American film directors http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24464/all en Affleck, Spielberg, Bigelow among Directors Guild film nominees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/affleck-spielberg-bigelow-among-directors-guild-film-nominees <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper and Ang Lee received nominations from the Directors Guild of America (DGA) on Tuesday, ahead of the Oscar nominations this week.</p> <p>Affleck, 40, landed his first Directors Guild film award nomination for Iran hostage thriller "Argo," alongside Oscar-winning U.S. directors Bigelow and Spielberg, Taiwanese director Lee and British filmmaker Hooper.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/affleck-spielberg-bigelow-among-directors-guild-film-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Entertainment Film Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:45:24 +0000 5731760 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Affleck, Spielberg, Bigelow among Directors Guild film nominees</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Business Cinema of the United States Entertainment Environment Film Health Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:15:24 +0000 5731844 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Affleck, Spielberg, Bigelow among Directors Guild film nominees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-affleck-spielberg-bigelow-among-directors-guild-film-n <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details in paragraph 3)</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper and Ang Lee received nominations from the Directors Guild of America (DGA) on Tuesday, ahead of the Oscar nominations this week.</p> <p>Affleck, 40, landed his first Directors Guild film award nomination for Iran hostage thriller "Argo," alongside fellow U.S. directors Bigelow and Spielberg, Taiwanese director Lee and British filmmaker Hooper.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-affleck-spielberg-bigelow-among-directors-guild-film-n" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Directors Guild of America Entertainment Film Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:00:29 +0000 5731800 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>No joke: Obama to screen TV comedy "1600 Penn" at White House</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A "trophy wife" as first lady, a hapless college-aged son who burns down a fraternity house, and a daughter frantically taking pregnancy tests in a White House bathroom - this TV comedy had better be funny. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama is slated to hold a private screening at the White House with the cast and crew of "1600 Penn," an NBC series about a dysfunctional first family.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Business Cinema of the United States Entertainment Environment Film Health Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:15:47 +0000 5731967 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Homeland,' 'Girls' win Directors Guild TV nominations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/homeland-girls-win-directors-guild-tv-nominations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The directors of hit television dramas "Homeland" and "Mad Men" were among those nominated for Directors Guild of America (DGA) awards on Wednesday.</p> <p>They were joined by Lena Dunham for her coming-of-age HBO series "Girls" and actor Bryan Cranston for ABC's "Modern Family" in the comedy category.</p> <p>AMC's "Breaking Bad" director Rian Johnson and Greg Mottola, director of HBO's "The Newsroom," rounded out the drama category, in which network television series were shut out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/homeland-girls-win-directors-guild-tv-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Business Cinema of the United States Directors Guild of America Award Entertainment Environment Health Politics Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:00:16 +0000 5732369 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Lincoln' gets leading 12 Oscar nominations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/lincoln-gets-leading-12-oscar-nominations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEVERLY HILLS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - U.S. presidential drama "Lincoln" led the pack of Oscar nominees on Thursday with 12 nominations including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world's top film honors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/lincoln-gets-leading-12-oscar-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Local government in England Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:46:31 +0000 5732618 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-'Lincoln' crowned Oscar frontrunner as big directors snubbed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-lincoln-crowned-oscar-frontrunner-big-directors-snubbe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Tarantino, Bigelow, Hooper, Affleck left off shortlist</p> <p>* "Lincoln" gets leading 12 nominations, "Life of Pi" has 11</p> <p>* Academy casts wide net across many movies (Recasts with other nominations/reaction)</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>BEVERLY HILLS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's tale of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's battle to end slavery emerged as the front-runner for Oscar glory on Thursday, after Academy Awards voters snubbed four major filmmakers for the coveted best director trophy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-lincoln-crowned-oscar-frontrunner-big-directors-snubbe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States David O. Russell Entertainment Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:30:15 +0000 5732701 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>"Lincoln" crowned Oscar frontrunner as big directors snubbed</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Entertainment Human Interest Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:15:20 +0000 5732855 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee overwhelmed by Oscar nominations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-life-pi-director-ang-lee-overwhelmed-oscar-nomination <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects movie title to "Moonrise Kingdom" in paragraph 9)</p> <p>By Chris Michaud</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Ang Lee already has an Oscar for "Brokeback Mountain," but the Taiwanese director said he was overwhelmed by the wealth of nominations accorded his acclaimed fable "Life of Pi" on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-life-pi-director-ang-lee-overwhelmed-oscar-nomination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Film Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:00:35 +0000 5732769 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Beasts,''Amour' actresses make history with Oscar nods http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/beastsamour-actresses-make-history-oscar-nods <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Wallis youngest Oscar best actress nominee, Riva oldest</p> <p>* Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman receive first Oscar nods</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Oscar presenters, pundits and fans may struggle to pronounce Quvenzhane Wallis' name, but they are going to be hearing it a lot in the next six weeks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/beastsamour-actresses-make-history-oscar-nods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Awards American film directors Cinema of the United States Entertainment Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:45:03 +0000 5732930 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Argo,' 'Silver Linings Playbook' win at Critics Choice http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/argo-silver-linings-playbook-win-at-critics-choice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo," "Lincoln" star Daniel Day-Lewis and "Zero Dark Thirty"'s Jessica Chastain were among big winners at the Critics Choice Movie Awards on Thursday, taking honors for best picture, actor and actress, with Affleck nabbing the prize for best director.</p> <p>The all-star "Silver Linings Playbook" swept the comedy awards, winning best comedy film, best comedy actor for Bradley Cooper and best comedy actress, which went to Jennifer Lawrence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/argo-silver-linings-playbook-win-at-critics-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Entertainment Human Interest Nationality Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 04:30:03 +0000 5732975 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Argo' wins Golden Globe for best drama movie http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/argo-wins-golden-globe-best-drama-movie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 13 (Reuters) - "Argo" won the Golden Globe on Sunday for best dramatic movie, the annual Hollywood award show's top prize.</p> <p>"Argo," directed by Ben Affleck, is the tale of the rescue of American diplomats trapped in revolutionary Iran in the 1970s.</p> <p>The Golden Globes, handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were awarded at a star-studded dinner in Beverly Hills. (Reporting By Jill Serjeant; Editing by Stacey Joyce)</p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 04:30:04 +0000 5733990 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-'Argo' bests 'Lincoln' at Golden Globes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-4-argo-bests-lincoln-at-golden-globes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 'Argo' named best movie drama, Affleck best director</p> <p>* Daniel Day-Lewis wins for starring role in "Lincoln"</p> <p>* Former U.S. President Bill Clinton makes surprise appearance (Updates with)</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 13 (Reuters) - Iran hostage drama "Argo" and musical "Les Miserables" were the big winners at the Golden Globes on Sunday, while presumed front-runner "Lincoln" received just one trophy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-4-argo-bests-lincoln-at-golden-globes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Entertainment Film Human Interest Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:15:27 +0000 5733957 at http://www.globalpost.com Matt Damon 'thrilled' for Ben Affleck's movie awards triumphs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/matt-damon-thrilled-ben-afflecks-movie-awards-triumphs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zorianna Kit</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Ben Affleck is storming through the Hollywood awards season with his movie "Argo," and no-one could be happier than his old friend Matt Damon.</p> <p>"Argo," which Affleck directed, produced and stars in, won best drama movie and best director awards at both the Golden Globes on Sunday and the Critics Choice last week. It is also nominated for seven Oscars.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/matt-damon-thrilled-ben-afflecks-movie-awards-triumphs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Ben Affleck Ben Affleck Cinema of the United States Human Interest Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 23:00:27 +0000 5734476 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>''Argo'' scores sweet Golden Globe victory with two top awards</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American atheists American film directors Business Cinema of the United States Hospitality Law Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 05:15:21 +0000 5734530 at http://www.globalpost.com