Thursday, July 19, 2018

Oscars

Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018

After Nielsen's brutal morning-after report cards for the Oscars and Grammys this winter, it's worth asking whether television viewers are losing interest in watching the entertainment industry's most prominent people celebrate themselves.

The Academy Awards reached 26.5 million viewers,...

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018

The 90th annual Academy Awards were, by any definition, a moment of triumph for Latinos.

Guillermo del Toro became the third Mexican-born filmmaker to win best director, and it was his lavish Cold War fantasy "The Shape of Water" that was crowned best picture. Pixar's box-office smash "...

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018

It wasn’t so long ago that zombies, and “The Walking Dead,” were all the rage. This week’s ratings show how that’s faded.

The latest episode of the AMC series was seen by 6.82 million viewers on Sunday, the drama’s smallest audience since 2012. For the youthful 18-to-49-year-old...

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018

Jordan Peele had to dig deep to get the horror-satire "Get Out" to the screen, and his reward was the first original screenplay Oscar for an African-American.

"This means so much to me," Peele said as he accepted the trophy Sunday. "I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I...

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018

Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards.

Guillermo del Toro's lavish, full-hearted monster romance "The Shape of Water" swam away with best picture at an Oscar ceremony flooded by a sense of a change for a movie business confronting the post-Harvey Weinstein era. The...

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018

It's not often that a composer is asked to provide musical accompaniment to a woman having sex with a fish monster.

It's almost as rare that a composer is asked to conduct a big-city symphony in a performance of his movie score the same week he's expected to win an Oscar for it.

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Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Aside from the posthumous Oscar for Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight") and best animated film for "The Incredibles," no superhero film has ever penetrated the top categories of the Academy Awards.

Though regular honorees for their bombastic visual effects or thunderous, wall-to-wall sound,...

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 90th Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • “Bright”
  • “Darkest Hour”
  • “Ghost in the
  • ...
Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • “Alien: Covenant”
  • “Blade Runner 2049”
  • “Dunkirk”
  • ...
Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards ®. Ninety-two films had originally been considered in the category.

The films, listed in alphabetical...

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