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R.I.P. Kobe Bryant

The world is in shock over the sudden death today of legendary Los Angeles Lakers basketball star, Academy Award winner, and all around icon Kobe Bryant. Earlier Sunday, Bryant and his teenage daughter Gianna Bryant were killed in a helicopter crash. Obviously, the sports world, as well as the film[...]

Box Office Report For January 24-26

Welcome back one and all to the weekly box office report! As is always the case, each and every Sunday you can expect a look at what made the most money in theaters, as well as just how all of the new releases fared. This week, Will Smith and Martin[...]

Greta Gerwig Wins Scripter Award, “Klaus” Dominates The Annies, And More Precursor Results From Last Night

Yesterday saw a deluge of precursor results hit the Oscar race, including one of the biggest Guilds chiming in. Obviously, we know already that last night the Directors Guild of America gave their top prize to Sam Mendes for 1917, but Saturday evening also saw the American Society of Cinematographers[...]

Sam Mendes Wins The Directors Guild Award!

Well, the Directors Guild of America has had their say this evening. A few minutes ago, Sam Mendes was awarded the top prize from the DGA, wrapping up an Academy Award win in the process. Mark it down, folks. Mendes will win his second Oscar in Best Director for 1917,[...]

Remember: Listen To The Hollywood News Podcast!

Happy Saturday, everyone! Just another friendly reminder about our podcast, ladies and gentlemen. For those of you who haven’t already noticed, a few weeks ago we launched the Hollywood News Podcast once again! On the right side of the home page, you’ll see an image that will take you to[...]

Today Is A Huge Precursor Day!

In case you thought it was going to be a quiet Saturday, think again. Tonight is one of the bigger precursor days of the season, with several awards being given out that could tangibly impact the Oscar race. Without question, Academy Award voters will be paying attention, as American Society[...]

Updated Academy Award Predictions After ACE Eddie, PGA, And SAG

After a number of important Guilds and precursors have chimed in, do we know more about the Oscar race? Well, yes and no. Notable Academy Award precursors like the ACE Eddie prize, the Producers Guild Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards have come and gone. Some contenders, like Quentin[...]

Taylor Swift And “Zola”: Films To Look Forward To This Year At Sundance

Today kicks off the Sundance Film Festival, the premiere independent film festival in the industry. Every year, Sundance is home to a ton of quality indie titles, as well as furious buying frenzies as distributors hope to suck up the next big thing. Last year, movies like Blinded by the[...]

“The Last Full Measure” Is A Restrained Crusade For Justice

There are a few different movies competing for attention within The Last Full Measure. One is a traditional Vietnam War tale. Another is a political drama about the gridlock in Washington that can politicize even the most basic of acts. Yet another is a portrait of grief. They all bounce[...]

Taking A Look Back On Year In Advance Predictions As Awards Season Heads Into The Final Stretch

Once again friends, here’s an opportunity for me to embarrass myself. Back at the start of last March, I posted my year in advance predictions for this Oscar season. As is always the case, these picks are never even close to accurate. One year, I managed to get about half[...]