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  • 'Boyhood' tops Golden Globes with 3 awards, 'Grand Budapest Hotel' upsets 'Birdman'

    The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including "Boyhood," ''The Grand Budapest Hotel," and "Birdman." Adding...
  • Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race

    Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race
    An epic project about growing up and an eccentric comedy about murder in a Central European guesthouse were the big victors at the Golden Globes on Sunday, as Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" and Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won motion picture...
  • Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes

    Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes
    The Golden Globes are the most reliably fizzy awards show of the year, typically fueled by a mix of the Champagne flowing at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and more irreverent hosting than the Oscars. On Sunday night, even as somber world events and a lack of...
  • Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George

    Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George
    The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey? The Globes are lucky because...
  • 'Taken 3' topples three-week 'Hobbit' reign at weekend box office

    After three weeks atop the box office, "The Hobbit" has been taken down by Liam Neeson. "Taken 3" nabbed the top spot at the weekend box office in North America with $40.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The third installment of the 20th...
  • Golden Globes: Who will win in key film categories? Our final predictions

    Golden Globes: Who will win in key film categories? Our final predictions
    The Golden Globes are mere hours away. As you read this, Hollywood A-listers are busy primping and plucking and plotting arrival strategies that avoid awkward red-carpet encounters. And then ... the awards themselves, maybe not the most interesting...
  • Golden Globes: How will the Paris terror attacks factor into the show?

    Golden Globes: How will the Paris terror attacks factor into the show?
    When Golden Globes host Tina Fey was asked by reporters at the Television Critics Assn. winter press tour last week about the deadly attacks in Paris at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the normally comedic personality took a somber...
  • Samuel Goldwyn Jr. dies at 88; son of legendary Hollywood studio mogul

    Samuel Goldwyn Jr. grew up with Hollywood royalty. Charlie Chaplin, Katharine Hepburn, Clark Gable and George Cukor were among the many luminaries who would come to his parents' palatial home for parties or tennis. But even as a boy, Sam Jr. knew that...
  • TV picks for the week of Jan. 11-17

    There are a lot of new and returning programs this week. Let's get to it: Sunday: "Golden Globes," 7 p.m., NBC: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler crack wise one more time as hosts of the Emmys' and Oscars' looser sister. "Togetherness," 8:30 p.m., HBO: There are...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Jan. 11-17

    DON'T MISS: The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Yes, the Oscars are more prestigious, but the Globes, which honor achievement in both film and television, are much more fun, thanks to the event's laid-back (and booze-fueled) attitude. It also helps that...
  • Why the Red Carpet is bad for fashion

    Why the Red Carpet is bad for fashion
    The red carpet — that staple of award shows — is bad for fashion. This wasn't always so, but now it is. The benefits celebrities reap from the season of step-and-repeat, which begins in earnest with Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, are...