Congratulations to Meryl Streep for receiving a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress for “Into the Woods”. She shares the category with Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Jessica Chastain (A Most Violent Year), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game), Emma Stone (Birdman) and Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer). “Into the Woods” received a total of 5 nominations, including Best Acting Ensemble, Best Art Direction (Dennis Gassner/Production Designer, Anna Pinnock/Set Decorator), Best Costume Design (Colleen Atwood) and Best Hair & Makeup. The 20th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards is slated to air on A&E live from the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015, officially kicking off the film award season. Hosts for the “The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards” and “The Critics’ Choice Television Awards” will be announced at a later date.

Congratulations to Meryl Streep for receiving a Golden Globe nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for “Into the Woods”. She shares the category with Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game), Emma Stone (Birdman) and Jessica Chastain (A Most Violent Year). “Into the Woods” has received two additional nominations for Best Picture, Musical or Comedy and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for Emily Blunt. The Golden Globes will be presented on January 11, 2015.

Congratulations to Meryl Streep for receving a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination as Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for “Into the Woods”. She shares the category with Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game), Emma Stone (Birdman) and Naomi Watts (St. Vincent). Surprisingly, the cast of “Into the Woods” has not received a nomination for Best Ensemble. The Screen Actors Guild Awards will be handed out on January 25. The Golden Globe nominations will be announced tomorrow. Also, don’t miss Meryl’s appearance tonight on the Late Show with David Letterman and Nightline’s special segment on “Into the Woods.

Last night, Meryl atended the 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards to present the Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance to Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo in the film Foxcatcher. Carell picked up the honour on behalf of the trio and joked about the fact Meryl Streep was on hand to give him the trophy, stating, “They got Meryl Streep to come here and give us this award. Suck on that!” Pictures from the ceremony can be found in the image library.

Lots of new additions today. First, over 70 more press images from the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony have been added to the image library, with many thanks to Lindsey for the support. Screencaptures have been added as well. Then, there seem to be a ton of press junkets and interviews right now in New York for the upcoming media coverage on “Into the Woods. Pictures from the November 23 press junket for the film have been added. Much more, including video clips from the various press junkets as well as news coverage will be added tomorrow. Enjoy the new additions.



Image Library – Public Appearances – 2014 – Presidential Medal of Freedom
Image Library – Public Appearances – 2014 – Presidential Medal of Freedom – Screencaptures
Image Library – Public Appearances – 2014 – “Into the Woods” Press Junket (New York)

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Uma Thurman will emcee the 2014 Gotham Awards, it was announced Tuesday. The Oscar-nominated actress is just one of several stars set to appear at the independent film awards in New York on Dec. 1, traditionally seen as the start of Oscar season. Other stars set to take the stage next Monday, as presenters, include Patricia Arquette, Will Arnett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Heather Graham, Ethan Hawke, Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Keener, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Amy Schumer, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, Marisa Tomei and Miles Teller. The 2014 Gotham Awards, set to take place at Cipriani Wall Street, will honor actress Tilda Swinton, Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller and Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos with previously announced tributes. The awards show is not televised, but check back for pictures from the ceremony. Many thanks to Frank for the heads-up.

Today, Meryl Streep was among those receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the U.S. President Barack Obama presented the recipients with the medals today in a White House ceremony. Five people received the honor posthumously. “We’ve got some extraordinary public servants on this stage,” Obama said before presenting the medals. “We also give thanks to innovators who change our world.” The president annually awards Medals of Freedom to people who have made contributions to society including in the areas of security, peace and culture. Of Meryl, President Obama said, “I love Meryl Streep. Her husband knows I love her. Michelle knows I love her. There’s nothing they can do about it.” A first batch of pictures from the ceremony can be found in the image library.

President Barack Obama named 19 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Monday. NBC News’ Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder were among those named to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor. Obama said in a statement, “I look forward to presenting these nineteen bold, inspiring Americans with our Nation’s highest civilian honor. From activists who fought for change to artists who explored the furthest reaches of our imagination; from scientists who kept America on the cutting edge to public servants who help write new chapters in our American story, these citizens have made extraordinary contributions to our country and the world.” The White House awards ceremony is Nov. 24. This year’s full list of Medal of Freedom recipients: Alvin Ailey, Isabel Allende, Tom Brokaw, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, Mildred Dresselhaus, Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, Ethel Kennedy, Suzan Harjo, Abner Mikva of Illinois, Rep. Patsy Takemoto Mink of Hawaii, Rep. Edward Roybal of California, Charles Sifford, Robert Solow, Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep, Marlo Thomas and Stevie Wonder. Many thanks to Glenn and Frank for the heads-up.