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Awards Season

Why Steve Jobs Didn't Work For Me

Michael Russnow | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

People don't talk that way, even brilliant people. And, for the most part, they're not going to shout vitriol back and forth across a conference hall while many are watching them tear each other apart.

The Secrets Behind Great Storytelling

Damian Bazadona | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Damian Bazadona

Great storytelling -- whether it's a new play, a television spot or a speech -- is all about creating an emotional connection with the audience. Storytelling is elevated by great writers and great storytellers.

All The Beautiful Dresses On The 2015 SAG Awards Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver & Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Style

The SAG Awards is the often forgotten event of awards season because it's burrowed in between the super-hyped Golden Globes and much-hailed Oscars. Ho...

Making a List, Checking It Twice: My Emmy Wish List

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 09.07.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

The nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced July 10 and like a kid writing his Christmas list for Santa Claus, I have been thinking about who I most wish to see receive an Emmy nomination come Thursday morning.

12 Reasons Why You Should Go Barefoot

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Style

Who needs shoes? Because really, walking around in heels or even sneakers can sometimes... suck. But, there are some celebrities who give the fing...

Lupita's Time to Shine

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 05.04.2014 | Black Voices
Rutendo Nyamuda

Judging from this year's awards season, and every other one really, it's clear that the lack of diversity is still a major issue. The fight, however, is on so many levels.

Here's How Jared Leto Survives Award Show Season

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | Celebrity

LONDON (AP) — Jared Leto says there's only one thing that gets him through the endless film awards season: A packed lunch. The 42-year-old has alre...

The Golden Globes, as Tweeted

Jim Joseph | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Joseph

The Golden Globes kicked off our 2014 pop culture season, so I kicked off my marketing Twitter party season as well. During the awards show, we all jump onto Twitter and comment about the brand marketing, and a whole bunch of other stuff along the way.

Wake Me After Awards Season

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Awards season is a phrase that makes it sound as though everyone is armed with shotguns, combing an empty cornfield in hopes of flushing statuettes ...

Snark Sells: Why I Refused to Focus on the Negative on the Red Carpet

Sally McGraw | Posted 03.11.2014 | Style
Sally McGraw

A few weeks ago, one of the major local TV networks asked me to contribute to post-Golden Globes red carpet commentary. I responded with some parameters. I insisted on a positive spin. I was disappointed when they declined to bring me on. But not surprised.

Cringe-Worthy Awards Show Bloopers

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Awards season is glamorous and sensational, except when it's not. Every once in a while, things go awry and stars prove that even they are mere mortal...

Toronto Film Festival 2013: Don't Give Me the Business

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I used to anticipate the Toronto International Film Festival (or TIFF, as it were) with something approaching glee. But as I prepare to head north on Sunday, I feel, well, not dread or even trepidation -- I guess resignation is the word I'm looking for.

The New Celebrity Makeup Uniform That's Perfect for Real Life

Andrea Pomerantz Lustig | Posted 05.08.2013 | Style
Andrea Pomerantz Lustig

call this makeup "You Only Better Makeup," and whether you're heading to your own red carpet event or the closest you're getting to a carpet is the one in your living room, this is makeup you can wear and love and feel great in.

There's a Prize tor Those Little Webisodes? Yes. Meet the Winner.

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

While much of the hoopla at the Writers Guild Awards was focused on the film nominees as a ramp up to Oscars, the category most associated with the fastest growing medium on earth went largely unnoticed. And Michael Cyril Creighton was crowned king of that world.

Off To A Rocky Start

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar host Seth MacFarlane kicked off the awards ceremony with a wide-ranging opening act, mocking everything from the many onscreen appearances of Ka...

The Maker of All Those Oscar Envelopes Starlets Can Never Open: "We Re-Engineered Them to Make Them Dummy-Proof"

Vanity Fair | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

By John Lopez, Vanity Fair © 2013 MARC FRIEDLAND/CREATIVE INTELLIGENCE, INC./LA-NY. Marc Friedland takes envelopes very seriously. "In today's wor...

'Worst' Best Pictures, According To IMDB

Katy Hall | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

In 1999, "Shakespeare in Love" picked up seven Oscars, beating out Steven Spielberg's World War II epic "Saving Private Ryan" for Best Picture. It als...

Why the Oscars Hate Comedy (Unless They Don't)

Mark Juddery | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

As we move closer to the Oscars, I've had the usual feeling of deja vu. Almost without fail, entertainment writers write the same articles during awards season, all leading up to "Hollywood's night of nights".

Writers Guild Awards Nominees for Original New Media

Wyatt Closs | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

The WGA Awards are on Sunday, February 17. Here are the nominees for Outstanding Acheivement in Original New Media Writing.

Love in the Time of Awards Season

Candy Spelling | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

Most people I knew who had seen it, told me to brace myself before watching it. So why then is Amour which has been described as abysmal, depressing and boring winning so many coveted film prizes?

Why Are There So Many Awards Shows?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.28.2013 | Entertainment

On Friday, Jan. 25, Ben Affleck was honored with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's "Modern Master" award. On Saturday, Jan. 26, Affle...

Cinema Eye Honors Recognizes 5 Broken Cameras, Bully, Detropia and The War Room

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With only two categories rewarding documentary filmmaking at the annual Academy Awards, the nonfiction film community realized it had a void to fill in recognizing the outstanding work in their field.

6 Great Movies to Watch Over and Over

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are some movies that you forget five minutes after you leave the theater, and then there are the movies that stay with you for a long time. Best of all are the movies that cause you to fall in love, movies from which you remember whole passages of dialogue. Here are my top five.

Who's The Girl On The 'Les Mis' Poster?

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

No, it's not a young Dakota Fanning. The girl who recreated the iconic Les Miserables poster for the Oscar-nominated movie is Isabelle Allen, who play...

How Much Is An Oscar Worth?

Katy Hall | Posted 01.11.2013 | Entertainment

This time of year, critics and Hollywood insiders tend to ask whether the Oscars still matter, pointing out that the awards often don't reflect popula...