The 2020 edition of the Telluride Film Festival has been canceled. “After months of intense due diligence around physically holding an event, we’ve come to the heartbreaking but unanimous conclusion to cancel this year’s Labor Day celebration of film in Telluride,” the festival said in a statement on Tuesday. “But with a seemingly unending number […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 819 artists and executives to join the organization in 2020. In doing so, the Academy continues its work on diversifying its ranks. If all 819 invitees accept their invitations (which would bring its total membership to 9,412), 45% of the new members will be women […]
Next year’s ceremony will mark only the fourth time the Oscars have been delayed in their 90-plus year history — and it’s the longest postponement by a landslide.
Amid backdrop of Black Lives Matter protests, and 5 years after #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Motion Picture Academy to make "new representation and inclusion standards" part of Oscar consideration.
Pedro Pascal and his masked bounty hunter on "The Mandalorian" have made an impact on the Golden Globes' rules. In a timely move during this era of mask wearing, a new Globe rule clarifies that Pascal, whose face wasn't visible for most of the show, was indeed eligible last year to compete as an actor […]
Ahead of Oscars night, here's how history, maths and spreadsheets can help you work out exactly who's going to win.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will include a tribute to the late basketball icon Kobe Bryant during the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 9. "We can confirm that he will be acknowledged in the telecast," an Academy representative told Variety. Bryant will be included in the In Memoriam montage of film […]
J-Lo didn't make the Oscars cut, and neither did Robert De Niro. But there will be some stars excited at unexpected Oscars success.
While Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was mostly ignored in the top categories by the Academy this morning, that was not the case for tunesmith John Williams. He was nominated for Best Original Score for the movie. That makes the 52nd Oscar nomination of his storied career, bettering his tally for most noms for […]
Bafta was heavily criticised for its all-white acting nominations and all-male director shortlist.
"Avengers: Endgame," "Cats," "The Irishman," and "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" are among the 20 films that will vie at the Oscars for best visual effects. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the preliminary list of films eligible for further awards consideration. Later this month, the […]
Disney's "Frozen 2" and Laika's "Missing Link" led the 47th Annie Award nominations Dec. 2 with eight each and will battle it out for best animated feature along with DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World," Netflix's "Klaus" and Pixar's "Toy Story 4" when the ceremony is held on Jan. 25 at […]
The filmmaker behind some of the oddest movies ever made, as well as the TV series 'Twin Peaks', will receive an honorary Oscar.
A look at the big winners and losers emerging from the Oscar-launching film festival.
Making an unforgettable movie is not the only requirement to win the prestigious best picture Oscar. Add millions of dollars for TV and digital ads, plus actors' travel, hair and makeup for events to promote their work on the busy film campaign trail. If the race is close, as it is heading into Sunday's awards ceremony, studios must dig deeper to gain an edge with the roughly 8,000 voters in the Academy for Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
This year the acceptance speeches might be even more bizarre than normal!