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Rooney Mara in Best Supporting Actress Category: Online Film Critics Awards

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Rooney Mara in 'Carol': Online Film Critics Awards' Best Supporting Actress nominee (with Cate Blanchett). Rooney Mara listed as supporting actress in Online Film Critics Society Award nominations The nominations for the 2015 Online Film Critics Society Awards have been announced. Although as much a lead in Todd Haynes' Carol as co-star Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara has been shortlisted in the Best Supporting Actress category. The Weinstein Company's campaign, widely criticized for promoting awards season (particularly Oscar) category fraud, seems to be working. Yesterday, Mara was voted Best Supporting Actress at the New York Film Critics Online Awards. Not working so well is Focus Features' campaign for Tom Hooper's gender-bending biopic The Danish Girl. Long before the film's opening, pundits […]


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Rooney Mara in Best Supporting Actress Category: Online Film Critics Awards







Eddie Redmayne, Bong Joon-ho: Academy Invites Eclectic International Talent

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Eddie Redmayne in 'The Theory of Everything: Academy Actors Branch invitee. Academy invites 322 new members: 'More diverse and inclusive list of filmmakers and artists than ever before' The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has offered membership to 322 individuals “who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.” According to the Academy's press release, “those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2015.” In case all 322 potential new members say an enthusiastic Yes, that means an injection of new blood representing about 5 percent of the Academy's current membership. In the words of Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs (as quoted in the press release), in 2015 “our […]


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Eddie Redmayne, Bong Joon-ho: Academy Invites Eclectic International Talent







Golden Globes Winners: Early Technical Glitch Led to Much Ado About Nothing

Golden Globes 2015: Julianne Moore in 'Still Alice.' Golden Globes 2015 winners: Double nominee Julianne Moore tops Best Actress - Drama The 2015 Golden Globes, held on Sunday, Jan. 11, '15, were hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Scroll down for the full list of Golden Globes 2015 nominations and winners. The text below was posted prior to the announcement of the 2015 Golden Globe winners. Golden Globes snafu Now, following a snafu at the Golden Globes' website, some have been betting on Ava DuVernay's Selma for Best Picture - Drama and Rob Marshall's Into the Woods for Best Picture - Comedy or Musical. Even though the tech company handling the site's graphics has taken full responsibility for the […]


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Golden Globes Winners: Early Technical Glitch Led to Much Ado About Nothing







Eddie Redmayne, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Chris ODowd, Adam Deacon: BAFTA Orange Rising Star Nominees

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Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne (right), Chris O'Dowd, and Adam Deacon are the five contenders for the British Academy of Film and Television Awards' Orange Rising Star Award – now known as the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award. The public selects the winner, who will be announced at the BAFTA ceremony on February 12. [You can vote here.] Two of the contenders were directed by Kenneth Branagh in the summer hit Thor: Hemsworth, who had the title role, and Hiddleston, who played Thor's villainous brother, Loki. Hiddleston kept himself busy last year. In addition to Thor, he was featured in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, Steven Spielberg's War Horse, and Terence Davies' The Deep Blue Sea. Hemsworth, for his […]


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Eddie Redmayne, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Chris ODowd, Adam Deacon: BAFTA Orange Rising Star Nominees







Kristen Stewart 'The Yellow Handkerchief' Trailer

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Kristen Stewart will make 2010 her Movie Year. The Yellow Handkerchief, The Runaways, and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, in which she's the human side of the human, vampire (Robert Pattinson) and werewolf (Taylor Lautner) triangle, are three of her films scheduled to open this year. Welcome to the Rileys, in which she plays a pole dancer/sex worker, may be the fourth. And in the fall Stewart will be filming the high-profile The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, reportedly to be released in two parts. If that weren't all, the 19-year-old actress is an Orange Rising Star BAFTA nominee (the BAFTA winners will be announced Sunday) and will reportedly be a presenter – along with Taylor Lautner – at the 2010 Academy […]


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Kristen Stewart 'The Yellow Handkerchief' Trailer







Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne and Bette Davis: BFI Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

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April 4 Tom Kalin's Savage Grace, starring Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane, and Eddie Redmayne, focuses on a dysfunctional family that includes a much-too-doting mother, a gay son, and his unaccepting father. Kalin is expected to attend the screening. “Fresh from its world premiere at this year's Berlin Film Festival, this fascinating insight into the attempts to mount a Gay Pride march in Moscow takes us into the lives of the organisers and uncovers a surprising range of gay life.” That's Jochen Hick's East/West - Sex & Politics. More from Brian Robinson's commentary: “Moscow's seemingly vibrant club and bar scene, a gay friendly Orthodox priest, a gay magazine and a lesbian cruising ground are all seen in stark contrast to local […]


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