Historical drama 12 Years A Slave claimed three coveted awards, including Best Picture, at the 2014 Oscars, but the force of Gravity also proved to be unstoppable as the sci-fi thriller won seven of the 10 Academy Awards for which is was nominated.
Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry’s long omission of slavery stories.
After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards.
A precursor to the Oscars?
Alfonso Cuaron was awarded the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for “Gravity” on Saturday night, giving the lost-in-space saga an edge on the journey to the Academy Awards.
For the past six years, every feature film chosen by the Producers Guild of America for its top honor has gone on to win the best-picture prize at the Academy Awards.
A big night for “Dallas Buyer’s Club” and “Breaking Bad.”
“Gravity” and “American Hustle” lead the Academy Award nominations Thursday morning with 10 nominations each.
Sandra Bullock cleaned up at the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards, taking home four trophies as the evening’s top winner.
Sandra Bullock shared the painful results of Googling herself, Meryl Streep shadowboxed on-stage, and Tom Hanks braced for awards season’s “celebrity mule train” at the year’s first glitzy Hollywood gala.
The National Society of Film Critics on Saturday announced “Inside Llewyn Davis” was their pick as Best Picture of 2013.
Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. But because of higher ticket prices, actual attendance at North American theaters remained flat after a decade of decline.
“Bad Grandpa” stars Johnny Knoxville as an accident-prone grandfather in the hidden-camera comedy.
The Warner Bros. astronaut adventure directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney landed in the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Gravity” earned $44.3 million, raising its domestic total to $123.4 million.
The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space drama “Gravity” rocketed to the top of the box office and into industry record books during its opening weekend.