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Steven Spielberg Teases 'Lincoln' Ahead of Thursday's Full Trailer

By: Sean OConnell on September 11, 2012 at 7:28AM Comments (4)

Can't wait until Thursday to watch the full trailer to Steven Spielberg's Lincoln? You are in luck. We have a snippet of the upcoming teaser. What does it show?


Jimmy Fallon: "I'm Not Going to Do the Oscars."

By: Sean OConnell on August 8, 2012 at 11:33AM Comments (3)

Jimmy Fallon confirmed on the Today show this morning that he will not be hosting the Oscars next year. So, who should step up and fill the hosting slot now?


Should Jimmy Fallon Host Next Year's Academy Awards?

By: Sean OConnell on August 3, 2012 at 10:29AM Comments (7)

The Academy Awards could be looking at Jimmy Fallon as the next host of the annual Oscars telecast. ABC might not want him. But what do you think?


15 Films We Can't Wait to See at the Toronto International Film Festival

By: Sean OConnell on July 24, 2012 at 11:20AM Comments

The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled its first wave of programming, naming the films in the Gala and Special Presentation sections. We went through and picked out the 15 movies we need to see … like, tomorrow!


Bradley Cooper Is Crazy--Literally--for Jennifer Lawrence in First 'Silver Linings Playbook' Trailer

By: Sean OConnell on June 28, 2012 at 2:16PM Comments

David O. Russell's follow up to The Fighter is The Silver Linings Playbook, a mental-illness romance starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. The first trailer dropped. Do you think it will have similar Oscar successes?  


Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' Loses Two More Actors. Where's Everyone Going, and What Does it Mean for the Film?

By: Sean OConnell on May 10, 2012 at 10:21AM Comments (5)

Two more actors -- Sacha Baron Cohen and Kurt Russell -- have bailed on Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, currently filming in Louisiana. Why are so many cast members leaving Tarantino's controversial project? And what does it mean for the film, which is supposed to come out Dec. 25?


Kristen Stewart's 'On the Road' (Finally) Coming to a Theater Near You

By: Sean OConnell on May 9, 2012 at 1:15PM Comments (1)

Kristen Stewart is in the news for a number of reasons today. First, her anticipated road-trip drama On the Road finally secured U.S. distribution. Them MTV added the actress to its list of celebrity presenters at this year's MTV Movie Awards. What else is going on in KStew's world at the moment? We've got you covered. 


What’s Next for the Academy Award Winners?

By: Sean O’Connell on February 27, 2012 at 3:01PM Comments (2)

Now that the Academy Awards have come and gone, when will you be able to see the acting talents on the big screen again? We take a look forward to what's next for Michael Hazanavicius, Jean Dujardin, Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer.


Backstage at the Oscars: Golden Statue Winners Thank Their Lucky Stars

By: Elisa Osegueda on February 27, 2012 at 9:45AM Comments (1)

Octavia SpencerBeaming and thankful for receiving the highest honor in the film industry, a parade of Oscar winners slowly made their way backstage. Greeted by over 300 media members, each star took to the podium with statue in hand to answer the age old question, “how are you feeling?” Here are a few highlights...


'Hugo' Dominates Early but 'The Artist' Claims Best Picture Oscar

By: Derrick Deane on February 26, 2012 at 8:47PM Comments (5)

And so we've come to the end of Awards season. The 84th annual Academy Awards were handed out tonight and while Hugo dominated much of the technical categories, The Artist laid claim to the major awards of best picture, directing and best actor (Jean Dujardin). Check out the full list of winners inside.


'The Artist' Leads the Way at Spirit Awards, Adam Sandler Sets New Razzie Award Nominations Record

By: Derrick Deane on February 26, 2012 at 2:47PM Comments

The Artist continues its awards march culminating in tonight's Academy Awards, picking up Independent Spirit Awards for best feature, director, actor and cinematography. Meanwhile, Adam Sandler shatters Eddie Murphy's Razzie Award nominations record with nominations for Jack & Jill, Bucky Larson and Just Go With It.


'The Help' Is Tops in Our Fourth Annual Fandango Fan Choice Awards

By: cwalton on February 22, 2012 at 7:30PM Comments (1)

It might be a bit of a surprise to casual Fandango fans, who've bought up tickets en masse to the Twilight and Harry Potter franchises over the years, but in all honesty, it's also kind of refreshing to reveal that in our survey this year of tens of thousands of Fandango moviegoers, the clear winner...


Gallery: Stars Come Out For Annual Oscars Luncheon

By: Derrick Deane on February 7, 2012 at 1:47PM Comments

One of the many perks of being nominated for an Oscar is getting to mingle and eat lunch at the annual Academy Awards luncheon. Check out some of the familiar faces and first-time nominees who chowed down and smiled for the cameras yesterday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.


Awards Recap: 'Rango' Takes Best Animated Feature, Art Directors Pick 'Harry Potter,' 'Hugo' and Check Out Our Interactive Oscar Ballot

By: Derrick Deane on February 7, 2012 at 1:08PM Comments

Rango picked up four awards, including the 2012 Annie Award for best animated feature, while Hugo, Harry Potter and Dragon Tattoo picked up honors from the Art Directors Guild. Also, check out our new interactive Oscar ballot and get in on the final week of voting over at!


'The Help' Notches Three Acting Wins at SAG Awards

By: Derrick Deane on January 29, 2012 at 7:21PM Comments (1)

Viola Davis, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer (pictured) capped off a predictable night of celebration at the 2012 SAG Awards. Check out the full list, including TV winners inside and tell us what the most memorable moment of the night was for you.


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