kty | January 25, 2011 6:34 amBy Stephen M. Silverman The solving of a personal royal problem and justice Old West style made for Hollywood's finest last year, according to the 83rd annual Academy Award nominations, announced early Tuesday morning. As expected, The King's Speech, about how King George VI of England dealt with his stutter, topped the major categories, including those for Best Actor, Director and Picture.Read More
kty | January 18, 2011 5:51 amBy Tim Nudd and Cathy Free Colin Firth might want to prepare another speech. The British actor, 50, who won the Golden Globe for best actor in The King's Speech this weekend, has been nominated in the same category for Britain's BAFTA Film Awards – with the film itself gaining the most nods, 14, among all contenders. Black Swan is the next most-honored film, with its star Natalie Portman, another Globe winner, nominated for best actress.Read More
kty | January 16, 2011 9:16 pmBy Brian Orloff
A king with a stutter; a ballet dancer driven to the brink of madness; a lesbian mom; and a nebbishy television producer – those were the diverse roles that won this year's crop of stars their best actor and actress trophies at Sunday's Golden Globes.
This year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association shared the wealth, divvying up acting and best picture awards among the many different nominees.
The Social Network was named best motion picture drama at the ceremony, and ultimately earned four awards at the show, the most of any film.Read More