Oscar 2019: Green Book, One of Worst Winners, Upsets Spike Lee

According to reports from the Dolby theater, BlackKklansman director Spike Lee was upset that Green Book won the Best Picture, and tried to leave the ceremony before the speeches had concluded.

Hale County This Morning: RaMell Ross Oscar-Nominated Documentary

Why is it that any time someone talks about the South, it’s either through the narrow but necessary lens of slavery or through the sort of white conservative thing?–RaMell Ross

Free Solo: Oscar-Nominated Docu is a Huge Commercial Hit

Free Solo, the immersive documentary about one brave man’s quest to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan mountain without a rope, is a huge commercial hit.

American Factory: Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s Docu Acquired by Netflix

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to the Sundance Fest premiere of American Factory, Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s culture clash documentary, in a deal around $3 million.

Brittany Runs a Marathon: Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Sundance Fest Hit, Starring Jillian Bell, Acquired by Amazon

Amazon has acquired global rights to Jillian Bell’s Brittany Runs a Marathon, which premiered to great response at the Sundance Film Fest, in a massive $14 million pact.