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Academy Awards

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  • Variety's Actors on Actors Conversations to Air on PBS SoCal

    Variety's awards season events continue to grow with the "Actors on Actors" conversations set to be shown on PBS SoCal. The interview show features one-on-one conversations between actors and actresses including Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal,...
  • '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...
  • ABC's 'Marvel's Agent Carter,' 'Galavant' Get Premiere Dates

    ABC on Wednesday unveiled some more of its winter schedule plans, including the premiere of "Marvel's Agent Carter" and the return dates for some of its drama biggies. First up, on Sunday, Jan. 4, is the premiere of musical fairytale comedy "Galavant,"...
  • Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event

    The event: Kathy Griffin hosted “Make Equality Reality,” a fundraiser for Equality Now, which advocates for the rights of women and girls around the world. The comedian deemed the subject to be so serious that she asked feminist Gloria...
  • Darren Aronofsky to Be Jury President at Berlin

    LONDON -- American director, screenwriter and producer Darren Aronofsky will be jury president of the 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. "Darren Aronofsky has distinguished himself as an outstanding protagonist in contemporary auteur cinema. In his...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: NASCAR's Michael Waltrip sputters out

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: NASCAR's Michael Waltrip sputters out
    It was as if Halloween was extended for another week in the glitterverse, as Dynamic Duos week on “Dancing With the Stars” had the seven remaining couples enacting famous pop culture duos. Week 8 saw crime-fighting duos, star-crossed lovers,...
  • Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration

    Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration
    Twenty films have been submitted for consideration in this year's animated feature Oscar category, a large and diverse group that could potentially be winnowed down to five. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, the size of the...
  • 20 Animated Movies to Vie for Oscar

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that 20 animated features have been submitted for consideration in the category for the 87th Academy Awards. The submitted features are "Big Hero 6" (pictured above), "The Book of Life,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan on 'Winter Sleep' and Learning to Love Boring Movies

    To those who may feel intimidated by the prospect of a three-hour-and-16-minute Turkish movie bearing the somnambulant title "Winter Sleep," director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has this advice: don't be afraid to be bored. "To be bored is not important," he says...