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Cannes 2017: Claire Denis and Chloe Zhao Win Top Directors’ Fortnight Prizes

Major names highlighted the winners for Cannes 2017’s Directors’ Fortnight prizes with Chloe Zhao’s The Rider, which was picked up by Sony Pictures Classics, grabbing the Art Cinema Award and French directing legend Claire Denis tying with Philippe Garrel for the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Prize with their films Let the Sunshine In (with Juliette Binoche) and Lover ...

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‘Get Out’ Leads MTV Movie Awards Noms, ‘Stranger Things’ Tops TV

The indie blockbuster Get Out topped the MTV Movie and TV nominations today, grabbing six mentions including Movie of the Year. It’s joined by Beauty and the Beast, The Edge of Seventeen, Logan and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for the top award. In an interesting twist, not only will MTV be adding television to their yearly awards (like ...

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‘Moonlight’ Tops 2017 Chlotrudis Awards; Isabelle Huppert, Joel Edgerton Win Acting Honors

The 2017 awards season isn’t quite finished, folks. The 23rd Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film announced their winners on Sunday and the Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight picked up another win with the group, along with Director (Barry Jenkins), Supporting Actor (Oscar winner Mahershala Ali) and Ensemble. Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress for Elle and Joel Edgerton won ...

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2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar OCTOBER 2017 Gotham Award Nominations – October 19, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations – November 21, 2017 Producers Guild of America Documentary Nominations (PGA) – November 21, 2017 Gotham Awards – November 27, 2017 National Board of Review (NBR) – November 28, 2017 Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations (BFCA) – November 30, 2017 New ...

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Why Universal Should Give a Serious Awards Push to ‘Get Out’

The ink has barely dried on the last awards season, but only two months into the new year and we already have a potential contender for next year’s awards season. Currently, there’s a heavy emphasis on that “potential,” because in many ways the film doesn’t resemble your standard awards contender. It’s a February wide release. It belongs to a genre ...

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WATCH: The Speeches from the 2017 Oscar Winners

Undoubtedly, nothing will be able to top the reveal of Best Picture…and then the reveal of the actual Best Picture winner from this year’s Oscars but it doesn’t (or shouldn’t) overshadow the wins and speeches from Viola Davis to Mahershala Ali to Anousheh Ansari accepting the award for Foreign Language Film for Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman. Here are the speeches ...

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2017 Oscars: Stats, Facts and Trivia and the Million Dollar Baby Connection

Despite the truly bizarre ending of the wrong film initially being announced as Best Picture, last night’s Oscars was filled with lots of streaks that held true, some that broke and history made. Here are some of the statistics, facts, and trivia about the winners and losers of the 89th Academy Awards.   Broken Streaks, Broken Records and Firsts La La ...

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89th Academy Award Winners: Moonlight Upsets La La La for Best Picture

MOONLIGHT won the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture, one of its three wins of eight nominations. But it wasn’t met without a period of confusion as presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced La La Land as the winner. It turns out Beatty and Dunaway, who announced the winner, was given the wrong envelope and announced La La Land as the ...

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