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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Sound Mixing

Edgar Wright's musically-driven "Baby Driver" could creep up on the big-scale usual suspects.<p>The Sound branch of the Academy often favors …

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LAPD Investigates Nearly Two Dozen Sex Crime Cases

Los Angeles police are investigating almost two dozen cases of alleged criminal sexual misconduct connected to multiple people within the …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Sound Editing

Sound is key to Caesar tracking in snow, Amazon warriors in battle, Spitfire dogfights above Dunkirk, Baby Driver in traffic, and K zooming over …

Entertainment

Oscar rule bars Sally Hawkins from Best Actress nominations for BOTH ‘The Shape of Water’ and ‘Maudie”

<b>Sally Hawkins</b> stars in two strong Oscar contenders this year: the fantasy flick “The Shape of Water” and the touching biopic “Maudie.” But due to an …

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Timothée Chalamet and Sam Rockwell Set for PSIFF Honors, Lois Smith Gets Lifetime Achievement Award, and More

Chalamet and Rockwell are both set for splashy honors at this year's PSIFF, often seen as a precursor of Oscar glory to come. Plus: awards for Gal …

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2018 Oscars: We debate whether Gal Gadot (‘Wonder Woman’) can lasso a Best Actress nomination [WATCH]

The 2018 Oscar race for Best Actress seems to be a battle between <b>Frances McDormand</b> (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri”) and <b>Sally Hawkins</b> …

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Denzel Washington Isn’t Quite Ready for His 35th Wedding Anniversary

Denzel Washington has a major anniversary coming up. But the <i>Training Day</i> star might not be ready for it just yet.<p>The actor, 62, will celebrate 35 …

Kendrick Lamar

AFI FEST Announces 2017 Winners: ‘The Insult,’ ‘Bodied,’ ‘What Will People Say,’ and More

The Grand Jury Award winners for Live-Action and Animated Short will be automatically eligible for the Academy Award shortlists in the Best Live …

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Oscar Winner Hayley Mills to Star in New York Premiere of Party Face

The new comedy by Isobel Mahon will play City Center Stage II in January.<p>Academy Award winner Hayley Mills (<i>Pollyanna, The Parent Trap)</i> is set to …

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Noah Baumbach Casts Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern in Next Film

As his current film “The Meyerowitz Stories” readies for an awards season push, Noah Baumbach has lined up an all-star cast for his next movie. …

Laura Dern

Can Re-Releases Help with Oscar Nominations?

By Natalie Mokry An end of the year re-release for summer films like <i>Dunkirk</i> and <i>Detriot</i> may appear helpful at securing a nomination, but it may not be …

Filmmaking

Director Guillermo del Toro confesses that ‘The Shape of Water’ is ‘my favorite film I’ve done’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Director <b>Guillermo del Toro</b> is so proud of his newest project “The Shape of Water” that he confesses to Gold Derby that it’s “my favorite film I’ve …

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Will New Oscar Voters Be Bold Enough to Embrace Popular Films?

Everyone is curious about how Oscar voting will be affected by the Academy’s new members, with 1,700 individuals (or 23%) invited in the past three …

Movies

Meryl Streep and Cher Once Stopped an Attacker

“And the thug ran away; it was a miracle.”<p><b>Meryl Streep</b> surprised the Committee to Protect Journalists at the organization’s annual awards Wednesday, where the Oscar winner also had a few unexpected things to say, per <i>People</i>. She revealed in her speech two instances of physical violence in her …

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51 incredible actresses from Hollywood's Golden Age

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The Incredible Lengths Gary Oldman Went to Become Winston Churchill

The onetime Oscar nominee details his remarkable transformation, which can be found in Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour.<p>When <b>Gary Oldman</b> first saw himself in full Winston Churchill drag—fat suit, prosthetics and all—even the veteran actor gasped in shock.<p>“Sometimes I would walk to the set and pass a …

Winston Churchill

Jennifer Lawrence Lost ‘Easy A’ Role To Emma Stone: What Happened After?

Jennifer Lawrence has starred in a lot of high-grossing movies, ranging from “The Hunger Games” to “The Silver Linings Playbook,” not to mention the …

Entertainment

With horror, fantasy and superheroes in the conversation, this is turning into one weird Oscar season

It's awards season! Rejoice, for some of the year's most dramatic, highbrow films are flooding the theaters — expect lots of British accents. By now everyone knows in their bones what an Award-Winning Film looks like: triumph alongside tragedy; a childhood trauma; often a jingoistic spirit chanting …

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Rockers on Broadway: Sound Check, Performance and Red Carpet | Times Square Chronicles

Rockers on Broadway: Sound Check, Performance and Red Carpet<p>Brian Charles Rooney<p>Brian Charles Rooney<p>Brian Charles Rooney<p>ROCKERS ON BROADWAY, features …

Coming-of-Age Dramas Make Mad Dash for Awards Season Glory

The coming-of-age genre is nothing new to Oscar season. From recent best picture nominees “Juno” and “An Education” to classics such as “Dead Poets …

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Best Director Oscar predictions by experts: Christopher Nolan (‘Dunkirk’) keeps huge lead

A whopping 19 of our 24 Oscar experts from major media outlets are predicting that <b>Christopher Nolan</b> will win Best Director for “Dunkirk.” However, …

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James Ivory: Oscar win for writing ‘Call Me By Your Name’ after three losses for directing?

<b>James Ivory</b> lost his three Oscar races for Best Director but is heavily favored to win Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2018 Academy Awards for “Call …

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Nicole Kidman Has "Extraordinary" Keith Urban by Her Side For a Big Night at the Glamour Awards

Nicole Kidman is having one of her biggest years yet, and we aren't the only ones taking notice. On Monday night, the actress was honoured at …

Keith Urban

Harvey Weinstein is ruining the 2018 Oscar race

The 90th Oscar race. No race. It’s more like a limp.<p>Why?<p>Harvey.<p>Hollywood’s halo is feeling tight.<p>Replacing pre-Oscar fever, moviemakers are now …

Harvey Weinstein

Actress Hits Harvey Weinstein With Class Action Lawsuit

An actress filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Wednesday against Harvey Weinstein, alleging that the disgraced producer denied her a movie role …

Harvey Weinstein

AMPAS Sets Deadline For Screen Credits Submissions | Deadline

The deadline to submit Official Screen Credits forms to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 90th Academy Awards consideration is …

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Narrow win for Fox shows restlessness with dual-class shares

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to scrap its dual-class share structure was rejected on Wednesday, although the measure received significant support among voters outside the controlling Murdoch family.<p>FILE PHOTO: Rupert Murdoch, …

Rupert Murdoch

‘Call Me By Your Name’: The next LGBT Oscar winner after ‘Moonlight’?

Only a handful of LGBT films have contended at the Oscars and just one, “Moonlight, has won Best Picture. That unprecedented victory last year came …

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'Titanic' sailing back into theaters for one week

Twenty years after Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet fell in love on that doomed ship, "Titanic" is sailing back into theaters for one week.<p>Dolby Laboratories, Paramount Pictures and AMC Theaters said Wednesday that a re-mastered version of the James Cameron film will be shown at select AMC …

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Viola Davis Encourages Her Daughter To Wear Her Hair Natural When Playing Dress Up

'You can be Wonder Woman, but you gotta be Wonder Woman with your hair'<p>As the only black woman to be nominated for three Academy Awards, and the only …

Viola Davis