As awards season begins to roll out, BAFTA hosted director David Fincher for its Life in Pictures series tonight in London. The prestigious lineup of career interviews in the past has featured such talent as Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes...Show More Summary
Noah Hawley is a pretty busy guy. He just shared an Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries awarded for the first season of Fargo, and he’s now in the thick of setting up the second season. (Many more details on Fargo season two are here.) And...Show More Summary
The cartoonist creator of ‘Dykes to Watch Out For,’ graphic memoirist, and originator of the ‘Bechdel Test’ for movies, has been awarded a MacArthur ‘genius’ grant. We celebrate why.
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As soon as the summer movie season winds down, the entire film industry focuses its attention on the trio of film festivals that signal the kickoff of awards season. Seemingly arriving earlier than Christmas shopping ads every year,Show More Summary
This looks like an award contender! What’s most interesting about this is that Emma Thompson has written it. In “Effie Gray” Dakota Fanning plays the title character, Euphemia “Effie” Gray, wife of the 19th century’s greatest art historian and critic, John Ruskin (Greg Wise). Show More Summary
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. would really have had to stretch to give George Clooney a Golden Globe nomination this year, what with his latest movie, "The Monuments Men," not being all that great.
The Imitation Game, the upcoming film about gay codebreaker Alan Turing which you've seen us cover here, here and here, picked up a big win at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) over the weekend. The movie, which stars Benedict...
Due to vacations and work, I took it easy on TIFF this year, seeing only four movies. But I'm happy to say that one of those four films was Morten Tyldum's excellent 'The Imitation Game,' (pictured) which today won the People's Choice Award at the festival. Show More Summary
Idria Elba will have one more good reason to smile this weekend. Despite the newest movie to feature the Golden Globe Award winning star receiving dismal reviews from the critics, the box office reception of No Good Deeds told quite a different story. Show More Summary
The Toronto International Film Festival is drawing to a close, and I hate to tell you guys this, but the moment it's over, you know what we're officially closing in on? Award season. I know it seems early, given that the Academy Awards are still six months away, but that buzzing in your ears isn't bees, my friend -- it's Oscar buzz. Show More Summary
The real revelation in “The Skeleton Twins” is Bill Hader, whose performance is so overflowing with poignancy that he deserves to be considered on any early awards list.
18 year-old Matthew J. Evans' mission as a ?lmmaker is to produce movies and videos that entertain, educate, inspire, and empower audiences to ?nd value and meaning in their lives and in the world. He supports organizations whose mission is religious tolerance, inclusivity, and peace and compassion for all life. Show More Summary
After an extensive search to find the right helmer for their biopic of legendary Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, Kalliope Films has chosen award winning Swedish director, Daniel Fridell, to direct the movie. Fridell, whom critics have compared to 'a young Milos Forman,' has directed acclaimed films in his native Sweden. Show More Summary
The Academy Awards have always had a tendency to reward true-life tales, and every year since 2001, either the Best Actor or the Best Actress Oscar has gone to a performer playing a real person. That bodes well for three movie stars who've been generating significant Oscar buzz at the... More »
Foursquare today announced a new Swarm feature meant to appease those who used to compete for mayorships: leaderboards based on the type of places you check-in to (bars, movie theaters, coffee shops, and so on). Foursquare argues that...Show More Summary
The actor-filmmaker-performance artist was being honored with an award in Venice, and used the opportunity to shoot a scene for his latest movie, 'Zeroville'—shaved head and all.
Today has been a sad day for the world of comedy. We lost truly lost one of the greats. Joan Rivers' red carpet coverage was always a highlight of any awards show. In addition to airing a very movie tribute, E! also arranged a brief compilation of Joan's best red carpet moments, and watching it makes us [...]
With the Venice and Telluride Film festivals recently wrapped up, awards buzz is already coming down the pipeline for Fall's most anticipated movies. The Oscar buzz will get even louder after this week's kickoff of the Toronto International...Show More Summary
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