Oscar 2019: Best Documentaries–Marilyn Ness’ Charm City (Violence in Baltimore)

Marilyn Ness’s timely docu, Charm City, has just been selected as one of the semi-finalists of the Best Documentary Feature Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Hollywood 2018: Colin Kroll, Founder of HQ Trivia Game, Dead at 35

Co-founder of the Vine video app and HQ Trivia game, Colin Kroll, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment early Sunday of an apparent drug overdose. He was 35.

Oscar 2019: Makeup and Hairstyling–Academy’s Short List

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING “Black Panther” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “Border” “Mary Queen of Scots” “Stan & Ollie” “Suspiria” “Vice” MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE) “Annihilation” “Avengers: Infinity War” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Crazy Rich Asians” “The Death of Stalin” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Isle of Dogs” […]

WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE

Written and directed by Richard Linklater. Starring Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer, and Kristen Wiig. Annapurna releasing on March 22, 2019.

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European Film Awards 2018: Pawlikowski’s Cold War Dominates Kudos

Pawel Pawlikowski’s romance set in the 1950s, Cold War, scooped the prizes for best film, director and screenplay at the 31st edition of the European Film Awards on Saturday. “Cold War” star Joanna Kulig also won the award for best actress. Marcello Fonte, the star of Matteo Garrone’s “Dogman,” won for best actor. Armando Iannucci’s […]

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Favourite, The: Lanthimos’ Period Satire Dominates Nominations of London Film Critics’ Circle

Yorgos Lanthimos’ historical satire, The Favourite, which won a major award at the 2018 Venice Film Fest, earned 10 nominations from the London Film Critics’ Circle.

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Marshall, Penny: Hollywood Actress (Laverne & Shirley) and Director (Oscar-Nominated Awakenings) Dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who starred the ABC hit comedy “Laverne & Shirley” and then became a successful film director (Awakenings, A League of Their Own) died on Monday night at her Hollywood Hills home from complications of diabetes. She was 75.

Oscar 2019: Best Documentaries–Marilyn Ness’ Charm City (Violence in Baltimore)

Marilyn Ness’s timely docu, Charm City, has just been selected as one of the semi-finalists of the Best Documentary Feature Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Happy as Lazzaro (2018): Alice Rohrwacher’s Magical Fable–Best Foreign Language Films

Her third feature, Happy as Lazzaro, which world premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, is arguably her richest and most fully realized movie.

Shoplifters (2018): One of Year’s Best Foreign Films (Japan)

It’s the story of what family means, a story about a man trying to be a father, and a coming-of-age story of a boy.