We’ve all heard of humiliation comedy, but is there such a thing as humiliation drama? The new Brazilian film The Second Mother certainly makes a case for it. (The film is Brazil’s official submission for the Academy Awards this year, and it probably has a strong chance at a nomination.) It follows... More »
The Academy Award nominee wasn't content to just chat with young Domenic over the phone.
Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands will receive honorary Academy Awards on Nov. 14 at the 7th annual Governors Awards ceremony Actress Debbie Reynolds will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award as well. All three artists have been nominated for Oscars before. Show More Summary
Spike Lee's relationship with the Oscars was defined nearly 25 years ago when the Motion Picture Academy gave its best picture award to "Driving Miss Daisy," a musty, modest movie about the relationship between a cranky Georgia widow and her black chauffeur while largely ignoring Lee's beautiful,...
Spike Lee Set To Receive Governors Award Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee is set to receive one of the most prestigious awards of his career! Via Good Black News: Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds will be honored Nov.
When I talked to Cheryl Boone Issacs earlier today she was excited about the list of the latest Oscar winners of the 7th Annual Governors Awards that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced this morning. The AcademyShow More Summary
These awards lately go to retirees, but at 58, Lee still likely has decades of films ahead
…Along with Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, The New York Times reports. Of course, the honorary awards won’t be presented during the live broadcast in early 2016, but at the Motion Picture Academy’s Governor Awards this November. After just two nominations and no wins in Lee’s three-decade career, though, we’ll take what we can get. …Read More
Even when they finally give him a Academy Award, the people at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences want to make sure Spike Lee doesn’t get anywhere near the podium on Oscar night. The Wrap reports that Spike Lee and GenaShow More Summary
Plans for the Governors Ball that follows the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on September 20, as well as the Creative Arts Ball on September 12, are well underway. The Television Academy revealed details this morning. The theme for both...Show More Summary
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to present its honorary Governors Awards to outspoken filmmaker Spike Lee and veteran independent film actress Gena Rowlands and to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to versatile show biz veteran Debbie...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just unveiled its honorees for the 2015 Governors Awards, with Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands landing the annual honorary Oscars and Debbie Reynolds getting the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Show More Summary
In just six years, more than 250,000 ideas have sought community and existence through Kickstarter. Some never got out of the gate. Many did. There have been Academy Award and GRAMMY wins; deals with book publishers, record labels, movie...Show More Summary
Giulio Ricciarelli’s Labyrinth of Lies has been chosen to represent Germany as its official submission for this year’s Academy Awards. The decision was reached by an independent jury appointed by German Films. Jury rep Dagmar Hirtz announced...Show More Summary
Sarah Paulson rocks a floral dress on the red carpet while attending the Television Academy’s Performers Peer Group Hold Cocktail Reception to Celebrate the 2015 Emmy Awards at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday (August 24) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 40-year-old American Horror Story star was joined at the event by Ray Donovan‘s [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 15 students as winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition. The 15 winners were chosen from a field of 33 finalists, whittled down from a record number of entries — 1,686 films from 282 domestic and 93 international colleges and universities, according to the Academy. Show More Summary
New distributor, and brand new Oscar player, Bleecker Street is telling Academy voters ‘I’ll See You In Your Mailbox’ as their sleeper hit and summer indie success, I’ll See You In My Dreams, has officially won the title as first DVD For Your Consideration screener sent to the entire Academy this season. Show More Summary
Former boxers plan a boxing academy for Nigeria Gennady Golovkin ready to springboard into prominence Northern Ireland boxing club wins prominent UK award Amir Khan gets political in Pakistan The post Boxing Buzz appeared first on Boxing News.
What can you say about a Primetime Emmy Awards category that has been completely dominated by one series for the last five years? When it comes to comedy, Television Academy members like familiarity—and family. Modern Family, that is. Show More Summary
Poor Eric Roberts. If being in the shadow of your much-more-successful sister wasn’t enough, the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee has made some pretty poor choices throughout his career. Not counting his drug use and brushes with the law, the guy has seemingly hopped around between films and television shows like The Dark Knight […]