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12 Years a Slave Wins Best Picture

Here are all your Oscar winners

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres opened tonight's Academy Awards with a few mild shots at the attendees—among other things, she teased Jennifer Lawrence for falling on her way up to the stage last year and then again on the red carpet tonight ; she raised her voice so that 84-year-old nominee June... More »

Hello, Oscar: Gravity Builds Momentum at DGAs

Cuaron and Co. take home top film honors

(Newser) - Alfonso Cuaron and Gravity added top film honors to their collection at last night's Directors Guild of America Awards, building momentum in what's seen as a tight three-way race to the Oscars. The award all but guarantees Cuaron the Best Director Oscar (though don't ask Ben Affleck... More »

Bad Grandpa Finally Takes Gravity Down

While 'The Counselor' never even blasts off

(Newser) - Gravity finally came down to Earth this weekend, relinquishing its No. 1 place at the box office to Johnny Knoxville's prank-fueled Bad Grandpa. The Jackass genre flick fooled $32 million out of moviegoers, while the Sandra Bullock-starring space thriller earned another $20.3 million—bringing its overall gross to... More »

Carrie Falls to Gravity

And literally no one went to see the WikiLeaks movie

(Newser) - Gravity scared off Carrie this weekend, pulling off its third box-office win in a row with a hefty $31 million take, reports the Los Angeles Times . Both films were expected to fetch around $30 million, but the Stephen King classic fell far short, with $17 million and the No. 3... More »

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