Does Beyonce have the ‘Spirit’ to win an Oscar for ‘The Lion King’ song after she was disqualified for ‘Dreamgirls’? [Listen]

Does Beyonce have the ‘Spirit’ to win an Oscar for ‘The Lion King’ song after she was disqualified for ‘Dreamgirls’? [Listen] Beyonce has 23 Grammys, but she may be coming for Oscar next. She co-wrote the original song “Spirit” for the live-action version of “The Lion King”; the song dropped on July 10 in advance of the ...

Nick Cannon, Annie Lennox and 16 Other Surprising New Academy Members

Nick Cannon, Annie Lennox and 16 Other Surprising New Academy Members The latest batch of new members invited to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences continues a tradition from the last few years, with many more nonwhite members and the first ever ...

Can ‘Toy Story 4’ break the animated sequel Oscar barrier? Or will ‘Frozen 2’ melt the blockade? [Poll]

Can ‘Toy Story 4’ break the animated sequel Oscar barrier? Or will ‘Frozen 2’ melt the blockade? [Poll] Given that critics were rather rhapsodic for “Toy Story 4,” as reflected by the 98% fresh ranking on Rotten Tomatoes, there might be a chance that it follow the path of its 2010 Pixar predecessor, ...

After the Endgame: Can Marvel Studios Do It Again?

Tom Jolliffe looks back at the McU’s success to this point, and wonders whether they can repeat the formula again… So the dust has settled. A whole slow building 11 year phase of Marvel films. ...

Ian McKellen movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Gods and Monsters,’ ‘X-Men’

Ian McKellen movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Gods and Monsters,’ ‘X-Men’ Ian McKellen celebrates his 80th birthday on May 25, 2019. The Oscar-nominated thespian has excelled at everything from Shakespeare to sci-fi on both the stage and screen. In honor of his birthday, ...

Ian McKellen movies: 12 greatest films ranked worst to best

Ian McKellen movies: 12 greatest films ranked worst to best Ian McKellen celebrates his 80th birthday on May 25, 2019. The Oscar-nominated thespian has excelled at everything from Shakespeare to sci-fi on both the stage and screen. In honor of his birthday, ...

Emmys 2019 slugfest: Could ‘Game of Thrones’ lose Best Drama? ‘Ignore this vocal minority, it’s still going to win’ [Watch]

Emmys 2019 slugfest: Could ‘Game of Thrones’ lose Best Drama? ‘Ignore this vocal minority, it’s still going to win’ [Watch] “Game of Thrones” ended on May 19, and its last season was divisive to say the least; some online fans are out there breathing more fire than Drogon. But will the mixed reactions to the show’s final ...

Netflix's The Silence Trailer: Kiernan Shipka Fights Flying Bat Monsters

Netflix has really stepped up the horror game over the past few years producing such neo hits as Mike Flanagan's adaptation of Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House and Suzanne Bier's ...

Former New Line Co-Chairman Michael Lynne Dies at 77

Former New Line Co-Chairman Michael Lynne Dies at 77 Michael Lynne, the former co-chairman of New Line Cinema who played a key role in shepherding “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, has died at his New York home. He was 77. Lynne’s death was confirmed ...

Will Oscar voters fork over a Best Picture berth for ‘Toy Story 4’ like its predecessor? [Watch Video]

A new trailer has arrived for Pixar’s fourth chapter to its long-running “Toy Story” franchise that blasted off with Tom Hanks voicing Sheriff Woody and Tim Allen speaking for Buzz Lightyear in 1995. ...

Star Wars: Episode IX Said To Rival The Scale Of Return Of The King

As the all-important final entry in the current Sequel Trilogy, it probably goes without saying that Star Wars: Episode IX aims to go big with the spectacle, but in recent months, the reports have ...

Ben-hur Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Return To Cinemas April 14 and 17 In TCM Big Screen Classics Series

Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. are bringing one of the most visually spectacular motion-picture epics of all time back to the big screen: Ben-hur, which celebrates its 60th ...

Who’s the most overdue after the 2019 Oscars: Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams …? [Poll]

Who’s the most overdue after the 2019 Oscars: Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams …? [Poll] We thought Glenn Close would finally win an Oscar on her lucky seventh try for her role as an underappreciated spouse in “The Wife,” but her surprise loss to Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”) means that ...

‘Shallow’ makes Lady Gaga 14th woman to win Best Original Song Oscar and brings male total to 146

‘Shallow’ makes Lady Gaga 14th woman to win Best Original Song Oscar and brings male total to 146 Lady Gaga shared in the Best Original Song Oscar win for “Shallow.” She sang the smash hit in “A Star is Born” and is credited as a co-writer alongside a trio of men: Andrew Wyatt, Anthony Rossomando ...

2019 Oscar forecasts by film: ‘Roma’ will win Best Picture, but expect the academy to spread the wealth

2019 Oscar forecasts by film: ‘Roma’ will win Best Picture, but expect the academy to spread the wealth It used to be that when the Oscars like a movie they would back the truck up and inundate it with trophies: 11 wins for “Titanic” (1997) and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (2003), ...

Gold Derby Film Awards winners 2019: ‘The Favourite’ is the biggest champ, but ‘Roma’ takes Best Picture

Gold Derby Film Awards winners 2019: ‘The Favourite’ is the biggest champ, but ‘Roma’ takes Best Picture “The Favourite” came out on top in one way at the 17th Annual Gold Derby Film Awards, while “Roma” was the big winner in another. “The Favourite” received the most awards when thousands of Gold Derby ...

Oscars 2019: What Does It Mean If ‘Green Book’ Wins Best Picture?

There are plenty of pejoratives you can hurl at the Oscars — self-important, overlong, old-fashioned, out-of-touch — but in recent years, you can’t complain that they’ve lacked for drama. With the ...

Oscars: What Should Have Won – Mystic River over The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King for Best Picture

Graeme Robertson on why Mystic River should have won Best Picture over The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King… The Oscars celebrating the best of 2003 was one of those classic nights where one ...

Will the Oscars be a rerun of the BAFTAs?

Will the Oscars be a rerun of the BAFTAs? The winners of the 72nd annual BAFTA Awards were revealed on February 10. This was just 36 hours before Oscar voters began weigh in with their choices for the winners of the 91st annual Academy ...

On cloud 9: Alfonso Cuaron expected to be 9th director to win 2 BAFTA Awards

On cloud 9: Alfonso Cuaron expected to be 9th director to win 2 BAFTA Awards After becoming the 13th person to win two Directors Guild of America Awards, Alfonso Cuaron is poised to join an even more exclusive group: two-time Best Director BAFTA winners. The “Roma” director ...

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