Everything you want to know about the costumes of 'Cinderella'

Everything you want to know about the costumes of 'Cinderella'

Why were Prince Charming's pants so white and tight?

No one provided Sandy Powell with a set of rules when she took on the job of designing the costumes for Walt Disney Studios' live action version of "Cinderella." No one told the three-time Oscar winner that Cinderella's dress had to be blue.  No one said the film's showstopper needed to resemble the iconic ball gown depicted in Disney's animated classic.  In fact, even after watching the 55-year-old film Powell specifically intended to make it another color.

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How Judi Dench and Maggie Smith got their moment in 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

How Judi Dench and Maggie Smith got their moment in 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

Screenwriter Ol Parker reflect's on the sequel's unexpected ending

"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" was a surprise hit three years ago and earned a legion of fans around the world. The ensemble drama about a group of British senior citizens taking up residence in an Indian hotel was missing one key moment, however.  Oscar winners Judi Dench and Maggie Smith barely had a scene together.  Ol Parker, who wrote both "Exotic" and the sequel "Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," takes complete responsibility.

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Round Up: Earlier for 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' and Bryan Cranston's next

Round Up: Earlier for 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' and Bryan Cranston's next

Plus: Where will Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford reunite?

Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury and Audience Award winner "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" is heading to theaters slightly earlier than expected.  Fox Searchlight originally announced "Earl" would open in limited release on July 1.  Now, the studio has reconsidered and the acclaimed dramedy will debut in limited release on June 12.

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'Still Alice' director Richard Glatzer passes away

'Still Alice' director Richard Glatzer passes away

Filmmaker lost a long battle to ALS

Today is a sad day in the world of Independent Cinema.  Richard Glatzer, the co-director and screenwriter of  “Still Alice,” has passed away after a four-year battle with ALS.

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First Look: Matthew McConaughey in Civil War drama 'The Free State of Jones'

First Look: Matthew McConaughey in Civil War drama 'The Free State of Jones'

Oscar bait avoiding the season with March 2016 release date

Many Americans are unaware of the story of Newton Knight, but that will likely change after the release of "The Free State of Jones" next year.

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Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg reunite one more time for new Woody Allen flick

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg reunite one more time for new Woody Allen flick

'Adventureland' pair about to shoot their fourth film together

If one Woody Allen movie is in post-production that means another is about to begin filming.  The four-time Oscar winner already has "Irrational Man" scheduled to open on July 24 and now some big names are reuniting for his 2016 release.

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Dare to dream: Oscar producer's tweet suggests team may not return

Dare to dream: Oscar producer's tweet suggests team may not return

We'll know sooner rather than later

Is Oscar's 3-year-nightmare finally over?  On Saturday night, producer Craig Zadan tweeted an intriguing request that suggested both he and his producing partner Neil Meron would not return to produce a fourth Academy Awards telecast.

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What nickname did Maggie Smith give Dev Patel while filming 'Second Best Exotic'?

What nickname did Maggie Smith give Dev Patel while filming 'Second Best Exotic'?

What did he think of his 'Chappie' co-stars?

If you're heading to the multiplex this weekend there's a good chance that you'll be catching a movie starring Dev Patel.  It's a rare occurrence for any actor, but the "Slumdog Millionaire" breakout has the fortune of having two different films open in the U.S. today.  

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Round Up: 'Brooklyn' and 'Danish Girl' set dates and Spielberg's latest gets a title

Round Up: 'Brooklyn' and 'Danish Girl' set dates and Spielberg's latest gets a title

'Bridge of Spies' arrives on Oct. 16

Awards season has transformed into pretty much a 12 month a year event (outside of maybe a few weeks in June) which means there is news to report about some of the more anticipated prestige players of 2015.

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Report: Academy Old Guard wants to go backward with just 5 Best Picture nominees

Report: Academy Old Guard wants to go backward with just 5 Best Picture nominees

It's not the reason the telecast ratings were down

The awards world was hit with a bombshell on Tuesday afternoon after news broke that a "significant faction" of the Academy wants the Best Picture field returned to just five nominees. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the old guard feels the current system has made the honor less prestigious and are using the low ratings of last month's telecast as proof that the expanded field doesn't work. The issue may be addressed as soon as the next Board of Governors meeting on March 24. Let me take a breath and prepare my reaction while you ponder this Hail Mary of a justification for a moment.

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