"Victoria Day"

Sneak Peek director Stephen Frears' comedy drama "Victoria & Abdul" (2017), based on the book by Shrabani Basu, following the real-life relationship between 'Queen Victoria' of the United Kingdom and ...

Adeel Akhtar: ‘My wife says I'm a tired, older version of Riz Ahmed’

The actor on a lucky necklace, a brush with the law and putting on his own play Born in London, Adeel Akhtar, 37, was educated at Cheltenham College. He studied to become a lawyer before attending ...

‘First Reformed’ Film Review: Paul Schrader and Ethan Hawke Channel Robert Bresson

‘First Reformed’ Film Review: Paul Schrader and Ethan Hawke Channel Robert Bresson Before he wrote and directed movies, Paul Schrader was a film critic, best known for his book “Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer.” Director Robert Bresson’s “Diary of a Country ...

Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Stephen Frears talk about the new BBC drama A Very English Scandal

Regarded by those who can still remember it as one of the most baffling, shocking and, at times, utterly ridiculous incidents of the 1970s, the Jeremy Thorpe affair became one of the most talked about ...

With Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Focus Features’ Strategy to Reinvent Its Roster Becomes Clear

With Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Focus Features’ Strategy to Reinvent Its Roster Becomes Clear Spike Lee soaked up the love at his exuberant “BlacKkKlansman” afterparty on the beach at Cannes. “It’s not comedy, it’s humor,” he reminded me. He knows he’s back in top form, returning to the glory ...

With Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Focus Features’ Strategy to Reinvent Its Roster Becomes Clear

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Ex-Working Title executive Liza Chasin launches 3dot Productions

Ex-Working Title executive Liza Chasin launches 3dot Productions Venture to develop and produce scripted programming, features. Former Working Title Us production president Liza Chasin has launched a venture and signed a first-look television deal with prolific Us ...

Emily Lu Aldrich Joins Shelter PR As It Ramps Up New Film And TV Division

Exclusive: Emily Lu Aldrich is joining Shelter PR’s newly formed Film and TV Publicity division and will be working with Alicia Wyld and Jerry Rojas (formerly of Focus Features). She comes to Shelter ...

Emily Lu Aldrich Joins Shelter PR As It Ramps Up New Film And TV Division

Exclusive: Emily Lu Aldrich is joining Shelter PR’s newly formed Film and TV Publicity division and will be working with Alicia Wyld and Jerry Rojas (formerly of Focus Features). She comes to Shelter ...

2018 Oscars: How many women were nominated beside the 10 acting contenders (Hint: not enough)

2018 Oscars: How many women were nominated beside the 10 acting contenders (Hint: not enough) Ten women will always be nominated for Oscars: five for Best Actress and another five for Best Supporting Actress. At the 2018 Oscars, Frances McDormand, who won her second Best Actress Academy Award ...

90th Oscars Predictions

The 7,258 voting members had their work cut out for them when casting their ballots for the 90th Oscars. With 24 competitive award categories, the winners will be revealed in what has been one of the ...

Meryl Streep in ‘The Post’: A look at her 21st Oscar nomination and the competition

Meryl Streep in ‘The Post’: A look at her 21st Oscar nomination and the competition This article marks Part 21, the final chapter of the 21-part Gold Derby series analyzing Meryl Streep at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at Meryl Streep’s nominations, the performances that ...

Oscar Wilde Awards Founder Pushes for Creative Ties Between Hollywood and Ireland

On March 1, the Oscar Wilde Awards will celebrate its 13th year shining a light on cinematic contributions from Irish and Irish-American artists. And as in past years, there will be no shortage of ...

‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘American Horror Story’ Lead Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Winners

‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘American Horror Story’ Lead Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Winners “Darkest Hour” led the way with film winners at the 2018 Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Awards with two prizes. “Pitch Perfect 3,” “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2” and “I, Tonya” also received ...

Anonymous Oscar Ballot: VFX Supervisor Wants ‘The Shape of Water’ to Win, ‘Get Out’ Not Best Picture Material

Anonymous Oscar Ballot: VFX Supervisor Wants ‘The Shape of Water’ to Win, ‘Get Out’ Not Best Picture Material Here’s another in our series of interviews with a swath of Academy voters from different branches for their candid thoughts on what got picked, overlooked, and overvalued this year. Best Picture of ...

Oscar Makeup and Hair Nominees, Ranked: ‘Darkest Hour’ v. ‘Wonder’ v. ‘Victoria & Abdul’

Oscar Makeup and Hair Nominees, Ranked: ‘Darkest Hour’ v. ‘Wonder’ v. ‘Victoria & Abdul’ The Oscar 2018 trio of makeup and hair nominees are marked by memorable and effective transformations: Best Actor favorite Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour,” nine-year-old Auggie ...

2018 BAFTA Awards: Every category, every nomination, every film

2018 BAFTA Awards: Every category, every nomination, every film “The Shape of Water” leads the nominations for the 71st annual BAFTA Awards with 12 bids, followed by “Darkest Hour” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” at nine each and then both “Blade ...

2018 BAFTA Awards: Who is nominated and who will win?

2018 BAFTA Awards: Who is nominated and who will win? Winners of the 2018 British Academy Film Awards are revealed on Sunday, Feb. 18 in a ceremony at Royal Albert Hall in London. The 71st annual Baftas hosted by Joanna Lumley (“Absolutely Fabulous”) is ...

How Hair and Makeup Oscar Nominees Sculpted Their Films’ Distinctive Looks

How Hair and Makeup Oscar Nominees Sculpted Their Films’ Distinctive Looks Just what constitutes an Academy Award nomination in the hair and makeup categories is a strange alchemy — nominees can be both department heads and individuals; prosthetics and mechanical devices ...

New Globally Minded Focus Features Roars Back in the Oscar Season

This year’s Oscar season has been highlighted by the dramatic return of a former mainstay: Focus Features. Under a new regime that began evolving two years ago at a time when many had written off the ...

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