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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘oscar nominations’

Julianne Moore: ‘Still Alice’ Star Walks Red Carpet With Family

Julianne Moore, star of the newly released film Still Alice, walked the red carpet at an event in her honor at the Museum of the Moving Image, flanked by her husband and children. Moore plays a professor in the new film–one who is losing her memory to early Alzheimer’s. Julianne Moore lost nothing during this event, however, instead gaining the …

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Jessica Chastain Talks Industry Diversity, Stunned by Racial Remarks

Jessica Chastain used her moment to shine at the 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards to turn attention toward creating more diversity within the film industry. She accepted the inaugural Most Valuable Player honor, and after thanking those near and dear to her, noted that it was in fact what would have been Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 86th birthday. “Today is Martin …

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Sienna Miller Humbled by ‘American Sniper’ Opportunity

Sienna Miller was humbled by the opportunity she felt she received when awarded the role of Taya Kyle in the Oscar-nominated film American Sniper. She admits it’s hard to say no when Clint Eastwood asks you to play a role in a film he is directing. “I would have been happy to make the tea on Clint’s set much less …

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Clint Eastwood: Oscar Nods For “American Sniper”

Clint Eastwood managed to get a coveted “Secret Sneak” spot at the AFI Fest for his new film American Sniper. The Veteran’s Day timing may have been somewhat planned, but the effect of the extra emotional coating on the occasion had feelings running high for the film’s topic. Clint Eastwood’s Midas touch definitely seems to be intact, even though the …

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Robert Redford Upset About Oscar Snub

Nobody puts Baby, er, Robert Redford, in the corner! The legendary actor played a little bit of the blame game as to why he wasn’t named in Thursday’s Oscar nominations. Apparently, he believes his role in the film All is Lost deserved the nom, and thinks the film’s distributor, Roadside Attractions, is reason for the snub. “We had no campaign …

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Pharrell Williams Nabs Oscar Nomination

If you thought multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter and producer Pharrell Williams had a big year in 2013, just brace yourself. It looks as though 2014 will only elevate his career even more. Williams, who was a fixture on the Billboard charts last year with hits like Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” has added  yet another accolade to his list. …

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Oscar Nominations Announced With Few Surprises

The list of Oscar nominations is being announced this morning, and there are few surprises in the mix. Chris Hemsworth was on hand to help Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs read out the names, which include Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Matthew McConaughey, among others. The stand-out, most talked-about pictures of 2013 were “12 Years A Slave”, “Her”, “American Hustle”, …

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Eleanor Parker, “Sound Of Music” Actress, Dies At Age 91

There has been yet another day in the past week in Hollywood. Eleanor Parker is the latest Hollywood icon to pass away, dying at the age of 91. She was known to most people from her role in The Sound Of Music, a classic musical which shot her co-star Julie Andrews to fame. Parker died on December 9th due to …

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Peter O’Toole, Film Legend, Dies At Age 81

Hollywood lost a true legend. Peter O’Toole, who was highly regarded in Hollywood, and the star of many films, will always be remembered for his iconic role in Lawrence of Arabia. The classic film, released in 1962, launched his career, and gave him international fame, while the film itself is regarded as one of the best films of all time. …

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