IDA Documentary Awards 2018: Minding the Gap Wins Best Feature

The 34th IDA Documentary Awards, hosted by Ricki Lake, took place Saturday night at Los Angeles’ Paramount Studios.

Golden Globes 2019: Nominations–Surprises and Snubs

The 2019 Golden Globes nominations were announced this morning, and as expected, there were several surprises–and some disappointments–depending on who you are talking to.

Nicole Kidman: Actress of the Year–Playing Three Eccentric, Vastly Different Mothers

This season alone, Kidman, one of Hollywood’s busiest actresses, can be seen in three vastly different films: the family drama Boy Erased; the action thriller Destroyer, and Marvel’s superhero picture Aquaman.

Oscar 2019: Melissa McCarthy, Frontrunner of Best Actress Oscar Nomination, for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

To have a movie featuring a woman who is complicated, who is a difficult person, who commits crimes, yet who is also feisty, smart, clever and ambitious, is exciting.

2018: Independent Films That Matter

It’s been a banner year for independent films, made on a smaller budget and released by courageous distributors that took a risk in making and/or distributing those films.