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Liberace biopic, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ score wins at madcap Golden Globes

Monday, January 13, 2014
Paul Drinkwater, NBC (AP)Hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's recurring gag.

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Michael Douglas, ‘Behind the Candelabra’ take top honors at Emmys

Sunday, September 22, 2013
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Michael Douglas and HBO’s Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" took top honors at 65th Emmy Awards Sunday night.

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Sir Elton John remembers Liberace

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Chris Pizzello, Invision/APSir Elton John performs “Home Again” at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Upon being introduced by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the stars of HBO's Emmy-winning Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra," Sir Elton John spoke both of the performer's influence and his great dress sense.

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Big night for Liberace biopic, LGBT artists at Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Monday, September 16, 2013
Matt Damon and Michael Douglas in a scene from "Behind the Candelabra."
LOS ANGELES -- HBO's Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" was the top winner at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday in an evening marked by victories for several gay and lesbian artists.

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Liberace biopic nominees Matt Damon, Michael Douglas to present at Emmys

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Lionel Cironneau, APMatt Damon, left, and Michael Douglas, who star together in HBO's film, "Behind the Candelabra," will serve as presenters at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Matt Damon and Michael Douglas won't just be competing for an Emmy. They'll be handing one out, too. Emmys producers announced the pair as this year's first presenters Tuesday.

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Douglas, Damon dramatize Liberace’s steamy showbiz affair

Thursday, May 23, 2013
HBOMichael Douglas, left, as Liberace, and Matt Damon, as Scott Thorson in a scene from HBO's "Behind the Candelabra."
The idea of Michael Douglas playing Liberace might seem nearly as outrageous as Liberace himself. Liberace, forever hailed as Mr. Showmanship, was the excess-to-the-max pianist-personality whose onstage and offstage extravagance were legendary and who wowed audiences in Las Vegas and worldwide to become the best-paid entertainer on the planet...

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