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Oscar Beat: 10 Films That Could End Up in the 2015 Awards Race
With the recent 86th Academy Awards ceremony, the Oscar race has finally come to a close-for now.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Celebrating Universal's Year Without Blockbusters
If you go onto the studio release slate for Universal for the year of 2014, you'll notice that, counting the "platformed in December 2013 for Oscar consideration" Lone Survivor , Universal has seventeen wide release films that have been released or will be released in 2014.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
VIDEO: Mick Jagger Talks James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' on TODAY
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger appeared on this morning's TODAY and spoke to Willie Geist about his next project, a big screen biopic of soul man James Brown , titled "Get on Up."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Allison Janney's Life With Dogs
"I was filming The Help in Greenwood, MS, and had too many days off in a row. So I started looking at the Petfinder app, for cattle dogs, and I saw Dutch -- this teeny puppy with the largest ears.
And the 2015 Oscars go to . . .
OK, I'm about to take a few days off, and when I get back Monday there'll be no more Oscar talk, at least not for a while.
Globe and Mail
What does the 12 Years a Slave best-picture win mean?
The first best picture in Oscar's history directed by a black director, and Hollywood's first serious look at slave history, 12 Years a Slave is a breakthrough.
Op-ed: Why Hollywood's Scared of Katherine Heigl's Gay Wedding
Why would a movie starring Katherine Heigl need to raise cash on a site like Indiegogo? I mean, isn't that a site for documentarians making their first go at it, or some inventor with a weird product that could only go viral on the Internet? It seems that it's because without independent financing, this movie - where the star of so many modern ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield who of the couple is worth more?
Difference in income is a common sticking point for many couples, but when both parties has millions in the bank, does it even matter? That's a question to ask Spider-Man on- and off-screen lovers Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, as one of them is reportedly worth more than the other.
The Northwestern in Oshkosh
Stockett: 'The Help' best trusted to a childhood friend
Author Kathryn Stockett, who at first rejected her childhood friend Tate Taylor's bid to make a movie of her book "The Help," ended up making a cameo in the film.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Stars go strapless, light on the Oscar red carpet
Actress Viola Davis was a pop of color early on for the red carpet, with an emerald green dress that followed the night's strapless trend.
Oscars 2015: Early Best Picture Predictions
Meryl Streep's musical, Angelina Jolie's next directorial effort and David Fincher's "Gone Girl" adaptation are among the films already getting buzz.
The Greenwich Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Bryce Dallas Howard
Bryce Dallas Howard, who grew up in Greenwich, turns 33 on Sunday. The film actress, writer and director was born March 2, 1981, in Los Angeles.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
'The Help' in good hands with childhood friend
When director and childhood friend Tate Taylor first asked author Kathryn Stockett for the film rights to her yet-to-be-published novel, "The Help," she said she replied, "Hell, no!" At that point, the only feature-length movie Taylor had directed was the 2008 film, "Pretty Ugly People," which had garnered few reviews and even fewer receipts at ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Liza Weil to Join Viola Davis in Shonda Rhimes' Abc Pilot How to Get Away with Murder
Former SCANDAL star Liza Weil has signed on to join Oscar nominee Viola Davis in Shonda Rhimes' upcoming ABC drama pilot HOW TO GET AWAY WTIH MURDER, according to Deadline .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Exclusive: Chadwick as 'Sex Machine' James Brown
After portraying baseball great Jackie Robinson in 42 , Chadwick Boseman is tackling the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, in a new warts-and-all biopic from the director of The Help , and ET's Rocsi Diaz is exclusively on the Mississippi set of Get On Up to get Chad's take on the legendary music icon! In theaters August 1, 2014, Get On Up takes a ... (more)
Alabama's Oscar connection: From 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to 'The Help'
As the countdown to Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards continues, we look back at some of Alabama's greatest moments in Oscar history.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Viola Davis to Star in Shonda Rhimes' How to Get Away with Murder Pilot for Abc
According to Deadline , Viola Davis has signed to lead the network's upcoming drama pilot HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, written by Peter Nowalk, and produced by Rhimes' Shondaland.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Hollywood still a place for white men: New study finds that women and ...
Dramatic picture captures the moment beauty queen, 21, became the fifth person shot dead in Venezuela's anti-government protests Girl, 10, was tied up and shot in the head before her remains were stuffed in trash bags in school coach's basement, police claim as they charge him with her kidnap and murder Keep my son out of Hollywood: Philip Seymour ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Author of 'The Help', University of Alabama alumna to speak on campus
Author Kathryn Stockett poses by a poster for the movie made from her book prior to a benefit screening of "The Help" in Madison, Miss., Saturday, July 30, 2011.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Jill Scott Talks 'The Voice,' James Brown Biopic and New Album
Tapped as guest mentor for Team Usher on the sixth season of NBC's "The Voice" -- which kicks off Feb. 24 -- Jill Scott has also been busy juggling two other major projects: a co-starring role in the James Brown biopic "Get On Up" and a new album for Atlantic.