Cannes Film Fest 2018: Capernahum–How Nadine Labaki Took Risks in Making her Timely Survival Tale

Nadine Labaki’s social realist film, Capernaum, which world premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Fest, centers on the plight of this boy growing up in the slums of Beirut, depicting it with humanist compassion, clever wit, and ultimately even hope. The tale begins with a couple’s arrival at court, where they are joined by their […]

Oscar: Supporting Actors–Age at First Nomination

In 1936, for his turn in “My Man Godfrey,” Auer competed for the Supporting Actor Oscar with Walter Brennan in “Come and Get It,” who won, Stuart Erwin in “Pigskin Parade,” Basil Rathbone in “Romeo and Juliet,” and Akim Tamiroff in “The General Died at Dawn.”

Oscar Directors: Nemes, László–Son of Saul (1915)

Nemes first feature, Son of Saul, which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Fest, won the Jury Grand Prix, and later received both the Golden Globe and the Oscar Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Oscar Speeches: Hale County This Morning–Reaction to Nomination

When the Oscar nomination happened, it was more community-oriented than about myself. This film is on the tail end of many other ones that have slowly chipped away.

Oscar Directors: Fleming, Victor, Credited (but not sole) Director of Gone with the Wind and Wizard of Oz

Fleming’s two most famous films came in 1939, when The Wizard of Oz was followed by Gone with the Wind. Fleming was not the original director on either project.