December 12, 2012 |
The Screen Actors Guild nominations are set to be unveiled early Wednesday morning at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Will the actors from "Lincoln," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Argo," "Les Miserables" and "Silver Linings Playbook" be nominated for best ensemble cast, or will another film come in as a bigger surprise? The guild will start the nominations at 6 a.m. Wednesday, preceded by nominations for stunt performers at 5:50 a.m., and will air live on TNT. The SAG nominations come on the heels of Tuesday's nods for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and one day ahead of the Golden Globe nominations.
December 11, 2012
"Lincoln" earned a record-breaking 13 nominations for Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards. It received nominations for best film, director for Steven Spielberg, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actress for Sally Field, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and acting ensemble. "Les Miserables" followed with 11 nominations, while the quirky romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" scored 10 nods. STORY: 'Lincoln' scores 13 Critics' Choice nominations The following is a complete list of nominations.
February 1, 2012 |
As a front-runner to win top honors in the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony, "The Artist" is a rarity. Not only is it in black and white, almost entirely silent and a French director's take on old Hollywood, it is the only movie among the nine best picture nominees filmed entirely in Los Angeles. The 1960s civil rights drama "The Help," another potential favorite for best picture, was shot in Mississippi; "The Descendants," starring George Clooney, was filmed in Hawaii; and Martin Scorsese's "Hugo," a whimsical tale about the early days of cinema, was produced mainly on a soundstage in the United Kingdom.
January 29, 2012 |
What sets the Screen Actors Guild Awards apart from all the other major televised awards shows? It doesn't bestow best picture honors. This guild keeps its focus on performances -- its trophy is called "the Actor. " So the race to watch on Sunday is cast in a motion picture -- the guild's equivalent to the Academy Award's top prize. This year, all eyes will be on “The Artist,” the charming black-and-white nearly silent film that pays homage to the bygone era when silent films made way for talkies.
January 13, 2012
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday 'The Artist' wins big at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. ( Los Angeles Times ) And in case you missed the show, here's a look at some of the best and worst moments from it. ( Los Angeles Times ) Heather Locklear is "just fine" after being hospitalized Thursday night, the "Melrose Place" star's parents say. A 911 call was made from her house after she reportedly mixed alcohol and prescription meds. ( Los Angeles Times )
March 8, 2010 |
Sandra Bullock, America's sweetheart of popular movies, has suddenly become Oscar's sweetheart too. One of Hollywood's most beloved comic actresses, Bullock walked off with the Academy Award for playing true-life Southern power mom Leigh Anne Tuohy in the unexpected blockbuster "The Blind Side." Based on the nonfiction bestseller by Michael Lewis, and written and directed by John Lee Hancock, the film told the story of how Tuohy and her family adopted and nurtured homeless black teenager Michael Oher, who became a star Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman.