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  • 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....
  • Oscars 2014: Our predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Our predictions in all 24 categories
    Oscar ballots are out, and the print edition of The Los Angeles Times' The Envelope that ran Tuesday includes my predictions for all 24 categories in this year's Academy Awards -- a forecast that, because of deadlines, had been made several days earlier....
  • How Billy Bush got Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir an Oscars gig

    How Billy Bush got Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir an Oscars gig
    At the recently concluded Sochi Olympics, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir achieved a new measure of celebrity. Now they're going Hollywood. Just days after returning to the States following their Games gig for NBC, the two have been hired by "Access...
  • Peter O'Toole dies at 81; nominated eight times for best-actor Oscar

    Peter O'Toole dies at 81; nominated eight times for best-actor Oscar
    He was tall, lean and handsome, with vivid blue eyes and a distinctive voice that film critic David Thomson once likened to "a rapier that has been used to stir the cream." Peter O'Toole, who donned flowing white robes and rode a camel to movie...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Julianne Nicholson gets fierce in 'August: Osage County'

    Julianne Nicholson gets fierce in 'August: Osage County'
    Chalk one up for self-determination: The lovely Julianne Nicholson spent much of her childhood in a cabin in rural Massachusetts that lacked water and electricity — her mother relocated there after her parents divorced — before finding the...
  • Margo Martindale has all bases covered

    Margo Martindale has all bases covered
    Since winning the Emmy for playing shot-calling criminal matriarch Mags Bennett on "Justified," Margo Martindale has been doing impressive work across the spectrum. TV critics have singled out her performance opposite Will Arnett and Beau Bridges on the...
  • How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions

    How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions
    It's mid-December, and everybody's a winner, what with critics' prizes and best-ofs and award nominations being announced seemingly around the clock. Has any of this changed the best picture race? And how are the documentary and foreign-language...
  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • Casting directors often play a starring role

    "I broke her down and had her do it again and again, saying 'Go deeper, go deeper,' until she was worn out emotionally. Then I asked how she felt, and she said she understood that [an abusive slave owner] could take her body but not her soul, and she...
  • Universal Sets New Domestic Box Office Record

    With the boffo success of "Despicable Me 2" and "Fast and Furious 6," Universal Pictures has posted a record-setting year at the domestic box office, with $1.352 billion so far, the studio announced Monday. Universal's new Stateside benchmark surpassed...