Awards Profiles

Awards Profile: The Imitation Game

Can Morten Tyldum's English-language debut make a splash with the Academy?

Awards Profile: Get On Up

Directed By: Tate Taylor Cast: Chadwick Boseman, David Andrew Nash, Nelsan Ellis, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott, Tika Sumpter, Craig Robinson Synopsis: A...

Awards Profile: Jane Got a Gun

Directed By: Gavin O'ConnorWritten By: Brian Duffield and Anthony Tambakis (rewrite)Cast: Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Rodrigo Santoro, Joel Edgerton and Noah Emmerich.Synopsis: After her...

Awards Profile: Jersey Boys

Directed by: Clint Eastwood Written by: John LoganCast: John Lloyd Young, Vincent Piazza, Erich Bergen, Michael Lamenda, Christopher WalkenSynopsis: Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway...

Awards Profile: Serena

Directed by: Susanne Bier Written by: Christopher KyleCast: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Ana UlaruSynopsis: George and Serena Pemberton (Cooper and Lawrence) is a newlywed couple...

Awards Profile: The Homesman

Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones Written by: Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley Oliver Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Hailee Steinfeld, William Fichtner, Meryl Streep Synopsis: A...

Awards Profile: The Judge

Directed by: David Dobkin Written by: Nick Schenk, David Seidler, and Bill Dubuque Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Leighton Meester, Dax Shepard, Billy Bob Thornton, Melissa...

Awards Profile: Exodus

Ridley Scott looks to revitalize the Biblical epic at the box-office and at the Oscars

Awards Profile: Snowpiercer

Directed By: Bong Joon-ho Written By: Bong Joon-ho and Kelly MastersonCast: Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris, Song Kang-ho, Octavia Spencer, Alison...

Awards Profile: Magic in the Moonlight

Directed By: Woody Allen Written By: Woody Allen Cast: Emma Stone, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver, and Hamish Linklater Synopsis: A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to...

Awards Profile: Men, Women, & Children

Directed By: Jason ReitmanWritten By: Jason Reitman and Erin Cressida Wilson, based on the novel by Chad KultgenCast: Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner,...

Awards Profile: Birdman

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo Cast: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Ryan, and Merritt...

Awards Profile: Into the Woods

Directed By: Rob Marshall Starring: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, Billy Magnussen, Lucy Punch, Christine Baranski, Tracey Ullman,...

Awards Profile: How to Catch a Monster

Directed By: Ryan GoslingWritten By: Ryan GoslingCast: Christina Hendricks, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Eva Mendes, Ben Mendelsohn, and Iain De CaesteckerSynopsis (via Coming Soon):...

Awards Profile: Big Eyes

Directed by: Tim Burton Written by: Scott Alexander and Larry KaraszewskiCast: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Jason Schwartzman, Krysten Ritter, Danny HustonSynopsis: The story of the...

Awards Profile: Inherent Vice

Directed and Written By: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio del Toro, Martin Short, Jena Malone, Maya Rudolph, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson,...

Awards Profile: Maps to the Stars

Directed by: David Cronenberg Written by: Bruce Wagner Cast: Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, Evan Bird Synopsis: Two former child...

Awards Profile: Unbroken

Directed By: Angelina Jolie Written By: Joel & Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese and William Nicholson (Based on the Laura Hillenbrand biography Unbroken: A World War...

Awards Profile: Gone Girl

Directed By: David Fincher Written By: Gillian Flynn Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Scoot McNairy, Patrick Fugit, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon, Sela Ward, and Kim Dickens Synopsis: A...

Awards Profile: The Immigrant

Directed By: James Gray Written By: James Gray and Ric MenelloCast: Jeremy Renner, Joaquin Phoenix, Marion Cotillard, Dagmara Dominczyk, Angela Sarafyan, Ilia Volok, Antoni Carone,...

Awards Profile: Grace of Monaco

Directed By: Olivier Dahan Written By: Arash Amel Cast: Nicole Kidman, Milo Ventimiglia, Tim Roth, Parker Posey, Frank Langella, Paz Vega, and Derek Jacobi Synopsis: The story of former Hollywood star...

Awards Profile: Black Nativity

Directed By: Kasi Lemmons Written By: Kasi Lemmons Starring: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Mary J. BligeSynopsis: (From IMDB) A young teen living...

Awards Profile: Serena

Serena Written By: Christopher Kyle Directed By: Susanne Bier Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones, Sean Harris, Blake Ritson, Kim Bodnia, Sam Reid, David...

Awards Profile: Out of the Furnace

Directed by: Scott CooperWritten by: Scott Cooper, Brad IngelsbyStarring: Christian Bale, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Willem Defoe, Casey Affleck, Forest Whitaker, Sam Shepherd,Synopsis (courtesy of...

Awards Profile: American Hustle

Directed by: David O. Russell Written by: Eric SingerCast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K., Robert De Niro, Michael...

Awards Profile: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Directed By: Justin Chadwick Written By: William Nicholson Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, and Mark ElderkinSynopsis: There is no official synopsis released for this film yet, but it is based...

Awards Profile: Prisoners

Directed By: Denis Villeneuve Written By: Aaron Guzikowski Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Terrence Howard, and Viola Davis Synopsis: A Boston man kidnaps the person...

Awards Profile: Malavita

Directed By: Luc Besson Written By: Luc Besson. Based on the Novel by: Tonino BenacquistaStarring: Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron,...

Awards Profile: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (His and Hers)

Directed By: Ned Benson Written By: Ned BensonCast: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Ciarán Hinds, William Hurt, Bill Heder, Jess Weixler, Isabelle Huppert, Nina...

Awards Profile: Winter’s Tale

Directed by: Akiva GoldsmanWritten by: Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by Mark HelprinStars: Will Smith, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown...

Awards Profile: The Butler

Written By: Danny Strong and Lee Daniels Directed By: Lee Daniels Cast: Forest Whitaker, Alex Pettyfer, John Cusack, Robin Williams, Alan Rickman, James Marsden, Minka Kelly,...

Awards Profile: Captain Phillips

Directed by: Paul Greengrass Written by: Billy RayCast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, John Magaro, Christopher Stadulis, Max Martini, Michael Chernus, Corey Johnson, Chris Mulkey, Angus...

Awards Profile: Gravity

DIRECTED BY: Alfonso Cuarón WRITTEN BY: Alfonso Cuarón & Jonas CuarónCAST: Sandra Bullock, George ClooneySYNOPSIS (from IMDb): Astronauts attempt to return to earth after debris...

Awards Profile: Foxcatcher

Directed By: Bennett Miller Written By: E. Max Frye, Dan FuttermanCast: Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Vanessa RedgraveSynopsis: Foxcatcher tells the story...

Awards Profile: Her

Directed By: Spike Jonze Written By: Spike JonzeCast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Samantha Morton, Sam Jaeger, Luka Jones, Katherine BoecherSynopsis (From IMDB):...

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