The annual pre-awards event was held at London’s regal Kensington Palace. This year’s crop of BAFTA nominees gathered at London’s Kensington Palace on Saturday for the annual pre-awards party. Among the stars attending the glitzy soiree were Margot Robbie and Allison Janney (both nominated for their performances in I, Tonya), Octavia Spencer (The Shape of
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Also winning in the 30-minute television category was ‘The Big Bang Theory’ episode “Long Distance Dissonance.” The 43rd Annual Humanitas Prize ceremony once again continued to distinguish itself from the more standard awards fetes of the season by rewarding film and television writers for their projects that promoted human dignity, meaning, freedom and compassion. And
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With Hollywood focused on churning out tentpoles, international moviegoers are flocking to regional adaptations: “People want to see their own stars and their own stories” It’s no secret the film industry is obsessed with sequels and remakes — China’s Monster Hunt 2 smashed local records with a $97 million one-day bow at home and Fifty
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Ingraham’s attacks on Thursday night drew responses across the media and entertainment landscape. Fox News 10 p.m. host Laura Ingraham waded into the culture wars on Thursday night when she ripped basketball star LeBron James for criticizing Donald Trump in a video, telling him to “shut up and dribble.” She also called James’ commentary “barely
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Sean Baker and Yance Ford, the first transgender director nominated for an Oscar, were recognized for their excellence in independent filmmaking. At St. Bart’s Church on Thursday night, Rooftop Films transformed the holy space into a place to celebrate its own religion: independent film. Over the altar, a projection of the Rooftop Films logo flickered.
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Chadwick Boseman, Laura Dern, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland, Kumail Nanjiani, Emma Stone and Daniela Vega will also introduce awards. Viola Davis, Margot Robbie and Mahershala Ali are among first slate of Oscars presenters. Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced Friday that Greta Gerwig, Chadwick Boseman, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland,
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Martin McDonagh’s Midwestern drama is up for a best Brit award at Sunday’s ceremony. At the 2017 BAFTA Awards, the outstanding British film honor went to Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake, a gritty human tale about a carpenter from the north of England and his near-excruciating struggle to navigate the U.K.’s bureaucratic benefits system after having a
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Palme d’Or Winner Cristian Mungiu will produce the thriller, about a group of Romanian hackers who target a German bank. HBO Europe has greenlit Hackerville, a six-part cyber-crime thriller set in Germany and Romania, as its first international co-production. Hackerville was created by Ralph Martin and Joerg Winger of German production house UFA Fiction, both
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Amazon Studios has concluded its investigation into the actor and confirmed the decision Thursday. It’s official: Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning to Amazon Studios’ Transparent in the wake of sexual harassment claims and a subsequent internal investigation by the retail and streaming giant. Amazon confirmed the news Thursday, noting that it had completed its
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The Marvel movie, which boasts a stellar 98 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, begins rolling out in North American theaters Thursday night. Disney and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is set to make history at the Presidents Day box office. If tracking is correct, the critically acclaimed superhero film will take in $165 million-plus over the
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