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Hollywood's biggest celebs stepped out last night to honor this year's greatest achievements in film. There weren't too many surprises this year, other than Ellen passing out pizza to the stars and they watched the awards. Brad and Angie swiped a piece of the pie as did legendary director Martin Scorsese along with Best Supporting Actor winner Jared Leto. Lupita Nyong'o gave a touching speech as she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Best Picture winner of the year 12 Years A Slave. Certainly deserved, actor Matthew McConaughey took home the award for Best Actor. It was the first nomination for the actor who did a brilliant transformation (as did Jared Leto) for his role in the film Dallas Buyers Club.

Here is a look at this year's big wins of the night:

Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave."

Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club."

Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine."

Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club."

Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave."

Directing: Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity."

Foreign Language Film: "The Great Beauty," Italy.

Adapted Screenplay: John Ridley, "12 Years a Slave."

Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, "Her."

Animated Feature Film: "Frozen."

Production Design: "The Great Gatsby."

Cinematography: "Gravity."

Sound Mixing: "Gravity."

Sound Editing: "Gravity."

Original Score: "Gravity," Steven Price.

Original Song: "Let It Go" from "Frozen."

Costume: "The Great Gatsby."

Makeup and Hairstyling: "Dallas Buyers Club."

Animated Short Film: "Mr. Hublot."

Documentary Feature: "20 Feet from Stardom."

Documentary (short subject): "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life."

Film Editing: "Gravity."

Live Action Short Film: "Helium."

Visual Effects: "Gravity."


 Selena Gomez - One Source Talent

If you guessed Selena Gomez than you are correct! The former Disney actress wore this beautiful dress during the 69th Venice Film festival at the Palazzo del Cinema in 2012. Selena was attending the premier of her latest movie "Spring Breakers". The movie gave Gomez the chance to break out of her innocent Disney image and put her in a image that was a little shocking to some fans.

Spring Breakers centers around a group of girls who go on spring break and end up getting themselves in a heap of trouble. 

The strapless blush colored gown was designed by Versace Atelier and paired with Sergio Rossi heels. The clutch was designed by Judith Leiber and Lorraine Schwartz provided the jewlery, giving the 20 year old actress a mature look.


 

 Shirley Temple - One Source Talent

Shirley Temple, one of the biggest and most famous child stars has passed away in her home in California earlier today. Shirley Temple stared in "Bright Eyes," "Stand Up and Cheer" and "Curly Top" making the movies must sees back in the 1930's.

Temple stopped acting back in 1950 when she turned 21 but still stayed in the public eye by running for Congress for the Republican Party. She also served as a United States ambassador for Ghana And Czechoslovakia.

ShirleyTemple died next to her caregiver and Family show said, "We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and adored wife for 55 years of the late and much missed Charles Alden Black."

Shirley Temple was survived by 3 children and her estate is valued around $10 million.


 

 Shia LaBeouf - One Source Talent

Either Shia LaBeouf is looking for attention or he has some serious issues going on. LeBeouf had a press conference Saturday in Germany where he suddenly walked out on. And a few hours later showed up to the red carpet with a paper bag over his head.

The Transformers actor was attending a press conference in Berlin for his new film "Nymphomaniac". Several minutes into the interview LaBeouf responded to a question with. "When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea. Thank you very much."Then stood up and walked off the stage.

But to make things even worse later that night he showed up to the actual premier with a brown paper bag over his heard with the saying "I am not famous anymore"

We are unsure if he is looking for attention or just having a breakdown.


 

Ahston Kutcher and Charlie Sheen - One Source Talent

Famous Warlock Charlie Sheen has finally apologized to his Two and a Half Men replacement Ashton Kutcher! Sheen went to Twitter earlier today to apologize to Kutcher for giving him a hard time over the past several years. Last night the Two And a Half Men star went on Jimmy Kimmel Live and called out Sheen for always criticizing him on Twitter with tweets such as "Quit Barfing on my old brilliant show"

Before the segment ended Kutcher had a clear message for Sheen. Charlie listened and apologized to Kutcher this morning by tweeting. "Ashton, message received. so sorry, u sounded like me! well done! my bad I was pissed at other crap & took it out on you. hope u r good xox c."


But the apology didn't last very long because a few hours later Sheen took to the twitter world again and blasted Kutcher again with "Dood, you ever tell me to shut the F*** up, EVER again, and I'll put you on a hospital food diet for a year."

So just like that the apology didn't last for more than several hours.
 


 

Philip Seymour Hoffman - One Source Talent

Hollywood and the world are mourning the loss of one of our times greatest actors, Philip Seymour Hoffman. The 46 year old actor was found dead Sunday morning in his Manhattan apartment reportedly with a needle still in his arm from an apparent drug overdose. Sources are reporting there were small bags of drugs also found near the actor which (not confirmed) is suspected of being heroin.

According to Fox News, "Investigators are trying to track down surveillance video at a bank where a man told cops he witnessed what he believed was Philip Seymour Hoffman buying drugs from two men the night before his death.

A man told police he saw the actor withdraw large amounts of cash at an ATM at a bank near Hoffman's West Village apartment at about 8pm Saturday night. He said he saw Hoffman hand over the cash and appear to purchase drugs from two men, both wearing messenger bags, who appeared to be working together." Fox New also reports that - "Hoffman's trip to the ATM at about 8pm is believed to be around the last time he was seen alive, sources said. A neighbor told FOX411 he saw Hoffman looking "grey" and "not well" earlier Saturday at about 10:30am when the actor purchased Kleenex tissues and soda, among other items at a nearby grocery store. Sources said police are looking into whether Hoffman had injected a lethal batch of heroin behind hundreds of recent deaths across the country." Last year, Hoffman admitted to struggling with drug addiction. He had been clean for more than two decades, but told TMZ last year that he had checked himself into rehab after relapsing.

The 4 time Oscar nominated actor, and one time winner, has appeared in 63 projects over the years not including his time in the theater. The actor took home the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his impeccable portrayal of Capote in Capote in 2005. He was nominated for Supporting Role Oscars for his roles in Charlie Wilson's War, Doubt and in 2012 for The Master. He was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for the same Supporting Roles and took home the statue for Capote as well.

The actor was such a chameleon. Whatever role Hoffman took on, he portrayed with grace, honesty and effortlessly pulled off each one. Some of the actors most memorable films include Scent of a Woman, Boogie Nights, The Big Lebowski, Magnolia, The Talent Mr. Ripley, State and Main, Almost Famous, Red Dragon, Cold Mountain, Along Came Polly, Charlie Wilson's War, The Ides of March, Moneyball, and of course The Master and Capote. Most recently he appeared in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. It's reported that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2 is currently filming, which the actor was slated to appear in as well. No word yet on what will happen in the film. However, one thing is for certain. The creative community and world has lost an incredible actor, a true talent whose memory will live on in his work. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends during this time. He leaves behind his partner of 15 years, Mimi O'Donnell and their 3 children.


 

 2014 Oscar Nominations - One Source Talent

Academy Award nominations are in and we have the full list here for you to check out! Was there any surprises? Well, it is a little surprises Tom Hanks was snubbed. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in Captain Phillips, so where's his Oscar nod? In true form, the Golden Globes tend to set the standard for who will get nominated for an Academy Award. Did your favorites make the list?

Best Picture:

"American Hustle"
"Captain Phillips"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Gravity"
"Her"
"Nebraska"
"Philomena"
"12 Years a Slave"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best Supporting Actor:

Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"
Bradley Cooper, "American Hustle"
Jonah Hill, "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"
Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Best Supporting Actress:

Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine"
Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle"
Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"
June Squibb, "Nebraska"

Best Director:

David O. Russell, "American Hustle"
Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity"
Alexander Payne, "Nebraska"
Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
Martin Scorsese, "The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor:
Christian Bale, "American Hustle"
Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyer's Club"

Best Actress:

Amy Adams, "American Hustle"
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Judi Dench, "Philomena"
Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"

Best Original Screenplay:

"American Hustle"
"Blue Jasmine"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Her"
"Nebraska"

Best Adapted Screenplay: "Before Midnight"

"Captain Phillips"
"Philomena"
"12 Years a Slave"
"The Wolf Of Wall Street"

Best Animated Feature:

"The Croods"
"Despicable Me 2"
"Ernest & Celestine"
"Frozen"
"The Wind Rises"

Best Foreign Feature:

"The Broken Circle Breakdown," Belgium
"The Great Beauty," Italy
"The Hunt," Denmark
"The Missing Picture," Cambodia
"Omar," Palestine

Best Visual Effects:

"Gravity"
"The Hobbit: The Desolation"
"Iron Man 3"
"The Lone Ranger"
"Star Trek Into Darkness"

Best Cinematography:

"The Grandmaster"
"Gravity"
"Inside Llewyn Davis"
"Nebraska"
"Prisoners"

Best Costume Design:

"American Hustle"
"The Grandmaster"
"The Great Gatsby"
"The Invisible Woman"
"12 Years a Slave"

Best Documentary Feature:

"The Act of Killing"
"Cutie and the Boxer"
"Dirty Wars"
"The Square"
"20 Feet from Stardom"

Best Documentary Short:

"CaveDigger"
"Facing Fear"
"Karama Has No Walls"
"The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life"
"Prisoner Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall"

Best Film Editing:

"American Hustle"
"Captain Phillips"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Gravity"
"12 Years a Slave"

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:

"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa"
"The Lone Ranger"

Best Music (Original Score):

"The Book Thief"
"Gravity"
"Her"
"Philomena"
"Saving Mr. Banks"

Best Music (Original Song):

"Alone Yet Not Alone" from "Alone Yet Not Alone"
"Happy" from "Despicable Me"
"Let It Go" from "Frozen"


Be sure to tune in and see who takes home Hollywood's highest honors on Sunday, March 2nd!


 

 Golden Globe Awards - One Source Talent

Hollywood's biggest names stepped out on Sunday for this year's Golden Globe Awards ceremony. There weren't too many surprises this year. Leonardo DiCaprio took home the award for Best Actor: Comedy or Musical for his performance in Wolf of Wallstreet. No surprise here, but Amy Adams beat out Meryl Streep and won Best Actress: Comedy or Musical for her role in American Hustle. Cate Blanchett took home the Globe for her performance in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and Matthew McConaughey won Best Actor Drama for Dallas Buyers Club. In true style, the actor began his acceptance speech with his classic line from Dazed and Confused saying, "Alright, Alright, Alright". No surprise here that American Hustle won Best Film Comedy or Musical and 12 Years of Slave took home Best Film Drama. The one suprise of the night was Andy Samberg taking home Best Actor for his show Brooklyn Nine Nine, which also won Best Comedy.  Below is the full list of winners. 

Film
BEST PICTURE: DRAMA
12 Years a Slave

BEST PICTURE: COMEDY OR MUSICAL
American Hustle

BEST DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

BEST ACTRESS: DRAMA
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

BEST ACTOR: DRAMA
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

BEST ACTRESS: COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Amy Adams, American Hustle

BEST ACTOR: COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
The Great Beauty

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Frozen

BEST SCREENPLAY
Spike Jonze, Her

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Alex Ebert, All Is Lost

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"Ordinary Love" (Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom)
Television

Best Television Series - Drama
Breaking Bad

Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical
Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television
Behind The Candelabra

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical
Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine Nine

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Michael Douglas, Behind The Candelabra

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Elizabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing On The Edge

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan


 

 Fast and Furious 7 - One Source Talent

in Diesel has confirmed the new release date for Fast 7! The film was originally scheduled for a 2014 release date, but with the untimely death of one of the films stars Paul Walker, a lot was left uncertain, including what filmmakers were going to do with the film. Fast 7 was currently filming when walker was tragically killed in a car accident last month. Universal had halted the film days after the accident leaving it uncertain.

Diesel came out took to his Facebook with a photo showing the last scene Walker and he filmed together with the caption - "There was a unique sense of completion, of pride we shared... in the film we were now completing... the magic captured... and, in just how far we've come...  Fast and Furious7 will be released... April 10th 2015! P.s. He'd want you to know first..."

The actor's were on a short break for Thanksgiving when the when the red Porsche the actor was riding in with friend Roger Rodas clipped a light post and hit a tree killing both men. While it is not yet known exact what producers will do with the storyline now that one of their main actor's are gone, at least we do know the film is a go. Many were uncertain if they would even finish the film without Walker as key scenes the actor had still had not been filmed. Whether they will write a whole new film surrounding the scenes that have already been filmed, or find a way to change the script, is not yet known. For now, we will have to wait and see.


 

American Hustle - One Source Talent

One of the most anticipated films of the year, American Hustle will be hitting theaters on Friday.

The film has already been getting award buzz and with a cast of Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence, it is definitely not a surprise.

It is a fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Like David O. Russell's previous films, American Hustle defies genre, hinging on raw emotion, and life and death stakes.

American Hustle is directed by David O. Russell and Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell. The film has already been nominated for 7 Golden Globe nominations and it is only a matter of time before the Oscar nods are added to the list. Actors Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence all have been nominated for their performances. Bale and Adams were nominated for Best Performance by and Actor and Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Cooper and Lawrence have both been nominated in the Supporting Role categories. David O. Russell scored two nominations. One for Best Director - Motion Picutre and Best Screenplay- Motion Picture. Lawrence also scored a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role and the whole cast was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. The film had a limited release this past weekend, rolling out to only 6 theaters. It brought in an astounding $690,000.00 making it this year's biggest limited box office debut.

We have a feeling that this is going to be the movie of the year and we are so excited that it will finally hit theaters on Friday!

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