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20 Years of Oscars Best Picture Winners, Ranked From Best to Worst

Laura Bellini | February 25, 2016 - 9:30 am

The 88th Annual Academy Awards are around the corner (Sunday, Feb. 28), and the anticipation is building about who will be taking home an Oscar this year.  … More »


Lupita Nyong’o Was Flown a ‘Star Wars’ Audition Script to Morocco

Mia Lardiere | December 1, 2015 - 2:54 pm

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

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Lupita Nyong’o, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kat McPhee, and the Cast of ‘Scandal’ Mingle in Washington, D.C.

Jason Marshall | May 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Every year the greats descend upon our nations capital to mingle with and congratulate one another on being masters of the universe. It’s called the White House Correspondents Dinner and, if anything, this years event is just an excuse to get the cast of Scandal and Lupita Nyong’o into the same room at the same time.More »



The 2014 MTV Movie Awards: See Who Got Nominated

Barbara DeFranco | March 6, 2014 - 9:55 am

Get ready to cast your votes! The 2014 MTV Movie Awards nominations have been announced and we’ve got the full list of nominees in these year’s categories, including Best Kiss, Best On-Screen Duo and #WTF Moment. … More »


You’ve Got to Read This 161-Year-Old ‘New York Times’ Article About ’12 Years a Slave’

Robert Kessler | March 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

History was made when 12 Years a Slave was crowned the Best Picture of 2013 at the Academy Awards. However, that saga began a full 173 years ago when the real Solomon Northrup, the subject of the film, was abducted and sold into slavery. The Times was on it.

An article published in… More »


Here Are Your 2014 Oscar Winners

Robert Kessler | March 2, 2014 - 8:46 pm

The 2014 Academy Awards were billed by ABC as “the closest race in Oscar history.” They weren’t. In fact, if you’d listened to my predictions, you’d have known all the winners a week in advance. (But I digress.)

Here is the winners’ list: … More »



Even in Rain Gear, Lupita Nyong’o Looks Like a Million Bucks

Jason Marshall | March 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Lupita Nyong’o braved the rain in Los Angeles on Friday and proved that she truly has earned her spot as this seasons fashion ‘it girl.’

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Lupita Nyong’o Leads the Pack in This Year’s Awards Season Fashion

Camilla Werner-Longo | February 25, 2014 - 8:30 pm

It is a rare occurrence when the world of entertainment discovers true talent after someone’s first film debut. Even rarer, is finding within that same person a new fashion icon among Hollywood’s elite. Sometimes, however, we are lucky enough to get both and in terms of up-and-coming actress Lupita Nyong’o, that is precisely the case.
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Tell Us Who You Think Will Win Big on Oscar Night

Robert Kessler | February 25, 2014 - 11:00 am

It’s been quite the year for film and in just a few days, the Academy Awards — film’s ultimate prize — will be awarded. So who will be victorious? You tell us. … More »



These Kids Reenacting Oscar-Nominated Films Are Freaking Adorable

Robert Kessler | February 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm

There’s almost nothing cute about any of this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture nominees. That is, until they’re acted out by children. D’awwwwww. … More »


2014 Directors Guild Awards: What You Missed

Jason Marshall | January 27, 2014 - 7:00 am

The race towards the 86th Academy Awards is nearing its end, and, so far, the road towards the second Sunday in March has been paved with the bricks that American Hustle made. But after this weekend’s Directors Guild of America Awards, Gravity has stepped up its game and is another award closer to Oscar Gold.
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2014 SAG Awards: The Moments You Missed

Jason Marshall | January 19, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Didn’t have time to sit around on a Saturday night and watch Hollywood pat itself on the back? Well, lucky for you we watched the show and have put together the things everyone will be talking about around the water cooler tomorrow.

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’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big, Celebrities Get Weird at the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards

Robert Kessler | January 17, 2014 - 9:45 am

The Critics’ Choice Awards aren’t really a real awards show, but they did happen last night and plenty of celebrities showed up anyway. Whether it was something in the water, or everyone was just blowing off steam from the Oscar nominations announcement earlier yesterday morning, things got weird at the ceremony. … More »


Here’s What You Missed on the 2014 Golden Globes

Robert Kessler | January 13, 2014 - 8:00 am

As Hollywood wakes up with a collective wine hangover and the dust settles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, American Hustle emerges as the 71st annual Golden Globes’ big winner. The film won three of its seven nominations — best comedy film, best performance by an actress in a comedy (Amy Adams) and best supporting actress… More »


‘American Hustle’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ Clean Up Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nominations

Robert Kessler | December 16, 2013 - 1:45 pm

The Broadcast Film Critics Association has announced its list of nominees for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave leading the pack once again with 13 nominations each. Gravity falls close behind with 10. At this point, American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave look unstoppable, heading into the… More »



Here Are Your ‘American Hustle’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ Loving Golden Globe Nominations

Robert Kessler | December 12, 2013 - 9:37 am

Thursday morning, the nominations were announced for the 2014 Golden Globes: Hollywood’s drunkest, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler-est awards show. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave lead the pack with seven nominations each.

Here is the full list of nominees: … More »


’12 Years a Slave’ Leads Independent Spirit Nominations with 7

Robert Kessler | November 26, 2013 - 2:18 pm

The Academy Awards’ little brother, the Film Independent Spirit Awards, announced their nominees Tuesday. The ceremony honors films that were made on a budget of less than $20 million and expected Oscar darling 12 Years a Slave led the pack with seven nominations. Nebraska trailed close behind with six.

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’12 Years a Slave’ Is Merciless, Magnificent

Robert Kessler | October 18, 2013 - 12:45 pm

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave opened to rave reviews at the Telluride Film Festival in August. It has since emerged as a contender for both Best Picture and Best Actor Oscars; it is clear that the film is a cinematic success. But what remains unclear is whether this film will be a hit at the box office. More »



’12 Years a Slave’ Cast Doesn’t Really Care If Madonna Was Texting During Their Movie

Gabrielle Chung | October 15, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Madonna, you’re off the hook for now.

Though the Queen of Pop was reportedly caught texting during a recent showing of 12 Years a Slave at New York’s Walter Reade Theater, the cast of the Steve McQueen historical drama aren’t too ruffled by the alleged slip-up.

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Everyone at TIFF Loves ‘12 Years a Slave,’ Too

Peggy Truong | September 7, 2013 - 2:50 pm

Fresh from last month’s debut at the Telluride Film Festival, Steve McQueen’s historical film 12 Years a Slave received even more love up north on Friday.

McQueen and company received a standing ovation when the credits rolled at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, according to USA Today.

And yes, BradMore »


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