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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep on best actress list

    SAG Awards 2014: Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep on best actress list
    The best actress category went largely as expected when the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced Wednesday. The category is heavy on veterans, with a mix of prior nominees and winners, and looks to include the names likely to be mentioned...
  • SAG Awards: '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' among cast nominees

    The Screen Actors Guild nominated the movies "12 Years a Slave,"  "American Hustle," "August: Osage County," "Lee Daniels' The Butler" and "Dallas Buyers Club" for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture Wednesday. The SAG nominations...
  • SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day

    SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day
    When actors vote for awards, you can be sure of two things: They're going to love movies with sprawling casts (more parts = more work!) and showy roles that require physical transformation will typically beat subtler performances. Those precedents...
  • 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...
  • Sony Pictures leads studios with 15 Golden Globes film nominations

    Buoyed by the seven nominations snagged by "American Hustle," Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with 15 Golden Globe nominations in film categories. Trailing Sony were 20th Century Fox Film with 10 nominations, the Weinstein Co. with nine, ...
  • 'David Bowie Is' features Ziggy Stardust in pictures

    'David Bowie Is' features Ziggy Stardust in pictures
    "David Bowie Is," the exhibition catalog for the "David Bowie Is" retrospective that opened recently at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (currently breaking museum-attendance records, and running through August), is vast. "David Bowie Is," the...
  • 1 family, 3 dead children: Did state miss warning signs?

    1 family, 3 dead children: Did state miss warning signs?
    As her infant daughter lay in a hospital bed, brain-dead and on life support, Angela Petrov revealed to the medical staff a family history steeped in child abuse and murder. Six years earlier, she said, her half sister fatally beat her 5-year-old...