| 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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Growing up, Christopher Navarro used to listen to himself talking on a hand-me-down Kmart cassette tape recorder, then re-record his voice until he had perfected the audio clip.
Now 38, the Northern California native channels his childhood pastime in...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:17 PM
"Gravity" cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki won the 28th American Society of Cinematographers Award for feature film Saturday evening at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
Lubezki previously won the top award two years ago for "The Tree of...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.)
We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Moviegoers who saw the twisty, Charlie Kaufman-penned meta-film "Adaptation" will recall that a hammy, tough-talking screenwriting guru named Robert McKee guided one of the characters to writing a cliche-ridden script that sold for an exorbitant amount of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Anyone who has seen director Alfonso Cuarón and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki work together might think they spend all of their time arguing like an old married couple, the squabbles punctuated by all manner of Spanish swear words.
"They are very...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Color us delighted if the next faux Hollywood feud is between George Clooney and Tina Fey.
Clooney is doing the rounds for appearing in the Oscar-nominated lost-in-space flick "Gravity" and sitting as producer on "August: Osage County," which received...