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Oscar nominees attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

Oscar nominees attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, Bono and Jared Leto attended the Oscar nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Writers guild announces award winners in LA, New York

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America named "Her" the Best Original Screenplay and "Captain Phillips" Best Adapted Screenplay at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.
Emma Thompson drinks martini onstage at the Golden Globes

Emma Thompson drinks martini onstage at the Golden Globes

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The "Saving Mr. Banks" star livened up the proceedings with an endearingly boozy introduction of Best Screenplay.
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'12 Years a Slave' wins Best Drama Film Golden Globe

'12 Years a Slave' wins Best Drama Film Golden Globe

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The 19th century Louisiana-set epic "12 Years a Slave" was named Best Drama Film at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
'12 Years a Slave' is year's best film, say D.C. critics

'12 Years a Slave' is year's best film, say D.C. critics

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association declared "12 Years a Slave" the Best Film of 2013 Monday morning.
'Her' is National Board of Review's top film of 2013

'Her' is National Board of Review's top film of 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The National Board of Review named the science-fiction love story "Her" the Best Film of 2013 Wednesday in New York.
Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson win big at Rome Film Fest

Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson win big at Rome Film Fest

ROME, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Americans actors Matthew McConaughey and Scarlett Johansson won the top acting prizes at the eighth annual Rome Film Festival.

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury get honorary Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury and Steve Martin accepted honorary Oscars at the Academy's Governors Awards ceremony in Hollywood.
YouTube Music Awards seen by about 200,000 viewers

YouTube Music Awards seen by about 200,000 viewers

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- About 200,000 viewers tuned in for Sunday's inaugural YouTube Music Awards ceremony, which took place in New York and aired on the video-sharing website.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Spike Jonze's 'Her' to open in the midst of awards season

Spike Jonze's 'Her' to open in the midst of awards season

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is to open in limited release Dec. 18 in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
By United Press International
Coppola and Mars set to wed

Coppola and Mars set to wed

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- Sofia Coppola's publicist has confirmed the Hollywood movie director plans to marry rocker Thomas Mars this summer, People.com reported Tuesday.
Jonze's new short film debuts online

Jonze's new short film debuts online

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 19 (UPI) -- U.S. film director Spike Jonze's 30-minute robot love story "I'm Here" was released online Friday at www.imheremovie.com.

'Wild Things' enjoys box-office rumpus

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- "Where the Wild Things Are" was No. 1 at the U.S. box office this weekend, grossing an estimated $32.5 million, Box Office Mojo said.
Sendak riled some say 'Wild' too scary

Sendak riled some say 'Wild' too scary

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. author Maurice Sendak said those who think the film version of his children's book "Where the Wild Things Are" is too scary can "go to hell."
Williams says she and Jonze broke up

Williams says she and Jonze broke up

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Michelle Williams, who is the mother of the late Heath Ledger's 3-year-old daughter, says she and filmmaker Spike Jonze are no longer dating.
Williams still grieving over Ledger

Williams still grieving over Ledger

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Michelle Williams says she misses the late Australian film star Heath Ledger, the father of her 3-year-old daughter Matilda.

Sofia Coppola gives birth to baby girl

PARIS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- "Marie Antoinette" director Sofia Coppola has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Romy, with her boyfriend, French singer Thomas Mars.

Sofia Coppola is pregnant

LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Sofia Coppola is pregnant with her first child, which will also be the first grandchild for her dad -- Francis Ford Coppola.

Stars lined up for 'Wild Things' film

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- The film adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic book "Where the Wild Things Are" will feature the voices of Benicio Del Toro and Michelle Williams.

DGA announces ad directing nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America Thursday announced the five finalists for its award honoring commercial direction.

Kaufman still angry at Clooney over script

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is still upset over how George Clooney directed "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind."

Feature: Joe Bob's week in review

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