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2014 Oscar Winners: 'Gravity' Has the Most Trophies, But '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Picture

8:13 PM 3/2/2014 by Binh Ngo
12 Years a Slave
Gravity dominated the 2014 Oscars with 7 total wins, including Best Director. Dallas Buyers Club & 12 Years a Slave have 3 wins each. The Great Gatsby followed with two.

Sally Hawkins on her Secret 'Star Wars' Role and 'Blue Jasmine' – One of the best surprises from last week’s Golden Globes nominations was the inclusion of Sally Hawkins in the supporting actress category for “Blue Jasmine.” As Cate Blanchett’s on-screen sister Ginger, Hawkins, who is British, played her first American character, a role that she carried off with the help of dialect coach and studying performances... 8 years 33 weeks ago via jackiechan

John Waters Lists 'Spring Breakers,' 'Blue Jasmine' & More On His Top 10 Films Of 2013 – There are top ten lists, and then there are top ten lists by John Waters. Each year, everyone's favorite filmmaker delivers his list to Art forum, and it's usually a surprising blend of arthouse oriented pictures and left field surprises. And 2013 is no different with Waters naming fellow provocateur Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" as the best of the past twelve months. 8 years 35 weeks ago via jackiechan

'12 Years a Slave' Tops Satellite Award Nominations – “12 Years a Slave” was the top nominee at the 18th annual Satellite Awards, the International Press Academy announced on Monday morning. Steve McQueen’s harrowing drama won 10 nominations, two more than Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” and David O. Russell’s “American Hustle,” to lead a field in which nearly every possible awards contender received a number of nominations.

8 years 36 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Woody Allen Extinguishes 'Blue Jasmine' In India Over Smoking Rules – Thanks to two smoking scenes in his Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen pulled the film’s India release over the weekend rather than allow government-mandated anti-smoking warnings to be inserted onscreen during scenes when characters light up. His reps confirmed the move: “Due to content in the film, it cannot be shown in India in its intended manner. 8 years 43 weeks ago via donnieyen

Cate Blanchett interview: 'I'd given up on ever working with Woody Allen' – Blue Jasmine star on why she never thought she'd make a film with the iconic director. 8 years 45 weeks ago via jackiechan

'Blue Jasmine' Expanding to 1,200 Theaters, Widest Release Ever for Woody Allen – The critically acclaimed drama, headlining Cate Blanchett, has earned nearly $10 million to date. 8 years 50 weeks ago via donnieyen

Specialty Box Office: Woody Allen's 'Jasmine' Has Best Limited Debut of 2013 – Aided by strong reviews and even stronger early Oscar buzz for Cate Blanchett's performance, Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" soared on its opening weekend, taking in $612,767 from just 6 theaters. Distributor Sony Pictures Classics reported a $102,128 average as a result, which is remarkably ahead of Allen's 2011 hit "Midnight in Paris" (his highest grossing film ever).

9 years 2 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Review: Blue Jasmine (Escape From New York)

3:29 PM 7/24/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Woody Allen’s breezy, glamorous Manhattan takes it on the chin in Blue Jasmine, his first film to be set in San Francisco and possibly the first to see New York as a place to flee.

Woody Allen Wants To Write A Film To Star In With Louis C.K., Considering Return To Stand-Up Comedy – While his work ethic hasn't paused for a single moment, Woody Allen has lately been more content to work behind the camera rather than act in front of it. While he does have a role in John Turturro's upcoming "Fading Gigolo," the writer/director has been fairly selective about appearing in his own films, letting six years pass between "Scoop" and "To Rome With Love." But not that he hasn't thought about it, and it turns out one of his "Blue Jasmine" stars may be inspiring him to act again. 9 years 3 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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