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86th Academy Award Winners and Nominees; Nyong'o and Leto Chat

3 March 2014 6:19 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Oscar 2014 winners and nominees (photo: Oscar winners Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto chat at the 2014 Oscar ceremony) Best Picture: American Hustle, Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon; Captain Phillips, Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca; Dallas Buyers Club, Robbie Brenner, Rachel Winter; Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman; Her, Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze, Vincent Landay; Nebraska, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa; Philomena, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward; 12 Years a Slave, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, Anthony Katagas; The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland, Emma Tillinger Koskoff. Best Foreign Language Film: The Broken Circle Breakdown, Belgium; The Great Beauty, Italy; The Hunt, Denmark; The Missing Picture, Cambodia; Omar, Palestine. Best Actress: Amy Adams, American Hustle; Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine; Sandra Bullock, Gravity; Judi Dench, Philomena; Meryl Streep, August: Osage County. Best Actor: Christian Bale, American Hustle; Bruce Dern, Nebraska; Leonardo DiCaprio, »

- Steve Montgomery

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The 86th Academy Awards – Full List Of Winners!

2 March 2014 10:29 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

So, the ceremony has just finished and Gravity turned out to be the big winner on the night with no less than seven awards at the 86th Academy Awards. Best Picture did Not go to the space drama, but to Steve McQueens superb 12 Years A Slave. We have a ton of fun stuff for you to read over at our official Live Blog of this year’s ceremony, so be sure to check it out here.

Here’s the full list of this year’s Oscar winners.

** Winners in bold **

Best Picture

American HustleCharles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers

Captain PhillipsScott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers

Dallas Buyers ClubRobbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, Producers

GravityAlfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, Producers

HerMegan Ellison, Spike Jonze and Vincent Landay, Producers

NebraskaAlbert Berger and Ron Yerxa, Producers

PhilomenaGabrielle Tana, »

- Paul Heath

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Gravity Wins 7 Academy Awards; 12 Years A Slave Takes Best Picture – 86th Oscars

2 March 2014 9:29 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

After a lengthy awards season that lasted three long months, the race for the Oscars came to a conclusion tonight at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

This year’s 86th Academy Awards saw a split between Best Picture and Director. 12 Years A Slave won three, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong’o.

Backstage, producer/actor Brad Pitt said, “ I love this movie.  I ‑‑ just as a film, as a lover of film, the filmmaking, the ‑‑ this heroic story of a man in this inhumane situation trying to get back to his family.  I love this film.  I love the filmmaking.  It’s counterintuitive to the way we’re making films today.  It’s a real achievement by Mr. McQueen here.  I love this movie.  I think it’s important.  I think it’s important because it deals with our history that we haven »

- Michelle McCue

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"12 Years a Slave" Wins Best Picture at Predictable But Entertaining Oscars!

2 March 2014 5:52 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

And in the end, it was a predictable Oscar night! The frontrunners were true frontrunners with "12 Years a Slave" taking home the Best Picture trophy while "Gravity" won all technical awards. In the acting categories, Cate Blanchett won Best Actress, Matthew McConaughey was awarded the Best Actor trophy, while Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o received the Supporting Actor and Actress awards, respectively.

I think Ellen did a great job hosting the award, and the best musical performer for me was Pink singing "Over the Rainbow" in tribute to "The Wizard of Oz."

And here are the winners of the granddaddy of the Awards Season -- the 2014 Oscars:

Actor in a Leading Role

Christian Bale in .American Hustle.

Bruce Dern in .Nebraska.

Leonardo DiCaprio in .The Wolf of Wall Street.

Chiwetel Ejiofor in .12 Years a Slave.

Winner: Matthew McConaughey in .Dallas Buyers Club.

Actor in a Supporting Role

Barkhad Abdi in »

- Manny

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The Oscars 2014 – Winners List

2 March 2014 5:51 PM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Another year has gone by with some simply fantastic movies and yes, it’s the night of the Oscars yet again. We’ll be up throughout the night tweeting from @HeyUGuys and we’ll be updating this post as we go throughout the night.

If you miss a winner, fear not as they’ll all be here as we go or if you’re reading this in the UK in the morning, welcome and we’re no doubt asleep!

The Tally:

Gravity: 7 Dallas Buyers Club: 3 12 Years a Slave: 3 The Great Gatsby: 2 Frozen: 2 Blue Jasmine: 1

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Best Picture

American HustleCharles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers “Captain PhillipsScott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers “Dallas Buyers ClubRobbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, Producers “GravityAlfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, Producers “HerMegan Ellison, Spike Jonze and Vincent Landay, Producers “NebraskaAlbert Berger and Ron Yerxa, »

- David Sztypuljak

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Oscars 2014: winners (Live)

2 March 2014 5:50 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Screen is updating the Oscar winners live here…winners so far include Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Frozen, The Great Beauty, 12 Years A Slave and more.

The winners are being announced at the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

The winners are listed below, followed by the nominees.

Best motion picture of the year“American HustleCharles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers“Captain PhillipsScott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers“Dallas Buyers ClubRobbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, Producers“GravityAlfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, Producers“HerMegan Ellison, Spike Jonze and Vincent Landay, Producers“NebraskaAlbert Berger and Ron Yerxa, Producers“PhilomenaGabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan and Tracey Seaward, Producers“12 Years a Slave” Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas, Producers“The Wolf of Wall Street” Nominees to be determinedPerformance by an actor in a leading roleChristian Bale in “American HustleBruce Dern in “Nebraska”[link »

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Oscar Week – Animated Features

1 March 2014 7:24 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Cavemen, Minions, Sisters – All were part of Friday night’s Animated Feature symposium at AMPAS where the nominees discussed how their films were developed, talked about their creative processes and presented clips illustrating their techniques.

The evening was hosted by Oscar nominated actor John C. Reilly, star of last year’s lovable Wreck-it Ralph, who affably led the packed house at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater through the many interesting and often hilarious moments of the night.

Turns out, it was a great year for animated films. More people saw the five animated movies than saw all nine Best Picture nominees combined. This was also the first year that both directors and producers could be nominated in the category. In year’s past, the only nominees were the people who helmed the movie.

The Animation Branch of the Academy instituted a special rule for the Animated Feature Film Award.

Rule Seven: »

- Michelle McCue

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Repost: My Complete 2014 Oscar Predictions!

28 February 2014 5:43 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The Oscar nominations for the 86th Academy Awards have been announced but who will win and who should win? In a banner year for great movies, 2013 gave us thought-provoking and entertaining experience at the cinema. On Oscar night, Steve McQueen.s .12 Years a Slave. will take home the top prize but Alfonso Cuaron.s .Gravity. will win all the technical awards including Best Director. Quite fitting since one provoked (.12 Years.) and the other entertained (.Gravity.).

And for those who know me, the Academy Awards is my Super Bowl! I.m a nerd when it comes to the Oscars! So I tried to predict the winners to help you with your Oscar pool.

And here's my complete and utterly fearless 2014 Oscar predictions:

Actor in a Leading Role

Christian Bale in .American Hustle.

Bruce Dern in .Nebraska.

Leonardo DiCaprio in .The Wolf of Wall Street.

Chiwetel Ejiofor in .12 Years a Slave.

Matthew McConaughey »

- Manny

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Oscar Predictions 2014

28 February 2014 9:19 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Contributed by Michelle McCue, Melissa Thompson and Gary Salem

Funny how fast an Oscar season goes by… only last year Argo was being given the Academy Award for Best Picture. The big night is almost here and nothing about this year’s Academy Awards is a sure bet. With so much time between the nominations in January, the various guild awards and the Olympics thrown in, the 6,028 AMPAS voters have had a long time to mull things, and their votes, over.

The winner’s acceptance speeches at the Golden Globes, the Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG) and the British Academy Awards (BAFTA) have never been more important as they have during this past month and a half. Voting for the Oscars closed on Tuesday, February 25, at 5 p.m.

Even the avid pundits are in a muddle and would give their eye teeth to see the final tallies. Will hopefuls Leto, »

- Movie Geeks

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Oscars Lowdown 2014: Best Animated Feature - 'Frozen' has the heat

27 February 2014 11:06 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In the lead-up to the 86th annual Academy Awards on March 2, HitFix will be bringing you the lowdown on all 24 Oscar categories with multiple entries each day. Take a few notes and bone up on the competition as we give you the edge in your office Oscar pool! For much of the year, the Best Animated Feature category was looking like a bit of a problem area: as one studio effort after another met with either an indifferent or disastrous reception, the threat of the weakest field in the award's 13-year history hovered in the air. In the end, however, things picked up: the Mouse House came through in November with a certifiable smash, and the Academy enriched the category by venturing further afield than Hollywood. As it is, it's a respectable enough contest, though a five-nominee field is beginning to look over-generous. The nominees are... "The Croods" (Chris Sanders, »

- Guy Lodge

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The winners of the BAFTA Ee British Academy Film Awards 2014 are...

17 February 2014 7:42 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Rounding up all the winners from the 67th annual BAFTA Ee British Academy Film Awards..

Tonight marked biggest occasion in the British film calender as the stars of the big screen descended upon London's Royal Opera House as BAFTA hosts the 67th annual Ee British Academy Film Awards, with Stephen Fry once again serving as master of ceremonies for the ninth time.

Steve McQueen's drama 12 Years a Slave may have walked away with the top prize, fending off competition from American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Philomena and Gravity to win Best Film, but it was also a great night for Alfonso Cuaron's space-set thriller, which walked away with six awards including Best Director and Outstanding British Film.

Check out all the nominees from the 2014 BAFTA British Academy Film Awards, with the winners highlighted in red (and be sure to take a look at Oliver Davis' live coverage from »

- Gary Collinson

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Baftas 2014: full list of winners

16 February 2014 4:06 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

All the Baftas winners (and nominees) as they come in through the night

Best picture

Winner: 12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Gravity

Philomena

Best British film

Winner: Gravity

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Philomena

Rush

Saving Mr Banks

The Selfish Giant

Best director

Winner: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

David O Russell, American Hustle

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best actor

Winner: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Best actress

Winner: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr Banks

Best supporting actor

Winner: Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Daniel Brühl, Rush

Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Best supporting actress

Winner: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Sally Hawkins, »

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BAFTAs 2014: Full winners' list, from 'Gravity' to 'American Hustle'

16 February 2014 1:30 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

The BAFTA Awards, honoring the best of British and world film, are given out Sunday, Feb. 16 in London. Handed out by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), the 2014 Ee British Academy Film Awards are often a preview of the Oscars.

Who are the big winners for 2013 films? Check out the full nominee and winner list below.

Note: Winners are noted by bold font.

Best film

"12 Years a Slave" -- Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen

"American Hustle" -- Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon

"Captain Phillips" -- Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca

"Gravity" -- Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman

"Philomena" -- Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward

Outstanding British film

"Gravity" -- Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman, Jonas Cuaron

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" -- Justin Chadwick, Anant Singh, David M. Thompson, William Nicholson

"Philomena" -- Stephen Frears, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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The HeyUGuys 2014 BAFTA Liveblog

16 February 2014 9:38 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Welcome, gorgeous people, to the biggest night in British Film. We’re here at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and we’ll be liveblogging as the night rolls on.

12 Years a Slave, Gravity, American Hustle, Captain Phillips and Philomena have the majority of nominations and are all competing for Best Picture. It is an undeniably strong year for British Film and we’re grateful for a spotlight as wide and as bright as this one to be shone this evening.

If you haven’t already checked out our BAFTA competition, do so now - the prizes are worth £700. Blimey.

We’ll be updating this liveblog minute by minute until my fingers fall off with the most recent update being shown at the top of the top so do keep refreshing.

Great to have you with us.

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We’re at the end of another BAFTA »

- Jon Lyus

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Voices Behind the Animation Add Extra Dimension

13 February 2014 5:31 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Animated films may dazzle with feats of artistic achievement, but it takes the voices of actors working in relative solitude in a sound booth to give the characters and the stories real depth. The process can take years of sporadic recording, and the actors’ performances can affect how an animated character is designed or the direction of the story itself.

Chris Sanders, co-director and co-writer of DreamWorks Animation’s “The Croods” along with Kirk DeMicco, says the development of Eep, the strong-willed, rebellious Neanderthal teen, was greatly influenced by Emma Stone’s performance.

“We always use live-action reference whenever we record actors … on the off-chance we’ll see the actor do something and we want to capture the essence of movement or character when it does happen. And it never happened more than with Eep’s character,” he says. “Emma Stone is an extremely animated human being and many times during a recording session, »

- Terry Flores

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The Academy Celebrates The 86th Oscar Nominees With Luncheon; Official Class Photo Is Here

10 February 2014 9:05 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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More than 150 Oscar Nominees came together on Monday, February 10, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs welcomed the large crowd with, “What a remarkable year for film it’s been.”

During the afternoon all the nominees posed for the annual class photo. Click on the photo above for giant sized look.

Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Bruce Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey and Meryl Streep attended the pre-Oscars event. Supporting Actor and Actress nominees Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper, Jonah Hill, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Julia Roberts and June Squibb also joined in the celebratory lunch.

All five nominees in the Directing category, Alfonso Cuarón, Steve McQueen, Alexander Payne, David O. Russell and Martin Scorsese, »

- Michelle McCue

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Release dates for Crimson Peak, Pitch Perfect 2 and more

30 January 2014 11:16 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

News Simon Brew 31 Jan 2014 - 07:16

Guillermo del Toro's next film has a release date, along with a few other new Universal films....

Universal Pictures has been busy putting its slate of projects together for the next year or two, and it's just announced a collection of new release dates for some of its upcoming films.

The one we're keenest to see is Guillermo del Toro's next film, Crimson Peak. This sees him back in horror cinema, and he's co-written the script with Matthew Robbins. Mia Wasikowka, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Hunnam lead the cast, and we now know that the movie will be arriving on Friday October 16th 2015. In the Us anyway.

A bit closer is a creepy movie for this year, Ouija, which has an October 24th 2014 release date. It's a supernatural thriller from Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes company, and the title gives »

- simonbrew

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Academy Rescinds Oscar Nomination for Best Song Contender Due to 'Unfair' Campaigning

29 January 2014 8:09 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Alone Yet Not Alone’ Best Song Oscar 2014 nomination revoked: Nod for obscure song from equally obscure Christian movie had left many scratching their heads (photo: Kelly Greyson in ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’) Last night, January 28, 2014, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors voted to revoke the Best Original Song Oscar nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” from the movie of the same name, and with music by Bruce Broughton and lyrics by Dennis Spiegel. According to the Academy’s press release, the decision to disqualify “Alone Yet Not Alone” "was prompted by the discovery that Broughton, a former Governor and current Music Branch executive committee member, had emailed members of the branch to make them aware of his submission during the nominations voting period." Following the announcement of the 2014 Academy Award nominations, several publications raised concerns about the legitimacy of the nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone »

- Andre Soares

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Louis C.K. And Kevin Hart Join Animated Pets Movie From Despicable Me Director And Writers

28 January 2014 12:33 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Comedians Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart are having banner years in their careers, as both have recently been parts of big hit movies and have several interesting projects in the pipeline. Now the two are teaming up with Modern Family.s Eric Stonestreet for the next animated feature from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, the currently-dubbed Untitled Pets Movie, which already has a release date set for February 12, 2016. The bound-to-be-3D film will be directed by Chris Renaud, who co-directed the studios. Despicable Me and its sequel, which earned a combined $1.4 billion at the box office. Creating even more Despicable connections, the studios have also tapped screenwriters Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul to pen the screenplay (they were also the scribes behind the $348 million-earning hit The Lorax). According to Deadline, C.K. will play a smarty pants terrier living in a Manhattan apartment building. When his pampering owners are »

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Universal Rules Box Office, Kevin Hart & Louis C.K. Become Pets, First 50 Shades Poster, More Superheroes on Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D.

27 January 2014 6:44 AM, PST | Reelzchannel.com | See recent ReelzChannel news »

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Box Office With the only new contender the bizarre, confused-concept I, Frankenstein, Universal's Ride Along cruised to a first place finish at the domestic box office over the weekend. The Ice Cube/Kevin Hart comedy earned an estimated $21.2 million, bringing its 10-day total to roughly $75.4 million. Lone Survivor, another Universal movie, took second, earning an estimated $12.6 million, for a total of $93.6 million. According to BoxOfficeMojo, Universal is touting the fact that they are the first studio to hold the first and second spots for two consecutive weekends since Warner Bros. did so in February 1994.

The third and fourth spots went to animated movies, with The Nut Job bringing in $12.3 million and Frozen earning an additional $9.04 million. Frozen's domestic gross is now over $347 million, making it the highest-grossing original animated movie ever. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit came in at number five, with $8.8 million, for a grand total of $30.2 million. New release I, »

- BJSprecher Sprecher

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