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5 Ways Actors Over 50 Are Shaking Up Their Careers to Avoid the Johnny Depp Curse

26 January 2015 3:01 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The 51-year-old actor adds another flop to his already long streak, but other actors aren’t betting their careers on only box-office bankability

Johnny Depp could be considered one of Hollywood’s biggest stars on the planet, but he hasn’t had a hit at the box office in ages and “Mortdecai” has just been added to the list of bombs.

The actor plays the Wolf in Disney’s ensemble musical “Into the Woods,” but his last leading man hit was 2011’s installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Last year’s “Transcendence” fizzled, as did 2013’s “The Lone Ranger” and »

- Linda Ge

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Thn Interview: Jack O’Connell Discusses His Ee BAFTA Rising Star Nomination

26 January 2015 4:30 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Having made a name for himself on Channel 4’s epic teen drama Skins it was only a matter of time before the film world took notice of Jack O’Connell’. One of his earlier film roles was as the king of the killer chavs in Eden Lake. A film which had O’Connell and his friends stalk middle-class Michael Fassbender and his wife as they went on a relaxing camping trip. Since then O’Connell has graced our screens in a variety of genres with last year (2014 in case you’ve forgotten already) featuring many chances to see Jack on the big screen as he starred in 300: Rise Of An Empire, Starred Up, ’71 and Unbroken.

We recently interviewed Jack O’Connell about his Ee Rising Star BAFTA nomination and the young actor seemed to be taking it all in his stride, apparently happy to speak to a fellow Midlander. »

- Kat Smith

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The fantasist: The comic art of Woody Allen

24 January 2015 12:49 PM, PST | The Moving Arts Journal | See recent The Moving Arts Journal news »

Everyone knows Woody Allen. At least, everyone thinks they know Woody Allen. His plumage is easily identifiable: horn-rimmed glasses, baggy suit, wispy hair, kvetching demeanor, ironic sense of humor, acute fear of death. As is his habitat: New York City, though recently he has flown as far afield as London, Barcelona, and Paris. His likes are well known: Bergman, Dostoevsky, New Orleans jazz. So too his dislikes: spiders, cars, nature, Wagner records, the entire city of Los Angeles. Whether or not these traits represent the true Allen, who’s to say? It is impossible to tell, with Allen, where cinema ends and life begins, an obfuscation he readily encourages. In the late nineteen-seventies, disillusioned with the comedic success he’d found making such films as Sleeper (1973), Love and Death (1975), and Annie Hall (1977), he turned for darker territory with Stardust Memories (1980), a film in which, none too surprisingly, he plays a »

- Graham Daseler

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Sink Your Teeth Into a Delicious New Trailer for 'Hannibal' Season 3

23 January 2015 2:37 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If it's one thing we love, more than dear family members and this great United States of America, it's NBC's "Hannibal." The operatic horror series, based on the Thomas Harris novels that also inspired "Silence of the Lambs," "Manhunter," and, yes, "Hannibal" (sorry if this is getting confusing), is one of the most visually striking, emotionally riveting and just-plain-scary television series to ever hit the small screen. All of this makes the wait in between seasons downright torturous, especially since it was recently announced that the show wouldn't return until summer. And thanks to a new trailer for the third season that NBC has just unleashed, well, that wait is going to be even harder.

The show, of course, follows the adventures of Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), a murderous shrink who is involved in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with an FBI profiler named Will Graham (Hugh Dancy). For »

- Drew Taylor

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Idol Recap: Nola, N-o-l-a, Nola

22 January 2015 6:52 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

A glittering purple unicorn landed smack in the middle of American Idol‘s Season 14 New Orleans audition stop — which in no way suggests that the show’s producers surprised us with a special return appearance by Nicki Minaj at the judges’ table. (People genuinely like Keith Urban, after all — they don’t want to see him break out into a Ptsd-induced panic attack.)

Rather, I’m talking about the Idoloonie Nation getting the all-too-rare opportunity to see a 2-to-1 vote against sending a contestant to Hollywood.

Don’t cry for 28-year-old Sarah Quintana, though. Sure, Keith was the only one »

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First Hannibal Season 3 Teaser Finds Will And The Doctor On A Eurotrip

22 January 2015 12:24 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Much like the culinary prowess of its compelling villain, the build-up to Hannibal season 3 has required a delicate balance of ingredients. The threat of the show’s cancellation loomed over fans until NBC optioned the gritty thriller for a third season, and tidbits surrounding the latest additions to its cast dripped through slowly until EW finally debuted the upcoming season’s first teaser trailer earlier today. All in all, our appetites have been whetted. Now we’re ready to eat.

The third year of NBC’s dark, brooding show finds troubled FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) in hot pursuit of the charismatic Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen). The dark, shadowy teaser only hints at the extent of Will’s determination in tracking down the cannibalistic serial killer. Remaining loyal to the tone of the show, the teaser avoids flashy extravagance, opting instead to burn out slow with scattered shots of »

- Gem Seddon

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‘Boyhood,’ ‘Transparent’ Lead Dorian Awards

20 January 2015 12:29 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Richard Linklater’s drama named Film of the Year and Amazon’s transgender comedy picks up five awards from gay and lesbian entertainment critics

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association named “Boyhood” Film of the Year Tuesday, while also honoring Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne with its top acting prizes. Amazon’s “Transparent” picked up five Dorian Awards on the television side, including TV comedy of the year.

Star Trek” star George Takei received Galeca’s Timeless Star Tribute, awarded to “an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit.”

Also Read: 21 Non-White Actors »

- Travis Reilly

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Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Name "Boyhood" Film of the Year! See Complete Winners List!

20 January 2015 12:15 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (Galeca) has announced the winners of the annual Dorian Awards! Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" took the top honor of Film of the Year. But in a surprising turn of events, Ava DuVernay beat Linklater for her stellar work in "Selma!" Way to go!

Galeca is comprised of over 110 movie and TV critics nationwide, including yours truly, and is one of the few critics associations awarding the year's best in both film and TV.

George Takei took home the Timeless star tribute because, well, he's just pure and simply timeless! This award is given to .an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit.. And we all can agree that Takei takes the cake!

A private Winners Toast will be held on Sunday, March 1, in Hollywood.

Here's the complete list of winners (highlighted) and nominees of the 2015 Dorian »

- Manny

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Complete Directors Guild Award (DGA) Nominations Including TV!

14 January 2015 2:29 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has announced the nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2014. All the usual suspects received nods (Wes Anderson, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Richard Linklater), the unusual (Morten Tyldum for "The Imitation Game"), and then there's Clint Eastwood for "American Sniper."

Ignored was Ava DuVernay from the fantastic "Selma!" And the DGA still won't allow Angelina Jolie ("Unbroken") to play!

Winners will be announced on Saturday, February 7, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

Here's your complete list of nominees of the 67th Annual DGA Awards:

Feature Film Nominees

Wes Anderson

The Grand Budapest Hotel

(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Mr. Anderson.s Directorial Team:

Unit Production Manager: Miki Emmrich

First Assistant Director: Josh Robertson

Second Assistant Director: Ben Howard

This is Mr. Anderson.s first DGA Award nomination.

Clint Eastwood

American Sniper

(Warner Bros. Pictures)

Mr. Eastwood.s Directorial »

- Manny

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"The Imitation Game," "Pride" Among Dorian Awards Nominees

14 January 2015 1:18 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (Galeca), of which I'm a proud voting member, released the nominees for the 2015 Dorian Awards! Among the Film of the Year contenders are "The Imitation Game," "Pride," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Birdman," and "Boyhood."

Galeca also gives love to TV including Music Video of the Year! And this year, the Timeless Award goes to the timeless and witty George Takei.

Here's the complete list of nominees of the 2015 Dorian Awards. Winners will be announced Tuesday, January 20th!

Film of the Year

Birdman - Fox Searchlight

Boyhood - Sundance Selects/IFC

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Fox Searchlight

The Imitation Game - The Weinstein Company

Pride - CBS Films

Film Performance of the Year - Actor

Steve Carell, Foxcatcher - Sony Pictures Classics

Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game - The Weinstein Company

Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler - Open Road

Michael Keaton, Birdman - Fox Searchlight

Eddie Redmayne, »

- Manny

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Oitnb, Game of Thrones, Transparent Among Directors Guild Nominees

14 January 2015 12:16 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

True Detective, Orange is the New Black and Transparent are among the first-time nominees for Directors Guild of America accolades, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Previously nominated series Modern Family, Game of Thrones, Homeland and House of Cards garnered repeat nods for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials.

Also of note: In the TV movie and miniseries category, NBC’s live adaptation of Peter Pan Live will go up against History’s Houdini and HBO’s The Normal Heart, among others.

The winners will be announced Feb. 7 at the guild’s annual awards dinner in Los Angeles. Scroll down »

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DGA TV Nominations: Louis C.K., Jodie Foster, and Cary Fukunaga score nods

14 January 2015 11:20 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Directors Guild President Paris Barclay has announced the TV, documentary and commercial nominees for this year's DGA Awards. “The spectrum of directorial excellence across today's nine television and documentary categories is revelatory for the breadth and depth in what each of these women and men have directed – from 30-second commercials to multi-hour miniseries,” said Barclay in a statement. “As fellow filmmakers, we’re inspired by the quality, imagination and creativity demonstrated by these impressive nominees; as audience members, we’re incredibly fortunate to enjoy the fruits of their labors. Our congratulations to all of the nominees.” First-time nominees include Jodie Foster ("House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black"), Cary Fukunaga ("True Detective"), Mike Judge ("Silicon Valley"), Lisa Cholodenko ("Olive Kitteridge"), Michael Wilson ("The Trip to Bountiful") and Jill Soloway ("Transparent"). Winners will be announced Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles at a ceremony hosted by Jane Lynch. »

- Chris Eggertsen

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'True Detective,' 'Transparent' Score DGA Nominations for Television

14 January 2015 10:34 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Half is a much more equal percentage than zero, no? Four women were nominated for five DGA awards in episodic television Wednesday morning, marking a giant step up from the film side of things where zero women made the cut — including "Selma" director Ava Duverney, who many expected to earn a slot. Jodie Foster earned nominations for directing episodes of both "Orange is the New Black" and "House of Cards," while "Homeland" dominated the drama category with two of the five nominations. Other big names to land nominations include Cary Joji Fukunaga for "True Detective," Louis C.K. for "Louie," Mike Judge for "Silicon Valley" and Jill Soloway for "Transparent." Nominees for the TV Movie and Miniseries category included Lisa Cholodenko for "Olive Kitteridge" and Ryan Murphy for "The Normal Heart." Some surprise nominees snuck in as well — including Rob Ashford and Glenn Weiss for »

- Ben Travers

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Women Directors Reap Directors Guild Documentary and Television Nominations Bounty

14 January 2015 10:28 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

The winners will be announced at the 67th Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.   Among the documentary nominees, "The Kill Team" is the only one not included in the Oscar shortlist. The final five Oscar documentaries will be announced Thursday morning.  Noticeable among the DGA nominees is a high number of women directors. On the documentary side, Laura Poitras is nominated for "Citizenfour." On the TV side, Jodie Foster is nominated twice (for Netflix dramatic "House of Cards" and comedy "Orange is the New Black") along with Lesli Linka Glatter (Showtime dramatic series "Homeland"), Gail Mancuso (network comedy series "Modern Family"), Jill Soloway (Amazon comedy series "Transparent") and Lisa Cholodenko (HBO mini-series "Olive Kitteridge"). Many of these women started on the film side and turned to the more fertile opportunities »

- Anne Thompson

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Jodie Foster Receives 2 Directors Guild Television Nominations

14 January 2015 10:18 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Directors Guild of America announced its television, commercial and documentary nominations on Wednesday, with Jodie Foster receiving a pair of nods for directing episodes of the drama series “House of Cards” and the comedy series “Orange Is the New Black.”

The Oscar-winning actress is the only director to be nominated in both the drama and comedy categories. In drama, she will be competing with Dan Attias and Lesli Linka Glatter for two different episodes of “Homeland,” Cary Joji Fukunaga for “True Detective” and Alex Graves for “Game of Thrones.”

See photos: Golden Globe Awards: Winners Gallery (Photos)

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- Steve Pond

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DGA Nominations Announced for TV, Documentaries

14 January 2015 10:11 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Showtime’s “Homeland” scored two Directors Guild of America television nominations and Jodie Foster was nominated twice, for directing Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black,” in her first DGA nominations.

Jill Soloway, whose “Transparent” just won best comedy at the Golden Globes, received her first DGA nomination for the Amazon series, as did Mike Judge for HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” Another DGA newbie, Cary Fukunaga, landed a nom for HBO’s “True Detective.”

Besides “Orange Is the New Black,” “Silicon Valley” and “Transparent,” comedy series nominations went to “Modern Family” and Louis C.K. for FX’s “Louie.” “30 Rock” won the category last year.

Game of Thrones” took a nom in drama series and will go up against the two “Homeland” episodes, “House of Cards” and “True Detective.” It was the fifth DGA nomination for Lesli Linka Glatter, who directed the “From A to B and Back Again” segment of “Homeland. »

- Dave McNary

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DGA Nominations Announced for TV, Documentaries

14 January 2015 10:11 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Showtime’s “Homeland” scored two Directors Guild of America television nominations and Jodie Foster was nominated twice, for directing Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black,” in her first DGA nominations.

Jill Soloway, whose “Transparent” just won best comedy at the Golden Globes, received her first DGA nomination for the Amazon series, as did Mike Judge for HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” Another DGA newbie, Cary Fukunaga, landed a nom for HBO’s “True Detective.”

Besides “Orange Is the New Black,” “Silicon Valley” and “Transparent,” comedy series nominations went to “Modern Family” and Louis C.K. for FX’s “Louie.” “30 Rock” won the category last year.

Game of Thrones” took a nom in drama series and will go up against the two “Homeland” episodes, “House of Cards” and “True Detective.” It was the fifth DGA nomination for Lesli Linka Glatter, who directed the “From A to B and Back Again” segment of “Homeland. »

- Dave McNary

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Kristen Stewart Laughs Off Tabloid Reports That She’s Quitting Acting (Video)

13 January 2015 3:41 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

With her personal life in the press as much as her professional roles, Kristen Stewart opened up on Tuesday about how the tabloids have erroneously reported about her acting career.

“It’s funny — you know, you do an interview and someone says, ‘Oh you’ve been working a lot? What are you planning on doing now?’ And you say, ‘Uh, I’m just going to take a second and like do something other than that,'” she told HuffPost Live. “[But suddenly the headline reads] Kristen Stewart Quits Hollywood!””

See Photos: ‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2′ Premiere: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson Raise the Heat

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- Travis Reilly

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Kristen Stewart Joins Celebs Who Wear Androgynous Fashions (photos!)

13 January 2015 12:34 PM, PST | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Kristen Stewart has started looking–and acting–more masculine than ever since she chopped off her hair and started paling around with her constant companion Alicia Cargile. But yesterday (Jan. 12), she dressed the part in the ultimate androgynous outfit. Stewart joins a bevy of celebrities from Ellen Page to Jody Foster and Ellen DeGeneres who routinely wear clothes inspired by mens’ fashions. Several are openly gay and Kristen has been dogged by tabloid rumors lately that she is switch-hitting with Cargile. She sure looked the part at Stella McCartney's Autumn 2015 presentation in New York City on Monday. ...Read More »

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'Birdman' and 'The Normal Heart' lead gay and lesbian critics nominations

12 January 2015 4:10 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The nominees for the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association's Dorian Awards have been unveiled, and on the film side, "Birdman" again leads the way with four nominations. "Gone Girl," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game" and "Pride" each landed three, filling out the best picture slate along with "Boyhood." On the TV side, HBO's "The Normal Heart" dominated, also with four mentions. Check out the full list of nominees below. Winners will be announced on Jan. 20. Check out the rest of the season's offerings at The Circuit. Film of the Year "Birdman" "Boyhood" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "The Imitation Game" "Pride" Film Director of the Year Wes Anderson, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" Ava DuVernay, "Selma" David Fincher, "Gone Girl" Alejandro González Iñárritu, "Birdman" Richard Linklater, "Boyhood" Film Performance of the Year - Actor Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher" Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game" Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler" Micahel Keaton, "Birdman" Eddie Redmayne, »

- Kristopher Tapley

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