The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is always good for a few shockers when it comes to Globes nominations, and there were some genuine jaw-droppers this year.
Joe Wright and Gary Oldman worked together for three intensive months making the new World War II drama Darkest Hour, about the rocky early tenure of Britain’s celebrated wartime prime minister, Winston Churchill. “Joe never saw me as Gary for three months,” Oldman recently told Yahoo Entertainment, a sentiment echoed by Wright in a separate interview.
Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi/horror film led with 14 nods, while “Call Me by Your Name,” “Dunkirk,” “Lady Bird” and “The Post” each earned eight.
“Alien: Covenant,” “Dunkirk,” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" also make cut; final noms to be revealed Jan. 23
Kobe Bryant is in the running to make it to the Oscars as the subject, writer and executive producer of an animated short that could take his awards-heavy career into a different field — because “Dear Basketball,” the animated short he made with veteran Disney animator Glen Keane, has made the shortlist in the Academy Awards category of Best Animated Short.
Timothée Chalamet (“Call Me by Your Name”) and Sally Hawkins (“The Shape of Water”) win top acting honors.
Stop the presses: The Post has officially announced itself as a bona fide Oscar contender. Sight unseen, pundits have been predicting for months that The Post would be the film to beat this year, especially after no clear frontrunner emerged from the fall festivals. After all, The Post is a highly topical drama about The President vs. The Press.
"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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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.
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.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 26 film have submitted for consideration in this year’s animated feature category. Top contenders in the category include Pixar’s “Coco” and Warner Animation Group’s “The Lego Batman Movie.” Indie distributor Gkids boasts a whopping seven entries, including “The Breadwinner,” produced by Angelina Jolie. DreamWorks’ […]
Acclaimed filmmaker will receive Special Oscar statuette this year “in recognition of a visionary and powerful experience in storytelling.”
The filmmaker wrote the role specifically for the comedian, seeking to tap into the “Happy Gilmore” star’s rarely seen sensitive side.
Tonya Harding is a punch line and she knows it. But she'll no doubt be pleased with the new biopic "I, Tonya," which goes for laughs but also adds context to the skater’s familiar story.
Following last year's breakout, two films with radically different approaches to same-sex relationships arrive at TIFF.