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John P. Johnson/HBO [This story contains full spoilers from HBO’s Westworld, from the pilot episode “The Original,” through the season two finale, “The Passenger.”] Creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have unleashed twenty episodes of Westworld upon the world, serving up enough violent delights to send viewers into a cortical meltdown. On the heels of
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With no change in officers at the Golden Globe-granting organization, the board members also remain largely the same for the coming year. The leadership of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which dispenses the annual Golden Globe Awards, remains largely unchanged as the group, which represents journalists working in Hollywood for overseas outlets, heads into the
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Chile’s recent Academy Award winner took home five Platinos, including best picture and director. Coming fresh off an Oscar win for best foreign-language film, Sebastian Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman triumphed once again, grabbing top honors at the Ibero-American version of the Academy Awards on Sunday night. A Fantastic Woman won best picture, director, screenplay, editing and actress
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Emily Atef’s black-and-white drama revisits the final interview given by Austrian film star Romy Schneider. 3 Days in Quiberon, a black-and-white drama from director Emily Atef that portrays the final tell-all interview given by legendary Austrian actress Romy Schneider before her death, was the big winner at the 2018 German Film Awards, the Lolas, picking
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Celebrity stylists spill the beans on rejection emails from fashion brands and how to respond with just the right amount of sass at THR’s first-ever Stylist Roundtable. Who wouldn’t want to dress Kristen Stewart? You’d be surprised. At THR’s first-ever Stylist Roundtable, five of Hollywood’s most prominent behind-the-scenes magicians shared their experiences with rejections from
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Courtesy of Netflix The devil of Hell’s Kitchen. The hard-drinking, harder-hitting detective. The unbreakable hero of Harlem. The man with the Iron Fist. Four heroes have come together to form the backbone of a partnership between Marvel and Netflix, first launched in 2015 with Daredevil, starring Charlie Cox. From that first series, several others were
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The sketch comes just ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards. The night before Sunday’s Academy Awards, Saturday Night Live once again targeted Hollywood’s sexual harassment scandals with an awards ceremony sketch. Presented by the so-called “Academy Of Sexual Harassment In Hollywood,” “The Grabbies” honored Hollywood’s top harassers. Oscar statues were replaced with golden groping hands. Cecily
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The behind-the-scenes soap returns to throw another proverbial glass of wine in ‘The Bachelor’ franchise’s face. In the new season of UnREAL, an enterprising producer pitches a TV show about the cutting edge of queer dance culture and is instantly turned down. “I need a four-quadrant juggernaut,” the producer is told, “not, like, an eighth-of-a-quadrant
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Midbudget titles that would’ve been theatrical fare in years past (like ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ and ‘Extinction’) are going direct to streaming as studios minimize risk. Facing an uncertain box-office climate, executives at major studios are more frequently asking: “Should we try our luck in theaters or sell this thing to Netflix?” In the case of recent midbudget
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Although she’s best known as the screenwriter behind such high-profile features as Alexander, Shutter Island and Terminator Genisys, Laeta Kalogridis is bringing her most personal vision to television. As the creator and showrunner of Netflix’s Altered Carbon —the 10-episode cyberpunk series based on Richard K. Morgan’s acclaimed novel — she returns to the small screen in
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‘The Shape of Water’ Courtesy of Telluride Film Festival The listings below reflect how The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg believes the Oscar standings would look if voting ended today. They are formulated using a combination of personal impressions (from screenings), historical considerations (how other films with similar pedigrees have resonated), precursor awards (some
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Ahead of Sunday’s ceremony, the Hollywood Handmaids protested outside the Beverly Hilton, saying: “We have been silenced, marginalized, belittled, assaulted, excluded, and harassed, once, twice, too many times.” The Handmaids are ready to raise their voices. Ahead of Sunday’s 75th annual Golden Globes, the Hollywood Handmaids, derived from Hulu’s original series The Handmaid’s Tale, made their
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The 88-year-old comedy icon, a key figure in ‘Mrs. Maisel,’ says the pressure was too great to maintain the quality of his first NBC variety show. With the Golden Globes celebrating their 75th anniversary today, few might remember which comedy legend was the awards’ very first “best TV star” back in 1961. That honor went
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