Scarlett Johansson's performance in Her, in which she plays the voice of a computer operating system, has been ruled ineligible for nomination for the Golden Globe award for best supporting actress – despite being allowed to enter in the acting races for the Academy awards and the Screen Actors' Guild awards.
Ryan Gosling, the Oscar-nominated Canadian star of Drive and The Ides of March has revealed he is to take a break from acting.
There are few Hollywood directors from whom "event cinema" is personally expected, but Paul Thomas Anderson is one.
The race is on. The polls are in. We have a frontrunner in trouble. A muscular challenger making hay. Gaffes. Melt-downs. Campaign coffers swollen with cash.