Oscar 2021: Best Picture–Predictions

Best Picture: Expect the largest number of black-themed films this year! They include Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (both by Netflix).

Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, The: Lynne (You Were Never There) Ramsay to Direct Stephen King

Lynne Ramsay, who last directed the acclaimed Joaquin Phoenix thriller You Were Never Really Here, will direct The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Village Roadshow Pictures’ adaptation of the Stephen King novel.

Oscar Actors: Barthelmes, Richard–Background, Career, Awards

Barthelmess soon became one of Hollywood’s higher paid performers, starring in such classics as The Patent Leather Kid in 1927 and The Noose in 1928; he was nominated for Best Actor at the first Academy Awards for his performance in both films. In addition, he won a special citation for producing The Patent Leather Kid.

THE IRISHMAN – Trailer

Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. Netflix releasing in theaters on November 1, and streaming on November 27th.

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Age, Ageism, Fame in Hollywood: Male Oscar Winners

Who are the youngest and who are the oldest men to win the Best Actor Award in Oscar’s history.

Levy Unfiltered

Thanksgiving 2020: Macy’s Parade 2020 Kicks Off With Floats, Balloons–and Masks

On a rainy morning in NYC, Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon kicked off the 2020 event with a musical performance.

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Oscar 2021: Best Director–Predictions

Oscar 2021: The Best Director Race this year should be the most diverse in terms of age, gender, and race.

Hollywood 1927: You Must Remember This….

October 6, 1927: The Jazz Singer, starring Al Jolson, premieres in New York City, and although not the first ‘talkie,’ it becomes the first box-office hit (highest-grossing movie to date), and popularized sound pictures.

Oscar 2021: Best Picture–Predictions

Best Picture: Expect the largest number of black-themed films this year! They include Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (both by Netflix).

Equality Now: Meryl Streep, Gloria Steinem to Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Equality Now is mounting the Make Equality Reality Gala, a virtual event scheduled for December 3 to support the organization’s mission of fighting for an equal world for women and girls.