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A Clue to the Oscars? From Carol to Bridge of Spies, 2016 BAFTA Nods Could Offer a Window into Academy Award Nominees

A Clue to the Oscars? From Carol to Bridge of Spies, 2016 BAFTA Nods Could Offer a Window into Academy Award Nominees

Originally posted 01/08/2016 11:10AM

When the 2016 BAFTA award nominees were announced on Friday, the revelation not only served as a glimpse into the most well-received films across the pond, but offered a preview of what Americans might expect when the Oscar nominees are revealed next Thursday.

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FROM EW: Last Surviving Jaws Shark Model Is Heading to the Academy Museum

FROM EW: Last Surviving Jaws Shark Model Is Heading to the Academy Museum

Originally posted 01/07/2016 05:00PM

The Academy Museum, located in Los Angeles, is scheduled to open in 2017

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Close Encounters Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond Dies at 85

Close Encounters Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond Dies at 85

Originally posted 01/03/2016 04:05PM

Oscar-winning cinematography Vilmos Zsigmond, who worked on Close Encounters of the Third Kind and The Deer Hunter, among others, died Jan. 1 at 85, his business partner Yuri Neyman confirmed.

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Helming the Empire: Steven Spielberg Says J.J. Abrams Is 'Terrified' of Pressure for Star Wars to Be Successful

Helming the Empire: Steven Spielberg Says J.J. Abrams Is 'Terrified' of Pressure for Star Wars to Be Successful

Originally posted 12/14/2015 11:45AM

Famed director Steven Spielberg has fronted a major film franchise, so when it comes to the pressure Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is under to deliver a great new installment in the space series, he totally gets it.

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Disney Unveils First Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg's The BFG

Originally posted 12/09/2015 07:00PM

The Big Friendly Giant is coming to the big screen – and here's your first peek.

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A Galaxy Far, Far Away Comes to D.C. as Kennedy Center Honors George Lucas for Star Wars Legacy

A Galaxy Far, Far Away Comes to D.C. as Kennedy Center Honors George Lucas for Star Wars Legacy

Originally posted 12/07/2015 10:10AM

George Lucas was recognized for his contribution to American culture through the arts on Sunday night at the Kennedy Center Honors celebration – but with a bit of a Star Wars twist.

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Steven Spielberg Won't Recast Indiana Jones in New Film: 'I Don't Think Anyone Could Replace Harrison'

Steven Spielberg Won't Recast Indiana Jones in New Film: 'I Don't Think Anyone Could Replace Harrison'

Originally posted 12/04/2015 01:30AM

Harrison Ford will not be passing on the bullwhip in the next Indiana Jones movie.

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President Obama Says He Feels 'Verklempt' as He Gives Barbra Streisand Her Medal of Freedom

President Obama Says He Feels 'Verklempt' as He Gives Barbra Streisand Her Medal of Freedom

Originally posted 11/24/2015 11:00PM

President Obama recognized 17 extraordinary trailblazers during this year's Medal of Freedom Ceremony, including a few of Hollywood's finest.

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Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg and Gloria Estefan to Be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg and Gloria Estefan to Be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Originally posted 11/17/2015 10:40AM

A handful of celebrities including Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg, Gloria Estefan and James Taylor have been singled out to receive the nation's highest civilian honor – the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Drew Barrymore: 'I Lied My Face Off' When I First Met Steven Spielberg at 6 Years Old

Originally posted 11/06/2015 02:40PM

Sometimes you've got to bend the truth to get what you want – at least's what Drew Barrymore said she once did.

On Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the star opens up to DeGeneres about her non-traditional childhood – including the time 6-year-old Drew attempted to fib her way into one of Steven Spielberg's movies.

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