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3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Eliza Doolittle dresses like an Oscar in an all-gold get-up at the An0ther Magazine party

It's probably a good idea to take inspiration from the Academy Awards before picking an outfit for a red carpet event. The 26-year-old donned the trophy-like ensemble as she arrived at the An0ther Magazine party at Lou Lou's club in London.

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7 hrs ago | Pocket-lint.co.uk

Yes, you can enter the Lego Star Wars Oscars as The Golden Brickies Awards opens

Lego has launched its own Oscars-style awards for the best Star Wars-themed builds and photos in the UK. The Golden Brickies, illustrated by the Lego version of C-3PO on a typical Academy Award plinth, is split into several categories and the toy company is offering major prizes to winners.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal

8 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Oscars: Hong Kong Nominates 'The Golden Era' in Foreign-Language Category

Director Ann Hui 's biopic The Golden Era has been selected as Hong Kong's representative in the best foreign-language film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The drama stars Tang Wei as Xiao Hong , one of the most influential Chinese writers of the early 20th century.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

8 hrs ago | The Day

Is Ukrainian Oscar nominee illegitimate?

The Tribe, the first Ukrainian film which enjoys colossal international success, has won many prizes, in particular, the awards at the Cannes Film Festival, which has a cult status in professional environment, goes on a long-awaited general release. Unfortunately, the release was overshadowed by an ambiguous decision of the Ukrainian Oscar committee, to nominate for the Academy Award in the category Best Foreign Language Film the historical movie by Oles Sanin, The Leader, which has seemingly worse starting position for entering the competition list of the Academy Awards for a number of reasons, mainly because of a non-transparent voting procedure.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Movies, Entertainment, World News, Ukraine

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Great Films Make Palm Springs' Cinema Diverse Fest Seem Like Gay Academy Awards

The Palm Springs Cinema Diverse film festival seems to be shaping up to be the Academy Awards of Gay Movies. The Sept.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Watches

Mon Sep 15, 2014

USA Today

George Clooney to get Cecil B. DeMille award at Globes

More good news for George Clooney: He's going to get the Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes in January. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that Clooney is the 2015 recipient of the annual award to an individual for outstanding lifetime achievement in film and television entertainment.

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Related Topix: Golden Globe Awards, Family

WBAB-FM West Babylon

Roger & JP's TOP 10 Actors Who Have Never Won An Oscar

JANUARY 23: An Oscar statuette sits on a work bench at R.S. Owens & Company January 23, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. R.S. Owens manufactures the Oscar statuettes which are presented at the annual Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007

Reuters

Marchesa mark 10th anniversary with London show

British designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig return to home turf for a one-off show at London Fashion Week to celebrate ten years of Marchesa. Rough Cut .

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Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Spring, The Blind Side

Boston Herald

Afghanistan sends 'Love' to the Oscars

Writer-Director Jamshid Mahmoudi's debut feature, the Persian-language "A Few Cubic Meters of Love" is Afghanistan's entry for the foreign-language Academy Awards category. Though the film is an Iran-Afghanistan co-production, it has not secured an Iranian release date until after Sept.

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ContactMusic.com

Bond 24 to begin filming in December

Den of Geek reports that shooting for the eagerly-awaited new flick will start on December 6, 2014, with the star-studded cast set to get together at Pinewood Studios to read through the script in November. Daneil Craig will play the lead role in the Bond franchise for the fourth time, while Sam Mendes is directing again.

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Related Topix: Skyfall

Sun Sep 14, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Ben Affleck: Jennifer Garner keeps me calm

'Argo' filmmaker Ben Affleck says his wife Jennifer Garner is a calming influence when he gets a feeling of ''terror'' at the beginning of a new project, and she reminds him it always ends up better than he expects. Despite forging an impressive career as an actor and filmmaker - winning multiple awards for his movie 'Argo', while the film itself was awarded Best Picture at the Oscars - the star still gets a feeling of ''terror'' he's going to mess it all up.

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Related Topix: Argo, Celebrities, Ben Affleck

International Business Times

Angelina Jolie's Infamous Red Carpet Kiss With Brother James Haven Explained by Former Caregiver

Her former caregiver has now revealed the real story behind the siblings' infamous red carpet kiss at the Academy Awards in 2001. Cis Rundle, the best friend of Angelina's mother Marcheline Bertrand, claimed she started caring for Angie when she was just 3 years old.

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Related Topix: Maleficent, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie

Deadline

Toronto: 'The Imitation Game' Named Festival's...

The Toronto International Film Festival came to a close on Sunday with announcement of the Grolsch People's Choice Winner aka the audience award for favorite film shown over the 10 day fest. The Weinstein Company's big awards player, The Imitation Game took the top prize.

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Richard Linklater's Actress Daughter Wanted To Die In Dad's Film

Moviemaker Richard Linklater 's daughter had an odd request on the set of his passion project Boyhood - she wanted dad to kill off her character. The director spent 12 years documenting the fictional growing pains of his child star Ellar Coltrane, and his own daughter, Lorelei, portrayed the lead character's awkward older sister.

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New York Daily News

Toronto Film Fest is full of small gems, big surprises

Be on the lookout for Eddie Redmayne in 'The Theory of Everything,' Al Pacino in 'Manglehorn,' Gael Garcia Bernal in Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater,' Chris Rock in 'Top Five,' Kristen Wiig in 'Welcome to Me,' and others When funny folks get serious, people notice. That was the biggest takeaway from the 39th Toronto Film Festival, ending Sunday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television, Gael Garcia Bernal, Movies

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Anne Rice is having a great year

Then, about a month ago, Anne Rice fans the world over were thrilled by the news that Universal Studios has purchased the rights to the " Vampire Chronicles " and to her son, Christopher Rice's , screenplay for " Tale of the Body Thief" . And, if that wasn't enough to send her followers through the roof, comes more news from the iconic author earlier this week: "Once again, sharing with enthusiasm: my erotic Sleeping Beauty goes to television in the new golden era of shows like The Borgias, Game of Thrones, and Spartacus.

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The China Post

Film festivals fire off starting gun in race for Academy Awards

Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month. While it is too early to talk of frontrunners - unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave" established itself early in awards season - several movies and actors are already generating buzz in Tinseltown.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Chicago Sun-Times

TIFF 2014 Interview: The Legendary Liv Ullman

This movie asks a lot of Wiig and Hader. It asks them to navigate territory that's both funny and dramatic, light and raw, goofy and Tsai Ming-Liang's first feature in five years is a mysterious and alienating series of tableaus about the fragility of flesh and the smallness of humanity.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Theater

Indian Television

Julia Roberts joins 'The Secret in Their Eyes' remake

MUMBAI: Actress Julia Roberts is in talks to come on board for the English-language remake of Oscar-winning Argentine thriller Secret in Their Eyes . To be directed by Billy Ray; Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow have also been cast in the remake.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Hook, Adventure, The Secret in Their Eyes, Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

ContactMusic.com

pride reviews

After taking Cannes by storm and picking up a few awards in the process, the true comedy-drama Pride has already joined the ranks of beloved British crowd-pleasers, even though it's only opening in UK cinemas this weekend. In addition to the accolades it has already won, the film has a rare 100 percent positive rating from Rotten Tomatoes critics.

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Related Topix: Michael Palin, Bruno, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Sacha Baron Cohen

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