HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood hits the Oscars red carpet Sunday for the biggest night of the annual awards season with dark comedy "Birdman" in the ascendancy but coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" hot on its heels.
LONDON: Coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" scooped three prizes including best film and director at Britain's biggest film awards on Sunday, while "The Grand Budapest Hotel" took five gongs but missed out on the most prestigious awards.
"Boyhood," Michael Keaton and Julianne Moore were among the top winners at the 20th annual Critics Choice Movie Awards on Thursday, winning best picture and director, actor and actress.
Richard Linklater's 12 years of toiling on coming-of-age tale "Boyhood" reaped a coveted nomination on Tuesday for the top Directors Guild Award, which has correctly predicted the best director Oscar for 10 of the last 11 years.
Coming of age tale "Boyhood" won the coveted Golden Globe for best drama on Sunday, while the quirky period caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was the surprise winner for best comedy or musical, in a big upset to awards season front-runner "Birdman."
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative storytelling, led the Golden Globe Awards film nominations on Thursday, with its seven nods making it a front-runner early in the Hollywood awards season.