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2016 Oscars: AMPAS Set Dates for 88th, 89th and 90th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 88th, 89th and 90th Oscar® presentations. The Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and March 4, 2018, respectively. Academy key dates for the 2015 Awards season are: Saturday, November 14, 2015 The Governors ...

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TRAILER: Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Ripped in the ‘Southpaw’ Trailer

2014 was a pretty good year for Jake Gyllenhaal with Enemy and Nightcrawler, the latter of which netted him Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations for Best Actor. 2015 looks to be even better with the mountain climbing adventure Everest, the drama Demolition (from Jean Marc Valleé) and the summer release Southpaw, which dropped its first trailer today and it’s a ...

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Opening, Centerpiece and Closing Night Films For 58th San Francisco International Film Festival Announced

Alex Gibney’s Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, James Ponsoldt’sThe End of the Tour and Michael Almereyda’s Experimenter to Be Celebrated at Festival’s Key Events San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society has announced the highly anticipated Big Nights selections for the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 23 – May 7), including its Opening Night, Centerpiece and Closing Night programs. The two-week event ...

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Why ‘Looking’ Being Canceled is a Good and a Bad Thing

HBO decided to cancel Looking today, just a few days after its superb 2nd season finale. It didn’t come as too much of a surprise; renewals usually arrive while a current season is still airing so the waiting game was inevitably going to end up as bad news. But, it’s not all bad news. We’re getting a “wrap-up special,” says ...

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Guillermo del Toro to Receive Irving M. Levin Directing Award at 58th San Francisco International Film Festival

Film Society to Honor the Celebrated Filmmaker at Awards Night And Screen Career Highlights with The Devil’s Backbone at the Castro Theatre San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society announced today that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will be the recipient of the Irving M. Levin Directing Award at the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 23 – May 7), honoring the Mexican director’s expansive body ...

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68th Directors Guild Sets Awards for February 6th, 2016

The 68th Directors Guild of America has set its annual awards ceremony for Saturday, February 6th, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Alejandro G. Iñárritu won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement for Birdman this year. Check out all event updates on our Awards Calendar here.

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EMMYS: Glee, Shameless, Jane the Virgin Can Compete as Comedies

After the announcement from the Television Academy that one-hour shows must compete in the drama category, it was swiftly that the Fox, Showtime and the CW, the networks that air Glee, Shameless and Jane the Virgin (respectively) would submit for consideration in the comedy competition and the academy has agreed. The decision was made by an industry panel and required ...

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2016 Oscars: Is Sally Field About to Crash the Best Actress Race?

We’ve got a new entry in the Best Actress race for next year’s Oscars and it’s two-time Oscar winner Sally Field. Her performance in Hello, My Name is Doris drew raves and standing ovations at SXSW this weekend, prompting many of us to look at the real potential for Field to crash the Best Actress race just three years after ...

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