Could Debut Performers Like Swankie and Jayme Lawson Get Oscar Attention?

Could Debut Performers Like Swankie and Jayme Lawson Get Oscar Attention? There’s no better time than the first time, at least when it comes to actors debuting in their inaugural feature films. In the history of the Oscars, more than 25 actors have been nominated for their ...

‘Green Book’ and 13 Other Best Picture Winners That Don’t Hold Up (Photos)

By now we all know that the film the Academy selects as the “Best Picture” of any given year is rarely the actual Best Picture, but some years it’s hard to explain why they picked what they picked. ...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ is a strong Oscar contender in 11 categories

‘Jojo Rabbit’ is a strong Oscar contender in 11 categories Fresh from its People’s Choice Award win at the Toronto Film Festival, Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” received a rapturous reception at the London Film Festival. This Fox Searchlight release will ...

Whatever Happened to Marc Price Aka “Skippy” from Family Ties?

There are times when it might seem unkind and even uncaring to say that someone we enjoyed back in the day is washed up and hasn’t done anything significant since his one big role on a TV show back in ...

TCM showing “Skippy” tomorrow night

Turner Classic Movies (United States feed) has scheduled the 1931 movie Skippy for this Wednesday, February 27th, at 10:15 pm. The movie is based on Percy Crosby’s comic strip Skippy, one of the ...

Oscars 2019: Lucas Hedges would be 4th youngest Best Actor nominee, but he’d fall short of Timothee Chalamet

Oscars 2019: Lucas Hedges would be 4th youngest Best Actor nominee, but he’d fall short of Timothee Chalamet Last year Timothee Chalamet made history when he earned a Best Actor nomination for “Call Me by Your Name.” He was 22 years, 27 days old, which made him the third youngest nominee in the category’s ...

Timothee Chalamet (‘Beautiful Boy’) would be the 2nd youngest Best Supporting Actor Oscar winner

Timothee Chalamet (‘Beautiful Boy’) would be the 2nd youngest Best Supporting Actor Oscar winner Last season, 22-year-old Timothée Chalamet could have become the youngest Best Actor winner in Academy Award history for his breakthrough performance in Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name.” Even ...

Oscar Flashback: The 11 films that scored two of the Big Five, including ‘The Philadelphia Story,’ ‘La La Land’

Oscar Flashback: The 11 films that scored two of the Big Five, including ‘The Philadelphia Story,’ ‘La La Land’ This article marks Part 3 of the Gold Derby series reflecting on films that contended for the Big Five Oscars – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay (Original or ...

2018 Oscars trivia: 15 Fascinating facts, figures and milestones

2018 Oscars trivia: 15 Fascinating facts, figures and milestones With his farewell film, three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis could break the record for most wins by an actor while Meryl Streep, who just extended her nominations record with bid #21, could match ...

Oscars 2018: ‘Logan’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ could make history as first comic book superheroes nominated for writing

Oscars 2018: ‘Logan’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ could make history as first comic book superheroes nominated for writing It’s been almost 10 years since Heath Ledger was posthumously awarded the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2009 for playing the comic book super villain the Joker in “The Dark Knight.” More and more ...

Vale Ted Roberts

It is with great sadness the Awg reports that Ted Roberts, the highly respected television writer and producer, died of cancer on Monday February 23.. He was 83.. In a career spanning more than 40 ...

‘Wake in Fright’ Review

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson, Peter Whittle, Al Thomas, John Meillon, John Armstrong | Written by Evan Jones | Directed by Ted Kotcheff John Grant ...

Sue Milliken calls for screen funding shake-up

After 50 years in the film industry, producer Sue Milliken is convinced the current funding structure of government investment and the producer tax offset isn't working. Milliken regards the formation ...

Ron Taylor obituary

Marine conservationist and film-maker who started out by hunting sharks and ended up defending them Ron Taylor, who has died aged 78, was a great observer and defender of sharks. He began his career ...

Ron Taylor obituary

Marine conservationist and film-maker who started out by hunting sharks and ended up defending them Ron Taylor, who has died aged 78, was a great observer and defender of sharks. He began his career ...

Veteran actor Bill Hunter gravely ill

Veteran actor Bill Hunter gravely ill Australian screen veteran Bill Hunter is gravely ill in a Melbourne hospice with inoperable cancer. The actor, who has appeared in some of Australia's most iconic films including Muriel's Wedding, The ...

Yoram Gross: A pioneer of three countries

Millions of Australians grew up watching Dot and the Kangaroo and Blinky Bill, but the story of Yoram Gross, the man behind such beloved characters, is far more interesting than any piece of fiction. ...

The Week in Spandex - The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers production updates and more

Our weekly round-up of all the big talking points from the world of movie superheroes... It really is an exciting time in superherodom at the moment with filming now underway on two of 2012’s big ...

"Shameless" Episode 106 Recap: "Left Shoulder, Right Shoulder, Left Leg, Right Leg, Stomach, Neck, Face, Heart"

We begin this episode with Fiona and Steve having hot morning sex. Badly lit hot morning sex, unfortunately, so we're still denied seeing Justin Chatwin do a Steve Howey. Steve and Fiona's dirty sex ...

Outback-set animated film to start production

Mad Cow Pictures will begin production of the U$25m independent animated CGI film Trouble Down Under in Sydney next month, directed by the company’s founder Steve Trenbirth. “It is still being ...

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