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  • '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...
  • 134 Documentary Features To Vie for Oscar

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Friday that 134 films have been submitted for the documentary feature category for the 87th Academy Awards. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced in December. Several of the 134 films have...
  • How Overdue Actors Can Win for the 'Wrong' Performance

    The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
  • Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Becomes David Fincher's Highest-Grossing Film in U.S.

    "Gone Girl" has overtaken "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" as director David Fincher's highest-grossing film in the U.S. Fox's martial thriller earned $1.8 million on Friday at the box office, increasing its cume to $129.6 million and thereby edging...
  • Bob Rogers makes an impression on museum and theme park visitors

    Bob Rogers makes an impression on museum and theme park visitors
    The gig: Bob Rogers, 64, is founder and chief creative officer of BRC Imagination Arts, a design and production company that creates what it dubs "visitor experiences," including theme park attractions, museum displays, corporate tours and world expo...
  • Hydrogen-detecting innovation earns national honors

    Hydrogen-detecting innovation earns national honors
    A hydrogen-detecting pigment attached to tape, developed by a team of scientists at the University of Central Florida and NASA'S John F. Kennedy Space Center, has been selected as one of the year's top new technologies. The invention, called...
  • 'Birdman' Plots Major Expansion After Strong Box Office Results

    Oscar buzz and the return of Michael Keaton from cinematic purgatory is pushing "Birdman" to box office heights. The quirky comedy more than quadrupled its theater count last weekend, picking up $2.5 million in the process and pushing its total to $5...
  • Songs meant to empower girls can backfire on them

    Songs meant to empower girls can backfire on them
    What if she lets the wrong stuff go? This is my fear (one of them) for my daughter, who, like millions of other girls, absorbs daily doses of pop psychology via "Frozen's" "Let It Go" and Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off." I don't need to tell you how...
  • When it comes to Vivien Leigh, she gives a damn

    When it comes to Vivien Leigh, she gives a damn
    You think you know Vivien Leigh. After all, the British actor won Academy Awards as Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind" and Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire," two iconic roles that would have kept her name in headlines even without her...
  • Sloan Summit Skeds Screenings of 'Theory of Everything,' 'Imitation Game'

    Screenings of "The Theory of Everything" and "The Imitation Game" (in photo above) will be key parts of the three-day Sloan Film Summit in L.A., which is devoted to the mixture of art and science. The event, at LA Live Nov. 14-16, features panel...
  • China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move

    China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move
    For years, mainland China has thrown the big-budget movies of its most-heralded directors into the Oscars' foreign-language film race. Zhang Yimou, known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers," has had seven shots at the Academy Award as China's...