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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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Courtesy of Disney/Pixar In Pixar’s Coco, Mama Imelda is the matriarch of young Miguel’s family in Mexico. As such, “she had to be a character that you could believably see the rest of the family cowering at her feet,” says director Lee Unkrich. “We needed somebody with a real sense of gravitas so you would buy that
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The singer-songwriter debates going to the Academy Awards for his ‘Call Me By Your Name’ original song nomination and reveals the backstory behind his long-gestating ballad about Tonya Harding. Sufjan Stevens doesn’t really do awards shows. The 42-year-old singer-songwriter behind celebrated concept albums like Illinois and Carrie & Lowell has thrived on the periphery of
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Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures DISTRIBUTOR Fox Searchlight RELEASE DATE Dec. 7 BUDGET $19.4M BOX OFFICE TO DATE $39.3M 13 NOMINATIONS Picture, lead actress Sally Hawkins, supporting actress Octavia Spencer, supporting actor Richard Jenkins, directing, original screenplay, cinematography, score and five other crafts STRENGTHS Sure, it’s a genre movie of sorts, and genre movies usually
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Chile’s ‘A Fantastic Woman,’ nominated for the best foreign language film, also stars trans actress Daniela Vega. Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in Tuesday’s nominations, but this year’s Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary Strong Island and a trans man,
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During Tuesday morning’s announcement of this year’s nominations, announcer Tiffany Haddish comically struggled to properly pronounce various nominees’ names. The nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning but not without some minor flubs. When presenting the nominees for best adapted screenplay, Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish struggled to pronounce the names
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The Chilean actress, who happens to be a transgender woman, “plays Marina with a grace, strength and resilience that is empowering and beautiful to behold.” Nick Adams is GLADD’s director of transgender media & representation. It’s not a spoiler to share that at the beginning of A Fantastic Woman (Una Mujer Fantástica), Marina, a transgender
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Ten Sci-Tech Awards winners, announced Thursday, will be honored at a Feb. 10 ceremony. Visual effects technologist Jonathan Erland has been selected to receive this year’s Gordon E. Sawyer Award, an Oscar statuette that recognizes technological contributions that have brought credit to the industry, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday. The
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The late-night host is set to return as emcee of the ceremony taking place March 4. Jimmy Kimmel is ready for Academy duty once again, returning to host the 90th edition of the annual ceremony to be held on March 4. In the first teaser for Kimmel’s upcoming hosting gig, the late-night host expressed his
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The number of films that have qualified for Academy Award consideration is up slightly from the 2016 total. While a few dozen films will command the lion’s share of the nominations when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces its noms for the 90th Academy Awards on Jan. 23, there are actually 341
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The nine films include the Palme d’Or winner ‘The Square,’ but not Angelina Jolie’s ‘First They Killed My Father.’ The Academy on Thursday announced the nine films that will compete for a nomination for the best foreign-language film Oscar. The shortlist includes a number of expected entries, like Ruben Ostlund’s Swedish art-world satire The Square,
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The films are advancing from a field of 77 eligible entries. Ten contenders remain in the field for the documentary short subject Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday. These were selected by the Academy’s documentary branch from a field of 77 eligible entries. The 10 films are: Alone, The New
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December 04, 2017 1:17pm PT by Carolyn Giardina Courtesy of Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Contenders range from ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to ‘The Shape of Water.’ Twenty films remain in contention for this season’s Oscar for visual effects, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Monday.
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Ruth Borgobello’s cross-border relationship drama tells the story of an Aussie woman and Italian man coming together in the wake of tragedy. It took nearly 20 years from the signing of Italy’s co-production treaty with Australia to yield a feature. But after a lengthy and sometimes fraught process, writer-director Ruth Borgobello’s 2016 drama, The Space
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The Austrian auteur’s foreign-languge entry stars Isabelle Huppert, Mathieu Kassovitz and Jean-Louis Trintignant in a darkly comic drama about a dysfunctional French family. Happy End, the latest film from Austrian director Michael Haneke is, in many ways, exactly what we’ve come to expect from the 75-year-old auteur who has made a career out of upsetting
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