2015 SAG Awards nominations - complete list

2015 SAG Awards nominations - complete list

'Theory of Everything,' 'Imitation Game' and 'Birdman' stand tall

The Screen Actors Guild announced this year's nominees for the 2014 SAG Awards. The winners will be announced during a live telecast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 25. The nominees are as follows...

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2015 Golden Globes nominations predictions: 'Fargo,' 'Birdman,' Cumberbatch and more

2015 Golden Globes nominations predictions: 'Fargo,' 'Birdman,' Cumberbatch and more

Who gets to attend Tina and Amy's final party?

The SAG Awards nominations are only hours away, but we're focusing our predictions first on the awards show that seems to matter the most this week to Hollywood, the Golden Globes.

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Chris Rock, Beyoncé, 'Selma' and more pick up NAACP Image Awards nominations

Chris Rock, Beyoncé, 'Selma' and more pick up NAACP Image Awards nominations

Ava DuVernay's film leads movie nominations

Nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today across categories in film, television, music and the literary world. In the film arena, top nominees were Amma Asante's "Belle," Gina Prince-Bythewood's "Beyond the Lights," Justin Simien's "Dear White People," Tate Taylor's "Get On Up" and Ava DuVernay's "Selma."

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The 20 most exciting cinematographers working today

The 20 most exciting cinematographers working today

Shining a light back on the lensers

I believe that we are very quietly going through a golden age of cinematography. Simple as that. I spend more time talking to DPs than just about anything else in my business, though, mostly because they have the best stories and engage, for me, in the most fulfilling ways. So maybe I have a touch of bias. But when I look out across the industry, I'm gobsmacked by the talent on display, worthy heirs to a kingdom collectively forged by the titans: Shamroy, Surtees, Hall, Milner, Toland, Stradling, Storaro, Willis, Ruttenberg, etc.

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'Birdman' leads 2014 Phoenix Film Critics Society nominations

'Birdman' leads 2014 Phoenix Film Critics Society nominations

'Boyhood' and 'Gone Girl' not too far behind

Finally "Boyhood" gets trumped, though just barely. Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman" was the nominations hog with the Phoenix crowd with 10 mentions. But Richard Linklater's opus was just a few steps behind with eight. Also with eight nominations was "Gone Girl," which picked up refreshing recognition in the Best Supporting Actress arena for Carrie Coon.

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The Walk
Credit: Sony Pictures

Trailer for Joseph Gordon-Levitt-led 'The Walk' will induce vertigo

Robert Zemeckis recreates Philippe Petit’s 1974 Twin Towers tightrope walk

The first trailer for "Forrest Gump" director Robert Zemeckis’ "The Walk" reminds us that the film will be presented in "3D!" and "IMAX 3D!" because this ain’t your pappa’s tightrope-walking biopic. No sir. This one’s going to be big! And, with just a few seconds of Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the shoes of expert balancer Philippe Petit, that larger-than-life hype fits the bill. Even in YouTube form, the trailer will leave acrophobics clutching their seats.

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Boyhood
Credit: IFC Entertainment

'Boyhood' feature splices 12 years of behind-the-scenes videos into one 10 minute ode

Making a movie over the span of a decade is kind of crazy!

In a new (and fittingly lengthy) "Boyhood" feature, Richard Linklater describes how he wound up embarking on his "12 year project." "I was turning 40 and I had been a parent for 8 years," he says. "I wanted to say something about childhood. The dilemma hit me: What part of childhood?" Never has indecision gone so, so right.

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Tessa Thompson - Selma
Credit: Paramount Pictures

'Selma’ is the African-American Film Critics Association’s top film of 2014

And Octavia Spencer and Tyler Perry finally steal some spotlight

The African-American Film Critics Association announced late Monday evening that director Ava DuVernay’s "Selma," the drama chronicling Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s milestone protest for civil rights, was the organization’s top film of the year. Along with earning the number one spot on its ranked top 10 list, "Selma" picked up accolades in Best Actor, Best Director, Best Breakout Performance, and Best Song categories.

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Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette to share Santa Barbara film fest honor
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Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette to share Santa Barbara film fest honor

Marks the first occasion the accolade has gone to two people

Hopefully "Boyhood" isn't getting tired of the kudos just yet, because more are on the way. Today, a unique one from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which has announced that the film's stars Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette will share in the American Riviera Award during the 30th anniversary edition of the event on Thursday, Feb. 5.

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Tilda Swinton ponders a 'Snowpiercer' prequel and irresistible party invitations

Tilda Swinton ponders a 'Snowpiercer' prequel and irresistible party invitations

An amazing year for the cinema icon

Tilda Swinton is going to win a second Academy Award. Some way. Some how. It will happen. At some point, depending on who's in office, she will likely win a Kennedy Center Honor, too. She might even be knighted by the Queen. But that second Oscar is going to happen and probably because, like her first, she really won't be trying.

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