Today is the final day of the 2013 South by SouthWest Film Conference and Festival and it comes to a close with the announcement of the audience awards for the 20th annual Austin film fest.
Earlier this week, Destin Daniel Crettons Short Term 12 won the Jury Award for Narrative Feature and it followed that up by also taking the Audience Award in the Narrative Feature category… Continue reading SXSW Film Festival Announces Audience Awards
LOS ANGELES — Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards.
From the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Jack Nicholson to help present the final prize.
“There are eight great films that have every right, as much a right to be up here as we do,” Affleck said of the other best-picture nominees.
In share-the-wealth mode, Oscar voters… Continue reading Oscars 2013: 'Argo' Takes Home Best Picture at 85th Academy Awards
Is “Argo” now the Oscar frontrunner for Best Picture? It certainly looks that way after the film won the top prize at the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night. This would be an impressive feat for the film, considering its director, Ben Affleck, got snubbed from the Academy Award nominations for Best Director earlier this month (the last film to come away with the Best Picture Oscar… Continue reading SAG Awards 2013 Winners: 'Argo' Takes Top Prize; Is Best Picture Oscar Next?