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  1. '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' to Compete for Irish Academy Award

    1:12 am PST 02/27/2014
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    Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Leonardo DiCaprio and Michael Douglas will be among the stars competing for honors in the international acting categories. READ MORE

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  2. 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Premiere: Wes Anderson's Regulars Reunite at Lincoln Center

    10:11 pm PST 02/26/2014
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    Plus, Jeff Goldblum talks about his involvement with a possible "Independence Day" sequel and Fox Searchlight head Steve Gilula shares his thoughts going into the Oscars, where the specialty division's "12 Years a Slave" is up for nine awards. READ MORE

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  3. '12 Years a Slave': Portraits of Solomon Northup's Descendants

    8:47 am PST 02/26/2014
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    THR joined together five generations from the family tree of the Oscar-nominated drama's real-life protagonist in three different cities. READ MORE

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  4. '12 Years a Slave' Director Surprises Solomon Northup's Descendants During Emotional Photo Shoot (Video)

    8:45 am PST 02/26/2014
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    Steve McQueen embraced relatives of the man who inspired his Oscar contender, with a 3rd great-granddaughter saying during the THR shoot: "The movie brought out more love than hatred." READ MORE

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  5. '12 Years a Slave': Solomon Northup's Descendants Gather for THR Photo Shoot, Reflect on His Legacy

    8:45 am PST 02/26/2014
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    THR brought together five generations from the family tree of the movie's real-life protagonist in three different cities (director Steve McQueen surprised one group). READ MORE

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  6. Solomon Northup Descendants Reunite: '12 Years a Slave' Hero was 'Somebody Great' (Video)

    8:45 am PST 02/26/2014
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    Relatives of the author say the Oscar-nominated film takes Northup's legacy to the next level; remarks one: "Everyone knows who Steve McQueen is. And Brad Pitt." READ MORE

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  7. Solomon Northup Descendant on Watching '12 Years a Slave': 'It Felt Like It Was Me' (Video)

    8:45 am PST 02/26/2014
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    Relatives of the author meet in Washington, D.C., and tell THR the Oscar-nominated drama was difficult to get through; says one third great-granddaughter: "It's not just my family's history. It's the American story." READ MORE

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  8. FEINBERG FORECAST: Scott's Final Picks for Who Will Win at Sunday's Oscars (Analysis)

    8:00 pm PST 02/25/2014
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg, who predicted a field-leading 21 of the 24 Oscar winners last year, offers his final projections for all of this year's races. READ MORE

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  9. Oscars: Inside the Last, Desperate Push to Win Over Voters Before Balloting Closes

    2:33 pm PST 02/25/2014
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    From taking over the late-night talk shows to going anywhere a reporter and camera might follow —even the Vatican — this year's nominees have stopped at nothing to court votes during the final days of this year's cutthroat Oscar race. READ MORE

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  10. OscarLytics: 'Gravity' and Alfonso Cuaron Lead the Final Math-Based Predictions in the Top Eight Categories

    8:00 am PST 02/25/2014
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    Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett are both ahead in their respective acting categories. READ MORE

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  11. Solomon Northup Descendents: Washington, D.C.

    8:00 am PST 02/24/2014
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    "Initially it was very had for me to watch, because knowing that someone who had had a hand in creating me who had went through so much," says Leonard Holton, J.R. (4th great grandson). "There were points in the movie I couldn't watch, it felt like I was Solomon, it felt like it was me." READ MORE

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  12. Solomon Northup Descendants Meet Steve McQueen in Los Angeles

    8:00 am PST 02/24/2014
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    "12 Years a Slave's" Oscar-nominated director, Steve McQueen, surprises the descendants of Northup during a photo shoot with THR, earning applause and hugs from the family members. READ MORE

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  13. The Descendants of '12 Years a Slave's' Solomon Northup

    8:00 am PST 02/24/2014
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    The descendants of Solomon Northup share what it means to be related to the African American who was kidnapped by slave traders in 1841. "Watching the movie so many times I feel like Chiwetel (Ejifor) is my grandfather Solomon Northup," says Evelyn Jackson (3rd great granddaughter). The family members get a surprise visit at THR photoshoot from Oscar nominat READ MORE

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  14. Solomon Northup Descendents: Rochester, New York

    8:00 am PST 02/24/2014
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    THR gathers the descendants of Solomon Northup for a photo shoot in Rochester, New York. "Proud, very proud that we had someone very great in our family," says Elaine Cooper Johnson (2nd great niece). READ MORE

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  15. Satellite Awards: '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Motion Picture

    10:20 pm PST 02/23/2014
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    Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett take top acting honors. READ MORE

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  16. NAACP Image Awards: The Winners

    5:45 pm PST 02/22/2014
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    UPDATED: "12 Years a Slave" wins for motion picture, while Lupita Nyong'o, Kerry Washington and "Scandal" also take home honors. READ MORE

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  17. Oscar Breakdown: Best Director

    12:00 pm PST 02/19/2014
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    This year's nominees: An old master who made a vibrant film, a younger master who made one in black-and-white, a Mexican and a Brit plus a guy who has now been nominated in this category in three of the last four years. READ MORE

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  18. Oscar Breakdown: Best Actor

    12:00 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    An eclectic quintet includes a clear frontrunner, a virtually unrecognizable A-lister, a relatively young star who many already feel is overdue for a win and men who could become either the category's oldest winner or fifth black winner. READ MORE

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  19. Dress du Jour, Part Deux: Lupita Nyong'o's Green BAFTAs Gown

    11:59 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    Hollywood's newest style icon rocked a striking green gown at the BAFTAs on Sunday, but not everyone was a fan. READ MORE

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  20. Benedict Cumberbatch on Being a Workaholic, Coping With Fame and Avoiding Social Media (Exclusive Video)

    5:38 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    The British A-lister sits down with THR's awards analyst for the first installment of "In Conversation," a new collaboration between BAFTA-NY and THR that offers artists a chance to discuss in-depth their life, work and creative processes. READ MORE

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  21. '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Meets With U.S. Ambassador to United Nations (Exclusive)

    5:30 pm PST 02/14/2014
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    The 44-year-old Brit, who is Oscar-nominated for producing and directing the drama about American slavery, dined with Samantha Power, a leading figure in the ongoing fight to end modern-day slavery around the world. READ MORE

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