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'Silver Linings Playbook,' 'Homeland,' 'Big Bang Theory' score big at Satellite Awards

17 December 2012 8:13 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

David O. Russell’s dramedy Silver Linings Playbook took home top honors last night at the 17th annual Satellite Awards, presented by the International Press Academy.

The film received five awards: best motion picture, best director for Russell, best actor and actress for stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, and best editing for Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers.

Anne Hathaway won best actress in a supporting role for her portrayal of Fantine in Les Misérables, while Javier Bardem won best actor in a supporting role for his Bond baddie in Skyfall. In the writing categories, Mark Boal received the best »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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"Silver Linings Playbook" Wins Big at 17th Satellite Awards

17 December 2012 7:31 AM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" danced atop the 17th Annual Satellite Awards winning Best Picture, Editing, Director, Actor (Bradley Cooper), and Actress (Jennifer Lawrence). In the supporting acting categories, Anne Hathaway took home the Best Supporting Actress award for "Les Miserables," while Javier Bardem won Best Supporting Actor for playing the big bad in "Skyfall."

Winners were announced Sunday, Dec. 16, at the InterContinental Hotel at Century City in Los Angeles.

Here's the complete winners (highlighted) and nominees of the 17th Annual Satellite Awards (for a complete list of Awards Season winners/nominees, click here):

Motion Picture

Argo .

*** Silver Linings Playbook

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Les MISÉRABLES

Skyfall

Moonrise Kingdom

The Sessions

Lincoln Dreamworks/Touchstone

Life Of Pi

Zero Dark Thirty

Director

*** David O. Russell -- Silver Linings Playbook

Ben Affleck -- Argo

Kim Ki-duk -- Pieta Drafthouse Films

Ben Lewin -- The Sessions

Steven Spielberg -- »

- Manny

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"Les Miserables" Leads 17th Satellite Awards Nominees

3 December 2012 3:20 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The International Press Academy has announced the nominees of the 17th Annual Satellite Awards. "Les Miserables" led the pack with 10 nominations including Best Picture.

Winners will be announced on Sunday, Dec. 16 at the InterContinental at Century City in Los Angeles.

17th Annual Satellite Awards Nominees:

Motion Picture

Argo .

Silver Linings Playbook

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Les MISÉRABLES

Skyfall

Moonrise Kingdom

The Sessions

Lincoln Dreamworks/Touchstone

Life Of Pi

Zero Dark Thirty

Director

David O. Russell -- Silver Linings Playbook

Ben Affleck -- Argo

Kim Ki-duk -- Pieta Drafthouse Films

Ben Lewin -- The Sessions

Steven Spielberg -- Lincoln

Kathryn Bigelow -- Zero Dark Thirty

Actress in a Motion Picture Name

Jennifer Lawrence Silver Linings Playbook

Emilie Dequenne Our Children

Keira Knightley Anna Karenina

Emmanuelle Riva Amour

Laura Birn Purge

Laura Linney Hyde Park On Hudson

Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty

Actor in a Motion Picture

John Hawkes The Sessions »

- Manny

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TV Review: Hot Set: Season 1, Episode 1 “Crash Landed Astronaut”

18 September 2012 3:16 PM, PDT | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

Genre: Reality | Sci-Fi | Competition

Air Date/Time: Tuesdays at 10/9c

Network: Syfy

Synopsis:

From the producers of Syfy’s top-rated Face Off comes a visually stunning new competition series Hot Set. Each week, two Hollywood production designers and their teams will compete in an extreme design challenge to create original movie sets inspired by the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres.  Each episode is one complete competition, with new production designers introduced each week. The episode’s winning designer will be the one who creates the ultimate movie set that is able to transport the viewer into an immersive world based on creativity, technique and overall presentation.

A member of an American movie family dynasty, radio and television personality Ben Mankiewicz hosts the series.  Ben’s grandfather, Herman Mankiewicz, is an Oscar-winning screenwriter for Citizen Kane and his great uncle, Joseph Mankiewicz, is an Oscar-Winning writer and director for All About Eve »

- Erin Willard

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