Oscar predictions: Top 10 frontrunners for Best Original Screenplay include ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ ‘Parasite,’ ‘Marriage Story’ and …

Oscar predictions: Top 10 frontrunners for Best Original Screenplay include ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ ‘Parasite,’ ‘Marriage Story’ and … Frontrunners are already forming in the Oscar race for Best Original Screenplay, according to early combined predictions at Gold Derby. While most films in contention have not yet been released, many ...

Top 10 early-bird Oscar picks for original screenplay: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ leads the pack for now

Top 10 early-bird Oscar picks for original screenplay: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ leads the pack for now Frontrunners are already forming for the original screenplay race, according to early combined predictions at Gold Derby. While most films in contention have not yet been released, enough teaser ...

Why ‘The Farewell’ Director Lulu Wang Made Awkwafina Her Lead

Why ‘The Farewell’ Director Lulu Wang Made Awkwafina Her Lead One of “The Farewell’s” most emotionally poignant scenes revolves around food. Billi (played by Awkwafina) and members of her extended family take turns plucking off morsels from shared family-style ...

‘The Farewell’: Lulu Wang Made the Year’s Most Exciting Hit By Refusing to Whitewash It

‘The Farewell’: Lulu Wang Made the Year’s Most Exciting Hit By Refusing to Whitewash It Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” is the most exciting hit movie of the summer, but its success wasn’t preordained. A24 acquired the movie out of Sundance, following raves for the complex look at an Asian ...

Podtalk: Director Lulu Wang on Her New Film ‘The Farewell’

Chicago – One of the hottest films from the first half 2019 festival season was an emotional story about family. “The Farewell” is a breakout for both the lead actor Awkwafina (“Crazy Rich Asians”) ...

‘The Farewell’: Lulu Wang’s Truth, Lies, and the Long Goodbye

‘The Farewell’: Lulu Wang’s Truth, Lies, and the Long Goodbye Lulu Wang was in Berlin in 2013, editing her first film, when she got the call: Her grandmother in China, who’d briefly taken her in when her parents fled the country in 1989, was terminally ill. The ...

‘The Farewell’ Review: Parting (and Lying) Is Such Sweet Sorrow

‘The Farewell’ Review: Parting (and Lying) Is Such Sweet Sorrow Writer-director Lulu Wang draws on her own life to create the story of a Chinese family who come together to celebrate a wedding that’s closer to a funeral. Awkwafina, the rapper-comic and ...

The Farewell Trailer Has Awkwafina Dealing with Death in China

The Farewell Trailer Has Awkwafina Dealing with Death in China A24 has dropped the first trailer and poster for writer and director Lulu Wang's upcoming The Farewell, which is headlined by Crazy Rich Asians breakout star and comedian Awkwafina. Positioned as an ...

Sundance 2019: Lulu Wang's 'The Farewell' is Genuinely Wonderful

Family is everything. We must never forget them. One of the most wonderful, heartwarming, beautifully-made films of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival The Farewell. Written and directed by filmmaker Lulu ...

10 Directors to Watch: Lulu Wang Shows Another Side of Awkwafina in ‘The Farewell’

10 Directors to Watch: Lulu Wang Shows Another Side of Awkwafina in ‘The Farewell’ Born in China, Lulu Wang moved to Miami when she was 6 — a dramatic shift not only in terms of geography, but culturally as well. This “divide,” says Wang, is a theme that plays out on multiple levels ...

2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #90. Untitled Lulu Wang Comedy

Her debut film in 2014’s Posthumous (Jack Huston and Brit Marling) went mostly unseen, but something tells me this currently untitled American-Asian family comedy with travels from New York to China ...

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin to Star in Lulu Wang’s Family Movie

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin to Star in Lulu Wang’s Family Movie “Ocean’s 8” star Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, and Diana Lin are starring in Lulu Wang’s untitled family movie, which shoots this summer in New York and China. The film follows a Chinese family who, when they ...

‘Cézanne et Moi’ Clip: A Famous Friendship Between Two Great Artists Unravels in Heartbreaking Fashion — Watch

Daniele Thompson’s “Cézanne et Moi” follows the parallel paths of two of France’s most lauded artists: post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne and novelist Émile Zola. The pair first met at school in ...

Toronto: Bleiberg Entertainment boards 'Past Life'

Toronto: Bleiberg Entertainment boards 'Past Life' Exclusive: The Los Angeles-based production and sales outfit has acquired worldwide rights to Avi Nesher’s historical drama heading into the Toronto International Film Festival. Past Life will ...

Bleiberg Entertainment boards 'Past Life' sales for Tiff

Bleiberg Entertainment boards 'Past Life' sales for Tiff Exclusive: The Los Angeles-based production and sales outfit has acquired worldwide rights to Avi Nesher’s historical drama heading into the Toronto International Film Festival. Past Life will ...

‘Posthumous’ Starring Jack Huston And Brit Marling Trades Depth For Accessibility [Review]

The lack of space in popular culture for the more visionary voices is saddening. Such acclaimed artists as Vincent Van Gogh and Emily Dickinson were famously ahead of and therefore ignored in their ...

‘Posthumous’ Exclusive Clip: Jack Huston And Brit Marling Star In Rom-Com About a Struggling Artist’s Mistaken Suicide

‘Posthumous’ Exclusive Clip: Jack Huston And Brit Marling Star In Rom-Com About a Struggling Artist’s Mistaken Suicide Everyone knows that dying is the best thing that can happen to an artist, but what happens if everyone just thinks you’ve died. Lulu Wang’s romantic comedy “Posthumous” explores that premise, focusing ...

Exclusive: Jack Huston & Brit Marling Discuss The Value Of Art In Clip From ‘Posthumous’

The currency of the contemporary seems to ride as much on the persona of an artist, as on the work itself, and the thus judging works in this realm can see the lines of celebrity and actual talent ...

Oscar-Nominated Film Series: Poorly Cast Hoffman as Polemical Stand-Up Comic and Free Speech Advocate in Timorous Biopic

Lenny Bruce: Dustin Hoffman in the 1974 Bob Fosse movie. Lenny Bruce movie review: Polemical stand-up comedian merited less timid biopic (Oscar Movie Series) Bob Fosse's 1974 biopic Lenny has two ...

Buyers target Scott Adkins' Close Range

Buyers target Scott Adkins' Close Range Exclusive: Blue Box International closes key territories on Scott Adkins action-thriller. Blue Box International has closed key territories here on the Scott Adkins action-thriller Close Range, which ...

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