All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘academy award’

‘Boyhood’ Star, Photographer Talk At Google

With Richard Linklater’s Boyhood nominated for six Oscars, the film that has captivated so many since its premiere, will no doubt be one of the hottest topics in film over the coming weeks. If you haven’t seen it yet, what are you waiting for? As you’re probably aware, the movie was filmed over the course of twelve years, showing the …

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Jennifer Aniston: No Oscar Nod for ‘Cake’

Jennifer Aniston didn’t get that highly anticipated Oscar nod for her role in Cake. For months speculation ran high with Oscar fever for the former Friends star. Jennifer Aniston portrayed Claire Simmons in the film–a woman who suffers from chronic pain. “The leg was shattered, the back was broken, the neck,” Aniston said of her character’s condition during a recent …

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Julianne Moore: ‘Still Alice’ and ‘Maps to the Stars’ Golden Globe Nomations

Julianne Moore received not one, but two nominations when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their list of Golden Globe contenders this past week. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama for her role as a professor living with early-onset Alzheimer’s in Still Alice. For her role in Maps to the Stars–a ‘Hollywood satire about a dysfunctional showbiz …

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Sophia Loren Honored at Cannes Film Festival

International film star and Italy’s most renowned actress Sophia Loren has been named the Guest of Honor at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 14-25 in Cannes, France. Aside from attending a screening of her new film, La Voce Umana (The Human Voice), which was directed by her son Edoardo Ponti, Loren, 79, will conduct a masterclass …

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Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones Star in ‘The Homesman’

Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones star opposite each other in The Homesman. The international trailer for the upcoming film hit the internet on Tuesday. A release date for the film has yet to be announced. Jones not only stars in the film, he serves as director and producer–and he co-wrote it as well. He plays the role of a …

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Bill Murray Honors Harold Ramis At The 2014 Oscar Awards

Last night’s Oscar ceremony definitely had its share of touching moments, and Bill Murray was responsible for one of them. In a rare Oscar appearance, the comedian paid tribute to his late friend Harold Ramis while presenting the award for Best Cinematography with actress Amy Adams. After announcing the names of the nominees, the Lost in Translation star cleverly added …

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’12 Years A Slave’ Wins Best Picture At The Oscars

The historical slavery drama 12 Years a Slave bagged the award for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Just as noteworthy, British film director, Steve McQueen, made history as the first black director to win the Best Picture award since the Academy Awards’ inception. 12 Years a Slave went against The Wolf of Wall Street, Philomena, …

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Academy Award Predictions: Who Will Win Big?

This may be the most anticipated Academy Awards show in a number of years. It has been a great year for quality movies and standout acting performances. Much buzz surrounds which actors and actresses are expected to leave with an Oscar in hand. There is also the shadow of Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s death hanging over the event; the Academy Award-winning …

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Jennifer Lawrence Wins at Golden Globes

Jennifer Lawrence won a Golden Globe on Sunday–the first of the evening, in fact. She was awarded the Golden Globe for best supporting actress for her role in American Hustle. Known as a precursor to the Oscars, might this mean Lawrence will take home yet another Academy Award next month? Her first–for Best Actress–was for her role in The Silver …

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Academy Awards: Biggest Snubs of All Time

It’s understandable, occasionally, that a great film might not win a Best Picture Oscar. Sometimes, there is something else that year that just outshines it. For example, Star Wars lost to Annie Hall. Fargo lost to The English Patient. And, Philadelphia lost to Schindler’s List. In a year like that, everyone can go home with their head held high. But, …

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