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  • For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business

    For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business
    A spiteful, drug-addicted matriarch with mouth cancer can't find her husband. A folk singer has nowhere to sleep and few paying gigs. A depressive alcoholic thinks he's won some money, but he hasn't. If these plots don't sound comical, well, you must...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Big on the new, like 'Brooklyn,' 'Cards'

    Golden Globes nominations: Big on the new, like 'Brooklyn,' 'Cards'
    This old dog is still open to new tricks, witness this year's Golden Globes nominations. Fresh blood was the theme of this year's TV portion when nods for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn....
  • With Golden Globe nods, 'American Hustle' gains ground in best picture sweepstakes

    With Golden Globe nods, 'American Hustle' gains ground in best picture sweepstakes
    Since taking the Telluride and Toronto film festivals by storm in the early fall, "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" have dominated the Oscar conversation. Three months of screenings and cocktail receptions and glad-handing have done little to alter the...
  • Does an actor need to be on screen to be recognized?

    Does an actor need to be on screen to be recognized?
    As a film critic, I spend many hours thinking and writing about performances each year. Yet when the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced that it would not consider Scarlett Johansson's work in "Her" for a Golden Globes award, it stopped me. Their...
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' get animation nods

    Golden Globes nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' get animation nods
    "Frozen" directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee got the news in Spanish Thursday morning that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. had nominated their film for best animated feature: The two had traveled from Dubai to Mexico City to promote the Walt Disney...
  • Sony Pictures leads studios with 15 Golden Globes film nominations

    Sony Pictures leads studios with 15 Golden Globes film nominations
    Buoyed by the seven nominations snagged by "American Hustle," Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with 15 Golden Globe nominations in film categories. Trailing Sony were 20th Century Fox Film with 10 nominations, the Weinstein Co. with nine, ...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' raises passion, emotion off-screen too

     'Blue Is the Warmest Color' raises passion, emotion off-screen too
    Passion. Triumph. Heartbreak. Betrayal. Renewal. This describes not only the story told in "Blue Is the Warmest Color" but also in many ways the tempestuous, topsy-turvy saga the French film's director and two lead actresses have themselves faced since...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Britannia rules

    Golden Globes nominations: Britannia rules
    There were no shortage of surprise names among the Golden Globes nominees announced Thursday: Sally Hawkins, Kate Winslet, Steve Coogan and Idris Elba, who nabbed either a screenplay nomination (Coogan) or acting nods (everyone else). But the group...
  • Golden Globes: 'Orange Is the New Black' was mislabeled, not snubbed

    Golden Globes: 'Orange Is the New Black' was mislabeled, not snubbed
    Emmys, Oscars, Grammys, Golden Globes -- every nomination morning has its share of "what were they thinking?" moments. As in "How could the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. totally snub 'Game of Thrones' and 'Masters of Sex's' Lizzy Caplan this year?" And...
  • Miss Golden Globe: HFPA fries up some Sosie Bacon

    Miss Golden Globe: HFPA fries up some Sosie Bacon
    Continuing its tradition of selecting names that sound a little like made-up nouns from Middle-earth (hi, Rainey Qualley!), the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has named Sosie Bacon as Miss Golden Globe for its ceremony on Jan 12. Bacon is the daughter...
  • Julia Roberts to receive Palm Springs film fest Spotlight Award

    Julia Roberts to receive Palm Springs film fest Spotlight Award
    Oscar-winner Julia Roberts ("Erin Brockovich") will receive the Spotlight Award for her performance in the upcoming "August: Osage County" at the 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. Roberts, who plays the oldest daughter of...