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. … Read More

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, … Read More

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 … Read More

Oscar race is extremely crowded and incredibly close – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThis crowded film awards race is going to be tight right down to the wire. That’s the main message from the Oscar nominations revealed on Thursday morning, after academy … Read More

Who’s gonna get picked? Predicting the 2014 Oscar nominations – CNN

CNN(CNN) — There are a lot of factors to take into account when trying to determine the Oscar nominations. Take, for example, diet. Did the star gain or lose much … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Hanks is ticket to Walt Disney world – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldLOS ANGELES — As Tom Hanks researched his role as Walt Disney for “Saving Mr. Banks,” he found he was never at a loss for source material. Richard Sherman, … Read More

Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson duel in ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEVERLY HILLS — Call it unusual casting. No, not the choice of Tom Hanks, for the mustachioed Walt Disney. But the method. “I got the call from (Disney CEO) … Read More

Forest Gump’s Mykelti Williamson At Night Of 100 Stars Party

If you remember or have recently seen the 1994 hit movie Forest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, you certainly recall the man named “Bubba.” Forest Gump’s Vietnam War sidekick, and later … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More