Ronald Schwary, Oscar Winner for Producing ‘Ordinary People,’ Dies at 76

Ronald Schwary, Oscar Winner for Producing ‘Ordinary People,’ Dies at 76 Ronald L. Schwary, who won the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing Robert Redford’s “Ordinary People,” died on July 2 in West Hollywood, Calif. He was 76. Schwary, an Oregon native, had ...

Ronald L Schwary, Oscar-Winning ‘Ordinary People’ Producer, Dies at 76

Ronald L Schwary, Oscar-Winning ‘Ordinary People’ Producer, Dies at 76 Ronald L. Schwary, Oscar-winning producer of Robert Redford’s 1980 drama “Ordinary People,” died on July 2 at age 76, his family announced. He was forced into retirement in 2015 due to a rare ...

Ronald L. Schwary Dies: Oscar-Winning ‘Ordinary People’ Producer & Sydney Pollack Collaborator Was 76

Ronald L. Schwary Dies: Oscar-Winning ‘Ordinary People’ Producer & Sydney Pollack Collaborator Was 76 Ronald Schwary, who won an Oscar as the producer of Ordinary People and whose other major film successes include A Soldier’s Story, Absence of Malice, Scent of a Woman and Tootsie, has died. He was ...

Meeting Streisand: A Miniature Comic Tragedy in 3 Acts

Meeting Streisand: A Miniature Comic Tragedy in 3 Acts Thank you once more to Tom Mizer, one half of the songwriting team Mizer & Moore (The Marvelous Mrs Maisel), who has blessed us with funny, insightful guest blogs from the set, his childhood, and ...

Cis Corman, Barbra Streisand Collaborator and Veteran Casting Director, Dies at 93

Cis Corman, distinguished casting director and president of Barbra Streisand’s production companies, died in New York on Monday. She was 93. Born in Brookline, Mass., Corman began her career as a ...

Barbra Streisand: The Essential Films [Be Reel Podcast]

Barbra Streisand: The Essential Films [Be Reel Podcast] For much of the late-20th century, Barbra Streisand was a ubiquitous star of stage, record, and screen. But the Egot winner’s artistic vision was never clearer than in her three forays into producing, ...

SAG Awards vs. Oscars: How often do the 4 acting winners match?

SAG Awards vs. Oscars: How often do the 4 acting winners match? After their wins at last Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, Joaquin Phoenix (“Joker”), Renee Zellweger (“Judy”), Brad Pitt (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) and Laura Dern (“Marriage Story”) ...

Yikes! ‘Bombshell,’ uh, bombed at the SAG Awards, becoming the unlucky 7th film to go 0-4

Yikes! ‘Bombshell,’ uh, bombed at the SAG Awards, becoming the unlucky 7th film to go 0-4 “Bombshell,” well, bombed at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Though the film surprised with four nominations last month, it went home empty-handed on Sunday and is now the seventh film to go 0-4. ...

Will ‘Bombshell’ suffer the same SAG Awards fate that ‘A Star Is Born’ did?

Will ‘Bombshell’ suffer the same SAG Awards fate that ‘A Star Is Born’ did? “Bombshell” had a great Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination morning, surprising with four bids, but it may not have a very good SAG Awards night. The Fox News drama is not expected to win any of its ...

It won’t be perfect this year, but how often have the SAG Awards and Oscar winners matched?

It won’t be perfect this year, but how often have the SAG Awards and Oscar winners matched? After the same four people became the first quartet to run the table with all the major acting awards last year en route to Oscar gold, it’s refreshing to know that we definitely won’t get that sheep ...

Lady Gaga isn’t the first performer in a film to compete for a Best Song Oscar — some have even won

Lady Gaga isn’t the first performer in a film to compete for a Best Song Oscar — some have even won Can we agree that among the eight Oscar nominations granted “A Star Is Born,” its likeliest win will be Best Song for “Shallow”? That soaring ballad sold the music-packed showbiz saga’s first trailer ...

SAG Awards: ‘A Star is Born’ set the wrong kind of record by going 0 for 4

SAG Awards: ‘A Star is Born’ set the wrong kind of record by going 0 for 4 “A Star is Born” lost all four of its SAG Awards races on Sunday. This shut-out is one for the record books. The cast went down to defeat to “Black Panther.” Leading man Bradley Cooper was bested by ...

Oh no! ‘A Star is Born’ could set record for most SAG Awards losses

Oh no! ‘A Star is Born’ could set record for most SAG Awards losses “A Star is Born” heads into Sunday’s SAG Awards with a leading four nominations for stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, supporting actor Sam Elliott and its entire ensemble. However, we are predicting ...

Jeff Bridges Steers Golden Globes Audience Towards ‘Creating a Healthy Planet For All of Us’

Jeff Bridges Steers Golden Globes Audience Towards ‘Creating a Healthy Planet For All of Us’ There are few Hollywood stars more deserving of a career-spanning achievement award than Jeff Bridges, who has been acting since he was an actual infant — the son of the legendary actor Lloyd Bridges ...

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the mid-to-late 1990s, including ‘Colors of the Wind,’ ‘My Heart Will Go On’

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the mid-to-late 1990s, including ‘Colors of the Wind,’ ‘My Heart Will Go On’ This article marks Part 22 of the Gold Derby series analyzing 84 years of Best Original Song at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at the timeless tunes recognized in this category, the results of ...

Lauren Bacall movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Big Sleep,’ ‘Key Largo,’ ‘Mirror Has Two Faces’

Lauren Bacall movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Big Sleep,’ ‘Key Largo,’ ‘Mirror Has Two Faces’ Lauren Bacall would’ve celebrated her 94th birthday on September 16. The Hollywood icon showed no signs of slowing down, continuing to work until her death in 2014 at the age of 89. In honor of her ...

Lauren Bacall movies: 15 greatest films ranked worst to best

Lauren Bacall movies: 15 greatest films ranked worst to best Lauren Bacall would’ve celebrated her 94th birthday on September 16. The Hollywood icon showed no signs of slowing down, continuing to work until her death in 2014 at the age of 89. In honor of her ...

Barbra Streisand Talks Career Choices, New Directorial Effort at Netflix FYSee

Barbra Streisand Talks Career Choices, New Directorial Effort at Netflix FYSee Barbra Streisand sat down with Jamie Foxx at Raleigh Studios for a conversation about her Netflix special, “Barbra: The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic!” on Sunday. The multi-hyphenate also described ...

How often do the four SAG champs go on to win Oscars?

How often do the four SAG champs go on to win Oscars? With their wins at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour”), Frances McDormand (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”), Sam Rockwell (“Three Billboards”) and Allison ...

Barbra Streisand and Yvonne Rainer Film Retrospectives Announced

Barbra Streisand in “Funny Girl”: Silver Screen Collection Film retrospectives will honor two icons of the stage and screen this summer in New York City. An exhibition celebrating Oscar-winning ...

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