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‘My Cousin Vinny’ as the thrilling drama you always knew it was

My Cousin Vinny is one of the most memorable comedies of the decade. It gave us a surprisingly solid comedic performance from Joe Pesci and earned newcomer Marisa Tomei an Academy Award for her supporting role Funny as it is, at itsShow More Summary

BAFTA TV Craft Award Winners Include ‘Wolf Hall’, ‘The Dresser’, ‘The Murder Detectives’ – Full List

Ahead of the main BAFTA TV Awards on May 8, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts handed out prizes to behind-the-scenes talent this evening in London. Wolf Hall, the Playground Entertainment and Company Pictures/BBC Two adaptation...Show More Summary

Celebrity Scramble -- Guess Who!

Behind this wide-eyed woman is an Academy Award winning actress... may the odds be ever in your favor as you put your star spotting skills to the test to figure out the blonde babe in this freaky photo.

‘Game of Thrones’ CD Praises ‘Amazing’ Actors

This Sunday, April 24, as “Game of Thrones” Season 6 premieres, Nina Gold will become the first casting director honored with BAFTA’s Special Award at the annual British Academy’s Television Craft Awards. The casting director behindShow More Summary

Cannes Film Festival To Host Prince Tribute

The Cannes Film Festival will host a special tribute to the legendary Prince, who passed away Thursday at the age of 57. Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, had a close affinity to cinema. The singer-songwriter won an Academy Award for...Show More Summary

When Prince bended gender, he gave black men permission to be free

When Prince ascended the stage of the 1985 Academy Awards to accept the original score Oscar for “Purple Rain,” his body appeared to be draped in purple glitter. Atop a black pant suit, he wore a shining purple shawl that covered his head, shoulders and arms — and pulled the attention away from...

BIDMC Neuroscientist Aaron D. Boes, MD, PhD, Honored by American Academy of Neurology

Aaron D. Boes, MD, PhD, Clinical Neuroscience Fellow in the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) received the 2016 S. Weir Mitchell Award from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) at a ceremony held at the AAN annual meeting in Vancouver. Show More Summary

Idris Elba and John Ridley Team for Six-Part Miniseries ‘Guerrilla’

Screenwriter John Ridley, rightfully so, has been rather busy since winning an Academy Award for 12 Years a Slave. The director of Jimi: All Is by My Side is currently producing American Crime on ABC, working on a Marvel television series, and is set to direct a film about the L.A. Show More Summary

Newswire: Idris Elba to go Guerilla for Showtime miniseries

According to a report from Variety, Idris Elba and American Crime creator John Ridley are making a six-part miniseries for Showtime called Guerrilla. Ridley—who won an Academy Award for the screenplay for 12 Years A Slave—will “write the bulk of the episodes” and direct two of them, with Elba set to star and executive produce. Show More Summary

Announcing the 2016 American Academy of Neurology Research Program Recipients

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world's largest association of neurologists, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 AAN Research Program. This year's program has awarded nearly $3 million dollars toward neuroscience research and training. Show More Summary

Chris Rock and J.J. Abrams in Conversation About Franchise Filmmaking, Sexism in Hollywood, and Future Collaborations

Earlier this year, Chris Rock and J.J. Abrams collaborated on a series of movie parodies for the 2016 Academy Awards. Last Friday night they teamed up again, this time for an onstage conversation as part of the Tribeca Film Festival's Directors Series. During the hour-long talk, the pair discussed their ... More »

“Queen of Katwe” is coming!

Lupita Nyong’o speaks at a Disney promotion for the movie.Back in 2014, an announcement was made that Lupita Nyong’o, would be playing Phiona Mutesi in an adaptation of the book, “Queen of Katwe.” Nyong’o won an Academy Award for her stunning portrayal of Patsey in “12 Years as a Slave.” This film has a tremendous […]

Enter the Academy’s 2016 Screenwriting Competition

The 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting competition is now underway. Fellowships worth $35,000 will be awarded to up to five emerging screenwriters in November. This prize is awarded with the impression that winners will...Show More Summary

Penn Medicine's Josep Dalmau, MD, PhD, Named Recipient of 2016 Cotzias Lecture and Award From American Academy of Neurology

Josep Dalmau, MD, PhD, an adjunct professor of neurology and founder and director of the Penn Center of Autoimmune Neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, will be honored as a recipient of the American Academy of Neurology's 2016 Cotzias Lecture and Award, at the organization's 68th annual meeting taking place April 15-21 in Vancouver.

How universities can begin to tackle rape culture on their campuses

Elisabet le Roux, Stellenbosch University Lady Gaga's performance of Til it happens to you at the 2016 Academy Awards drew worldwide attention to sexual violence, and specifically the recent increase in sexual assault on American university campuses. It resonated elsewhere in the world, too. Show More Summary

How universities can begin to tackle rape culture on their campuses

Elisabet le Roux, Stellenbosch University Lady Gaga's performance of Til it happens to you at the 2016 Academy Awards drew worldwide attention to sexual violence, and specifically the recent increase in sexual assault on American university campuses. Show More Summary

Shrek Celebrates his Golden Anniversary in May with new Editions

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2016) – You’ve never met a hero quite like SHREK, winner of the first Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. The endearing ogre sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world’s imagination with…the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! This irreverent animated masterpiece arrives on Digital HD on May 16, […]

TV Academy Chairman talks bringing digital creators into the Emmys

LOS ANGELES —  The Television Academy is all about being "platform agnostic." Last month, the Academy announced that it will expand its Primetime Emmy Awards short form category to include content from digital creators and distributors. While...Show More Summary

How Laura Poitras Explored Spying and the War on Terror at the Whitney

“There is always this question," Laura Poitras tells me. "How do you penetrate into topics that are being ignored?” The filmmaker, who won an Academy Award and shared a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s disclosures, has spent the past 15 years making movies that aim to... More »

Legendary Voice Actor to Be Honored — If You’ve Watched a Cartoon in the Past 45 Years, You’ve Probably Heard His Work

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that it will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Frank Welker at the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The ceremony is set for Friday, April 29, at the Westin...

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