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  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • Hollywood is losing the race for ethnic and gender inclusion

    Hollywood is losing the race for ethnic and gender inclusion
    If you're among the small number of directors or actors who isn't white, there is finally some cause to be excited about what's happening in Hollywood. For the first time in Academy Awards history, a black man — British filmmaker Steve McQueen...
  • 'American Hustle,' Jennifer Lawrence go over big with academy

    'American Hustle,' Jennifer Lawrence go over big with academy
    Multiplex moviegoers weren't the only ones paying attention to "American Hustle's" recent awards-season onslaught. Over the weekend, the film grossed $690,000 from just six theaters, and David O. Russell's freewheeling con artist dramedy also screened...
  • Solomon Northup's story is largely unknown in his New York hometown

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — In the film "12 Years a Slave," free black man Solomon Northup dreams of one thing during his long captivity in the antebellum South: returning to his family and home in Saratoga Springs. In the film, as Northup, played by...
  • Directors Round Table: Steve McQueen reveals his secret to casting

    Directors Round Table: Steve McQueen reveals his secret to casting
    Regardless of their success level, many actors seem to dread auditions, which sometimes replicate the "pick me!" anxiety of a schoolyard basketball game, only on a much grander scale. But as it turns out, plenty of directors find the process stressful...
  • Complete list of Independent Spirit Awards winners and nominees

    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...
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival to honor Meryl Streep

    The 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival is honoring three-time Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep with its Icon Award. The actress, who won her Academy Awards for 1989's "Kramer Vs. Kramer," 1982's "Sophie's Choice" and 2011's "The Iron Lady,"...
  • Tom Hanks to receive Palm Springs film festival award

    Tom Hanks to receive Palm Springs film festival award
    Tom Hanks is the recipient of the the 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival's Chairman's Award for his work as the leader of a ship overrun by pirates in "Captain Phillips" and as Walt Disney in "Saving Mr. Banks." The two-time Oscar winner will...
  • 'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11

    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,...
  • BAFTA 2014: The complete winners/nominees list

    BEST FILM "12 Years a Slave" WINNER "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Gravity" "Philomena" OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM "Gravity" WINNER "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" "Philomena" "Rush" "Saving Mr. Banks" "The Selfish Giant"' OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY...
  • Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments

    Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments
    The Oscars on Sunday night were a popular affair with some moving moments -- including speeches from Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o -- and some warm humor courtesy of host Ellen DeGeneres. It also had its share of mysteries. Was John Travolta...