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  • Oscar-nominated films' unusual roots

    Oscar-nominated films' unusual roots
    There are many reasons investors enter the movie business. "Enticed by Charlie Sheen" isn't usually one of them. On a vacation to Los Angeles a few years ago, Joe Newcomb, a Texas entrepreneur who has made millions in the fertilizer business, accepted...
  • George Lucas, wife give $25 million for Chicago kids' art center

    George Lucas, wife give $25 million for Chicago kids' art center
    George Lucas and his wife, Chicago investment fund chief Mellody Hobson, are giving $25 million to build a deluxe arts center for a private grade school and high school on the University of Chicago’s campus -- to be named for Gordon Parks, the...
  • Costume designers honor '12 Years a Slave,' 'Behind the Candelabra'

    Costume designers honor '12 Years a Slave,' 'Behind the Candelabra'
    The Costume Designers Guild members honored their own at a gala dinner and awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom on Saturday night, handing out awards for outstanding costume design in seven categories as well as a handful of...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Blue Jasmine' win Costume Designer Guild awards

    '12 Years a Slave,' 'Blue Jasmine' win Costume Designer Guild awards
    "12 Years a Slave," "Blue Jasmine" and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" won at the 16th Costume Designer Guild Awards on Saturday evening in Beverly Hills. Patricia Norris won in the period film category for "12 Years a Slave." Earlier in the evening,...
  • NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete winners list

    NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete winners list
    Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards (some presented at a ceremony Saturday night in Pasadena, others announced the previous night): MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES Motion Picture: “12 Years a Slave” Directing: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a...
  • Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' deserves to get made

    Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' deserves to get made
    "The Hateful Eight" is bold work by an artist pushing himself to the creative edge as he devises a Rubik's Cube of contradictions for his audience. I'm not supposed to know this yet. That I have an opinion about an unmade movie is because of the...
  • '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen

     '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen
    Not long after Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last August, a friend cautioned the British director that his movie was "more important than you." It turned out to be far truer than anyone, including McQueen,...
  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits
    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • 'Lego' enjoys holiday weekend. '12 Years a Slave' gets BAFTA prize.

    'Lego' enjoys holiday weekend. '12 Years a Slave' gets BAFTA prize.
    After the coffee. Before remembering to record Jimmy Fallon tonight. The Skinny: I'm three episodes into "House of Cards." Unlike other folks, I'm perfectly happy taking my time to get through it. Now if I had the rest of HBO's "True Detective"...
  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years a Slave' named best film

    BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years a Slave' named best film
    "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, was named best flim at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday in London. Chiwetel Ejiofor also won for leading actor as the freeman-turned-slave in the drama. Though...
  • Oscars 2014: Races to watch as final voting begins

    Oscars 2014: Races to watch as final voting begins
    Weren't the Oscars great this year? Matthew McConaughey's best actor acceptance speech? That put us on a spaceship and sent us straight to Neptune, man. And we thought we were going to lose it when Cuba Gooding Jr. rushed the stage just after Ben...