Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Now that nearly all the precursor awards have been given out, this year’s Oscar race remains in an unusual holding pattern. In what has been an unpredictable season, these final weeks could...
Only 6% of BAFTA — or British Academy Film Awards — have been non-white. That's according to a new report from business psychology firm Pearn Kandola. This year, all nominees for Best leading actress are white. 94% of all BAFTA filmShow More Summary
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The Associated Press has called this year’s Academy Awards a “breakthrough” for transgender talent, citing Oscar nominations for Strong Island director Yance Ford and the Chilean film A Fantastic Woman, which stars transgender actress Daniela Vega. Show More Summary
The verdict of more than $37 million won by the family of Korryn Gaines, who was shot and killed by police two years ago, is one of the largest ever against law enforcement officers in Maryland. But legal experts question whether her family will actually see all that money. Maryland’s cap on local...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never receive the entire $37 million it was awarded in a lawsuit this week.
One of the benefits of being a Hyatt Globalist member is Suite Upgrades. Hyatt explains you get 4 suite upgrade awards to use at the time of reservation at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts (valid for one year from issuance when paying an eligible rate or when redeeming points for a free night award. Show More Summary
NBA All-Star and team captain Stephen Curry was asked a straightforward question about this year’s MVP award. He did not (...)
The 2018 Academy Awards are almost here! In addition to an interesting list of nominees and another monologue packed with jokes from second-time host Jimmy Kimmel, we can expect to see a star-studded lineup of presenters. In a pressShow More Summary
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. Even though we are just days away from final Oscar voting which starts for a week on February 20th, talk of this year’s contenders is overshadowed by today’s debutShow More Summary
From Burger Fiction: The 2018 Oscars are just around the corner! And to celebrate, we’ve got a great new update to our cinematography academy award video from last year. We’ve added last year’s winner, this year’s nominees, and a whole bunch of great updates throughout the video entirely. Show More Summary
Jury Rules In Favor Of Gaines Family In Civil Suit The family of Korryn Gaines, the mother gunned down after a standoff with police in her apartment with her 5 year old son, is being awarded, after jury finds that
The James Beard Foundation's 2018 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists include seven Atlanta-based chefs and three elsewhere in Georgia received nominations. If you look closer at the list, you'll notice a trend: Seven of these ten chefs are people of color.
The grandest award show of them all, the Oscars, is happening on March 4. The Academy is honoring actors, films, and filmmakers, and you have a chance to win, too - by filling out our ballot! Make your picks from this year's nominees, and if you get the most right, you could win $1,000.
Last year, Microsoft announced that they are building the world’s first gas-powered datacenter in partnership with McKinstry and Cummins. They are doing this pilot project in its Advanced Energy Lab in Seattle. They have a 20-rack datacenter...Show More Summary
Horizon Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild lead this year's nominees.
Here's how you can watch the BAFTA Film Awards on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, both in the UK and around the world. The 2018 BAFTA Film Awards take place this Sunday, February 18, celebrating the best of the past year in film. The...Show More Summary
Tiffany Haddish may have gotten snubbed from an Oscar nomination, but the comedienne has become the face of this year's Academy Awards. The "Girls Trip" actress teamed up with Andy Serkis to read the announcements a few weeks ago and...Show More Summary
The Grit and Rock First Ascent Award recipients this year, from top left-to-right, are: Katie Bono, Cecilia Buil, Whitney Clark, Ixchel Foord, Ilana Jesse, Josie McKee, Nina Neverov, Caro North, Alena Panova and Anna Torretta. [Image]...Show More Summary
National Press Foundation honors Nicole Carroll, current editor of The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com and newly named editor in chief of USA TODAY.
The best games of last year, as voted by you!