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  • Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?

    Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?
    Nominees for this year's Academy Awards are set to be unveiled during a two-part news conference starting at 5:30 a.m. Pacific time Thursday and featuring directors Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, actor Chris Pine, and academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
  • 'Boyhood,' 'Grand Budapest,' 'Imitation Game' earn WGA nominations

    The Writers Guild of America announced its award contenders Wednesday morning, and the screenwriters of “Boyhood,” “Foxcatcher,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Nightcrawler” and “Whiplash” were...

    Writers Guild nominations analysis: Another beating for 'Unbroken'

    The Writers Guild of America (WGA) always offers some quirks when it comes to forecasting the Oscars as the guild disqualifies many movies that will eventually wind up on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' list. Two reasons for...

    Watching the literary film contenders

    The Oscar race is so different from book prizes. After a book wins one major prize -- say, the Pulitzer -- it's less likely to wind up as a contender for the National Book Award. Literary judges like to spread the love around. Movies are different. Each...

    Golden Globes 2015: 'Transparent' team is 'flying on a spaceship'

    Golden Globes 2015: 'Transparent' team is 'flying on a spaceship'
    The team behind the hit Amazon series "Transparent" isn't just thrilled about the show's Golden Globe nominations for best comedy series and Jeffrey Tambor for best actor in a comedy series, it's out in space. Or at least in a building that looks like a...