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  • 'American Hustle,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska' receive WGA nominations

    The screenplays of "American Hustle," "Her," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Blue Jasmine" are among the nominees for Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in 2013. Nominees announced Friday in the original...
  • Holiday movies, now new and improved

    The holiday season brings quality cinema entries. But sometimes one leaves the theater thinking, "That was good, but it could have been better" Or perhaps, "That was good, but it could have been better if filmmakers were a little more open to other...
  • Hollywood Sexist? Female Directors Still Missing in Action

    In 2013, Hollywood saw big box office hits with Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Sandra Bullock in "Gravity" and Melissa McCarthy (and Bullock again) in "The Heat." But none of these girl-power sagas were directed by a woman. It'...
  • Writers Guild Unveils 10 Screenplay Nominations

    Mixing mainstream and specialty titles, the Writers Guild of America has nominated Tracy Letts for "August: Osage County," Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke for "Before Midnight," Billy Ray for "Captain Phillips," Peter Berg for "Lone...
  • WGA Nominations: Oscar and the Eligibility Factor (Analysis)

    Writers Guild of America's just-announced nominees have reason for optimism in terms of the upcoming Academy Awards, but they come with a load of footnotes and caveats. The WGA has a pretty solid track record at predicting Oscar winners, though as far as...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors

    'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors
    "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...
  • DGA nominations: Is there not enough of a good thing?

    Here’s how strong these past few months have been for cinema. If you took the new movies of five top directors who didn’t make DGA’s list of nominees Tuesday—say, Spike Jonze, the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, J.C. Chandor and...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress in a movie drama

    Golden Globes 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress in a movie drama
    Cate Blanchett won the Golden Globe for best actress in a motion picture  drama Sunday for her role as Jasmine, the fallen New York socialite in the Woody Allen film "Blue Jasmine." The award marks the third Golden Globe for the Australian actress,...
  • 'Gravity,' 'Her,' 'Oblivion' earn Art Directors Guild nominations

    "Gravity," "Her," "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave" were among the nominees Thursday morning for the Art Directors Guild's annual awards for production design. Nominated in the period film category were Judy Becker for "American Hustle";...
  • Critic's Notebook: The comedy and drama of Golden Globe categories

    Here's a modest proposal for the Golden Globe Awards telecast Sunday night: Make the presenters wear tragic masks when reading the nominations in the drama categories and comic masks when reading the nominations in the musical/comedy categories. That...
  • Golden Globes to honor Woody Allen, whether he wants it or not

    Golden Globes to honor Woody Allen, whether he wants it or not
    How do you give a lifetime achievement award to a director still very much in motion, to an artist who refuses to settle down, to someone who actively does not want one? Woody Allen is in the midst of a run of box-office successes and critical acclaim....