After the Oscar contenders were announced this week, emotions ran high. You might have experienced various sensations — shock, excitement, sadness.
However, if you haven’t seen any of the films yet and are worried where to start, no problem. Luckily, your cineaste Moviefone editors are here for you this awards season. In the lead up to the Oscars, you’re going to hear a lot of things — some good, some great… Continue reading Oscars Nominations 2013: Moviefone Staff Picks For This Year's Best Picture Flicks
The Golden Globes have long been considered the lesser of the two big annual film awards. They’re chosen by foreign journalists who have little reason to hold much influence, and these members tend to be criticized for being starstruck when voting. They also focus on above-the-line talent rather than including specialty filmmaking crafts, have ignored documentary completely for more than three decades and once allowed the… Continue reading Oscars vs. Golden Globes: Which Nominations Got It Right This Year?
Shocking omissions and inclusions are all but built into the Oscar nominating process. How could it be otherwise, when there are up to 10 possible Best Picture candidates but only five for Best Director? Someone was bound to wake up this morning, hear Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announce the nominees, and go back to bed feeling slighted. But still… No Kathryn Bigelow? No Marion Cotillard? And on the upside… Continue reading Oscar Nominations 2013: The Snubs and Surprises
Today, the nominations for the 2013 Golden Globes were announced. The 70th annual awards ceremony will air on Sunday, January 13, 2013.
So what stars (and films) have the Hollywood Foreign Press Association given nods to this year? No surprises that “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Argo” and “Lincoln” were all selected for Best Picture. A little more shocking was the inclusion of “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” in the Best Picture, Comedy… Continue reading Golden Globes 2013 Nominations: 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Les Mis' And 'Lincoln' Lead The Way
The nominations for the 2013 Screen Actor’s Guild Awards have been announced, and they’re filled with plenty of surprises.
For Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture were “Les Miserables,” “Argo,” “Lincoln,” The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and “Silver Linings Playbook.” That left out such Oscar favorites as the Osama bin Laden manhunt drama “Zero Dark Thirty” along with Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.”
In the Best Actress category, Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”)… Continue reading SAG Awards 2013: Nominations Include 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables'