Celebritology 2.0: awards season


Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 12/13/2012

‘Guilt Trip’ promo accidentally touts Golden Globe nod that didn’t happen; Taylor Swift turns 23 today

Lesson: Don’t count your Golden Globe nominations until they happen.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:40 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Midday Mix | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Golden Globe surprises and snubs: A list of 10 from this year’s nominations

“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”? No “Game of Thrones”?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 12/13/2012

The Golden Globe nominations: ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Argo’ among the contenders

“Lincoln” has the most nods for movies. And “Mad Men” gets shut out of the TV drama race.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:09 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 12/12/2012

SAG Award nomination surprise: Nicole Kidman for ‘The Paperboy’

Kidman was probably the one semi-shocker of Wednesday morning’s announcements.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:07 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 12/11/2012

‘Lincoln,’ Matthew McConaughey, Adele among Critics’ Choice Award nominees

Also nominated: James Bond and Batman.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:07 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012

‘Zero Dark Thirty’: The front-runner for Oscar’s best picture?

Is Kathryn Bigelow’s bin Laden tick-tocker the movie to beat this awards season?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 10/10/2012

The ‘Hitchcock’ trailer: When Anthony Hopkins does Hitch and Scarlett Johansson becomes Janet Leigh

In which Hannibal Lecter tries very hard to make a movie called “Psycho.”

By Jen Chaney  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Awards Season

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Seth MacFarlane, Oscar host: The pros and the cons

Here’s why this could be great, or also possibly not so great.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Seth MacFarlane; Oscars; Awards Season

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 03/14/2012

The next Academy Awards is set for Feb. 24, 2013

Mark your calendars accordingly.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:45 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Comedy Awards: ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘The Artist,’ ‘30 Rock’ receive nominations

“Bridesmaids,” “30 Rock,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love” and “Horrible Bosses” are among those getting a little love from the Comedy Central awards show.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Comedy Awards, Awards Season

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Poll: Who was the best awards show host of the season?

Was it Ricky Gervais? Billy Crystal? LL Cool J? Or Seth Rogen?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:02 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Eddie Murphy would still like to host the Oscars

He told “Access Hollywood,” “It’s one of the few things I haven’t done in my 35 years in this business, so I would like to have that be part of my resume as well.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eddie Murphy, Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 02/27/2012

The Oscar red carpet scene: chaos, candor and (almost) Clooney

On Oscar Sunday, this is what it felt like to be parked in the middle of the Hollywood action.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:22 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 02/27/2012

The seven dresses that wowed in person on the Oscar red carpet

The gowns that stood out from the couture crowd.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:23 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Sacha Baron Cohen (and Ryan Seacrest) steal Oscar spotlight: How did you feel about ‘The Dictator’ stunt?

The E! host’s reaction to having the fake ashes of Kim Jong Il dumped on him by the unpredictable comedian? “I was surprised, but not surprised,” Seacrest said.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sacha Baron Cohen, Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/27/2012

At Oscars’ Governors Ball, Meryl Streep gets her name on that Oscar, Billy Crystal holds court and Melissa McCarthy just wants to dance

Ah, the post-Oscars ball, the only place on Earth (that I know of) where Darth Vader can introduce Tony Bennett.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Oscars 2012: Uggie attends the show after all

The pooch helped “The Artist” cast and crew accept the Oscar for best picture.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Stacy Keibler: Her first Oscar ceremony with Clooney

The wrestler and model attended her first Academy Awards in a gold Marchesa gown.

By Maura Judkis  |  09:32 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Osars, Awards Season

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Jim Rash on his Angelina Jolie leg move: ‘It was just an impulse’

Did you expect the Oscar winner, “Community” star and former member of the Groundlings not to improvise?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:18 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Esperanza Spalding’s moving Oscar performance of ‘What a Wonderful World’

The under-the-radar Grammy winner performed a touching tribute to deceased stars.

By Maura Judkis  |  08:38 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, Awards season

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Billy Crystal: How bad was his Oscar hosting?

Critics say many of Crystal’s jokes fell flat.

By Maura Judkis  |  07:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, awards season

Posted at 12:22 AM ET, 02/27/2012

‘The Artist’ wins best picture (Video)

Michel Hazanavicius’ film is the first black and white and largely silent picture to win since 1929.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:22 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars: Awards Season

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Jean Dujardin wins Oscar for best actor (Video)

“The Artist” star thanked silent film star Douglas Fairbanks.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:27 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Christopher Plummer: Is he really the oldest Oscar winner?

He’s just not buying that he’s the oldest guy to win an Oscar. And technically, he is not.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:22 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Michel Hazanavicius wins Oscar for directing ‘The Artist’ (Video)

“I am the happiest director in the world right now,” he declared.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:10 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michel Hazanavicius, Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 10:32 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Oscars 2012: ‘Undefeated’ winners apologize for dropping f-bomb

“That was not the classiest thing in the world,” said TJ Martin, one of the documentary’s co-directors.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:32 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Christopher Plummer wins Oscar for supporting actor (Video)

He is the oldest actor to win Oscar.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:17 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:53 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Octavia Spencer wins Oscar for supporting actress (Video)

The “Help” actress was very choked up.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:53 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 09:27 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Academy Awards 2012: Will Bret McKenzie sing ‘Man or Muppet’ if he wins best song?

The two nominated songs won’t be performed at the Oscars. But it’s possible the man who wrote the tune from “The Muppets” may croon a few bars.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:27 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Emma Stone at the Oscars: When bows attack

We know that Emma Stone was wearing way too much bow.  

By Katherine Boyle  |  08:39 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:28 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Rooney Mara, Viola Davis, Michelle Williams and other Oscar best actress nominees on the red carpet

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  08:28 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Oscar predictions: Do Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer have the supporting wins sewn up?

Are these races Plummer’s and Spencer’s to lose?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:39 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 02/26/2012

Independent Spirit Awards: Five best fashion choices

On the red — technically, purple — carpet at the Spirit Awards, here were five of the standout casual-yet-chic looks.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:35 AM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 PM ET, 02/25/2012

Seth Rogen at the Independent Spirit Awards: A rundown of his zingers on Brett Ratner and more

Hollywood Foreign Press Association, here's your next Golden Globe Awards host.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:30 PM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 02/25/2012

Independent Spirit Awards: Awarding indies and echoing Oscar

“The Artist” won four awards, including best picture and director, suggesting that indie spirit and mainstream Hollywood have a lot in common.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:38 PM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 02/25/2012

Oscar predictions: Could Brad Pitt really win best actor? And will Viola Davis be named best actress?

A look at who may win gold in the lead actor categories during Sunday’s Academy Awards.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:07 AM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 02/25/2012

Predicting the Oscars: What will win best picture?

Which film will the Academy deem the year’s finest? Hint: it's a quiet — as in silent — little movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:00 AM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Oscars 2012: A look back at unforgettable gowns

Few looks live on after trends have faded, capturing the zeitgeist of an evening and era while staying true to the starlet’s own style.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:56 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Melissa McCarthy calls in sick, Michelle Williams and John Logan honored at Oscar Wilde party

Melissa McCarthy calls in sick to US-Ireland Alliance’s Oscar Wilde party, hosted by J.J. Abrams.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:25 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Oscars 2012: What would you ask on the red carpet?

Jen Chaney will be at Sunday’s big event. And she’d love to hear your interview question recommendations.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:20 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Predicting the Oscar winners: Best director

Will Sunday be Michel Hazanavicius’s night? Or could Scorsese sneak in for the win?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:58 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Oscars 2012 preview: Is a traditional show the right way to go?

One thing’s for sure: This will not be your James Franco Oscars.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:18 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Predicting the Oscar winners: Best original and adapted screenplay

Which scripts will be deemed victorious at the Academy Awards? Here are our predictions.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:57 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Rooney Mara, Viola Davis and Emma Stone attend Fashion Week shows

The actresses’ appearances in the front rows have sparked a flurry of predictions on what they will be wearing to the Oscars.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Oscars, Awards Season

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Oscar odds: From George Clooney to Viola Davis, a look at who is leading the race

Who’s got the best shot at an Academy Award? Here’s what the online tea leaves are saying right now.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:47 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Miss Piggy snuggles up to Jon Hamm, Michael Fassbender and more on the BAFTA red carpet

Eat your heart out, Rancic.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:38 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 02/12/2012

BAFTAs 2012: ‘The Artist’ picks up still more honors

It won best picture, director and actor, among others, at the British equivalent of the Academy Awards.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:46 PM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Grammy Awards 2012: From Adele to Gaga, five potential buzzy moments

A rundown of some of the things that may generate chatter during and after this year’s event.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 02/07/2012

M.I.A., the middle finger and why I hope the Grammy Awards are ‘controversy’ free

When someone famous does something naughty during a live event, tweeters and the media instantly react. And it’s not healthy for anyone.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:37 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Oscars 2012: You write the acceptance speeches, in 140 characters or less

What should Clooney, Pitt, Streep or other Oscar nominees say if they win? Send us your suggestions.

By Paul Williams  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Max von Sydow reacts to Oscar nomination in cursive

In keeping with his “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” character, he kept his mouth shut.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:38 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Oscars nominations: the shockers -- from Demian Bichir to Jonah Hill (poll)

The Academy Award list that surprised us most.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:33 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 01/24/2012

The Oscar nomination for best song: It’s ‘Man or Muppet’s’ to lose

Somehow there are only two nominees in this Academy Awards category. Which means the Muppets must triumph.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:25 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Oscar nominations 2012: The list of nominees

Find out who has made the Academy Awards slate in all the major categories, as it happens.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:18 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 01/23/2012

The Oscar nominations: Predicting the best picture contenders

How many will there be? And is there any chance “The Artist” won’t be one of them?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:54 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 01/19/2012

The NAACP Image Awards’ most awkward nomination is . . .

Here’s a hint: She plays a racist in one of the year’s most talked-about movies.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:01 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 01/17/2012

BAFTA nominations: ‘The Artist’ leads the field

The Golden Globe winner racks up more nominations from the Brits.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:11 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/16/2012

Golden Globes red carpet: A Lea Michele vs. Paula Patton pose-off

It’s a vamp-off of epic proportions.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 01/16/2012

Golden Globe winners: Biggest surprises, from Idris Elba to Kelsey Grammer

Which winner shocked you most?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:12 AM ET, 01/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 01/15/2012

Golden Globes 2012: ‘The Descendants,’ ‘The Artist,’ Meryl Streep, George Clooney come out winning

Is this setting the stage for the Oscars?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:43 PM ET, 01/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 01/15/2012

Golden Globe nominees, red carpet and results: Live coverage

Follow the action on the red carpet and the results with help from our tweets.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:16 PM ET, 01/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 01/15/2012

Golden Globes 2012: Predicting the best TV show winners

Does “American Horror Story” have a shot at best drama?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:38 AM ET, 01/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:42 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Golden Globes 2012: Predicting the best picture winners

Can “The Artist” lose? And can “The Descendants” win in the drama category?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:42 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Emma Stone at the People’s Choice Awards vs. Emma Stone at the Critics’ Choice Awards

It’s an epic showdown of green ensemble vs. green ensemble.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Critics’ Choice Awards 2012: ‘The Artist’ wins, Viola Davis cries and more memorable moments

Jason Segel reminds us that Hazanavicius is really hard to say.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:49 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 01/12/2012

The People’s Choice Awards 2012: Our lingering questions

Here’s one, for starters: how did the People’s Choice Awards manage to make the cast of “Parks and Rec” less funny?

By Jen Chaney  |  01:31 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 01/12/2012

A Golden Globes memo to Ricky Gervais re: this year’s hosting gig

Some thoughts about hosting this year’s ceremony. NBC and the Foreign Press have been cc’d. The rest of Hollywood? Bcc’d.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:31 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 AM ET, 01/12/2012

People’s Choice Awards 2012: Katy Perry, ‘Harry Potter’ dominate the meaningless trophies

America supposedly voted. And that is why “Water for Elephants” has been deemed a better drama than “Moneyball.”

By Jen Chaney  |  12:07 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 01/11/2012

From the People’s Choice Awards to the Oscars: An awards season primer

The red carpet and statuette season has arrived. Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through it.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:12 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/06/2012

Ricky Gervais on last year’s Golden Globes: ‘I don’t know what I did wrong, really’ (Video)

As NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press start to promote this year’s Golden Globe Awards, it’s time to trot out last year’s controversy again.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:57 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 01/06/2012

The Oscars trailer: Billy Crystal gets recruited by Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox

Please let the Academy Awards be more entertaining than this trailer suggests.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:59 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Writers Guild best screenplay nominations: ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ land nods

The field of original and adapted scripts may reveal which movies score Academy Award writing nominations.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:43 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Melissa McCarthy, ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ and more Golden Globe snubs

A shout-out to those the Foreign Press passed over this year.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:28 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: ‘American Horror Story,’ ‘Necessary Roughness’ and more TV surprises

As always, the Golden Globe nominations on the TV side were a tad unpredictable.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:22 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 12/15/2011

‘Wire’ fan alert: Idris Elba and Dominic West receive Golden Globe nominations

Obviously the nominations weren’t for “The Wire.” But come on, Stringer Bell! McNulty!

By Jen Chaney  |  11:02 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling and more movie surprises

The nominations that made us happily surprised.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:06 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: ‘The Artist,’ George Clooney and Ryan Gosling snag nods

The Hollywood Foreign Press really loved “The Ides of March.”

By Jen Chaney  |  09:07 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Golden Globe predictions: Will ‘The Help’ be edged out of best picture contention by ‘War Horse’?

And what of “Moneyball”?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:17 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 12/14/2011

The SAG Award nominations: ‘The Artist,’ ‘Descendants,’ ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘The Help’ score nods

Who was recognized, and who got shut out in this early round of best film nods?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:53 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Katie Couric splits with boyfriend; ‘Hugo,’ ‘The Artist’ lead Broadcast Film Critics noms

Also: Tom Sizemore is writing a memoir.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:50 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Golden Globe Awards: Can ‘The Muppets’ make the best musical or comedy cut?

A look at the likely nominees for one of the Globes’ best picture categories.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:24 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 12/11/2011

AFI names ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ and more as top movies and TV shows of 2011

What made the American Film Institute’s top 10 movies and TV shows, and what got snubbed?

By Jen Chaney  |  04:32 PM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 12/06/2011

‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close’: The weep-worthy second trailer

The Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock movie hits emotional 9/11 notes hard in a new clip.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:47 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 12/05/2011

The ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ review controversy

The New Yorker broke its embargo to run an early review of David Fincher’s film.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:18 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/05/2011

‘The Artist’ named best film of 2011 by Washington Area Film Critics Association

Martin Scorsese, George Clooney and Michelle Williams also singled out for their work.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 12/01/2011

‘Hugo,’ George Clooney dubbed big winners by National Board of Review

Martin Scorsese was chosen as best director, while Clooney and Tilda Swinton took the respective best actor and actress honors.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:40 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/29/2011

‘The Artist,’ Ryan Gosling receive Spirit Award nominations, George Clooney does not

George Clooney and the film “Like Crazy,” however, are among those who came up short.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 11/29/2011

‘The Artist’ named best picture by New York Film Critics Circle

Let the movie awards race officially begin.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:41 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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