| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Martin Scorsese earned his ninth Directors Guild of America Award nomination Tuesday morning for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film for "The Wolf of Wall Street," his controversial dark comedy about a hedonistic stockbroker.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:22 PM
When the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees last year, Oscar balloting had already closed and the DGA's slate — Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Tom Hooper — was widely expected to repeat when the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Sixteen years after Matt Damon and Ben Affleck first won their Golden Globes, for co-writing "Good Will Hunting," the two stars will again take the stage — this time separately, as presenters.
Damon and Affleck join previously announced presenters...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The authors and screenwriters of "Captain Phillips," "Philomena," "The Spectacular Now," "12 Years a Slave" and "What Maisie Knew" have been nominated for the 26th USC Libraries Scripter Award.
Unlike other feature film awards, the Scripter Award honors...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Golden Globes. Sunday night. Imagine this scenario at the Beverly Hilton:
Sometime after co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler engage in a little wordplay about gravity and their formal wear and belt out a parody of some song from "Mary Poppins" (maybe "I...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Continuing its late surge through Hollywood's never-ending awards season, director David O. Russell's con game story "American Hustle" won a leading three trophies at the Golden Globes — including best musical or comedy — while the slavery...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:21 PM
At first I thought it was merely a result of not having had to run a comb across my own scalp since the first Bush administration that I found David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” so follicularly fascinating — just watching the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
This week is the awards equivalent of the Polar Vortex: You're not exactly sure what it means, you just know it's intense.
After nearly five months of full-throttle campaigning, Thursday offers the moment of truth as AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
As widely predicted, Alfonso Cuaron took home the top prize at Saturday's Directors Guild Awards for Warner Bros.' "Gravity," making his Oscar chances seem even stronger as director. But the big question is whether this prize will translate into a best-...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
If "An Unexpected Journey" felt like nearly three hours' worth of throat clearing and beard stroking, the saga gets fully under way at last in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," the similarly...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:07 AM
A peek into a yearslong sting operation targeting state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) reveals the lengths to which the FBI went to get close to the lawmaker – possibly developing an online persona for an FBI agent posing as an independent...