| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
This time last year, Bradley Cooper was promoting his Oscar-nominated turn in David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" while preparing to make another movie with the director. The day after the Oscars, Cooper flew to Boston to begin pre-production...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
El primer premio de la edición 71 de los a Globos de Oro fue para la chica dorada Jennifer Lawrence, quien ganó un premio a la mejor actriz de reparto por la comedia pícara “American Hustle”. (Lawrence ganó un trofeo el año pasado a la mejor...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:11 AM
The cast of the 1970s crime caper "American Hustle" grooved its way to the top prize from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday in a key test of the film's Oscar mettle six weeks ahead of a likely competitive race for Academy Awards.
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Emma Thompson shimmied. Rita Moreno sang. Matthew McConaughey traveled to Neptune.
And SAG voters did pretty much as expected. Since the actors branch comprises nearly 20% of the Motion Picture Academy's membership, is it safe to assume the SAG Awards...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 11:42 AM
There is an audible gasp at the Shrine Auditorium when "American Hustle" wins best cast on Saturday night. The actors arrive giddy onstage, and in an instant they are backstage.
At first it's whispers and hugs, then there is a blitz of camera flashes,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:43 PM
As long as this Chicago winter might feel, it's a mere blip compared with the ongoing movie awards season.
The Movie City News website runs a column called "20 Weeks to Oscar," which translates to about 38 percent of the year — yet if you count...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Like Mugwumps, Gryffindor and Hufflepuff from "Harry Potter" before it, the world may now be divided into those for whom "Hunger Games"-related words such as Katniss, Peeta and Haymitch mean something and those for whom they do not.
The latter trio is...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:38 PM
David O. Russell unveiled the first six minutes of his latest movie, "American Hustle," during a career tribute at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre on Friday night. And though technical issues with the sound forced the footage to be stopped and restarted,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:46 AM
After riding through Rome, London, Berlin, Madrid and Paris for glitzy premieres and packed junkets, Jennifer Lawrence and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” posse made its much-anticipated stop at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Second movies in a series can be such a comfort: We already know the key characters, we have a sense of where the plot is going, we just have to hang on and enjoy the thrills. Which is what happens with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."