Oscar Actors: Stanwyck, Barbara–Background, Career, Awards (Cum Advantage, 3 Emmy Awards)

Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was a stage, film and television star, enjoying a 60-year career as consummate and versatile professional with strong, realistic screen presence. Favorite directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra. She made 85 films in 38 years before turning to […]

Hollywood 2020: Rescheduling Tentpole Movie–Uncertain Risk Amid Pandemic

Box Office Calendar in Chaos: 2021 Is Becoming Cage Match Illustration by Lydia Nichols On March 4, MGM’s James Bond film No Time to Die became the first Hollywood tentpole in the COVID-19 era to delay its theatrical release. The 25th installment in the storied spy franchise moved from early April to Thanksgiving. At the […]

End of the F***ing World, The: British Series Wins Best Drama from BAFTA

The End of the F***ing World, the dark British comedy-drama TV series, based on a graphic novel of the same name by Charles Forsman, won the 2020 BAFTA Award for Best Drama.

Oscar Actors: Format–Background, Career, Awards

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Oscar Directors: Parker, Alan–Two-Time Oscar Nominee (Midnight Express, Mississippi Burning) Dies at 76

Parker, who directed 14 features and wrote six of them, loved music-driven films: Bugsy Malone (1976), Fame (1980), Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), The Commitments (1991) and Evita (1996), with Madonna as Eva Perón. “If you can use music and images together, it’s very powerful,” he noted in 1995.