The Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the names on Monday of 928 individuals who have been invited to join its ranks this year. The list includes many eminently worthy individuals, such as actors Miles Teller and Lea Seydoux, directors Luca Guadagnino and Bela Tarr, writers Arnaud Desplechin and Jonathan Nolan, producers Lisa Bruce and
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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 34th edition is set to take place from Jan. 30 through Feb.
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Governors who are vacating their seats include Tom Hanks (who has termed out) and Kathleen Kennedy and Michael Mann (who are both not seeking re-election). Some added star power may be coming to the Academy’s board of governors. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson (Room) and screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), Oscar-nominated actress Meg Ryan, Get Out producer Jason Blum, Sony Classics
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The first visible evidence of this decision will be the absence of the show and its talent Sunday from a TV Academy showcase of several ABC programs, for which it had previously been scheduled to be included. Does ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne, in the wake of a racist tweet Tuesday morning by executive producer/star
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Roman Polanski is threatening to sue the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over his expulsion from its membership, arguing that he did not receive a “fair hearing.” The Academy expelled both Polanski, 84, and Bill Cosby, 80, on Thursday “in accordance with the organization’s standards of conduct,” the organization said in a statement.
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Frankie Shaw on ‘SMILF’ Courtesy of Mark Schafer/Showtime The charts below reflect how THR’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg believes the Emmy standings would look if voting for the 2018 race ended today. (Eligible for consideration is work released between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.) These projections are formulated using a combination of personal
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The Academy on Tuesday announced a host of new rules and regulations, one of which looks like a major win for documentary feature factory Netflix. Everyone who intends to wage an Oscar campaign this season will need to pay close attention to a host of new rules and regulations that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
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The veteran distribution executive previously served one term on the board from 2014-2017. He ran for re-election in 2017, losing to David Linde. Dan Fellman, the veteran distribution executive, has been named as Bill Mechanic‘s replacement on the 54-person board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, becoming one of three individuals
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In resigning from the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Bill Mechanic, the former Fox studio chief, has penned a long list of serious problems that he charges the organization has failed to address. “We have failed,” he wrote in an April 12 letter to Academy president John Bailey
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Gabe Polsky follows his acclaimed feature documentary directorial debut ‘Red Army’ with a dynamic exploration of what separates our greatest athletes from all the rest. We’ve barely made it through the first quarter of 2018, but an early contender for the best documentary feature Oscar has emerged: Gabe Polsky‘s In Search of Greatness, a dynamic
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