Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Three Billboards

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

Ferocious female-led tragicomedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony.

Martin McDonagh’s film about a bereaved mother...

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

The lion’s share of the time there is at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominee lineups. In only five of the 70 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.

This time around Paul Thomas Anderson...

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

Composer Alexandre Desplat is an eight-time Academy Award nominee, winning in 2015 for Best Original Score on the strength of director Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Now in the new year, Desplat is once again in the Oscar conversation, this time for The Shape of Water...

Sunday, Sep. 17, 2017

Martin McDonaugh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" took the Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award on Sunday, an early bell-weather for Hollywood's coming awards season.

Piers Handling, chief executive and director of the festival, announced the awards for...

Monday, Sep. 4, 2017

In a year of strong women on screen, Frances McDormand plays one of the strongest: a bereaved mother who resorts to drastic action to bring her daughter's killer to justice in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

It's a slight surprise to learn she drew inspiration from John Wayne...