Matthew McConaughey

In this Jan. 4, 2014 photo, Julia Roberts arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center, in Palm Springs, Calif.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Film, TV and music stars among Emmy presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film stars Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey and Halle Berry are among the first presenters announced for this month’s Emmy Awards ceremony. In a statement Monday, executive producer Don Mischer said 13 celebrities have […]


SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard during the the nominations for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Pacific Design Center on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

“12 Years a Slave” tops SAG Awards with 4 nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen’s historic saga “12 Years a Slave” topped the nominations list for 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, boosting its Academy Awards prospects with four nominations. John Wells’ dysfunctional […]


(Photo credit: Film Independent Spirit Awards)

’12 Years a Slave’ tops Spirit Awards nominations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The historical drama “12 Years a Slave” earned a leading seven nominations today for the 29th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, while the father-son road trip comedy-drama “Nebraska” collected six. The […]


Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury and Steve Martin seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Jolie, Martin moved to tears at Governors Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy’s fifth annual Governors Awards. Each of the entertainers accepted honorary Oscar statuettes Saturday at a private […]


Hollywood actress and award winner Sandra Bullock, left, and Octavia Spencer pose backstage at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo: John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Bullock, Roberts crowned at Hollywood Film Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Award season has launched early this year as the movie industry’s hometown gives out its own film awards. Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Harrison Ford, Jerry Weintraub and Lee Daniels received […]


American filmmaker John Sayles arrives for the photo call at 58th San Sebastian Film Festival in San Sebastian northern Spain. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)

John Sayles gives his film archives to U-Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Iconoclastic American filmmaker John Sayles has donated decades of documents, images, props and other material to the University of Michigan for an archive covering his 34-year directorial career, the school […]


MUD movie poster. (Photo credit: Roadside Attractions / AP)

Matthew McConaughey says he’s listened to critics

NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey, who’s getting praise from critics for his role in the new movie “Mud,” says he’s found a way to make negative reviews a positive learning experience.


(Image: Silver Linings Playbook)

‘Silver Linings’ leads Spirit Awards with 4 prizes

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – The oddball romance “Silver Linings Playbook” has been named best picture at the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, Hollywood’s last pre-game show before the Academy Awards.


Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey

McConaughey wins supporting-actor Spirit Award

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Matthew McConaughey was among the early winners at Saturday’s Spirit Awards honoring independent film.


Brad Wyman

Brad Wyman on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Brad Wyman, one the most prolific and successful producers of independent films in Hollywood. In addition to founding the online streaming channel WyTV, Wyman also works for Indiegogo.




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