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  1. Selena Gomez to Attend 'Rudderless' International Premiere at Italy's Ischia Global Fest

    10:23 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    Gomez and teen actor Leo Howard add to the star power of the 12-year-old event already slated to host Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sylvester Stallone. READ MORE

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  2. BET Awards 2014: The Winners

    4:50 pm PDT 06/29/2014
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    UPDATED: Beyonce won three awards, Pharrell Williams and August Alsina took home two apiece and "12 Years a Slave" prevailed as best movie. READ MORE

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  3. iHeartRadio Survey: Ozzy Deemed 'Weirdest Dad,' Worst Couple Nickname Goes to 'Garfleck'

    1:15 pm PDT 06/12/2014
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    Osbourne tops Billy Ray Cyrus, Denzel edges Will Smith to play Obama and "Garfleck" is "worst celebrity couple nickname." READ MORE

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  4. Cannes: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow Set for 'Secret in Their Eyes'

    8:57 am PDT 05/13/2014
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    UPDATED: IM Global has come aboard to produce and back Billy Ray's long-in-the-works crime thriller, previously set up at Warner Bros. READ MORE

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  5. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Judi Dench Win Irish Academy Awards

    12:34 am PDT 04/06/2014
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    The 11th annual Irish Film and Television awards, dished out at a ceremony in Dublin April 5, also saw "Philomena" win best international film ahead of "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "The Wolf of Wall Street." READ MORE

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  6. Chiwetel Ejiofor, 'Fifty Shades of Grey's' Jamie Dornan Win U.K. Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

    5:00 am PDT 03/28/2014
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    ITV drama "Broadchurch," which is set for a U.S. reboot on Fox, picked up three awards, including one for creator Chris Chibnall and actress Olivia Colman, at a ceremony in the British capital. READ MORE

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  7. The Oscar Tux's New Twist: Bye, Black, Hello... Burgundy?!

    11:41 am PST 02/28/2014
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    Stylists everywhere are yelling "Cut!" on the classic penguin suit as awards-season red carpets pack in every color of the rainbow, metallics and, in the case of Matthew McConaughey, a velvet jacket that could make even Hugh Hefner jealous. READ MORE

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  8. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

    7:01 am PST 02/28/2014
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    A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!" READ MORE

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  9. Oscars: Movies 2014's Acting Nominees Would Likely Rather Forget (Video)

    2:29 pm PST 02/26/2014
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    Contenders like Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey probably hoped Academy Award voters didn't remember their performances in poorly received past films like "The House at the End of the Street," "The Watch" and "Fool's Gold." READ MORE

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. BAFTA Awards: Which Winners Will Repeat at the Oscars - and Which Ones Won't? (Analysis)

    3:31 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    THR's awards analyst explains why the most noteworthy result of the night was the loss of "12 Years a Slave" newcomer Lupita Nyong'o to "American Hustle" A-lister Jennifer Lawrence in the best supporting actress race. READ MORE

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  13. '12 Years a Slave' Debuts Historic DVD Extras (Exclusive Video)

    8:00 am PST 02/04/2014
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    Among the extras offered on the Blu-ray will be "A Historical Portrait," a doc about how the film came together and the book that inspired it, which features readings from the latter by the star of the former, Chiwetel Ejiofor. READ MORE

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  14. Finding Fela: Sundance Review

    7:05 pm PST 01/29/2014
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    Oscar-winner Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) grapples with an enigmatic persona in his politically charged doc about Nigerian musician Fela Kuti. READ MORE

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  15. '12 Years a Slave' Blu-Ray: 'A Historical Portrait’

    10:57 am PST 01/28/2014
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    Blu-rays of '12 Years a Slave,' which go on sale March 4, will offer the bonus feature "A Historical Portrait," a documentary that includes readings of Solomon Northup's 1841 autobiography by the actor who plays him in the 2013 film. READ MORE

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  16. Oscars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and More on Dealing With the Demands of Their Roles

    8:00 am PST 01/27/2014
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    This year’s nominated actors and actresses spill all, from the biggest challenges to getting inside the heads of their (sometimes unlikable) characters. READ MORE

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  17. SAG Awards: The Winners

    4:55 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    UPDATED: "American Hustle" takes outstanding film ensemble while "Breaking Bad" wins top TV drama honors. READ MORE

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  18. Golden Globes: Inside Sunday's Bashes With Matt Damon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lady Gaga

    9:43 pm PST 01/12/2014
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    THR is on the scene as the talent behind "12 Years a Slave," "Nebraska," "Behind the Candelabra," "Modern Family," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and more celebrate with execs at the evening's most exclusive parties. READ MORE

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  19. 'Gravity' Takes Top Prize at Australian Academy International Awards

    8:00 pm PST 01/11/2014
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    The space drama, "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave" divide the honors among them. READ MORE

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  20. Fela Kuti Biopic Soldiers On, Without Steve McQueen or Focus Features

    11:00 am PST 01/09/2014
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    "12 Years a Slave's" Chiwetel Ejiofor would have played the iconic Nigerian singer, but "the movie is dead," its original director told THR -- yet its producer says former Focus chief James Schamus is reviving the pic. READ MORE

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