Disney swept the animation and visual effects categories at Sunday’s Academy Awards. The studio’s smash “Zootopia” won for best animated feature; Disney/Pixar’s charming “Piper” won for animated short; and Disney’s CGI/live-action hybrid “The Jungle Book” won for visual effects. Show More Summary
WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) — When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago's wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drafted two National Book Award winners as keynote speakers and crafted a syllabus that would be the envy of most liberal arts colleges.
Oscars 2017 live updates: Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali win supporting acting awards Feb. 26, 2017, 7:42 p.m. The Academy Awards honored Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" and Viola Davis of "Fences" in early acting awards. The ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, has had gags - Red Vines and Junior Mints...
Southwest points are great to have around because there are no change fees on award tickets, no redeposit fees. So you can make speculative bookings — lock in your flight option, but if you don’t need it get your points back. I likeShow More Summary
FX expert Adam Valdez reveals how the film's digital jungle and computer-generated creatures earned an Academy Award nomination.
"Deepwater Horizon", "Doctor Strange", "The Jungle Book", "Kubo and the Two Strings" and "Rogue One" battle to be crowned FX experts at Sunday's Academy Awards.
Director of the first three Harry Potter films, Christopher Columbus (and his team of course!) are responsible for how the magic of the books were translated to the big silver screen. Zelda Williams, daughter of Robin Williams, presented the very first Robin Williams Award for Excellence at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Since he was a...read more!
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With the Academy Awards this weekend, it is the perfect time to look at some books about classic Hollywood. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times. THE BIG STORY It’s the 75th anniversary of “Casablanca” and the 65th of “High Noon.” Two new books marking those occasions each look at...
As the name of the award implies, the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to honoring notable works of non-fiction written by journalists. The winner among the just-announced five finalists, to be revealed May 22, will join a group that includes George Packer, Ellen Schultz, David Finkel,...
One day in late 2006, Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, deputy commander of H. R. McMaster’s 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, attended a ceremony awarding the Purple Heart to soldiers in his unit who had been wounded in Iraq.
Surprisingly, this was my first time actually transiting in Dubai. Like this one, my previous trips on Emirates had been booked through Alaska Mileage Plan, which allows free stopovers at partner hubs on award tickets. A stopover wasn't...Show More Summary
Resources for exploring youth book awards beyond the Newbery and Caldecott.
Over at Inverse, writer Ryan Britt is annoyed that two of his favorite science fiction books of the year, Death’s End by Cixin Liu, and Babylon’s Ashes by James S.A. Corey, are not on the Nebula list of nominees for Best Novel. His argument for both basically boils down to they’re both amazing so they […]
EXCLUSIVE: Narcos helmer José Padilha is at the center of The Mark Gordon Company’s acquisition of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, the 2004 nonfiction National Book Award winner by historian Kevin Boyle. Show More Summary
The finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Wednesday, including five nominees in a new 11th category. And the Prizes named one winner: novelist Thomas McGuane, who will take home the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. The 55 nominated books include some of the...
Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages; he’s gone on to write a dozen more books. Show More Summary
A decade-by-decade history of race and racism in America, compiled by a National Book Award Winner.
Photojournalist Poulomi Basu has won the 2017 FotoEvidence Book Award for her project, “A Ritual of Exile: Blood Speaks.” The project investigates and documents normalized violence against women in Nepal. A book of the work will be published by FotoEvidence in October 2017. Show More Summary
By Bart Beaty Whatever other difficulties that it may have had over the past few years, one thing is clear: the Angoulême festival is doing an excellent job of awarding its top book prize, the Fauve d'or. Over the course of the 2010s...Show More Summary