How the 2019 Best Actress Oscar race could mirror 1987: Is Lady Gaga this year’s Cher?

How the 2019 Best Actress Oscar race could mirror 1987: Is Lady Gaga this year’s Cher? “I feel like Cher in that John Patrick Shanley film ‘Moonstruck’ right now,” proclaimed Lady Gaga upon accepting her Golden Globe for “American Horror Story: Hotel” in 2016. Little did she know how ...

‘A Star Is’ torn: Readers divided over the film’s categorization at the Golden Globes

‘A Star Is’ torn: Readers divided over the film’s categorization at the Golden Globes It wasn’t on “The Martian” scale of “Lol Wtf” when Warner Bros. opted to submit “A Star Is Born” in drama instead of comedy/musical at the Golden Globes, but it did start a heated debate: Where should ...

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ to Hunt Down October Opening Record With $80 Million Debut

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ to Hunt Down October Opening Record With $80 Million Debut “Halloween” will not only take home the box office crown in its debut weekend, but may also break “Venom’s” recently-set record for best October opening of all time. Universal’s reboot, starring ...

David Oyelowo: ‘We don't give black and brown actors the chance to fail’

A new BBC documentary explores race and Hollywood in the wake of Moonlight’s Oscar win. The actor, along with other film-makers, asks whether that moment actually made a difference “There’s a ...

No need to pick a ‘Favourite’: Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz could join long list of co-star Oscar nominees in Best Supporting Actress

No need to pick a ‘Favourite’: Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz could join long list of co-star Oscar nominees in Best Supporting Actress Last season, Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson ended a 26-year Oscar drought by becoming the first co-stars to be nominated in Best Supporting Actor since “Bugsy” stars Harvey Keitel and Ben Kingsley. ...

Halloween Is Set to Make a Killing at This Weekend's Box Office

Last weekend, Venom proved that people simply disagree with critics on this one as the Marvel Comics adaptation won its second weekend in a row at the box office with $35 million. But this weekend ...

Amy Adams vs. Emma Stone: They could face off Twice at the Golden Globes and SAG Awards

Amy Adams vs. Emma Stone: They could face off Twice at the Golden Globes and SAG Awards We’ve gotten a better sense of the Oscar race since learning that Amy Adams will be campaigned as a supporting actress for “Vice” and that Emma Stone is also going supporting for “The Favourite.” That ...

Film News Roundup: Diana Silvers Joins Jessica Chastain’s Actioner ‘Eve’

Film News Roundup: Diana Silvers Joins Jessica Chastain’s Actioner ‘Eve’ In today’s film news roundup, Diana Silvers joins Jessica Chastain’s “Eve,” “Halloween” outpaces “The Nun’s” Fandango pre-sales, and Rlje Films nabs the horror-thriller “Monster Party.” Casting ...

Monster Party Acquired by Rlje Films for North American Distribution, November 2nd Release Date Announced

What was supposed to be an easy theft turns into a fight for their lives for a trio of robbers in the subversive home invasion movie Monster Party. The second feature film from writer/director Chris ...

Name Something More Pure Than Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle's Friendship, We'll Wait

Name Something More Pure Than Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle's Friendship, We'll Wait Is there anything purer than Ryan Gosling's relationship with director Damien Chazelle? The answer is likely no. The Oscar-recognized duo have now worked together twice, and both their professional ...

‘First Man’ Composer Justin Hurwitz Is the Real Obsessive Musician at the Heart of Damien Chazelle’s Films

‘First Man’ Composer Justin Hurwitz Is the Real Obsessive Musician at the Heart of Damien Chazelle’s Films Damien Chazelle has never made a film without his go-to composer (and former college roommate) Justin Hurwitz. Moreover, one could argue that Chazelle has never made a film that wasn’t in some way ...

The Wild, Tragic, and True Events Behind Damien Chazelle's First Man

The Wild, Tragic, and True Events Behind Damien Chazelle's First Man "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Most Americans know that these lines came from none other than Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. Now, the late astronaut's ...

‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ could look good to Oscar voters

‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ could look good to Oscar voters Joel and Ethan Coen have done well with the Western genre at the Oscars. They won Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Motion Picture for “No Country for Old Men” (Javier Bardem also took ...

Why ‘First Man’ Didn’t Launch Into the Box Office Stratosphere

Why ‘First Man’ Didn’t Launch Into the Box Office Stratosphere A $16 million opening weekend for Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” isn’t necessarily a failure to launch, but the space exploration film’s box office success hinges on long-term audience turnout. And ...

‘Transparent’ Plots Feature-Length Musical Episode for Series Finale

‘Transparent’ Plots Feature-Length Musical Episode for Series Finale Transparent will wrap its fifth and final season with a feature-length musical episode. Jill Soloway, creator of the acclaimed series, told the New York Times that they’re aiming to craft the piece as ...

How would you categorize ‘A Star Is Born’ at the Golden Globes?

Warner Bros.’ decision to submit “A Star Is Born” in drama instead of comedy/musical at the Golden Globes has many scratching their heads and asking — to borrow one of Ally’s (Lady Gaga) songs — “Why ...

‘Transparent’ Will Conclude With a Musical Episode, Jill Soloway Teases ‘La La Land’ by Way of ‘Yentl’

‘Transparent’ Will Conclude With a Musical Episode, Jill Soloway Teases ‘La La Land’ by Way of ‘Yentl’ There has been much speculation surrounding the final season of “Transparent,” the Amazon Original series created by Jill Soloway. The show’s future was in limbo after the departure of star Jeffrey ...

Oscars 2019 ‘The Favourite’ categories: Olivia Colman crowned lead, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz are supporting

Fox Searchlight has officially crowned Olivia Colman as its queen for “The Favourite.” Speculation has been at a high peak for weeks on how the three actresses from the touted film would be divided up ...

Oscar Flashback: The six films that earned three of the Big Five, including ‘Network,’ ‘Million Dollar Baby’

Oscar Flashback: The six films that earned three of the Big Five, including ‘Network,’ ‘Million Dollar Baby’ This article marks Part 4 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 ...

How will ‘First Man’ take off at the Oscars?

Now that Universal’s “First Man” has finally blasted off onto the big screens in America’s movie theaters, it’s officially in the Oscar space race. How many nominations and wins will it land? It’s no ...

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