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Academy Awards

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  • 'Gravity' Continues to Score at HPA Awards

    Attendees at the 9th Annual HPA Awards on Nov. 6 found themselves in a bit of a time warp as films like "Gravity" (pictured) and "Captain Phillips" continued to gather honors long after last year's awards season. That's because HPA's eligibility period...
  • 'Big Hero 6′ Edging 'Interstellar' at U.S. Box Office, Could Hit $66 Million Weekend

    Disney's "Big Hero 6" has taken the lead spot at this weekend's box office, heading for a finish as high as $66 million -- enough to top a still-impressive launch in the $56 million range by Paramount's "Interstellar," according to Friday estimates....
  • Digital Tracking: 'Interstellar' to Rocket Past 'Big Hero 6′

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends - analyzes this weekend's new...
  • As seen on TV: Coral Springs woman's jewelry on hit shows

    As seen on TV: Coral Springs woman's jewelry on hit shows
    "The Young and the Restless." "The Vampire Diaries." "Hart of Dixie." Kathryn Doll never imagined her jewelry designs — created from her Coral Springs home studio — would appear on some of TV's most popular daytime and primetime shows. But...
  • 'Interstellar' Tops Friday Box Office, 'Big Hero 6′ Skyrocketing to Weekend Win of $56 Million

    "Big Hero 6" and "Interstellar" are hitting out-of-this-world figures in their opening weekends. Paramount's "Interstellar" hauled $17 million Stateside at the Friday box office, edging out Disney's "Big Hero 6," which earned $15.8 million. However, the...
  • 10 things you might not know about victory speeches

    10 things you might not know about victory speeches
    When Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory Tuesday in a bitter race for governor, his speech set off a whole new wave of controversy. He told supporters he had called Democratic legislative leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton, "and I said to...
  • Film Review: 'Cowboys'

    Someday an enterprising film-festival programmer will stage a retrospective of "The Full Monty" remakes retooled for nations with bleak economies and downtrodden citizens who worship at the altar of American popular culture. When that day dawns, Croatia's...
  • Belafonte Electrifies Governors Awards, Issues Challenge to Hollywood

    Harry Belafonte gave one of the all-time great acceptance speeches at Saturday night's Governors Awards, citing Hollywood's often-shameful power to influence attitudes, and challenging the heavy-hitters in the room to instead create works that allow...
  • Videogame Industry Rallies Around First 'Game Awards' (EXCLUSIVE)

    The videogame industry is ready to put on its own awards show. The three major console makers, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, and the largest publishers that produce games for the systems, have paired up to back "The Game Awards," with the first event set...
  • USC's marching band is named the best in college football

    USC's marching band is named the best in college football
    The tune is unmistakable. USC fans love it. Opponents loathe it. Regardless of allegiance -- or how one responds to the playing of “Fight On” -- USA Today says there is no doubt that the Spirit of Troy is the best marching band in...
  • Interview: Michael Keaton Goes From Batman to 'Birdman'

    Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn't enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which Fox Searchlight opens in limited release Friday, he can't stop...