‘The Kings Speech’ Gets 12 Oscar Nominations

By DAVID GERMAIN BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The British monarchy saga “The King’s Speech” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. “This story has struck such a rich resonant chord with audiences of all ages, which is very exciting – […]

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Stars React to Nominations for Golden Globe Awards

Reactions to nominations for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: “I’ve had dreams of getting nominated for things so much that I have to make sure that I’m actually awake. But then it was great when I realized it was actually happening.” — Chris Colfer of “Glee” on his […]

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‘King’s Speech’ Leads Globes with 7 Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The British monarchy tale “The King’s Speech” led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Other best-drama nominees were the psychosexual dance thriller “Black Swan,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi blockbuster “Inception” and the Facebook […]

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‘Black Swan’ Earns 12 Critics’ Choice Nominations

BY: DAVID GERMAIN LOS ANGELES – Natalie Portman’s ballet drama “Black Swan” led contenders Monday for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with a record 12 nominations, among them best picture and actress. Other best-picture nominees were the survival story “127 Hours,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi smash “Inception,” the British monarchy tale “The […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: ‘Megamind’ Makes Money

The animated supervillain comedy Megamind blasted its way to the top of the box office heap with a big $47.6 million take, while the raunchier yukfest Due Date managed a strong second place finish with $33.5 million. Tyler Perry’s drama For Colored Girls managed a respectable $20.1 million as well. 1. Megamind – $47.6m 2. […]

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