Richard Linklater's acclaimed coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period, was named best film of 2014 on Monday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Boyhood" also won awards for director Linklater and supporting actress for Patricia...
  • 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-...
  • Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era

    Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era
    Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media. The 34-year-old from Costa Rica who lives in New York opted for plastic surgery on...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders
    Comic confection "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is the surprise front-runner for the British Academy Film Awards, while English acting darlings Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch are competing in the best-actor category. Wes Anderson's "Hotel"...
  • Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week

    Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week
    The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations. Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...