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Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Robert Redford responds to Oscars snub, questions distribution efforts

Robert Redford responds to Oscars snub, questions distribution efforts

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Many industry observers wondered why the "All is Lost" actor was left of this year's list of nominations.
Kate Stanton
Tom Hanks tops list of Oscar nomination snubs

Tom Hanks tops list of Oscar nomination snubs

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- When this year's Academy Awards nominations were announced, many of the expected films and artists were there. But some big names were nowhere to be found.
Gabrielle Levy
Golden Globe Awards get started in Los Angeles

Golden Globe Awards get started in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The 71st Golden Globes Awards ceremony is under way in Los Angeles, with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler serving as co-hosts for the second consecutive year.

Mich. man tosses podium, charges judge after sentence

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A Michigan man flipped a podium and charged the judge before deputies dragged him from court after being sentenced for murdering his girlfriend, officials say.
'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Captain Phillips' earn Golden Globe nods

'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Captain Phillips' earn Golden Globe nods

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Philomena" and "Rush" were nominated for the Best Drama Film Golden Globe in Los Angeles Thursday.
'American Hustle' earns New York Film Critics Circle's top honor

'American Hustle' earns New York Film Critics Circle's top honor

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The New York Film Critics Circle Tuesday voted "American Hustle" the Best Picture of 2013.
'12 Years a Slave' leads field with 7 Independent Spirit Award nods

'12 Years a Slave' leads field with 7 Independent Spirit Award nods

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Director Steve McQueen's epic "12 Years a Slave" led the field with seven nods, including Best Feature, when nominations were announced in Los Angeles.
'12 Years a Slave' up for three Gotham Awards

'12 Years a Slave' up for three Gotham Awards

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave," the harrowing true story of how a free black man from New York was kidnapped and forced into slavery, was nominated for three Gotham Awards.
Robert Redford raising funds to raise Colorado River

Robert Redford raising funds to raise Colorado River

PHOENIX, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Robert Redford and son Jamie Redford were in Phoenix to raise money for a plan to revive the Colorado River ecosystem and raise its water levels.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013.
By United Press International

Chris Evans apologizes for 'Captain America' traffic delays

CLEVELAND, June 3 (UPI) -- "Captain America" star Chris Evans tweeted an apology to Cleveland motorists stuck in traffic as a result of filming for the super hero movie's sequel.
Robert Redford receives honorary degree

Robert Redford receives honorary degree

SALT LAKE CITY, June 2 (UPI) -- Actor and environmentalist Robert Redford received an honorary doctorate from Westminster College in Utah, college representatives said.

Paris auction of Hopi masks and artifacts nets $1.2 million

PARIS, April 12 (UPI) -- A French court let an auction of ancient American Indian artifacts proceed Friday in Paris, where items brought in $1.2 million amid protest, officials said.

Redford opens West Hollywood indie theater

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Actor Robert Redford announced he is opening the latest in his chain of indie cinema houses on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.
Redford 'Company You Keep' bought by Sony

Redford 'Company You Keep' bought by Sony

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- All U.S. rights to director Robert Redford's "The Company You Keep" have been obtained by Sony Pictures Entertainment's art-house film division, Sony said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.
By United Press International
Redford wraps solo performance in film

Redford wraps solo performance in film

BAJA, Mexico, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Shooting wrapped this week at Baja Studios in Rosarito, Mexico, on "All is Lost," a thriller starring Robert Redford, producers announced.

Greenpeace calls for arctic sanctuary

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 21 (UPI) -- Environmental group Greenpeace says it is launching a campaign to have the arctic region declared a sanctuary by the United Nations.
Prince Charles' wind-power movie premieres

Prince Charles' wind-power movie premieres

LONDON, April 29 (UPI) -- Robert Redford told a London audience the new film on wind power produced by Britain's Prince Charles is an important work in the environmental movement.
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Dimitra Arliss, 'The Sting's' Salino, dead

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Dimitra Arliss, who played assassin Loretta Salino in the classic, "The Sting," has died in Woodland Hills, Calif., a hospital spokesman said.
Robert Redford to toss Cubs first pitch

Robert Redford to toss Cubs first pitch

CHICAGO, March 26 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs announced veteran actor Robert Redford will do the first-pitch honors on Opening Day at Wrigley Field next week.
AARP honors 'Speech' with Grownups prize

AARP honors 'Speech' with Grownups prize

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- AARP The Magazine has declared "The King's Speech," a film about how British King George VI overcame a debilitating stammer, the 2010 Best Movie for Grownups.
Robert Redford honored in France

Robert Redford honored in France

PARIS, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and filmmaker Robert Redford received the Legion d'Honneur, one of France's highest recognitions, Thursday in Paris, Sundance Channel said.
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