Oscar 2020: Show to Include Tribute to Koby Bryant

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) will include a tribute to the late basketball icon Kobe Bryant during the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony on February 9.

Hollywood 2020: Women Direct Four Big Superhero Movies

It has finally happened: Four of the big superhero movies this year — “Birds of Prey,” “Black Widow,” “Wonder Woman 1984” and “Eternals” — are directed by women.

Oscar Actors: Sidney, Sylvia–Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams

At age 63, Sidney was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for the domestic melodrama, Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams, playing Joanne Woodward’s hard-bitten mother.

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (BBC) – Trailer

Staring Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall and Robert Carlyle. The mini-series will air on BBC.

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Super Bowl 2020: Fewer Movie Ads due to High Price

This year, a 30-second spot airing during Super Bowl LIV carries a price tag of $5.6 million, up from $5.2 million last year.

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Officer and a Spy, An: Polanski’s Film Leads Cesar Awards Nominations

Roman Polanski’s An Officer and a Spy is leading the race for the Cesar Awards (the French Oscars), with 12 nominations, followed by Ladj Ly’s Les Miserables, which is France’s Oscar nominated film for the Best International Feature.

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Oscar 2020: Show to Include Tribute to Koby Bryant

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) will include a tribute to the late basketball icon Kobe Bryant during the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony on February 9.

Merrily We Live (1938): Screwball Comedy Starring Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, and Billie Burke in her Only Oscar Nominated Role

Norman Z. McLeod directed Merrily We Live, a popular comedy, starring Constance Bennett and Brian Aherne and featuring Ann Dvorak, Bonita Granville, Billie Burke, Tom Brown, Alan Mowbray, Clarence Kolb and Patsy Kelly.

Shoa: Four Sisters (2017): Claude Lanzman’s Holocaust Documentary and Final Film

Claude Lanzman’s Shoah: Four Sisters, a French documentary about the Holocaust, premiered at the 2017 New York Film Fest.

Thank You for Your Service: Jason Hall’s Tale of Combat PTSD, Starring Miles Teller

Thank You for Your Service from Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks and partner Universal, opened poorly with $3.7 million from 2,054 locations. Thank You for Your Service, starring Miles Teller and directed by American Sniper scribe Jason Hall, is based on the 2013 book of the same name about combat PTSD by best-selling author and journalist David […]