The Oscars

Virgin TV ties down title sponsorship of the British Academy Television Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has signed up Virgin TV as the title sponsor on the British Academy Television …

Entertainment

Roger Deakins’ 13 Oscar losses, from ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ to ‘Sicario’

Despite an incredible career that has included everything from “The Shawshank Redemption” to “Sicario,” famed cinematographer <b>Roger Deakins</b> has never …

Movies

Why 'Life' Director Thinks Ryan Reynolds Is Maturing Into an Oscar Winner

"I could see he had access to a whole different kind of emotionality than he did as a younger actor," says Daniel Espinosa.<p>Between shooting 2012's</i> …

Movies

How an uptick in racial representation could change the movies

“Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins (R) and writer Tarell Alvin McCraney pose with the Oscar for Best Movie and for Best Adapted Screenplay during the …

Movies

Why Ryan Gosling giggled during Oscars mix up

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was the giggle seen round the world.<p>Ryan Gosling appeared to lose a battle against laughter when it was announced the film "Moonlight," not his musical "La la Land," was the actual best picture winner at last month's Academy Awards.<p>Gosling's onstage chortling went viral.<p>Now the actor is …

Entertainment

These 5 Stars Look as Fabulous as They Did Decades Ago--and Why Shouldn't They?!

We don't believe in Benjamin Button, nor do we know what looking your age is supposed to mean.<p>What we do believe in is health and fitness, taking …

La La Land

Emmy-winning producer gets 13 years in prison for trying to kill Studio City tenant over Oscars joke

An Emmy-winning producer was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in state prison for trying to kill a tenant who laughed after he declared he would win five Academy Awards someday, authorities said.<p>Andre Bautista, known as Andre Bauth, was found guilty by a judge on Feb. 2 of attempted murder and …

The Arts

Patricia Arquette to honor late sister Alexis at GLAAD Awards

Patricia Arquette will be honored with the Vanguard Award at the 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards, set to take place April 1 at the Beverly Hilton. The …

Entertainment

'Empire' returns: Is the industry-changing show still a trendsetter?

When 'Empire,' which has a largely African-American cast, debuted in January 2015, the amount of and demographics of viewers it attracted drew …

TV

Lessons From PwC's Oscars Twitter Catastrophe

If there were an award for “Careless Use of Social Media,” PwC certainly would have earned it for the firm’s role in last month’s onstage pileup at the Academy Awards.<p>The facts are familiar at this point: A partner of the accounting firm PwC handed the wrong envelope to the presenters of the gold …

Award Shows

Italian crime drama Don’t Be Bad gets a new trailer

Ahead of its release next month, a new poster and trailer have arrived online for the upcoming Italian crime drama <b>Don’t Be Bad</b>. Written and directed …

Best Foreign Language Film

Newswire: African-American movie attendance doubled last year

2016 was a better-than-average year for African-Americans in movies, with films like <i>Hidden Figures</i>, <i>Fences</i>, <i>I Am Not Your Negro</i>, and Ava DuVernay’s <i>The 13th</i> all taking their place in the public consciousness, while Barry Jenkins’ <i>Moonlight</i> (eventually) won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. That …

Movies

‘Yes, But How Did He Die?’ Ghoulish American Public Asks Of Recent Celebrity Death While Rubbing Delicate, Bony Hands Together And Smiling Thinly

WASHINGTON—A glint of curiosity in their otherwise lifeless eyes, the American public ghoulishly asked Thursday upon hearing of a recent celebrity …

Entertainment

Park Chan-wook’s criminally Oscar-snubbed The Handmaiden wins big at Asian Film Awards

As IndieWire noted, Park Chan-wook’s 2016 film <i>The Handmaiden</i> deserved Oscar nominations in pretty much every technical category (it also warranted a …

Film (UK)

Brie Larson Proved She's A Feminist Icon With This Latest Movie Announcement

There was perhaps a moment during Brie Larson’s staunch refusal to praise Casey Affleck’s Best Actor Oscar win for “Manchester by the Sea,” despite …

Entertainment

At Hollywood’s Film Academy, Debt Is Up, Revenue Down & Awards Income About Even

Assets of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences surged in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, to $884.1 million from $549.1 million the …

Award Shows

2017 Daytime Emmy predictions by series: ‘Young and Restless’ will lead nominations, but ‘General Hospital’ will win

“The Young and the Restless” will be the top nominee in the nine categories we’re predicting for the 2017 Daytime Emmy nominations, which will be …

Award Shows

Celebrity Women Wearing Headpieces Fit For A Queen

Bow down.<p>Nicki Minaj<p>This week isn't the first time Nicki has dabbled in blinged out hair accessorizing. Back in 2015, she played up her fun …

Fashion

BAFTA Los Angeles Announces Britannia Awards 2017 Date

BAFTA Los Angeles has announced the date of Oct. 27 for its 2017 edition of the Britannia Awards, which will once again take place at the Beverly …

Entertainment

Schmovie: The Hilarious Game of Made-Up Movies

Sounds like an Oscar winner to us<p>Schmovie: The Hilarious Game of Made-Up Movies<p>For 3-6 players (more if you have teams)<p>Ages 8+<p>Play Time: 35 …

Movies

Oscar Winner Mahershala Ali Shares First Proper Photo Of Baby Daughter

And it's utterly adorable...<p>Mahershala Ali has had quite the year so far: He became a father for the very first time, and then he went and won an …

Entertainment

Adam Pally’s Fatman is the Hero America Deserves

Was Adam Pally, star of FOX’s <i>Making History</i>, appearing on <i>Conan</i> last night in an inflatable Batman suit under the name “Fatman” more enjoyable than …

DC Comics

Jazz at Paris' Caveau de la Huchette

"La La Land" was a huge success at the Academy Awards. One scene in from the film was shot in a legendary Paris jazz club that's drawing even more visitors now.<p>You can find out more about European lifestyle and culture in our Euromaxx show. The DW magazine program reports on culture and art, …

Paris

A LITTLE MORE CONVERSATION: THE FULL TRIBECA 2017 TALKS LINEUP

It's the starriest and most eclectic Tribeca Talks lineup yet.<p>Be a fly on the wall of intimate, once-in-a-lifetime conversations between some of …

Tribeca Film Festival

Oscars: 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Get Out' Meet the Voters

THR's awards analyst looks at how Academy members are being introduced to the biggest commercial and critical hits, respectively, of 2017's first …

Movies

Twice as Good: How Black Actresses Get Half the Recognition

For black actresses in Hollywood, the age gap for getting breakout roles means missing out on long careers and lucrative paydays.<p><b>In the first</b> episode of <i>Scandal</i>’s third season, Rowan “Papa” Pope (Joe Morton) tries to force his daughter Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) out of town after the news of her …

Hollywood

Here's who won big at the Saftas...

The 'who's who' of the entertainment industry attended the awards to celebrate SA's film and TV stars, who were honoured for their work with Golden …

Entertainment

Oscar winner in Beijing promoting a classic monster franchise

27-year old Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson was in Beijing last night, promoting her new film "Kong: Skull Island".In the King Kong reboot, Larson …

Movies

Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi Win 11th Annual Seiyū Awards

The organizers of the 11th Annual Seiyū Awards announced the winners in a ceremony on Saturday. The winners include:<p>Best Lead Actor Award<p><i>Award for</i> …

Anime

Oscar winning 'Moonlight' to stream exclusively on Amazon

Amazon nabs the rights to stream "Moonlight," which won this year's Academy Award for best picture.<p>By extending its deal with movie studio A24, Amazon Prime Video now has exclusive rights to stream "Moonlight," winner of this year's Academy Award for best picture. The movie, which won two other …

Movies