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Greatest Fears? Set Secrets? Kate Winslet, Brie Larson and More Oscar Nominees Ask (and Answer) Questions for Each Other

3 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

If Brie Larson could ask Kate Winslet and Rachel McAdams anything, what would it be? And what would Alicia Vikander want to ask Charlotte Rampling?  This year, as part of People's annual Oscar portfolio and video series, we asked this year's incredible female acting nominees what they would want to ask one other if they had the chance.  Best Actress nominee Larson (Room) wants to know, "What's most important?" Best Supporting Actress nominee Winslet (Steve Jobs) says, "One word: Family," while fellow Best Supporting Actress McAdams (Spotlight) answers, "For me, what's most important is being present. So you can be fully engaged with your work, »

- Mary Green, MaryGreen1969

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Greatest Fears? Set Secrets? Kate Winslet, Brie Larson and More Oscar Nominees Ask (and Answer) Questions for Each Other

3 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

If Brie Larson could ask Kate Winslet and Rachel McAdams anything, what would it be? And what would Alicia Vikander want to ask Charlotte Rampling?  This year, as part of People's annual Oscar portfolio and video series, we asked this year's incredible female acting nominees what they would want to ask one other if they had the chance.  Best Actress nominee Larson (Room) wants to know, "What's most important?" Best Supporting Actress nominee Winslet (Steve Jobs) says, "One word: Family," while fellow Best Supporting Actress McAdams (Spotlight) answers, "For me, what's most important is being present. So you can be fully engaged with your work, »

- Mary Green, MaryGreen1969

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12 Actors Nominated for an Oscar After 60

6 hours ago | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Oscar records are broken every year, especially among actors with many benchmarks relating to an actor’s age. In 2013, Emmanuelle Riva (“Amour”) broke a new record becoming the oldest nominee in the lead actress category at 85. Meanwhile, Quvenzhané Wallis (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) appeared alongside Riva as the youngest ever nominated at 9 years old. Here are some more record breakers featuring actors who received acting nominations after the age of 60! Gloria Stuart, “Titanic” (1997) (87 years, 221 days)Stuart holds the title as the oldest actor ever nominated for an Oscar. She received her single nomination in the supporting category at 87 for the James Cameron disaster epic, “Titanic.” Playing Rose DeWitt Bukater, Stuart narrates the film in the modern day detailing of her character’s experience and romance on the ship, as portrayed by Kate Winslet in flashbacks. Stuart ultimately lost the Oscar to Kim Basinger for “L.A. Confidential.” However, “Titanic »

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“Zoolander 2″: Ten Movies to see in February

6 hours ago | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Folks, with the Academy Awards still a few weeks away, we can momentarily take a look at something else for the day. What is that, you may ask? Well, today is a look at what else movie theaters will have playing throughout this month, besides the obvious Oscar hopefuls. I do this every single month, as you all know by now, so of course I won’t exclude February. Much like with January, this month gets a reputation as one of the worst for new releases, and while that’s often been well founded, if you look closely enough this month you can find some very solid cinematic options. Consider this list another public service for those of you who have seen all of the Oscar contenders and nominees already. You might even find a gem or two amongst the junk… Here now are what I think the ten best »

- Joey Magidson

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Diane Ladd Blasts Studios’ ‘Greed and Corruption’ for Pushing Leading Roles as Supporting

6 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Focus Features and the Weinstein Company were criticized this year for promoting Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”) and Rooney Mara (“Carol”), respectively, in the supporting actress category when both performances were arguably leading ones. In the end, the dust-up didn’t harm the campaigns; both actresses received supporting nominations — much to the dismay of actress Diane Ladd.

At the Aarp Movies for Grownups Awards earlier this week, where the “Joy” star received the best supporting actress honor, Ladd blasted the “greed and corruption” of forcing leading players into the supporting ranks, pushing out performances like her own.

“I was really upset and chagrined by the studios’ greed and corruption,” Ladd said. “I mean Rooney Mara, she won best actress in Cannes. Three people are stars in leading roles. They are the female lead and the star. So why are they in the supporting category?”

It’s unclear which of the »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Who’s expected at the Ee British Academy Film Awards 2016? Full list here!

7 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We definitely hit the movie awards season deep in the heart this weekend because the Ee British Academy Film Awards 2016 are here and it really shows us that, in London, we put on a classy show at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. In the past few years the respect for the BAFTAs has continued to grow and grow across the world because, frankly, we seem to pick the right winners. Is that Oscar fighting talk? I think so.

Once again hosted by the multi-rambling and intelligently talented Stephen Fry, the ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD at 21.00 this Sunday 14 February. The Hollywood News, or call us Thn if you fancy it, will be there bringing you as much as we viably can so keep track over on our dedicated Twitter feed.

But I think you’re here for this attendees? So… Nominees confirmed »

- Dan Bullock

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BAFTA’s British Categories Highlight Next Gen of Talent

10 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Despite the ever-increasing proximity between the Oscars and the British Academy of Film and Televison Arts awards, Bafta still remains a terrific reminder of the British brand. But the love in this year’s noms has been given to a host of veterans: Ridley Scott, Maggie Smith, Kate Winslet, Julie Walters and Mark Rylance have already notched up a collective 33 Bafta nominations. The British Academy Film Awards take place Feb. 14 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.

That’s not to say the fresh blood isn’t there, but perhaps increasing overlap in Oscar and Bafta conversations have limited the expectation for the Brit awards to serve as a platform for discovery.

“Since Bafta has repositioned itself very deliberately and positively to overlap with the Oscar conversation, the consequence has been that the opportunity to profile exciting or emerging talents has been limited,” says British Film Institute Film Fund director Ben Roberts. »

- Diana Lodderhose

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Exact Replica of Titanic Will Set Sail in 2018

11 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

An exact replica of the Titanic, the ship that sank in the Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg in 1912, will set sail in 2018. According to the Independent, the Titanic II will look identical to the original ship, although it will be 13 feet wider with an updated hull to meet modern maritime safety requirements. And like the original, the new Titanic, created by Australian businessman Clive Palmer and his company, Blue Star Line, will offer first, second and third class tickets. See Video: Kate Winslet Finally Admits She Let Leonardo DiCaprio Die at End of 'Titanic' According to the Belfast Telegraph, »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Keira Knightley and Kate Winslet in talks to join Will Smith in Collateral Beauty

14 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Keira Knightley and Kate Winslet are talks to join the cast of New Line’s upcoming drama Collateral Beauty, which is being headlined by Will Smith.

The film is being directed by David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada) and will see Smith as a New York advertising exec who experiences a personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely, with his work colleagues devising an unconventional plan to help him recover.

Should Knightley and Winslet sign on to the project, they would join an impressive cast that includes Edward Norton, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris and Michael Pena. The film will need all the star-power it can muster – it opens on December 16th opposite Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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- Gary Collinson

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

14 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Indiewire Awards Season Spotlight  Almost as confusing as its male counterpart (though not quite), best supporting actress seems like a wide open race at this point. Kate Winslet was always going to be a surefire nominee for her brilliant turn in "Steve Jobs," but even with her surprise Globe win, this category is far from a done deal. As expected, Alicia Vikander and Rooney Mara landed where their studios wanted them, and both have strong critical support and rising star power the Academy may take not of, especially because Winslet is an Oscar-winning veteran with no shortage of nominations to her name. The other two nominees, Jennifer Jason Leigh ("The Hateful Eight") and Rachel McAdams ("Spotlight"), fit effortlessly into their ensemble, though Leigh's ferocious turn has many pegging her as the category's ultimate victor. For now, it's anyone's guess. Below is Anne Thompson's take on how things might »

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Leonardo DiCaprio Says He Didn't Expect Overnight Fame After Titanic: 'My Whole Life Became About Things That Weren't Acting'

10 February 2016 4:05 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When Leonardo DiCaprio first signed on to play Jack Dawson in Titanic he never expected it would become the highest-grossing film of all time. "Titanic was very much an experiment for Kate Winslet and I," he told Deadline. "We'd done all of these independent movies. I loved her as an actress and she said, 'Let's do this together, we can do this.' We did it, and it became something that we could've never foreseen." The current Oscar frontrunner admitted that after the success of the film, the level of fame he achieved seemingly overnight surprised him. "It was shocking, »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Kate Winslet in Talks to Join Will Smith in ‘Collateral Beauty’

10 February 2016 3:33 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Kate Winslet is in talks to join the New Line ensemble drama “Collateral Beauty” starring Will Smith.

The cast also includes Helen Mirren, Ed Norton, Michael Pena and Naomie Harris. Keira Knightley is also in negotiations to join the cast.

The Allan Loeb-written script centers on a New York advertising exec (Smith) who experiences a deep personal tragedy. His colleagues devise a unique plan to break him out of his depression — which works, but not in a way that anyone imagined.

Details surrounding Winslet’s role are unknown at this time.

Village Roadshow Pictures is co-producing/co-financing the project, which is targeting a mid-February start in New York. “Collateral Beauty” has just been slated for release on Dec. 16, making it another Winslet project in prime position to make another award season run.

Winslet is currently nominated for best supporting actress for her role in “Steve Jobs.” She next appears »

- Justin Kroll

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If Kate Winslet Is Walking Funny, Here's the Reason Why

10 February 2016 3:02 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Kate Winslet is a real trooper. The Oscar winner admits that she forced herself to work through some major pain while shooting the new dirty cop drama Triple 9. In the movie, she plays an evil Russian mobster, whose over-the-top fashion includes an incredible pair of red knee-high boots. The film's costume designer Margot Wilson had them custom-made because, as Winslet said, "I have quite big feet." But the day before she was to slip them on, she was shooting a scene in a restaurant with co-star Chiwetel Ejiofor. "As we wrapped that day, I stood up and an extra stood up from his chair quite close to me and it was a large mahogany chair and it just tipped backwards and the »

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Kate Winslet's Got Leonardo DiCaprio's Back at the Oscars: 'He Is My Closest Friend'

10 February 2016 2:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sure, Kate Winslet's nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar this year - but there's another reason why the actress says she would never miss attending the ceremony. "I feel very strongly that it may possibly be Leo's year," Winslet said about DiCaprio at the London premiere of her latest film, Triple 9 on Tuesday, according to Vanity Fair. "He is my closest friend in the world and I just couldn't imagine not being there to support him." DiCaprio is widely considered to be an Oscar frontrunner for his lead role in The Revenant. If he wins, it will »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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Kate Winslet's Got Leonardo DiCaprio's Back at the Oscars: 'He Is My Closest Friend'

10 February 2016 2:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sure, Kate Winslet's nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar this year - but there's another reason why the actress says she would never miss attending the ceremony. "I feel very strongly that it may possibly be Leo's year," Winslet said about DiCaprio at the London premiere of her latest film, Triple 9 on Tuesday, according to Vanity Fair. "He is my closest friend in the world and I just couldn't imagine not being there to support him." DiCaprio is widely considered to be an Oscar frontrunner for his lead role in The Revenant. If he wins, it will »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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Australian Billionaire to Tempt Fate and Fund the Sailing of a Titanic II

10 February 2016 2:25 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Well, this sounds risky. After years of discussion, it's clear that businessman Clive Palmer will never let go of his dreams for a real-life Titanic II: it's officially setting sail in 2018. Plans were first announced for the Titanic II back in April 2012, around the 100-year anniversary of the tragedy. The timing was intentional: Titanic II will look just like its predecessor, offering the first-, second- and third-class booking options, plus some modern updates on the inside. However, this cruise will go from Jiangsu, China, to Dubai, instead of across the Atlantic. Palmer's company, the Blue Star Line (a nod to the White Star Line, »

- Diana Pearl, @dianapearl_

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Australian Billionaire to Tempt Fate and Fund the Sailing of a Titanic II

10 February 2016 2:25 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Well, this sounds risky. After years of discussion, it's clear that businessman Clive Palmer will never let go of his dreams for a real-life Titanic II: it's officially setting sail in 2018. Plans were first announced for the Titanic II back in April 2012, around the 100-year anniversary of the tragedy. The timing was intentional: Titanic II will look just like its predecessor, offering the first-, second- and third-class booking options, plus some modern updates on the inside. However, this cruise will go from Jiangsu, China, to Dubai, instead of across the Atlantic. Palmer's company, the Blue Star Line (a nod to the White Star Line, »

- Diana Pearl, @dianapearl_

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Kate Winslet Gets Emotional Talking About Leonardo DiCaprio, Also Reveals Who She's Wearing to the Oscars

10 February 2016 12:58 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Jack and Rose's Titanic love is stronger than ever. Kate Winslet is more than hopeful that Leonardo DiCaprio will finally win an Oscar for his work in The Revenant. "It does really feel as though it's Leo's year and I'm just super excited for him," Winslet told E! News earlier today while promoting her new flick Triple 9. "And [there's] the sense of good will behind him, and that everyone wants it for him. You know, people in the streets. It's really really wonderful. I think it's real testament to that fact that he's such a lovely person and that people really not only admire him but also really like him and respect him . "I feel quite proud of that, it's »

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Kate Winslet Joins Star-Studded Cast Of Will Smith's 'Collateral Beauty,' To Help Battle 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

10 February 2016 12:33 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It's funny to remember that at one time, "Collateral Beauty" was in dire straights. Originally, it was set to star Hugh Jackman and Rooney Mara, with "Me And Earl And The Dying Girl" director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon behind the camera. But first Jackman left, only to be replaced by Will Smith. Then Mara and Gomez-Rejon both exited, and the project seemed to be in peril. But man, has it ever bounced back. Read More: Watch 15-Minute Talk With Will Smith And 'Concussion' Filmmakers Kate Winslet has joined the ensemble which now includes Keira KnightleyHelen MirrenEdward Norton, Michael Peña and Naomie Harris. Dang. It's certainly the biggest roster of stars that  David Frankel ("The Devil Wears Prada," "Marley & Me"), now tasked with directing, has ever worked with. And it perhaps indicates that Allan Loeb's ("Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," "Just Go With »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Kate Winslet Isn't Boycotting the Oscars So She Can See Leonardo DiCaprio Win

10 February 2016 12:11 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

We already knew that Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio had one of the sweetest friendships in Hollywood, but they just took it up a notch. While many celebrities are boycotting the Oscars for its lack of diverse nominees, the actress revealed the special reason she won't be one of them. Aside from celebrating an "extraordinary year for women," she also wants to be there when Leo takes home best actor. "I feel very strongly that it may possibly be Leo's year," she said. "And he is my closest friend in the world and I just couldn't imagine not being there to support him." The Titanic costars have had their fair share of adorable moments this award season, but now we definitely can't wait for them to reunite at the Oscars. »

- Kelsie Gibson

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