The Race

Additional changes affect the Motion Picture & Title Design, Sound, Makeup Artists/Hairstylists and Reality Programming peer groups. The already-sprawling Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has decided to take on a bunch of new members. According to an announcement Wednesday, the TV Academy’s board of governors recently voted to include in the organization’s membership personal
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The revered cinematographer Roger Deakins has been nominated 13 times for the best cinematography Oscar, but his name has never appeared on an Academy Awards ballot. And that, in turn, partially explains why he has never won an Oscar. Why has Deakins’ name never been on the ballot? How can that be? It all comes
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The 82-year-old was feted by Jeff Bridges, Armie Hammer and Ali Fazal. There is nothing like a dame! Dame Judi Dench, the legendary British actress who is currently vying for her eighth Oscar nomination, for her performance as Queen Victoria in Stephen Frears‘ Victoria and Abdul, was feted with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s
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THR’s awards columnist argues that this year’s Independent Spirit Award nominations and Gotham, National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle awards have helped to highlight worthy work that Academy members might otherwise have overlooked. The flurry of awards-season announcements issued over the past week or so — Independent Spirit Awards nominations, Gotham
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In October 1947 the Cold War came to, or rather was declared on, Hollywood. For nine tumultuous days, the House Committee on Un-American Activities, chaired by a dapper martinet named J. Parnell Thomas (R-NJ), held its soon-to-be notorious hearings into alleged Communist subversion in Hollywood. Officially dubbed “Hearings Regarding the Communist Infiltration of the Motion
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THR’s awards columnist attempts to get to the bottom of the exclusion of ‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Mudbound,’ ‘The Big Sick’ and ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ from the best feature category. When the Film Independent Spirit Award nominees were announced this morning, the five nominees for best feature did not include a
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The fest’s highest honor is annually presented to “an individual who has enriched our culture through his/her multifaceted accomplishments in the motion picture industry.” Gary Oldman will receive the Maltin Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the fest announced Wednesday. The 59-year-old actor, who was nominated for the best actor Oscar
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July 13, 2017 2:19pm PT by Scott Feinberg Courtesy of Netflix; Courtesy of HBO; Courtesy of National Geographic Channels From left: Aziz Ansari on ‘Master of None’; Nicole Kidman on ‘Big Little Lies’; Neil deGrasse Tyson on ‘StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson’ Check out host Scott Feinberg’s conversations with nominated performers, hosts, writers, directors, producers
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The fest has become one of the most important stops on the annual road to the Oscars. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which has become one of the most important stops on the annual road to the Oscars, has announced that its 33rd edition is set to run Jan. 31-Feb. 10, 2018. “After another
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