| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:55 PM
"Inside Llewyn Davis," Joel and Ethan Coen's study of a struggling New York folk singer in 1961, was the big winner Saturday at the National Society of Film Critics. The film received four awards, including best film, actor for Oscar Isaac, director for...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Lupita Nyong'o won the Screen Actors Guild award for female actor in a supporting role Saturday night for her role as Patsey, a favored but abused slave in Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave."
It was the first nomination for the Mexico City-born, Kenyan-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
June Squibb, 84; Judi Dench, 79; Meryl Streep, 64; Oprah Winfrey, 59; Emma Thompson, 54; Sandra Bullock, 49; Julia Roberts, 46; Cate Blanchett, 44; Lupita Nyong'o, 30; Jennifer Lawrence, 23.
These 10 actresses received either a leading or supporting...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The best picture win for Steve McQueen and his “12 Years a Slave” on Sunday may not have been a surprise for the many who saw the movie on the fall-festival circuit and predicted big things for it even then.
But, in a larger sense, it was a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The Screen Actors Guild has announced a star-studded lineup of presenters for the 20th annual SAG Awards, including Robert De Niro, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep and Matt Damon.
Also on the list are Ben Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jennifer Garner,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:27 PM
For anyone in Hollywood or the heartland who didn’t fall in love with Lupita Nyong’o’s talent after seeing her performance in best picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” or was somehow unmoved by the supporting actress’s...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:04 PM
There were few surprises during Sunday's Academy Awards show, at least according to the thousands of L.A. Times readers who submitted their Oscar picks via our play-at-home ballot.
The average reader got about half of his or her picks correct, with...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Like politicians on a whistle-stop tour before a big election, this year's Academy Award nominees have flocked to TV talk shows in recent weeks. But no day may have seen as much of that flocking as Wednesday, when everywhere one looked — morning,...