Which Supporting Actress Oscar nominees had more screen time than the nominated leads?

Which Supporting Actress Oscar nominees had more screen time than the nominated leads? Two years after John Ireland (“All the King’s Men”) became the first supporting Oscar nominee to deliver a longer performance than a lead nominee from the same film (Broderick Crawford) in 1949, Kim ...

Showbiz History: Regina King, Happy Days, and Meryl's sixth Globe win

Showbiz History: Regina King, Happy Days, and Meryl's sixth Globe win 6 random things that happened on this day, January 15th, in showbiz history 1948 This date is iffy (the internet can't seem to agree) but some say John Huston's classic The Treasure of Sierra Madre ...

‘The Comey Rule’ could bring Jeff Daniels and Brendan Gleeson back to the Golden Globes

‘The Comey Rule’ could bring Jeff Daniels and Brendan Gleeson back to the Golden Globes Jeff Daniels and Brendan Gleeson are no strangers to the Golden Globes, drumming up an impressive seven nominations between them. Now both could be on the verge of more recognition from the Hollywood ...

Oscars flashback: When Kathy Bates defied the odds and won for ‘Misery’

Oscars flashback: When Kathy Bates defied the odds and won for ‘Misery’ We all know the saying that “misery loves company.” But does Oscar love misery? That was the question being asked three decades ago, when the much-anticipated film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1987 ...

Edoardo Ponti on directing his mother Sophia Loren in ‘The Life Ahead’: ‘I want to give her the ability to be complete herself’

Edoardo Ponti on directing his mother Sophia Loren in ‘The Life Ahead’: ‘I want to give her the ability to be complete herself’ John Huston directed his father Walter to an Oscar in 1948 for “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” and his daughter Anjelica to one in 1985 for “Prizzi’s Honor.” Edoardo Ponti, 47, could well do the ...

16 Classic Movies You Can’t Stream Anywhere, From Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’ to ‘Wild at Heart’ (Photos)

16 Classic Movies You Can’t Stream Anywhere, From Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’ to ‘Wild at Heart’ (Photos) No matter how many streaming platforms seem to pop up and demand your attention and subscription dollars, there are incredibly still movies that are just…missing. Not for streaming, not for rental, ...

‘Little Women’s’ Greta Gerwig aiming to be the first solo female adapted screenplay champ at WGA Awards in 24 years

‘Little Women’s’ Greta Gerwig aiming to be the first solo female adapted screenplay champ at WGA Awards in 24 years Greta Gerwig is trying to follow in Emma Thompson‘s footsteps in more ways than one. Just like at the Oscars, should Gerwig win adapted screenplay at Saturday’s Writers Guild of America Award for ...

Icg Publicists To Honor Sheryl Main With Henri Bollinger Award

Icg Publicists To Honor Sheryl Main With Henri Bollinger Award The International Cinematographers Guild Publicists said today that Sheryl Main will receive its Henri Bollinger Award for special merit at the 57th annual Icg Publicists Awards Luncheon next month. ...

At 77, Martin Scorsese (‘The Irishman’) could break Clint Eastwood’s record as the oldest director to win an Oscar

At 77, Martin Scorsese (‘The Irishman’) could break Clint Eastwood’s record as the oldest director to win an Oscar As much as the Academy voters like to reward fresh faces when it comes to recognizing new talents, they also like to honor oldies but goodies when it comes to seasoned talent. That is certainly true ...

Martin Scorsese (‘The Irishman’) could beat this Oscar record held by Clint Eastwood — unless Clint beats himself

Martin Scorsese (‘The Irishman’) could beat this Oscar record held by Clint Eastwood — unless Clint beats himself Oldies can be goodies when it comes to directing Oscar-worthy titles. Just look at Martin Scorsese‘s record. His first nomination as a helmer arrived nearly 40 years ago for his 1980 boxing biopic ...

Anjelica Huston Says Oprah Winfrey 'Won't Talk to Me' Since Beating Her at the Oscars in 1985

Anjelica Huston Says Oprah Winfrey 'Won't Talk to Me' Since Beating Her at the Oscars in 1985 Anjelica Huston beat Oprah Winfrey for the 1986 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress — and claims the talk show queen snubbed her afterward. Huston, 67, won the award for her role in her father John ...

Joe Marquette Jr., Camera Operator on 'Raging Bull' and 'Prizzi's Honor,' Dies at 72

Joe Marquette Jr., Camera Operator on 'Raging Bull' and 'Prizzi's Honor,' Dies at 72 Joe Marquette Jr., a veteran camera operator who worked on such films as Raging Bull, Prizzi's Honor, Uncommon Valor and The War of the Roses, has died. He was 72. Marquette died Feb. 6 of ...

Alixe Gordin Dies: ‘Scarface’, ‘Klute’ Casting Director Was 96

Alixe Gordin Dies: ‘Scarface’, ‘Klute’ Casting Director Was 96 Award-winning casting director Alixe Gordin died at her home in Duxbury, Massachusetts on November 28. She was 96. Additional details about her death were not revealed. Born Alixe Glas on April 10, ...

Alixe Gordin, Casting Director on 'Klute,' 'Scarface' and 'Prizzi's Honor,' Dies at 96

Alixe Gordin, Casting Director on 'Klute,' 'Scarface' and 'Prizzi's Honor,' Dies at 96 Alixe Gordin, the casting director who worked on Scarface, Prizzi’s Honor and 10 films with director Alan J. Pakula, including Klute and Sophie's Choice, has died. She was 96. Gordin died Wednesday ...

Eddie Kalish, Longtime Hollywood Marketing Executive, Dies at 78

Veteran marketing executive Eddie Kalish died Friday at a hospital in Escondido, California, following a brief battle with cancer, publicist Pamela Godwin-Austen announced. He was 78. After heading ...

Big Bang Theory Star Battles Gremlin Monsters in The Cleanse Trailer

Big Bang Theory Star Battles Gremlin Monsters in The Cleanse Trailer Love Gremlins? Adore The Big Bang Theory? Then you're definitely going to want to settle in for The Cleanse. Johnny Galecki takes a rare turn on the big screen in this 80s-style monster movie that is ...

44 days til Oscar nominations. Screenplay stats!

by Nathaniel R With only 44 days until Oscar nominations and lots of confusion as to what might be nominated for screenplay (there are seemingly 7 locks for Original and only 1 contender for Adapted ...

New Podcast: Desperately Seeking Smackdowns

Nathaniel welcomes our first all Los Angeles panel for this discussion of the 1985 film year. Comedian/Writer Louis Virtel (Billy on the Street), Producer/Writer Abdi Nazemian ("The Authentics"), ...

1985 is on. Start watching and voting!

The 1985 Supporting Actress Smackdown is on October 1st. Which means you have one month to watch or rewatch the movies and vote.  Margaret Avery, The Color Purple available for rent on iTunes ...

Coming Soon to the Smackdown

Hey all. You voted earlier this year on which years you'd most like to see covered on the Supporting Actress Smackdown. The next four regular Smackdowns (excluding the one in February for the new ...

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