Willem Dafoe

What You Can Stream With Your Amazon Prime Membership in February

New titles include “3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and the return of “The Tick”<p>Put your Amazon Prime membership to good use next month by …

Netflix

There Are Six Very Good Reasons to Go to the Movies This January

When it comes to smaller, independent films–including labors of love, pictures whose makers have fought for years to bring to life–January could go …

Entertainment

Will the Oscars nominate two supporting actors from the same film for first time since 1991?

We ask this question every year: Will the Oscars finally double-nominate a film for Best Supporting Actor again? It last happened 26 years ago, with</b> …

The Oscars

And the 2018 Oscar nominees should be …

Before nominations are announced this Tuesday, here are the films the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences would be wise to recognize<p>As long as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences keeps its envelopes out of Warren Beatty's hands, this year's Oscars should go smoothly enough. …

Movies

2018 SAG Awards predictions: Experts & Editors jump ship to Sam Rockwell, but top users still say Willem Dafoe will win

<b>Sam Rockwell</b> (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) is the SAG Awards frontrunner to win for his role as a violent, racist cop after winning …

Sam Rockwell

SAG Awards Predictions 2018: Who Will Win?

The 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are set to unfold Sunday, Jan. 17. Nominations leaders were “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” on …

Awards

Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Allison Janney & Sam Rockwell could become first foursome to win every acting award in same year

So far this awards season, <b>Frances McDormand</b> (Best Actress, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”), <b>Gary Oldman</b> (Best Actor, “Darkest Hour”),</b> …

Awards

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Florida Project'

Writer-director Sean Baker shot his 2015 feature <i>Tangerine</i> on an iPhone. He returns with <i>The Florida Project</i>, which isn't shot on a phone but still feels organic and close to the ground. It tells the story of Moonee, a six-year-old girl who lives with her mother in a motel that exists in the …

Throwback Alert! See the 2018 SAG Awards Nominees at Their First-Ever Ceremonies

Allison Janney<p>2001: Winner, Best Actress in a Drama Series, <i>The West Wing</i><p>2018: Nominee, Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, <i>I, Tonya</i><p>Denzel …

Awards

Sam Rockwell To Receive Santa Barbara’s American Riviera Honor

Sam Rockwell, who is piling up awards for his supporting turn in Fox Searchlight’s <i>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</i>, is set as this year’s …

Sam Rockwell

The Best Celebrity Google Arts and Culture App Matches

The Google Arts and Culture app is...everywhere right now thanks to its selfie-to-priceless-art-work tool. You’ve probably seen the algorithmic …

McKayla Maroney

Watch a fan-made trailer for the 2002 Spider-Man movie

ROME, ITALY - APRIL 24 : Actor Tobey Maguire attends the Italian premiere of the movie 'Spiderman 3' at the Warner Moderno Cinema on April 24, 2007 …

Comics

‘Body of Evidence’ At 25: Is The Razzie-Winning Sex Thriller As Bas As Its Reputation?

Regardless of the quality level of <i>Body of Evidence</i>, this movie was a perfect storm of negative attention in 1993. Erotic thrillers were never a …

Entertainment

Willem Dafoe just wants to spend time with his wife

Veteran actor Willem Dafoe has been on the awards circuit again this year for “The Florida Project” — but he doesn’t care about hanging around …

These authors risk the wrath of readers to keep book franchises alive

Sue Grafton made her wishes clear: Her best-selling mystery series would die when she did. No other writers were to continue the alphabetical saga of …

Tom Clancy

15 Jarring Scenes That Take Us Out Of Superhero Movies

When it comes to superhero movies, the old phrase “suspension of disbelief” often comes to mind, as the audience needs to forget that real people …

Comics

Stars celebrate Christian Bale after Critics Choice Awards

Power producer Jerry Bruckheimer and wife Linda threw what wound up being the hottest after-party of the Critics’ Choice Awards on Thursday night at …

Christian Bale

Klu Klux Klan leader behind killings dramatised in Oscar-winning film 'Mississippi Burning' dies in prison aged 92

A Klu Klux Klan leader behind the killings of three civil rights activists dramatised in the Oscar-winning film "Mississippi Burning" has died in …

Crime

Top 10 Movies to Watch for in 2018

The Top 10 Movies Out in 2018<p>As we slog through a frigid and frightful January, it becomes evident that everything is going through a bit of a freeze …

Comics

‘Lady Bird’ Star Saoirse Ronan to Accept Santa Barbara Award

Santa Barbara has become a must-attend on the road to the Oscars.<p>This year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival (January 31 to February 10) …

Entertainment

Warner Bros Sets 2019 Release Date for 'Shazam'

Zach Levi plays the titular superhero<p>Warner Bros. will release “Shazam” on April 5, 2019, the studio announced Friday.<p>David Sandberg, the horror …

Entertainment

The Golden Globes Took Away the One Oscar Frontrunner We Thought We Had

On this week’s Little Gold Men podcast, a look back at the Golden Globes and their impact on this topsy-turvy awards season.<p>The biggest stories at the Golden Globes on Sunday night were about Oprah for President and the Time‘s Up initiative, which left the awards themselves to almost feel like …

Awards

Willem Dafoe emerges from the shadows with 'Florida Project,' 'Vampire'

“The Florida Project” may not be getting the love it deserves in the various year-end awards derbies, but the one field where Sean Baker’s masterful drama has rightly dominated has been the supporting actor race, where most of the prizes have gone to Willem Dafoe for his wonderfully lived-in …

Justin Chang

'Florida Project' Star Wins Critics' Choice Award: 'We Should All Get Ice Cream'

Brooklynn Prince won Best Young Actor at last night's Critics' Choice Awards, but really, she won the whole show.<p>The 7-year-old star of "The Florida Project" was stunned to hear her name called over fellow nominees Jacob Tremblay ("Wonder"), Dafne Keen ("Logan"), Mckenna Grace ("Gifted") and …

Jacob Tremblay

From Sam Rockwell to Patrick Stewart: Ranking Contenders for Best Supporting Actor Oscar

We look at eight master actors in contention for five Best Supporting Actor nominations.<p>There’s more than a few good men lining up for recognition at …

Award Shows

All the guilds have weighed in — and the Oscar nominations are just around the corner

The guilds have all spoken. Now all that’s left is to hear from the motion picture academy.<p>Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the Oscars.<p>I'm Glenn Whipp, The Times’ awards columnist …

Awards

‘I, Tonya’ Star Sebastian Stan On Moving Past Marvel to Take on a Genuinely ‘Scary’ Role

As the criminally stupid Jeff Gillooly, Stan takes on his meatiest role yet — and he's eager take more risks.<p>Most audiences may not associate …

Award Shows

The real reason to see Mountain is because it's there

It may seem petty to fault a film for being too beautiful, but that’s the biggest problem with <i>Mountain</i>, a gorgeous documentary about the ways in …

List-Worthy

2018 Oscars: Will Sam Rockwell (‘Three Billboards’) be the latest ‘SNL’ host to win?

<b>Sam Rockwell</b> (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) won a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor Thursday night, but he missed the …

TV

Oscars 2018: How hard is it to win an acting award without a Best Picture nomination?

Is it still possible to win an acting Oscar if your film isn’t up for Best Picture? The short answer is yes, but it doesn’t help. It’s a logical …

Awards