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GALECA's Dorian Awards Answer to #OscarSoStraight

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

So while Oscar struggles with diversity, GALECA's Dorian Awards are getting it right by honoring good work from a broad spectrum of entertainment with a very gay twist.

12 Times That Oscar Got Best Actress Wrong

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Let's face it, in its 88 years, there are instances where actors were awarded Oscars not because they were truly the category's strongest, but because they were the most popular, the most sentimental, played the studio politics game with the most savvy, etc. All wrong reasons.

Oscar Nominations: Reflections on a Stellar Season

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If you've been following the Oscar prognosticators, you know the big favorites have been Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol. How pleasing to find some surprises--sort of--on the academy members' lists!

Oscar Nominations -- Front Runners and Snubs

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

Oscar nominations will be announced tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. ET, and we can't help but think Sage users have predicted the future once again. After watching who won Golden Globes last week, we have a pretty good idea of who will get nominated for Oscars.

Oscar Nomination Odds: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer (@BensOscarMath) uses math to predict and write about the Oscars. He recently graduated from Harvard with a degree in applied math, and he...

Love It Or Hate It, Cate Blanchett Is Looking Ethereal At Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 01.10.2016 | Style

It seems like every awards season we're always looking forward to seeing what Cate Blanchett will wear on the Golden Globes red carpet.  This go ...

The Dubai Film Fest Diaries 2015: Truth in Journalism, Truth in Life with James Vanderbilt

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I caught up with James Vanderbilt to ask him a couple of questions about his film, and following are the highlights of a lovely, leisurely and deeply engrossing conversation.

2016 SAG Award Nominations Are Full Of Surprises

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment

It's a big week for awards season: On Wednesday, the Screen Actors Guild unveiled the nominees for its annual awards, and the Hollywood Foreig...

Todd Haynes Film a Cautionary Tale for Threatening Times

Stephen Woolley | Posted 12.03.2015 | Entertainment
Stephen Woolley

America and the world are gripped with a new brand of fear and conservatism as modernity and liberalism take a back seat to a powerful surge in Republican populism that Carol so clearly mirrors.

How 'Carol' Director Used Silence To Portray A Closeted Lesbian Relationship

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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Cate Blanchett Will Break Your Heart In This 'Carol' Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

In the 1950s, homosexuality's illegality meant a simple morality clause could revoke a parent's custody rights. "Carol," one of the year's best movie...

Women in Love: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Dazzle in 'Carol'

Jake Nevins | Posted 11.20.2015 | Arts
Jake Nevins

Because of this -- the immutability of the film's characters and the brilliant reincarnation of a zeitgeist -- Carol operates simultaneously as character sketch, period piece and aesthetic marvel.

My Week With 'Carol,' The Year's Most Enchanting Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

The final installment of the "Hunger Games" franchise is opening in some 4,000 theaters this weekend. The Seth Rogen Christmas comedy "The Night Befo...

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in Carol: Women Who Love Women

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The Oscar buzz around Todd Haynes' new movie Carol may focus on the two women, Cate Blanchett's Carol and Rooney Mara's Therese, but Phyllis Nagy's adapted screenplay, from Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt, will surely garner an Oscar nod too.

Jennifer Lawrence 'Got Really, Really Drunk' For Sex Scene With Chris Pratt

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment

For most people, the prospect of sharing a sex scene with Chris Pratt would elicit responses like jumping for joy, shouting from the rooftops, submit...

Cate Blanchett Gets Totally Transformed For W Magazine

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

Cate Blanchett has one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, but in the latest issue of W magazine, she's totally transformed.  The O...

Thinking Of Asking Cate Blanchett About Her Sexual Orientation? Think Again.

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cate Blanchett is not interested in questions about her sexuality. Period.  During a recent interview with The Guardian, the actress's much-publ...

Deconstructing Brian Wilson: Love & Mercy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At 21 Club this week, screenwriter/ director Oren Moverman spoke excitedly about his new vocation as activist. Co-writer of Love & Mercy, Moverman was...

From The Coen Brothers To ‘Carol,’ A Composer Who Knows How To Make Movies Sing

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts

Celebrated film composer Carter Burwell isn't necessarily a trained musician. "Unless you count piano lessons," he said. But that's hardly hindered h...

Robert Redford Fights Dan Rather's Good Fight

Eric Mink | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media
Eric Mink

"He didn't try to do a caricature or an impression," Dan Rather told me. "He just tried to capture some of the essence of the person." Rather was sharing his thoughts about Robert Redford's performance in the role of Dan Rather in the movie Truth.

One Of These 21 Women Will Probably Win Best Actress At The 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 28, 2016, entertainment editors Mat...

Denver Film Festival's Wonder Women: Cast Your Vote for This Cast of Characters

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Thanks to performers like Streep, Wilson and fellow actors who were called "actresses" to differentiate them from men, women in filmmaking are getting the attention in 2015 that's long overdue. If only earning equal pay was part of the package.

Arclight Cinemas Shine a Light on Women in Entertainment

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.03.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Created and hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President Gretchen McCourt, the Women In Entertainment Summit will feature keynotes by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

'Truth' Director: No Version Of The Movie 'Was Going To Make Everybody Happy'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment

Like most biopics, "Truth" is not without its share of controversy. CBS executives have refused to run advertisements for the movie, which premiered ...

Interview: Writer/Director James Vanderbilt On Truth

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The film stars Cate Blanchett as 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes (upon whose memoir the script is based), and movie legend Robert Redford as news legend Rather, and it's imminently watchable thanks to the investigative format and the sterling cast that's been assembled.