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  • 'Gravity,' 'Frozen' earn Cinema Audio Society Award nominations

    'Gravity,' 'Frozen' earn Cinema Audio Society Award nominations
    "Gravity," "Captain Phillips," "Frozen" and "Breaking Bad" were among the nominees Tuesday for the 50th Cinema Audio Society Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing in film and television for 2013. Nominated for the CAS Award for live-...
  • 'Lone Survivor': Navy SEALs, stuntmen and a five-story jump (video)

    What's the best way to film a five-story drop? That was one of the questions faced by director Peter Berg — twice — while making "Lone Survivor," a war drama based on former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction account of a mission gone...
  • Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards
    Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...
  • National Board of Review selects 'Her' as best picture

    "Her," Spike Jonze's quirky love story about a lonely man and his warmhearted computer operating system, was named best picture of 2013 on Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. Jonze also won best director. "Spike Jonze is one of...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman to be honored at Berlin Film Festival

    Philip Seymour Hoffman to be honored at Berlin Film Festival
    BERLIN -- Organizers of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival announced on its opening day Thursday that they would honor the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman by mounting a special screening of "Capote."  Hoffman won the Oscar for best actor in...
  • At the Gotham Awards, non-folksy tributes, then a folkie win

    At the Gotham Awards, non-folksy tributes, then a folkie win
    NEW YORK -- At the start of Monday night's IFP Gotham Independent Awards, host Nick Kroll made an inside "Inside Llewyn Davis" joke.  "A common theme in this year's movies," the comedian said, "are the horrors we inflict upon one another -- slavery, war,...
  • AFI Fest keeps festival circuit's awards-season buzz going

    If you're a studio hoping your film has a shot during awards season, chances are you've already premiered the movie to an elite audience by now. With Sundance, Telluride, Toronto and other festivals, there are plenty of opportunities to unveil an Oscar...
  • The late James Gandolfini to receive honor at Gotham film awards

    The late James Gandolfini to receive honor at Gotham film awards
    The late Emmy Award-winning actor James Gandolfini will be presented with a posthumous tribute by Steve Buscemi at the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards. The awards ceremony takes place Dec. 2 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. "We are...
  • 'Great Gatsby,' 'Her,' 'Gravity' win Art Directors Guild awards

    "Gravity," "Her" and "The Great Gatsby" won Art Directors Guild awards for film production design Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Andy Nicholson of "Gravity" earned the honor in the fantasy film category. K.K. Barrett won for...
  • '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...
  • Richard Linklater's dawning collaboration with Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke

    Richard Linklater's dawning collaboration with Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
    Cast attractive actors who also happen to be writer-directors in your movie and you're setting the stage for a prolonged and unusual journey. Filmmaker Richard Linklater can see that now: how the extra talents latent in Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy emerged...