Michael J. Fox's ovation, the Laura Dern-Adam Sandler moment and Ke Huy Quan's big welcome: Inside the 2022 Governors Awards
Yahoo Entertainment went behind the scenes at the at the honorary Oscars with Jennifer Lawrence, Jordan Peele, Gabrielle Union, Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell and more.
Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Cicely Tyson, Marvin Levy, Lalo Schifrin Tapped for Governors Awards
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin, and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. The honors will be presented at the Academy’s 10th annual Governors […]
"We crammed $60 or $70 million of budget into a movie that had only $19.5 [million]. But we wanted it to look enormous. So it demanded huge sacrifices," Guillermo del Toro says of making "The Shape of Water."
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Meet this year's most adorable awards contender, 7-year-old 'Florida Project' star and 'Wonder Woman' superfan Brooklynn Prince
There was one Oscar hopeful who really stood out on the red carpet of Saturday’s Governors Awards in Hollywood. Brooklynn Prince, the 7-year-old ingénue of Sean Baker’s acclaimed drama The Florida Project, has been doing press rounds for the film since it debuted at Cannes in May, and she already comes across as a seasoned pro. Asked why people need to see her debut film, Brooklynn responded, “Because of the message.
Hollywood's early Oscar picks: Stars at Governors Awards loving 'Get Out,' 'Florida Project,' and 'Lady Bird'
Yahoo Entertainment asked the actors and directors at the Governors Awards which 2017 film or performance would have their early vote on the Oscar ballot.
As awards season launches underneath a shadow for the second year in a row, Oscar contenders aplenty turned out to salute four cinema legends and a bold work of immersive art Saturday night.
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Like most red carpet events in Hollywood, the Governors Awards on Nov. 12 were an opportunity for actors to talk up their latest projects. But in the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise election win, it also was an opportunity for some stars to discuss what they are expecting from a Trump presidency.
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Actors at the Governors Awards share their favorite feel-good films with Yahoo Movies as a respite after the Paris attacks.
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Spike Lee at Governors Awards: It’s Easier For a Black Person to Be President Than a Hollywood Studio Head
Spike Lee accepting his Honorary Oscar Just before the 7th annual Governors Awards on Saturday night, honoree Spike Lee told Yahoo Movies one thing about his acceptance speech: “I won’t be reading off a teleprompter, that’s for sure.” The 58-year-old writer-director was on hand to collect his Honorary Oscar at the Hollywood event, where he was being honored along with Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds (who shared a recorded message since she was not in well enough health to attend). Lee was introduced by actor Samuel L. Jackson, who credited the auteur with taking his career to the next level with the films School Daze and Do the Right Thing. “I like that about him.” Jackson was flanked by Jungle Fever star Wesley Snipes and Denzel Washington, star of Lee’s Mo’ Better Blues and Malcolm X. “Spike Lee put more African-Americans to work in this business than anyone in the history of this business,” Washington said.