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Jai Courtney has landed yet another major blockbuster. Variety reports the “Divergent” and “Terminator: Genysis” star is in talks to star in Warner Bros’ DC comic book adaptation “Suicide Squad.” Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are all in talks to star in the film, which follows a bunch of DC supervillains forced to carry out black-ops missions for the good guys – led by Amanda Walker – in exchange for shortened sentences. Leto is in talks for the role of Joker, while Robbie is lining upRead More
And the 2013 awards season comes to an end, with the Academy Awards giving its top prize, Best Picture, to Steve McQueen’s well-deserved “12 Years a Slave.” It had been a nail-biter, with “12 Years” battling it out all the way ’til the end of Oscar night with Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity.” Cuaron took Best Director, a tick in that film’s pro column, but perhaps the big prize had been decided earlier in the evening, when Lupita Nyon’go edged out Jennifer Lawrence for the equally tight Best Supporting Actress race, aRead More
At the very last stop before the Oscars tomorrow night, Film Independent handed out its prizes for the Independent Spirit Awards today, and many Oscar front-runners solidified their status heading into the big event. Most notably, “12 Years a Slave” dominated the day, taking Best Feature, Best Director for Steve McQueen, Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong’o and Best Screenplay for John Ridley.Read More
Ever year, Vanity Fair spotlights some of the hottest rising actors and actresses of the moment by putting them on the cover of their Hollywood issue, and this year they’ve done it again, featuring iconic movie stars Julia Roberts and George Clooney flanked by a plethora of some of our favorite rising stars, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Jared Leto, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Naomie Harris, Brie Larson, Chadwick Boseman, Margot Robbie and Lea Seydoux. This year’s cover features three first time Oscar nominees. Ejofor is nominated for BestRead More
The Oscar showdown between “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” (and “Gravity”) continued tonight at the Critics’ Choice Awards, and it was the former that got a nice boost on the heels of the Oscar nominations announced this morning. “12 Years a Slave” took home Best Picture, and Lupita Nyong’o, who is expected to go head to head against Jennifer Lawrence in the Best Supporting Actress category on Oscar night, triumphed tonight as well. Best Director went to Alfonso Cuaron for “Gravity,” continuing this strange trend of a Picture-DirectorRead More

Posted On January 12, 2014By Linda GeIn Awards

Golden Globe Awards: The Complete Winners List

The Santa Barbara Film Festival have chosen seven recipients for 2014’s Virtuosos Award. Part breakout, part performance, the award is given to “standout performers”, and this year’s recipients are: Daniel Bruhl for his role as driven Formula One driver Niki Lauda in Ron Howard’s “Rush;” Brie Larson as a dedicated but troubled social worker in her first lead role “Short Term 12;” Oscar Isaac as a down on his luck folk music in 1960s New York in the Coens’ “Inside Llewyn Davis;” Adele Exarchopoulos in French language coming of ageRead More
After a slower than expected start, “12 Years a Slave” is back on the awards season in a big way with major wins today from the Boston Society of Film Critics and New York Online Film Critics. Both critics’ groups named the Steve McQueen film Best Picture of the year, while Chiwetel Ejiofor won Best Actor from both groups. Boston gave McQueen Best Director, while NYFCO awarded Best Supporting Actress to Lupita Nyong’o for her role as Patsey. It was also a good day for “Blue is the Warmest Color”Read More
The New York Film Critics Circle just named David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” the Best Picture of 2013, also awarding the film and Russell Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress to Jennifer Lawrence, solidifying the not-even-out-yet film as a major player in this Oscar season. Best Director went to Steve McQueen for “12 Years a Slave,” while a pair of veterans, Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford, took home the Best Actress and Best Actor trophies for “Blue Jasmine” and “All Is Lost,” respectively. Jared Leto, forever Jordan Catalano in ourRead More