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Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

Sony moves Tarantinto’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ up two weeks

Sony Pictures is moving Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ up two weeks to July 26, 2019 and off of the 50th anniversary of Sharon Tate’s murder. The star-studded film, purported to be the Oscar-winning director’s penultimate film, was originally planned to be released to coincide with the anniversary of the Manson Family murders on August 9, 1969. …

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Ready Freddie? New Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is here

The second trailer for 20th Century Fox’s Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody starring Rami Malek is here. The new trailer opens up from the previous one with more performance footage and, more importantly, a bit more exploration of Mercury’s sexuality. After the first trailer was accused of ‘straightwashing’ Mercury too much and hedging his actual cause of death from AIDS …

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Lantern Entertainment Completes $289M Weinstein Company Purchase; includes Oscar winners The King’s Speech, The Artist

After months of negotiation, Lantern Capital has been given approval to complete its $289M acquisition of The Weinstein Company, which went into bankruptcy after the watershed sexual assault scandal of its namesake, Harvey Weinstein. They will rebrand themselves Lantern Entertainment and take control of the 277-film library that includes Oscar winners The King’s Speech, Inglourious Basterds, and The Artist. The …

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