Oscar 2018: Best Picture–Nine Films Nominated for Top Award

This year, nine films have been nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, mostly indie and art films.

Jackson, Peter: New WWI Docu to Mark Centennial

Peter Jackson (Oscar winner of “The Lord of the Rings”) is making a new documentary about World War I to mark the centennial of the war’s end, using archives of the BBC and London’s Imperial War Museum.

Cinema Eye Honors 2018: Yance Ford’s Strong Island Sweeps Awards

Yance Ford and his debut feature, Strong Island, emerged as the biggest winner, earning Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Debut, and Outstanding Nonfiction Feature.

RED SPARROW – Trailer

Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, and Mary-Louise Parker. 20th Century Fox releasing on March 2, 2018.

Pick of the Week

Oscar 2018: Rachel Morrison–First Female Cinematographer to Earn Oscar Nomination

Rachel Morrison become the first female director of photography to receive an Oscar nomination, for Mudbound.

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Oscar 2018: Nominations in All Categories

Oscar 2018: More democratic? No less than 8 of the 20 acting nominees are first timers, including 2 black newcomers.

Reviews

Oscar 2018: Logan, First Superhero icture to Earn Writing Nomination

Logan has become the first superhero movie to land an adapted screenplay Oscar nomination, credited to Scott Frank, director James Mangold and Michael Green.

Oscar 2018: Fox Searchlight Dominates Nominations with 20 Achievements!

Fox Searchlight landed 20 nominations, due to “Shape of Water,“ which earned 13 nod, and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which scored seven. Both movies were nominated for best picture, lead actress, supporting actor, original screenplay, editing, and original score.

Oscar 2018: Trends and Facts

Guillermo del Toro’s romantic fable and love letter to films of his youth, The Shae of Water, dominated the 90th Academy Awards nominations, picking up a leading 13 nominations. It was followed by “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” with 9 nominations, and “Dunkirk” with 7 nominations. All three films earned best picture nods. The rest […]

Oscar 2018: James Franco Snubbed of Oscar Nomination due to Charges of Sexual Misconduct

James Franco was snubbed for Best Actor Oscar nomination for “The Disaster Artist,” probably due to charges of sexual misconduct.