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  • 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron Talks Moving on From Oscars

    For the many who followed the Oscar race closely this year, there was never any doubt that Alfonso Cuaron, the creative brains behind "Gravity," would win the Oscar for best director. But who knew that he might not hold onto that statue and the one he had...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett and the art of the theater shout-out

    Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett and the art of the theater shout-out
    It's a safe bet that most viewers of the Oscars on Sunday had probably never heard of the Sydney Theatre Company before best-actress winner Cate Blanchett paid tribute to the Australian institution during her acceptance speech. Blanchett is a longtime...
  • Netflix Adds 'E-Team' to Documentary Lineup, Hoping for Another Shot at Oscar

    Netflix has another Oscar hopeful in its quiver. The streaming-video service has acquired worldwide rights to "E-Team," a documentary about four Human Rights Watch workers who are the first-responders on the scene investigating abuse allegations in Syria...
  • Stars talk Chicago-made 'Happy Christmas'

    Stars talk Chicago-made 'Happy Christmas'
    Before seeing director Joe Swanberg’s appealing new Chicago-made film, “Happy Christmas,” at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, I talked to some of the stars on the red carpet. Here’s what they had to say (along with a few quotes...
  • Academy Award-winning actor/screenwriter won't play area music show; fraudulent booking claimed

    An actor and Academy Award-winning screenwriter won't be bringing his rockabilly band to an area music venue after all. The venue apparently was the victim of what the band says is a fraudulent booking. Billy Bob Thornton, who starred in such box-office...
  • Academy Invites 271 New Members

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks. Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
  • Telefonica Studios Boards Alejandro Amenabar's 'Regression'

    In a major step-up in scale, Telefonica Studios, the production division of Spanish telco giant Telefonica, has boarded Academy Award winning Alejandro Amenabar's upcoming "Regression," starring Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke, which has just wrapped...
  • Piece of Mind: LCF holds a special-effects place in his heart

    Piece of Mind: LCF holds a special-effects place in his heart
    Flipping through vintage Valley Suns in late July to assemble items for the August “10-20-30” history articles, my eyes fell on a story published Aug. 20, 1964 that featured a local 17-year-old filmmaker who had directed and produced four 10-...
  • SAG Awards: '12 Years a Slave,' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, leads noms

    Five black actors, ranging from a television superstar to a Somali-born newcomer, have earned Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for their film performances, a reflection of an especially strong year for movies featuring actors of color. The movie...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Streep, Bullock, Adams on best actress list

    In the best actress category, all five women nominated return as familiar faces to Oscar voters -- all having braved the Hollywood and Highland red carpet as Academy Awards nominees in years past, some hailed as winners. On Thursday, the academy chose...
  • June Squibb on her first Oscar nomination at age 84

    June Squibb on her first Oscar nomination at age 84
    June Squibb earned her first Oscar nomination Thursday at age 84. If she were to win in the best supporting actress category for her role in "Nebraska," she would make Academy Award history by becoming the oldest winner in any of the acting categories....