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  • David O. Russell to Receive Director Honor at Santa Barbara

    Following his Academy Award nomination for helming "American Hustle," the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival announced Friday that David O. Russell will receive its director laurel. Executive director Roger Durling said, "It was at the first-ever...
  • 'Ride Along' cruising to victory over 'Lone Survivor,' 'Jack Ryan'

    It looks like Kevin Hart will easily lock up a first-place finish at the box office during the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, coming in ahead of last week's victor "Lone Survivor" and the new "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."  Universal Pictures'...
  • 'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscar nominations with 10 nods each

    'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscar nominations with 10 nods each
    This year’s Academy Award nominations? A little “Gravity,” a little levity and some actual gravity courtesy of “12 Years a Slave.” Director and co-writer Alfonso Cuaron’s space survival thriller received 10 Academy...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars

     SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars
     "American Hustle" won just a single trophy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — the really important one. The cast of David O. Russell's con-man tale took home SAG's cast award Saturday night, nudging "American Hustle" ahead of Oscar season's...
  • 'Ride Along' wins at box office over Martin Luther King Day weekend

    The cop comedy “Ride Along” drove past expectations to win at the box office and set records over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, proving again that studios shouldn’t underestimate the diverse film audience. The Universal...
  • Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there

    Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there
    CANNES, France - For her work in "The Past," as a divorcing Paris mother caught in a web of deceptions, Berenice Bejo won the best actress award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The movie opens in Chicago Friday; Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi'...
  • Does long Oscar race help films?

    Does long Oscar race help films?
    As long as this Chicago winter might feel, it's a mere blip compared with the ongoing movie awards season. The Movie City News website runs a column called "20 Weeks to Oscar," which translates to about 38 percent of the year — yet if you count...
  • Tom Sherak, Former Academy President and Film Czar, Dies at 68

    Tom Sherak, the longtime film marketing and distribution exec who led the Academy of Motion Pictures Art & Sciences through a period of innovation and change, died Tuesday in Calabasas, Calif. after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 68. His...
  • Meryl Streep Tapped for Icon Award at Palm Springs Fest

    Meryl Streep will join the crowd of A-listers to be feted at the 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival with the Icon Award, which "symbolizes the highest level of achievement" of a body of work in film. Streep is rolling in kudos for her role...
  • Critics Choice Awards: '12 Years,' 'American Hustle' Earn 13 Nominations Each

    With "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" leading the pack (13 bids each), plenty of films have reason to celebrate their nominations from the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, because it's one of the more reliable Oscar gauges around. The best pic...
  • OSCARS: 114 Original Scores to Compete for Top Prize

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its list of 114 feature film scores that will be competing for the five nominations. The roster includes films that are considered front-runners as well as documentaries, foreign-language films and...