2018 Oscars: 5 reasons why ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ will win Best Picture

2018 Oscars: 5 reasons why ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ will win Best Picture Back in December, I presented five reasons why I was predicting “The Shape of Water” to win the Best Picture at the Academy Awards. At the time, it seemed like the film most likely to prevail on the ...

Why the BAFTA and Oscar Best Picture winner could line up for the first time in four years

For the last three years, BAFTA and Oscar have chosen different Best Picture winners, which could be bad news for BAFTA champ “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” But “Three Billboards” is ...

Oscars and BAFTAs gender gap: There have been more male winners than female nominees

Oscars and BAFTAs gender gap: There have been more male winners than female nominees This five-part study details gender inequality at both the Academy Awards and the British equivalent, the BAFTAs. We begin by looking at the overall number of nominations for men and woman at all 89 ...

Mpse Golden Reel winners: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ wins over Oscar frontrunner ‘Dunkirk’ in key category

All five of Oscar nominees for Best Sound Editing numbered among the contenders for the Golden Reel Awards bestowed by the Motion Picture Sound Editors on Sunday (Feb. 18). Oscar frontrunner “Dunkirk” ...

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing “Blade Runner 2049,” “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Dunkirk” were among the film winners at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 65th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. Netflix lorded over ...

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing “Blade Runner 2049,” “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Dunkirk” were among the film winners at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 65th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. Netflix lorded over ...

2018 BAFTA Awards winners: Oscar preview again?

2018 BAFTA Awards winners: Oscar preview again? On Sunday (Feb. 18), the British Academy of Film and Television Academy revealed the winners of the 71st annual edition of its movie awards. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big ...

‘Phantom Thread’ dominates annual Village Voice poll of cineastes

The Village Voice’s annual film poll published today looks more like the Academy Award nominations than we have come to expect from its elitist panel of mostly academic voters. Six of the poll’s top ...

7 Award-Winning Female Directors Who Haven't Made the Oscar Ballot

7 Award-Winning Female Directors Who Haven't Made the Oscar Ballot When Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) received an Oscar nomination for best director last month, she became only the fifth woman in history to be nominated. Since its inception in 1929, female nominees for ...

Oscar Sound Contenders Could Sweep Again This Year

Oscar Sound Contenders Could Sweep Again This Year The contenders in both sound categories are the same, a first since the Academy expanded sound editing from three to five films in 2007. Traditionally, neither has aligned with the big prize, the ...

2018 Oscars: Does Best Picture champ have to win an acting award first?

2018 Oscars: Does Best Picture champ have to win an acting award first? “The Shape of Water” numbers three acting bids among its leading 13 Academy Awards nominations for lead Sally Hawkins and supporting players Richard Jenkins and Octavia Spencer. According to our ...

Oscars 2018: Greta Gerwig (‘Lady Bird’) would like to thank the academy, but Ellen DeGeneres plays her off [Watch]

Oscars 2018: Greta Gerwig (‘Lady Bird’) would like to thank the academy, but Ellen DeGeneres plays her off [Watch] “Oh God, doesn’t this feel like bad karma?” asked “Lady Bird” writer-director Greta Gerwig when Ellen DeGeneres invited her to practice her Oscar acceptance speech on February 12 on “The Ellen ...

Inside Every Recent Oscar Best Director Winner

The Academy Award for Best Director is one of the most coveted prizes in Hollywood, shining the spotlight on the visionaries behind the camera. The distinction has been a part of the Oscars since the ...

Oscars 2018: War is hell, but it’s heaven for sound editors and sound mixers

Oscars 2018: War is hell, but it’s heaven for sound editors and sound mixers “Dunkirk” is the heavy favorite to win Oscars for Best Sound Editing (for Richard King and Alex Gibson) and Best Sound Mixing (for Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo and Mark Weingarten). These two fields are ...

The 21 Most Overlooked Directors in Oscar History, From Ingmar Bergman to Alexander Payne

It’s not easy to land a Best Director Oscar nomination — even for a white man. Of the hundreds of filmmakers recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in nine decades, just 10 have ...

Women At The Oscars: 90 Years Of Academy Snubs

There’s just a few weeks to go until the 90th Academy Awards are upon us. It’s been a great year for film, the likes of The Shape Of Water, Darkest Hour, Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, Three ...

2018 Oscars: Should Alfonso Cuaron and Alejandro G. Inarritu present Best Director (to Guillermo del Toro)? [Poll]

2018 Oscars: Should Alfonso Cuaron and Alejandro G. Inarritu present Best Director (to Guillermo del Toro)? [Poll] Now that he’s won the Directors Guild Award, Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water”) is a virtual lock for the Oscar equivalent. If he prevails, he’ll join his fellow Three Amigos Alfonso Cuaron and ...

Innovative Genre Movies Goose This Year’s Oscar Race

Innovative Genre Movies Goose This Year’s Oscar Race Will this be one of those rare years when Oscar shows the lowly “genre” film a little love? Undoubtedly, if only because so many of this year’s best-picture contenders come wrapped in indie-film ...

Oscars Best Picture battle: Are we underestimating ‘Dunkirk’? [Poll]

Oscars Best Picture battle: Are we underestimating ‘Dunkirk’? [Poll] There are five films with a real chance to win the Oscar fight for Best Picture — “The Shape of Water,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Lady Bird,” “Get Out” and “Dunkirk” — but only one ...

Aviron Buys ‘Serenity’ With Matthew McConaughey, ‘A Private War’ With Rosamund Pike (Exclusive)

Aviron Buys ‘Serenity’ With Matthew McConaughey, ‘A Private War’ With Rosamund Pike (Exclusive) Aviron Pictures has acquired “Serenity,” a thriller with Oscar-winners Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, and “A Private War,” a portrait of Marie Colvin with Oscar-nominee Rosamund Pike playing ...

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