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Alicia Vikander Shocking Oscar Win Has Her Rocketing to A-List (photos!)

Alicia Vikander scored a breakout role in “The Danish Girl” that catapulted her to an Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress last night at the 88th Academy Awards. With a film resume as thin as a razor, she did the near impossible. Now, she’s Hollywood’s newest A-Lister. On Oscar night, she was up against Winslet again. Other nominees included veteran actresses Jennifer Jason Leigh in “The Hateful Eight,” Roonery Mara in “Carol,” and Rachel McAdams in “Spotlight.”...

Oscar Nominations Skew to Big Budget Films, Hollywood Establishment

Oscar nominations cut their own course this awards season, departing from the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild, and favoring big-budget films and established Hollywood actors for its top categories–best picture, best actor and best director. Best Picture nominations went to eight films, one less than last year. Making the list were “The Big Short,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Brooklyn,” “Mad Max Fury Road,” “The Martian,” “The Revenant,” “Room” and “Spotlight.”...

Alicia Vikander Makes Splash in U.S. With Golden Globe Nom, Vogue Cover

Alicia Vikander scored a breakout role in “The Danish Girl.” The Swedish actress was nominated for a Golden Globe and Screen Actor’s Guild Award and vaulted onto the cover of Vogue magazine’s U.S. edition. Is an Oscar in her future? This year she appeared in the American action comedy “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” The spy film was directed by Guy Ritchie and starred Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer....

Golden Globes vs. Screen Actors Guild Awards: How Do They Compare?

The Golden Globes are the ugly step-sister of Hollywood’s season of self-congratulation, largely because of the sketchiness of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. So how did their nominations stack up against the more prestigious Screen Actors Guild? A good starting point is the Best Actor category. The SAG nominated Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”), Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”), Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) The HFPA, which nominates separately for drama and comedy films, added David Oyelowo (“Selma”) to its list for drama and match the SAG on all of its other nominations, except for Keaton....

Pimping for Oscars; SAG Nominees Make Picking Winners Tough Call

Bruce Dern, James Gandolfini and Oprah Winfrey are sentimental favorites for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards but sentiment may not fly this year, given the rich field of nominees like Forest Whitaker, Cate Blanchett, Judy Dench, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and oh yes, did we mention Meryl Streep? The SAG awards derive most of their importance as a possible indicator of Academy Award nominees and winners, because SAG members also vote for Oscars....
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Golden Globes Red Carpet Live Stream Watch It Here!

Tiny Fey and Amy Pohler will do their best to keep the Golden Globes Awards ceremony light and lively when Hollywood’s fun night out commences tonight (Jan. 13) on NBC. You can watch the stars arrive live on the red carpet right here! While the Globes are often derided because they’re picked by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assocation (HFPA), a rag-tag group of mostly free-lance journalists, you can bet all the big names will be there....
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