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  • Directors Guild Awards: Alfonso Cuaron wins top honor for 'Gravity'

    Directors Guild Awards: Alfonso Cuaron wins top honor for 'Gravity'
    Alfonso Cuaron won the Directors Guild of America’s award for directorial achievement in feature film for “Gravity,” the outer space survival story starring Sandra Bullock. "This is truly an honor and I'm humbled by it," Cuaron said as...
  • Martin Scorsese and Steve McQueen among DGA award nominees

    Martin Scorsese and Steve McQueen among DGA award nominees
    Martin Scorsese earned his ninth Directors Guild of America Award nomination Tuesday morning for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film for  "The Wolf of Wall Street," his controversial dark comedy about a hedonistic stockbroker. Scorsese,...
  • 'Lone Survivor' cast, director worked with Navy SEALs on set (video)

    "Lone Survivor" writer-director Peter Berg is a man who values accuracy. In adapting former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction account of a disastrous military mission in Afghanistan, Berg enlisted a group of the elite force as technical advisors...
  • Richard Lester will be honored by L.A. Film Critics Assn.

    Richard Lester will be honored by L.A. Film Critics Assn.
    Richard Lester changed the cinematic language of the movie musical with his off-the-wall comic sensibilities and frenetic visual style in the Beatles' 1964's "A Hard Day's Night" and 1965's "Help!" even winning an MTV Music Award two decades later...
  • The friendship behind the look of '12 Years a Slave'

    To filmgoers, director Steve McQueen has had a busy five years, bursting onto the scene with 2008's "Hunger," following with "Shame" in 2011 and now this year's "12 Years a Slave." Cinematographer Sean Bobbitt served as director of photography for all...
  • 'American Hustle,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska' receive WGA nominations

    '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...
  • Bruce Dern set for career achievement honor at Palm Springs fest

    Bruce Dern set for career achievement honor at Palm Springs fest
    Bruce Dern will be the recipient of the Career Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Dern, who won best-actor honors at the Cannes Film Festival for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" and is considered a likely...
  • 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....
  • White-hot debate follows 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

    White-hot debate follows 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'
    — In "Blue Is the Warmest Color," Adèle Exarchopoulos plays a French student who has an intensely passionate, excruciatingly painful relationship with an older woman (Léa Seydoux). Making the film, she says, was much the same. "He changed my life,...
  • Annie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society. The following is a complete list of nominees: Animated feature "A...
  • Bruce Dern suddenly finds himself at the center of it all

    Bruce Dern suddenly finds himself at the center of it all
    Bruce Dern, shirt untucked, white hair mussed ("I have always been a fan of attractive disarray," he says, chuckling), is between bites of his grilled cheese sandwich, holding court inside Paramount Pictures' executive dining room. Everyone knows him...