Almost nothing is quite as simple as it looks. Certainly not sexual harassment and accusations thereof—as insiders at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are well aware, notwithstanding last Saturday's summary expulsion of...Show More Summary
Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced three major gifts toward the creation of this institution, bringing fundraising to more than $300M, nearly 80 percent of its $388M campaign goal. When...Show More Summary
The Academy distances itself from Harvey Weinstein.After an emergency meeting of its 54 board members, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has “immediately expelled” Weinstein after a vote that was “well in excess of the required two-thirds majority.” (New York Times) “Game of Thrones” is taking zero chances with Season 8. Show More Summary
In launching a committee of governors to redefine "What is a movie?", the Motion Picture Academy recognizes the dimming line between film, TV and streaming. The growing resources of Netflix and its appetite for awards recognition underscores the need for new standards and definitions. Show More Summary
He has already been expelled from the Motion Picture Academy, the Producers Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and now disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein faces a similar fate with the Television Academy. The AP reports...
I can't believe in Bigfoot. I can't even believe how long the Wikipedia article "Patterson–Gimlin film" is.The Patterson–Gimlin film (also known as the Patterson film or the PGF) is an American short motion picture of an unidentified subject which the filmmakers have said was a Bigfoot. Show More Summary
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has deeper pockets today. Museum director Kerry Brougher announced three major gifts toward the creation of the venue, which is set to open in 2019. The unspecified gifts from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Netflix, the Charles V. Show More Summary
Tom Hanks is opening up about his strong dislike of long press junkets. “A press junket for a motion picture is the most opprobrious thing that human beings have ever been put through. It is merciless,” the 61-year-old entertainer expressed during his TimesTalks Q&A held at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Tuesday (October [...]
Two of the more than 50 women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault are demanding he and film producer Roman Polanski be immediately removed from the Academy of Motion Pictures.
The prolific Hollywood producer was removed from his own company, The Weinstein Company, as the fallout spread. And over the weekend, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to remove Harvey Weinstein from its membership, stating these following reasons.
While Hollywood is in the process of cleaning house in regards to Harvey Weinstein, recent actions taken by groups like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have raised a few eyebrows in terms of potential hypocrisy. The Academy...
The 11th annual Evening Before event, held in September of 2017, celebrated the television industry’s premier talent in support of The Motion Picture Television Fund (MPTF). In addition to premiere talent, the event included top companies who produced creative activations for guests to enjoy during the event, including Ford Motor Company. Show More Summary
Music icon Cher is taking on her first major motion picture role in seven years, boarding the Universal sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again.
In the midst of multiple sexual harassment and assault allegations, Harvey Weinstein has been fired from his own company, expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and suspended by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Show More Summary
A week after Harvey Weinstein was kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild of America has also moved to expel ex-Weinstein Co. boss Harvey Weinstein after over three dozen accusations of sexual harassment or assault. “This morning, the PGA’s National Board of Directors ... More »
To the editor: Now, after many female actors have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and rape, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has theatrically announced that it has the moral authority and obligation to fire Weinstein as a card-carrying member. (“Harvey Weinstein...
The national board of directors of the Producers Guild of America voted unanimously today to expel Harvey Weinstein. The vote comes two days after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also voted to expel the disgraced movie mogul. Show More Summary
The upcoming motion picture Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler and Abbie Cornish, is probably going to beautifully awful, but at least it has given us this: a nearly perfect prank. [ more › ]
The fall-out around disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein continues. The Oscar-winning producer, who was fired from his position at the Weinstein Company following scathing reports of his history of sexual misconduct, was ousted...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (MPAA) has expelled Harvey Weinstein after several women came forward accusing him of sexual abuse.