France's Academy Award submission is a film about Turkey, but "Mustang" is so singularly excellent and original that there's no question why France would claim it. The feature debut of French-Turkish director and co-writer Deniz Gamze Ergüven, "Mustang" refers to the untamed spirits of its five...
For his twelfth Broadway appearance, Al Pacino will - once again - join forces with Italian designer Giorgio Armani. The Academy Award slash Tony Award-winning actor, will wear the Made in Italy sartorial goods, while interpreting the role of Mickey Ross in the David Mamet play China Doll. "I'm always motivated [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 finalists vying for the Animated Short trophy at the 88th Academy Awards. Member of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch will select five nominees from group during branch screenings in Los Angeles, London, New York and San Francisco in December. Show More Summary
THR couldn't find a single film actress of color that fit the magazine's standards for its annual roundtable
For security reasons, the Maison de Radio France in Paris had to cancel yesterday’s awards ceremony for the 68th Grands Prix de l’Académie Charles Cros. It decided instead to announce them tonight online. The winner of the President of the Republic prize is the composer Edith Canat de Chizy. Rene Jacobs receives the lifetime award. The harpsichordist Jean Rondeau […]
Post by Wendy Robinson. Academy Award winning actress Mo'Nique is known for her raw and gritty performances in movies like Precious -- but after a recent interview, she might have just become known for something else: being an extremely open-minded wife. Show More Summary
You'd think falling on your face at the Academy Awards would be pretty high on your list of most embarrassing moments, but, nope, not for JLaw. Jennifer Lawrence explained to Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday that she actually doesn't like talking about all the times she's fallen (which is a lot) because she feels people will think it's an act. Show More Summary
The American Academy of Pain Medicine announced today that its Immediate Past President Sean Mackey, MD, PhD and former Board Member and leader of the Academy, Chester "Trip" Buckenmaier III, MD, COL (ret), USA, were awarded the highly prestigious National Institutes of Health Director's Award.
TWENTY-SIX years after his seminal masterwork, "Do the Right Thing," Spike Lee received an Honorary Oscar at this year's Governors Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) on November 14th. The official AMPAS...Show More Summary
Son of Saul may be a masterpiece. Hungary’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards is stunningly technical accomplishment, a two-hour tour through hell that will leave your emotions battered and leave your soul black and blue. Show More Summary
Three weeks before hitting the Academy Awards red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, several stars will travel two hours north to attend the 31st annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and actors Elizabeth Banks, Joel Edgerton, Paul Dano, and Jacob Tremblay will be among them. Show More Summary
It wasn't too long ago that Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey was being sought after for the role as the lead villain in the feature film adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand. They just might get it too, as Ron Howard and Brian...Show More Summary
The Assassin, which earned the director an award at Cannes and was selected as Taiwan's entry for the Academy Awards, did not disappoint, but it certainly surprised.
Hong Kong-born Philip Ng will be playing the young Bruce Lee in BIRTH OF THE DRAGON, according to The Wrap. The film will be directed by George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau) from a screenplay written by Academy Award nominees Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J. Show More Summary
Stung by criticism of its failure to nominate any black actors or directors last season, the Academy used its annual Governors Awards to face the issue head on.
At the Academy's annual Governors Awards in Hollywood on Saturday night, filmmaker Spike Lee, actress and philanthropist Debbie Reynolds and actress Gena Rowlands all received Honorary Oscars for their contributions to cinema.Lee has never won an Oscar despite previous nominations for Best Original Screenplay for Do the Right Thing (1990) and... More »
Helen Mirren throws her dress into the air on the carpet at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ 2015 Governors Awards on Saturday night (November 14) at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actress was joined at the event by her Trumbo co-star Bryan Cranston. Other stars in attendance at the [...]
Spike Lee finally has his Oscar. The director, whose two-nomination, zero-win record remains one of the Academy’s more egregious oversights, was one of three to receive an honorary statue at Saturday’s Governor’s Awards. (The others: Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds). Show More Summary
Opening the seventh annual Governors Awards on Saturday evening in Hollywood, film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs pointed to the event's guests of honor -- actresses Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds and filmmaker Spike Lee -- noting she was "pleased that this year two of our honorees happen...
Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, and Wesley Snipes take the stage at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ 2015 Governors Awards on Saturday night (November 14) at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. The talented trio presented director Spike Lee with an honorary Oscar. Also in attendance that night were Michael Keaton, Teyonah [...]