| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sandra Bullock has been teasing Alfonso Cuarón for the last four months about his penchant for enjoying a cup of warm green tea while she was crammed uncomfortably for hours in a 9-by-9-foot black box during the making of "Gravity." Now, two hours...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 Academy Awards nominations are set for Thursday morning, and you can watch them live above. The Oscars announcement is expected to start at 5:38 a.m. and 30 seconds Pacific time. (Why the extra 30 seconds? At that hour, we're willing to take...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Academy Awards are still more than three weeks away, and, by this point, there's the feeling that everyone involved should be looking (or at least feeling) like Cate Blanchett's desperate, fallen socialite at the end of "Blue Jasmine" — bleary-...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Alfonso Cuaron has won the Oscar for director for his space adventure “Gravity,” becoming the first Latin American director to take the top filmmaking prize.
The Mexican director, 52, was the fourth Latin American to be nominated in this...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Arriving at a Malibu cafe while waiting to conduct a post-screening Q&A, cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki isn't just on time but, startlingly, early. The 49-year-old Mexican-born cinematographer has earned raves for two very different films last year:...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Sandra Bullock, nominated for an Oscar for her lead performance in "Gravity," said Thursday morning that she had every intention of taking a break from acting when director Alfonso Cauron approached her about the role. Bullock spoke with The Times about...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:51 PM
As is usually the case, the mood was a convivial one at this year's Academy Award nominees luncheon, which throws together big-name stars and directors as well as animators, musicians, editors and other fellow contenders for Oscar gold.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
How could a movie with a Mexican director, two American stars and the backing of a major U.S. studio be named outstanding British film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards?
That's the question on many awards observers' minds after...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:03 AM
This year's Oscars will be a celebration of movie heroes, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
The show "will honor big-screen real-life heroes, super heroes, popular heroes and animated heroes, both past and present, as well...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Cate Blanchett won the Screen Actors Guild award for female actor in a leading role Saturday for her portrayal of Jasmine, the fallen New York socialite in the Woody Allen film "Blue Jasmine."
It is Blanchett's third SAG win, following supporting honors...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:45 AM
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...