Close but it’s Olivia Colman for best actress at Oscars

Entertainment 02/25/19, 00:31

Turns out Olivia Colman, not Glenn Close, was "The Favourite" at the Oscars. The British actress was a surprise winner as best actress on Sunday night for her role as Queen Anne in "The Favourite." She beat out Close, who arrived at the Dolby Theatre as the heavy favorite to win ...

Update: ‘Green Book’ wins Oscars best picture award

Entertainment 02/24/19, 23:16

The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 8:15 p.m. "Green Book" is the winner of the Academy Award for best picture. Alfonso Cuaron accepts the award for best cinematography for "Roma" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. ...

Stars reflect on awards season at last show before Oscars

Entertainment 02/24/19, 00:45

Glenn Close says she's still a bit surprised the motion picture academy gave a nod to her performance in "The Wife." Actor Richard E. Grant says he's certain he's going to lose and will never get this close to Oscar again. And screenwriter Barry Jenkins just wants to savor making ...

Diane von Furstenberg fetes female Oscar nominees

Entertainment 02/22/19, 14:17

Diane von Furstenberg, Laura Dern, Ava DuVernay and film academy CEO Dawn Hudson took a break from Oscars madness to gather for a relaxed lunch at von Furstenberg's Beverly Hills home Thursday to celebrate this year's class of female Academy Award nominees.Attendees included the likes of best actress nominees Melissa ...

Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

California 02/19/19, 03:05

Oscar nominees Glenn Close and "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.Close will receive the spotlight award at the ceremony Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The guild will pay homage to ...

Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Entertainment 02/14/19, 14:52

Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that's being overnighted to Ginsburg on Thursday. The 85-year-old Ginsburg has missed a ...

Glenn Close: ‘I feel like everyone’s rooting for me’

Entertainment 02/12/19, 10:25

Glenn Close stands doubled over laughing in the doorway to her downtown Manhattan apartment while her loyal white Havanese, Pip, circles an arriving reporter.It's star time for both. Close, among the most accomplished performers never to win an Oscar, may finally break through with "The Wife," in which, ironically, she ...

Update: Nominees walk red carpet to British film awards

Europe 02/10/19, 13:32

The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local):6:15 p.m.Stars have begun arriving on the red carpet at London's Royal Albert Hall for the British Academy Film Awards,Among them: Amy Adams, a supporting actress nominee for "Vice," best-actress nominee Viola Davis of "Widows" and Glenn Close, a best-actress ...

AARP film awards for grown-ups honor Shirley MacLaine

Entertainment 02/05/19, 01:12

Have you got a grown-up state of mind? If so, the AARP has some film awards just for you.For the 18th year, the organization for retired persons and its AARP, The Magazine, have awarded their "Movies for Grownups." The ceremony was held Monday night and will be broadcast Feb. 15 ...

Stars start to mingle ahead of Oscars nominees’ luncheon

Entertainment 02/04/19, 15:25

Glenn Close, songwriter Diane Warren and "Free Solo" climber Alex Honnold are among the stars mingling ahead of this year's luncheon for Oscar nominees.Close, Honnold and director Phil Lord spoke in a circle for about 20 minutes as other guests, including best original song nominee Warren and actor Chris O'Dowd, ...

Fun facts and figures from this year’s Oscar nominations

Entertainment 01/22/19, 12:28

Some fun and interesting facts about Tuesday's nominations for the 91st Academy Awards:— After more than 30 years and some two dozen films, Spike Lee received his first Academy Award nomination for best director for "BlacKkKlansman." It's also the first time one of his movies has been nominated for best ...

Winners of the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards

Entertainment 01/13/19, 23:34

Winners of the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards, presented Thursday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California:Film: "Roma"Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"Actress: TIE, Glenn Close, "The Wife" and Lady Gaga, "A Star Is Born"Supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"Supporting actress: Regina King, "If Beale Street Could Talk"Young actor:/actress: Elsie Fisher, ...

‘Roma’ tops Critics’ Choice Awards; a tie for Gaga and Close

Entertainment 01/13/19, 23:04

Roma" is the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron.The 24th annual ceremony held Sunday at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California, also split the top actress award between Glenn Close for "The Wife" ...

‘The Favourite’ leads race for British Academy Film Awards

Entertainment 01/09/19, 03:08

Royal comedy-drama "The Favourite" is living up to its name, leading the race for the British Academy Film Awards.Yorgos Lanthimos' film has 12 nominations for Britain's equivalent of the Oscars, including best picture and best actress, for Olivia Colman. Colman won a Golden Globe Sunday for her performance as Britain's ...

Snubs, surprises and a Satanic shout-out? Key Globes moments

Entertainment 01/07/19, 03:02

It was a moment when everyone — absolutely everyone — expected to see an ebullient Lady Gaga climbing to the stage in her dramatic periwinkle gown. Instead, a visibly stunned Glenn Close got the Golden Globe. But her deeply personal speech about women's need for fulfillment outside the family soon ...

Teary Glenn Close, cheeky Olivia Colman take acting awards

Entertainment 01/07/19, 00:51

Glenn Close couldn't help but think of her mother at Sunday's Golden Globes when she won best actress in a film drama for playing a woman forced into the shadows by her husband's success in "The Wife." Through tears, Close noted her mother's similarities with her character in the film, who ...

List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

California 12/12/18, 10:44

A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:MOVIESActor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David Washington, "BlacKkKlansman."Actress: Emily Blunt, "Mary Poppins Returns"; Glenn Close, "The Wife"; Olivia ...

Reactions from nominees for Golden Globe Awards

Entertainment 12/06/18, 13:56

I'm glad we're in that category because we will take 'Mary Poppins' out. I'm not competitive with the other movies but I am competitive with 'Mary Poppins.' Dick Cheney is going for her." — Director Adam McKay on "Vice" being nominated in the musical or comedy category, one of six ...

Partial list of nominees for 76th Golden Globe Awards

Entertainment 12/06/18, 09:06

A partial list of nominees for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:FILM:Drama: "Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''If Beale Street Could Talk," ''A Star Is Born."Comedy or Musical: "Crazy Rich Asians," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Mary Poppins Returns," ...

Honored in NYC, Glenn Close says ‘I speak through my work’

Entertainment 12/04/18, 12:14

When it comes to making a statement about female empowerment, Glenn Close lets her roles do the talking. The actress has blazed trails throughout her nearly five-decade career without being overtly political.On Monday, the Museum of the Moving Image honored Close with a gala and its annual award.Before the honor, ...

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