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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. Or where Spike Jonze, director of the subversive “Her,” can’t get a nomination either.Oscar Frontrunners’ Critical Weekend: What ‘American Hustle,’ ’12 Years a Slave …TheWrapNew […]

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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, starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and …‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ nominated for 10 Oscars; ’12 Years a Slave’ gets 9 nodsWashington PostAcademy […]

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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 (both for “Dreamgirls”) were nominated. In addition to Whitaker, Hudson …‘Hustle,’ ’12 Years’ are among top Oscar nomineesCNN‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ […]

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Palm Springs Film Festival: Pride (in the name of awards) – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe Palm Springs International Film Festival gala or, as Tom Hanks called it, “This little, intimate, Sonny Bono rec-room chicken dinner get-together for two-and-a-half-thousand people,” took place Saturday night. Meryl Streep picked up an award. So did …Fashion at the Palm Springs Film Fest Gala: Short and SweetHollywood ReporterPalm Springs Gala: Top Photos, […]

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Hanks, Bullock, Streep Honored in California – ABC News

ABC NewsSandra Bullock shared the painful results of Googling herself, Meryl Streep shadowboxed on-stage and Tom Hanks braced for awards season’s “celebrity mule train” at the year’s first glitzy Hollywood gala. Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Amy Adams …Exclusive: Backstage at the Palm Springs film festivalUSA TODAYHollywood kicks off award season in Palm SpringsDetroit Free PressSuperstars […]

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Exclusive: Backstage at the Palm Springs film festival – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPALM SPRINGS, Calif. — As Hollywood kicked into awards mode at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Saturday, USA TODAY was backstage to observe the first night of the 2014 awards season. A look at some of the highlights behind the scenes.Hanks, Bullock, Streep honored in Palm SpringsSeattle Post IntelligencerPHOTOS: Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock […]

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Julie Andrews Admits Not Watching NBC’s ‘Sound Of Music Live’ – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseJulie Andrews has confessed she has not got round to watching The Sound of Music Live!. Starring Carrie Underwood as the lead Maria, the TV performance was reportedly watched by more than 18 million television viewers last week on NBC. At last night’s …Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson duel in ‘Saving Mr. Banks’USA TODAYJulie Andrews Will […]

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Emmy Awards Good To Oakland’s Tom Hanks, John Landgraf Of Skyline High

If you were watching the 2012 Emmy Awards while in Oakland, California, and thinking “That’s an LA thing; there’s no connection to Oakland,” you’re totally wrong. The work of two Oaklanders – Tom Hanks and John Landgraf – was featured among victories by the producers of Homeland, Modern Family, and Game Change. If you’re thinking […]

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2012 Oscars: Bryan Cranston: Tom Hanks, Larry Crowne, Breaking Bad – Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party

2012 Oscars: Bryan Cranston: Tom Hanks, Larry Crowne, Breaking Bad – Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party (Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) Bryan Cranston is everywhere. He’s the “doppy dad,” as he calls himself, on Malcolm in The Middle. He’s also the good man doing bad underachieving chemistry genius […]

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Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman to Present at Oscars

And there are more presenters for the Oscars, as The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces that Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman are to Present at 84th Academy Awards. Here’s the press release: Beverly Hills, CA – The four Oscar®-winning actors from the 83rd Academy Awards – Christian Bale, […]

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Michael Douglas to Present at 84th Academy Awards, Oscar Sunday, February 26

The legendary actor, and one of this blogger’s favorites going back to the television show The Streets Of San Francisco, and to Wall Street, Michael Douglas, will present at the 84th Academy Awards. Michael Douglas won a “Best Actor” Oscar for his lead performance in Wall Street (1987) and a Best Picture award as a […]

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The Grammy Association Has Failed Whitney – And Clive Davis Let It Happen

Rarely does the general public get to see Hollywood Babylon at work. That is unless you happen to be on a social media platform just as L.A. cannibalism is taking place in realtime. I first saw the shocking news of Whitney Houston‘s death from a @TMZ tweet. Surprisingly, others were posting it a full 3-4 […]