Felicity Jones plays the iconic Supreme Court justice in ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ while conversion therapy drama ‘Boy Erased’ stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. Focus Features is tweaking its awards season plans. The specialty label announced Monday it is moving coming-of-age drama Boy Erased from Sept. 28 to Nov. 2, while
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Areas of investigation include facial capture and remote dailies review frameworks. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is conducting eight scientific and technical investigations for consideration in next year’s 91st Academy Awards. These include systems for the creation of motion graphics for motion picture content; remote, distributed, secure and collaborative review frameworks of
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It was a competitive weekend at the world’s second-biggest film market, with both Hollywood holdovers and Chinese new releases pulling in substantial earnings. Chinese thriller Animal World officially kicked off the summer blockbuster season in the world’s second-biggest film market over the weekend, opening to $38.2 million and topping the China box-office champion of the
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‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado,’ a gritty U.S.-Mexico border drama, opens to a better-than-expected $19 million, followed by ‘Uncle Drew’ with $15.5 million. Universal’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom easily dunked the competition in its second weekend, grossing $60 million in North America as it roars toward the $1 billion mark globally. Overseas, the dinos devoured
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Hewitt will remain on the network as a contributor to shows including ‘Meet the Press,’ where he promised to conduct more one-on-one interviews. Almost exactly a year since it began, conservative host Hugh Hewitt’s show is coming to an end at MSNBC after it failed to deliver satisfactory ratings for the network. Hewitt announced the
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Jordan Klepper bid farewell to The Opposition Thursday night on Comedy Central by experiencing a brief pang of conscience and engaging in a “final fight.” Klepper opened the broadcast by introducing a “threat” to his broadcast, a joke about the show’s cancellation. Later, the host introduced a final battle, saying, “All of America’s enemies are banging on
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‘Children of Blood and Bone,’ a YA fantasy trilogy from author Tomi Adeyemi, won after receiving over 140,000 votes from audience members. Audiences have chosen The Tonight Show’s first-ever book club pick: Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone.  After announcing last week that The Tonight Show would be launching its first-ever “Tonight Show Summer Reads” program,
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The Hollywood Reporter rounds up the past week’s news, interviews and more about Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s genre-bending HBO drama. And just like that, another Westworld season is in the books. File it away in the digital library, alongside the rest of the digital consciousnesses seen there in “The Passenger,” the season two finale
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The pair of films don’t stand a chance of toppling ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ or ‘Incredibles 2.’ A pair of smaller films — the intense U.S.-Mexico border drama Sicario: Day of the Soldado and basketball comedy Uncle Drew — are scoring more points than expected at the North American box office, even though they don’t
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‘AC360’ host Anderson Cooper warned viewers that the interview with Capital Gazette staff writers Phil Davis and Selene San Felice was “emotional” and contained “strong language.” CNN aired a powerful, uncensored interview with survivors of the Capital Gazette shooting that contained the f-word on Thursday night.  AC360 host Anderson Cooper warned viewers that the interview
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