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Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese Get Second Oscar Nomination for THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese nominated as 'The Wolf of Wall Street' producers: Oscar 2014 (photo: Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Wolf of Wall Street') According to a press release from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the producers nominated for the Martin Scorsese-directed satire-drama The Wolf of Wall Street are the following: Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff. Scorsese and DiCaprio are now double Oscar 2014 nominees; Scorsese was also shortlisted as Best Director, while DiCaprio is in the running as Best Actor. Update: Left out of the Oscar 2014 running is The Wolf of Wall Street's fifth credited producer, Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland's partner at producing company Red Granite. Aziz, McFarland, and Koskoff had been the officially listed producers for the 2014 Producers Guild Awards; the Academy's Producers Branch, however, chose to leave Aziz out while listing Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese in […]


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Leonardo DiCaprio THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, STARS WARS Veteran: San Francisco Film Critics Awards Nominations

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Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Wolf of Wall Street': 2013 San Francisco Film Critics Awards nominations (photo: Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Wolf of Wall Street') There were few surprises among the nominations for the 2013 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards. First of all, the somewhat surprising absentees: Amy Adams and Christian Bale for American Hustle; Emma Thompson for Saving Mr. Banks; Julia Roberts for August: Osage County; Forest Whitaker for The Butler; Tom Hanks for Captain Phillips; Joaquin Phoenix for Her; Oscar Isaac for Inside Llewyn Davis. Additionally, Spike Jonze's Her is missing from the Best Picture roster, even though Jonze was nominated in both the Best Director and Best Original Screenplay categories. (See San Francisco Film Critics Awards 2013 Winners.) Now, among the surprising inclusions are Best Actress nominee Brie Larson for Destin Cretton's Short Term 12 (Larson is turning out to be 2013's Elizabeth Olsen – think Martha Marcy […]


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Leonardo DiCaprio THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, STARS WARS Veteran: San Francisco Film Critics Awards Nominations







Robert De Niro Movie Tribute: AWAKENINGS, TAXI DRIVER

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Robert De Niro Tribute: De Niro movies at the American Cinematheque in Santa Monica A Robert De Niro Tribute is being held this week at the American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. In the next two days, four Robert De Niro movies will be presented as two double bills: Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver and Mean Streets on Feb. 5, and Penny Marshall's Awakenings and Scorsese's Cape Fear on Feb. 6. Both double-feature programs start at 7:30 p.m. (Photo: Mental patient Robert De Niro in Awakenings, with doctor Robin Williams.) De Niro himself was on hand at the Aero on Monday afternoon to chat about David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, a comedy-drama starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, and which earned De Niro his seventh Academy Award nomination. Note: De Niro is not expected to attend either of the two double-feature screenings. Taxi Driver: Mad cabbie turned vigilante hero […]


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