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The cast of ABC’s “Scandal” put their characters’ differences aside to raise funds for the Screen Actors Guild Foundation with a new holiday video.
Stars of Shonda Rhimes‘s popular drama wore reindeer antlers, Santa Claus hats and mittens as they recited their own spin of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” called “Givemas.”
The one-minute poem includes help fro Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Tony Goldwyn, Kate Burton, Portia De Rossi, Paul Adelstein, Joe Morton, George Newbern, Jeff Perry, Darby Stanchfield, Jon Tenney and Bellamy Young.
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In the video, »
- Alicia Banks
What's in Netflix's '80s grab bag? Swoony Merchant-Ivory films; a trio of John Hughes romantic comedies; early films with Sean Penn and Matt Dillon; Oscar-winning turns by Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster and Daniel Day-Lewis; and a few classics you already know by heart.
Mixed in are probably a few critically acclaimed films you've never seen but always meant to, whether it's B-movie fun like "Big Trouble in Little China" or ultra-arty Nc-17 fare like "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover."
(Availability subject to change. DeLorean and pink prom dress not included.)
1. "A Room with a View" (1986) Nr
2. "The Accused" (1988) R
It's tough viewing, but Jodie Foster is mesmerizing as a rape victim who faces down her assailants in court.
3. "Bad Boys" (1983) R
- Sharon Knolle
Nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards have been revealed and "Belle," "Beyond the Lights," "Dear White People," "Get On Up," and "Selma" are duking it out for the Outstanding Motion Picture Award.
Winners will be announced on Friday, February 6, 2015 in a two-hour televised event on TV One.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.
Here's the complete list of nominees for the 46th NAACP Image Awards:
Outstanding Comedy Series
. "black-ish" (ABC)
. "House of Lies" (Showtime)
. "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)
. "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (Bet)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
. Anthony Anderson - "'black-ish" (ABC)
. Kevin Hart »
Nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today across categories in film, television, music and the literary world. In the film arena, top nominees were Amma Asante's "Belle," Gina Prince-Bythewood's "Beyond the Lights," Justin Simien's "Dear White People," Tate Taylor's "Get On Up" and Ava DuVernay's "Selma." Check out the full list of nominees below. Winners will be announced on Feb. 6. And remember to keep track of the season via The Circuit! Film Outstanding Motion Picture "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) "Beyond The Lights" (Relativity Media) "Dear White People" (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions) "Get On Up" (Universal Pictures) "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture Amma Asante, "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) Antoine Fuqua, "The Equalizer" (Columbia Pictures) Ava DuVernay, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) John Ridley, "Jimi: All Is By My Side" (XLrator Media) Gina Prince-Bythewood, "Beyond The Lights »
- Kristopher Tapley
Paramount’s Selma, Universal’s Get On Up and Lionsgate’s Dear White People are among the Outstanding Motion Picture nominees for the NAACP’s Image Awards, which will be bestowed live on TVOne on February 6. On the TV side, Shonda Rhimes’ ABC trifecta of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder are all up for best drama. Here is the full list:
Outstanding Motion Picture
“Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
- The Deadline Team
With a half-dozen nods apiece, ABC’s Scandal and black-ish, Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black and the Lifetime TV-movie The Trip to Bountiful lead the TV nominees for the 46th NAACP Image Awards, which will be held Feb. 6, 2015 and broadcast on TV One.
ABC meanwhile led all networks, with a total of 26 nominations.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. Here are some of this year’s major TV categories; the complete list is here. (Coming later this week: SAG Award and Golden Globe nominations. »
The Image Awards will be handed out Feb. 6 in a ceremony telecast live by TV One.
“Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman, “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and Tessa Thompson of “Dear White People” are among the actors who were cited.
Boseman, Oyelowo and Mbatha-Raw are all portraying real-life people.
In the TV heat, ABC freshman “Black-ish” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” Bet’s “The Game” and “Being Mary Jane” were among the top nominees. ABC did well, earning three of the five drama-series nominations. Also notable was Lifetime’s scoring seven of the 10 nominations in the two lead acting categories for telefilm/miniseries/dramatic special.
(Pictured: “Dear White People »
- Variety Staff
“Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman, “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and Tessa Thompson of “Dear White People” also earned top acting noms. The Image Awards will be handed out Feb. 6 in a ceremony telecast live by TV One.
(Pictured: “Dear White People”)
Here is a full list of Image Award nominees:
Outstanding Motion Picture “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media) “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions) “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures) “Selma” (Paramount Pictures »
- Variety Staff
The nominees for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced Tuesday, lauding the year's best films and television shows -- among other artforms -- featuring people of color.
"Selma" led the pack with eight nominations, including nods for best picture, best actor (David Oyelowo), three supporting actor nods (André Holland, Common, and Wendell Pierce), and two supporting actress nods (Carmen Ejogo and Oprah Winfrey). Director Ava DuVernay was also nominated for her work behind the camera.
A partial list of nominees in television and movies is below. For the full list -- including nominees in the music and literature categories -- click here.
The NAACP Image Awards, presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, »
- Katie Roberts
"What if?" is the burning question our favorite sci-fi movies ask: What if Earth was invaded by aliens or giant spiders? What makes us human once we start bending the laws of genetics and robotics? And if we worked out really really hard, would we ever have Linda Hamilton's arms in "Terminator 2"?
Here are some of the best of the sci-fi genre now streaming on Netflix, including Chris Evans in "Snowpiercer," Bruce Willis in "The Fifth Element" and plenty of Godzilla and the crew of the USS Enterprise.
1. "Antiviral" (2012) Nr
David Cronenberg's son, Brandon, makes his film debut with this gore-filled horror flick about a company who deals in viruses collected from celebrities since people want to be infected with the same diseases as the ultra-famous.
2. "Barbarella" (1968) PG
The cult film, starring Jane Fonda as the sexy space babe of the title, may be overlong, but it's an eye-popping must-see '60s flashback. »
- Sharon Knolle
[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the midseason finale of Scandal, "Where the Sun Don't Shine."] Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has her hands full. In addition to having to make the (tough!) romantic decision between moving to Vermont and making jam with President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) or standing in the sun with hero Jake Ballard (Scott Foley), the Gladiator has spent the better part of season four hunting down the head of black-ops group B613, who also happens to be her father. During the season four winter finale, Rowan (Joe Morton) again evaded his daughter —
- Lesley Goldberg
[Warning: Spoilers ahead from the season-four midseason finale, "Where the Sun Don't Shine," of ABC's Scandal.] ABC's Scandal came thisclose to finally ridding itself of Rowan Pope (Joe Morton) and the insanity of B613 during Thursday's midseason finale. Olivia (Kerry Washington), Jake (Scott Foley) and Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) teamed up to take down the man responsible for putting hits out on all of the former black-ops groupies — including Quinn (Katie Lowes) and Jake. After Olivia held her father at gunpoint and shockingly pulled the trigger only to find out that the firearm wasn't loaded, Rowan vanishes
- Lesley Goldberg
Scandal, Season 4, Episode 9, “Where the Sun Don’t Shine”
Written by Mark Wilding
Directed by Tony Goldwyn
Airs Thursdays at 9pm Est on ABC
On this week’s Scandal, Olivia confronts both of her parents, Cyrus quits the White House, Jakes hunts down Rowan, Quinn reunites with an old lover, and Huck delivers the truth to his ex-girlfriend.
Scandal has always excelled at finales, so it’s no surprise that “Where the Sun Don’t Shine” is just as fun, twist-y, and shocking as it’s predecessors. Also, it’s obvious from the opening sequence that all actors, and director Tony Goldwyn (Fitz)!, are bringing their A-game.
As introduced last week, the biggest dilemma facing the characters in the episode is Rowan. Poor Olivia, she’s easily winning the Worst Parents of the Year award. As awful as the Popes are, both to their daughter and to other people, it »
- Ashley Laggan
On Thursday night's winter finale of How to Get Away With Murder fans will finally learn who killed Sam. Matt McGorry, who plays cocky student Asher Millstone, joins Et on set and tells us to be ready for a plot twist.
"You will find out everything," McGorry assures us. "You're going to think you're like having a nice nap and then you're going to get like a slap in the face -- that's what it's going to feel like."
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Executive producer Shonda Rhimes' latest TV sensation on ABC's Thank God It's Thursday lineup follows a group of ambitious law students, including McGorry's Asher and their brilliant criminal defense professor Annalise Keating (Viola Davis), who enlists their help with her cases while also inadvertently getting them involved in the murder of her husband Sam (Tom Verica).
There's plenty of theories as to who committed the crime with Goth »
Every character on ABC's Scandal has a good reason to want to kill B613 baddie Rowan Pope (Joe Morton). But not everyone should be so deserving of that honor. Following last week's deadly near miss — when Rowan outsmarted Olivia (Kerry Washington), Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Jake (Scott Foley) in a bid to kill Command — the top Gladiator has demanded a "kill shot" on her father, setting up what promises to be an epic winter finale. The Hollywood Reporter hit the set of Shonda Rhimes' political thriller to quiz the cast on which Gladiator — or White House staffer! — should be the one to win the honor of taking
- Lesley Goldberg
There are three certainties in life: Death, taxes and Papa Pope having the last laugh.
"He always finds a way!" Joe Morton tells TVGuide.com of his Scandal super-villain. "One of the joys of playing the character is people love to hate him. People say to me all the time on Twitter, 'Love the way you play the role. Don't like the character,' which is perfect. You want his demise, but at the same time, it's wonderful the way he manages to evade all this stuff. How is he going to get out of this again?"
Fall TV Report Card: How is the new class doing?
Indeed, Rowan might as well be on Survivor. There's almost no one he hasn't outwitted, outplayed and outlasted during ...
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- Joyce Eng
Join the fiesty discussion going on right now in our infamous message boards where Hollywood stars, directors, execs and other honchos hide behind cyber-nicknames. Sample comments below with links to those hot threads. See more here. Related News Nuggets: Emmy winner Joe Morton says evil Rowan Pope should die on 'Scandal' -Break- 2014 Oscar race for Best Actress England: I'm gonna cause another argument... Hilary Swank for 3rd Oscar! I personally thought her 2 wins were deserved. Of course she had no competition with Boys Don't Cry. I'd still choose her for Million Dollar Baby. I do think her only competition that year was Imelda Staunton. Kate Winslet's performance was a bit overrated in my personal opinion. Vincelette: I don't see her winning for a role like this. Don't get me wrong. I liked the movie and I liked Swank in it, who's even Oscar-worthy, but the Academy won't »
Viewers of ABC's hot drama "Scandal" are poised to see if the evil Rowan Pope will be killed off sometime soon. Thursday's effort featured an effort to bring him to justice by his daughter (Kerry Washington), the president (Tony Goldwyn), and an ex-B613 agent (Scott Foley). Pope is played by Emmy winner Joe Morton, who says, "On one hand, the easy answer is yes, he should die. But the other side of me thinks he is so good at his job, so good at doing all the things he does that some part of me wants him to be the last man standing." Characters have continued to trust the political genius until recently as he had outsmarted them all, except his ex-wife (Khandi Alexander). Hollywood Reporter -Break- Andy Greenwald proclaims that ABC's "Black-ish" is the "best new series on broadcast TV, comedy or drama, and it's not particularly close." He »
Recently, ABC served up the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Scandal" episode 9 of season 4. The episode is entitled, "Where the Sun Don’t Shine,” and it sounds like things will get quite drama-filled and intense as Cyrus is forced to suffer the consequences of his actions. Elsewhere, everyone Olivia knows, will be in danger, and more! In the new, 9th episode press release: Command is always two steps ahead and everyone in Olivia's life is going to be in danger. In the meantime, Cyrus will be forced to face the consequences of his behavior, and Huck and Quinn will finally figure out just what Elizabeth North has been planning, but they might be too late to stop it. Guess stars feature: Jon Tenney as Gov. Andrew Nichols ,George Newbern as Charlie, Portia de Rossi as Elizabeth North , and Joe Morton as Rowan Pope. The episode was written by »
"Against me, you will lose." Scandal's Rowan Pope really laid down quite a challenge with his daughter, Olivia. Scandal viewers seem poised to find out if Command — aka Joe Morton's Rowan Pope — can really be taken down when Olivia (Kerry Washington) teams with Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and ex-B613 agent Jake (Scott Foley) to topple the man responsible for killing the president's eldest son. See more The Couples of Shondaland: 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' 'Scandal' But does Rowan, a self-professed champion for the Republic, deserve to die? "On one hand, the easy answer is
- Lesley Goldberg
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