Posts Tagged By JAKE COYLE

‘Birdman’? ‘Boyhood’? SAG Awards to offer Oscar preview

Emma Stone arrives at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches.

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Review: A deglamorized Aniston in the drab ‘Cake’

This image released by Cinelou Films shows Jennifer Aniston in a scene from "Cake."  (AP Photo/Cinelou Films )

NEW YORK (AP) — Ah, to de-glam. It’s one of the surest shortcuts to newfound artistic appreciation: a bedraggled deviation into dowdy drama by a beautiful star. Acclaim by way of sweatpants.

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‘Sniper’ success reveals power of conservative audience

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."  The film is based on the autobiography by Chris Kyle. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

NEW YORK (AP) — Empty seats were hard to come by at Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” over the holiday weekend, where the R-rated Iraq War drama — all words seldom attached to “blockbuster” — rolled to the kind of runaway success that makes Hollywood sit up and take notice.

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