Oscars 2014: Take our Best Picture poll – CBS News

CBS NewsNominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards, clockwise, from top left: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “12 Years a…

Real-Life Stories Behind Best Picture Nominees – ABC News

ABC NewsIf many of this year’s best picture nominees sound familiar, it could be because they are based on real-life stories. Six of the nine Academy Award nominated films claim…

Oscar contenders pull their weight – Quad City Times

Quad City TimesThe depth of the Academy Awards’ Best Picture nominees makes it tough to pick a probable winner from the pool. Remarkably, while three contenders — “Gravity,” “12 Years…

Oscars Predictions For 86th Academy Awards: “12 Years A Slave” To Win

It’s Oscars Predictions for 86th Academy Awards time! This blogger’s oscars predictions strategy has been to avoid what should win (which is a matter of opinion, anyway), and look at…

Oscars 2014: Leonardo DiCaprio and a series of unfortunate Oscar years – NDTV

NDTVLeonardo DiCaprio is one of the most famous and beloved members of the twilight zone peopled by actors whose greatness is acknowledged and celebrated by everybody except the Academy of…

Best of Hollywood Contest – Boston.com

Boston.comSandra Bullock is up for Best Actress for her role in Gravity, which, along (Getty Images) Sandra Bullock is up for Best Actress for her role in Gravity, which, along…

Oscars 2014: Take our Best Supporting Actor poll – CBS News

CBS NewsAcademy Award nominees for Best Supporting Actor (clockwise from top left): Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”; Bradley Cooper, “American Hustle”; Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”; Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a…

Oscar campaigns may be over-the-top, but they keep otherwise-endangered … – Washington Post

Washington PostAs the Academy Awards ceremony approaches on March 2, the race for best picture seems more wide open than ever, with three movies — “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave”…

Oscar juggernauts a rarity at Academy Awards – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOscar’s best-picture race already is considered a nail-biter. But it could also launch a film into the history books. With 10 nominations apiece, American Hustle and Gravity enter the…

Bradley Cooper Admits Going Commando At White House State Dinner; Actor … – International Business Times

International Business TimesActor Bradley Cooper arrives at the 86th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni. “American Hustle” star Bradley Cooper went commando to…

Bradley Cooper went commando to State Dinner – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBradley Cooper apparently exercised his freedom by going commando to the White House’s State Dinner. In a visit to Ellen DeGeneres on Monday, the “American Hustle” actor,…

10 biggest best picture upsets in Oscar history – KSDK

10 biggest best picture upsets in Oscar historyKSDKWhen it comes to the Academy Awards, the best-picture race tends to stick to script, which argues well for this year’s front-runners, 12…

Poll: Does BAFTA win = Oscar for Jennifer Lawrence? – GoldDerby

GoldDerbyOn the eve of the BAFTA Awards, Jennifer Lawrence (“American Hustle”) seemed doomed at the Oscars. Twenty-five of our 26 pundits pegged Lupita Nyongo (“12 Years a Slave”) to nab…

12 Years a Slave and Gravity Win Big at the 2014 BAFTA Awards: See the Full … – E! Online

E! OnlineThe stage was set, the celebs walked the red carpet and the show began. As the 2014 BAFTA Awards kicked off from London’s swanky Royal Opera House, competition for…

‘Gravity’ scoops prizes including best British film at UK academy awards – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneLONDON — Space thriller “Gravity” was named best British movie at the British Academy Film Awards Sunday, taking the first trophy of the night. The special-effects extravaganza also…

‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ lead nominations for British … – New York Daily News

‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ lead nominations for British …New York Daily NewsCan “American Hustle” or “12 Years a Slave” defy “Gravity”? David O. Russell’s con-artist caper and…

Tonight’s BAFTAs will offer an Oscar boost – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLONDON (AP) — Can American Hustle or 12 Years a Slave defy Gravity? David O. Russell’s con-artist caper and Steve McQueen’s unflinching tale of slavery are hoping to unseat…

‘Oscar bump’ at box office not particularly visible – News10.net

‘Oscar bump’ at box office not particularly visibleNews10.netWhile no movie from this year’s best-picture nominees has seen a sharp ‘Oscar bump’ at the box office, analysts say most movies are…

‘The Square’ among early winners at DGAs – Post-Bulletin

Post-BulletinThis film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from “Gravity.” With the tightest three-way Oscar race in years, the 66th Directors Guild of America…

DGA Winner Could Get Edge in Tight Oscar Race – ABC News

ABC NewsWith the tightest three-way Oscar race in years, the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards could give “Gravity,” ”American Hustle” or “12 Years a Slave” the edge in…

Bradley Cooper coming to Broadway this fall – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Bradley Cooper, not too long ago crowned “sexiest man alive” by People magazine, is coming to Broadway in an ugly role. Producers said Thursday that the…

SAG Awards 2014: “American Hustle” scores top honor – CBS News

CBS NewsActors Jeremy Renner, Elisabeth Rohm, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams accept the outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture award for “American Hustle” during the…

Bradley Cooper’s Crotch Hugged by Prankster Vitalii Sediuk at 2014 SAG Awards – Celebuzz

CelebuzzThis time the object of his pranking was actor Bradley Cooper. The American Hustle star received what appeared to be some very inappropriate and unwanted attention on the red carpet.…

Jennifer Lawrence: 6 Funny Faces She Made at the SAG Awards – E! Online

E! OnlineAt the 2014 SAG Awards, Jennifer Lawrence humorously talked about her “armpit vagina” and then took home the actor statue of the night, along with her American Hustle costars,…

‘American Hustle’ hauls in Hollywood actors’ top prize – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneLOS ANGELES—. The cast of the 1970s crime caper “American Hustle” grooved its way to the top prize from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday in a key test…

SAG Awards 2014: Robert De Niro sneaks in another cameo – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesRobert De Niro wasn’t technically nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award this year, but leave it to Bobby D. to find a way into the winner’s circle…

SAG Awards 2014: Red carpet dares to be bold with modern-chic styles – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe fishtail hems, the fairy-tale details, the strapless silhouettes… For so long, red carpets were a sea of sameness. You knew what you were going to see before…

With SAG win, ‘Hustle’ has Oscar look of ‘Argo’ – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleHollywood loves a sequel, and this awards season is shaping up to be one. Just as “Argo” emerged as the unlikely victor over “Lincoln” last year, another 1970s-set…

Rita Moreno’s crowded trophy shelf just got one more – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYou can count on one hand the number of entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony — the EGOT club, they call it — but…

Nyong’o, Leto, ‘American Hustle’ win at SAG Awards – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAmerican Hustle danced off with the big honor of the evening at the 20th annual SAG Awards, winning outstanding ensemble in a motion picture. Saturday night was all right…

The 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award Red Carpet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCheck out your photo or video now, and look for it in USA TODAY online, mobile, and print editions. View Your Contribution. Oops! Your submission didn’t go through. Please…

Oscar nominations: Who got snubbed? – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleImagine a world where movie stars of the pedigree of Robert Redford and Tom Hanks give two of the best performances of their careers but don’t get Oscar nominations.…

Your guide to Oscar top nominations – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith the Oscars weeks away, USA TODAY Network lists the top contenders. Check out the movie trailers and see our reviews. Best picture nominations. 1. American Hustle. The film,…

Academy Awards 2014 nominations: Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, ‘The Butler … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe year with the most black Oscar nominees is 2006, when Whitaker, Will Smith (“The Pursuit of Happyness”), Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond”), Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Huson…

’12 Years’ and ‘Hustle’ are Critics’ Choice – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAt the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, “American Hustle” won four prizes, including best comedy.”12 Years a Slave” collected two other awards besides best picture: best supporting actress…