- 'American Sniper' maintains lead position at box office
Denver Post News, Tuesday - 01/27/2015 - 02:47 AM
"American Sniper" continued to stay in moviegoers' sights. The Navy SEAL marksman drama starring Bradley Cooper stayed in first place in its second weekend in wide release, earning $64.6 million. The total haul for "American Sniper," which is up for six Academy Awards, stands at $200.4 million.
- Quotes from the Screen Actors Guild Awards
Miami Herald, Monday - 01/26/2015 - 12:47 AM
Quotes from Sunday night's 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles: …
- Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films
Miami Herald, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 02:47 AM
Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. …
- 'Strange Magic' casts a musical spell, but as a movie it misses
Los Angeles Times, Friday - 01/23/2015 - 04:47 PM
"Strange Magic," the new animated musical fairy tale from the mind and the mixtape of George Lucas, is indeed strange. What's missing is the magic.
- Oscar fever has fans scrambling to watch, watch, watch
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Thursday - 01/22/2015 - 12:12 PM
Oscar fever has fans scrambling to watch, watch, watch Between Jan. 15, when Academy Award nominations were announced, and Feb. 22 — the movie industry's big night — sufferers flock to theaters, beg screening DVDs from voting Screen Actors Guild members and trek to marathons to see as many contenders as possible in one stretch. For the ninth year, the country's No.
- 'Transparent,' 'Imitation Game' up for GLAAD Media Awards
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Wednesday - 01/21/2015 - 03:48 PM
Amazon earned its first nod for Transparent, which is nominated for outstanding comedy series with Brooklyn Nine-Nine, ''Faking It, ''Glee, ''Looking, ''Modern Family, ''Orange Is the New Black, ''Please Like Me, ''Sirens and Vicious. The GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in areas including music, movies, TV and journalism.
- What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Tuesday - 01/20/2015 - 08:45 PM
Celebrating its 31st year, the festival has steadily outgrown its indie-film roots to showcase emerging and established talent in art, music, television, film and new media. All kinds of installations pop up during the 10-day event to lure movie lovers and the Hollywood crowd, from Sundance-sponsored panel discussions to concerts, parties, dinners, gift suites, even camera and car showrooms. (Watch on the Sundance website.) Another special program, "Misery Loves Comedy," features comics and filmmakers weighing in on whether feeling blue is a prerequisite for being funny. There's Slamdance, a film festival that runs concurrently during Sundance that focuses on experimental approaches and emerging talent. Major media outlets (including The Associated Press) station photo and video studios near the temporary lounges set up to welcome the stars. If skiing at one of the nearby resorts isn't enough, festival-goers can get some exercise on the indoor rock wall at the Eddie Bauer Adventure House or at the pop-up Pure Barre studio, which is set to present more than a dozen of its body-shaping fitness classes during the first weekend of Sundance. Noah Baumbach's latest, Mistress America; a drama starring Sarah Silverman called I Smile Back; Kirby Dick's documentary about campus rape, The Hunting Ground; Leslye Headland's new comedy, Sleeping With Other People; Jack Black's Sundance return in The D Train; the premiere of Alex Gibney's documentary Going Clear:
- Oscar nominee Julianne Moore to help design Oscar green room
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 01/20/2015 - 08:47 AM
Julianne Moore isn't just the leading nominee for best actress at this year's Oscars, she's also helping design the backstage green room. …
- Hathaway sings again in 'Song One'
Miami Herald, Monday - 01/19/2015 - 08:07 AM
Anne Hathaway didn't sing in "Interstellar," but she does croon a tune in her latest. When the movie's titled "Song One" and is set in the lively indie music scene of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, it's to be expected. But it's not like she's dying to cut a record or tackle more musicals.
- Film academy president inspired to push for more diversity
Miami Herald, Saturday - 01/17/2015 - 12:47 AM
Motion picture academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs says that while she's proud of this year's nominees, the all-white acting slate inspires her to push for more diversity within the academy's ranks. …
- Oprah Winfrey, 'Selma' stars to march in Alabama on Sunday
Miami Herald, Friday - 01/16/2015 - 12:22 PM
Producer Oprah Winfrey and stars of the movie "Selma" will march in the famed Alabama city on Sunday to honor the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. …
- List of 87th annual Academy Award nominations
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 01/15/2015 - 10:39 AM
Complete list of 87th annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday: …
- Oscar nominations announced for lead actor
Miami Herald, Thursday - 01/15/2015 - 08:56 AM
The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for lead actor in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. …